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Sports World: Froome to race in Giro d'Italia next year - The Straits Times

Thu Nov 30 2017 4:00pm

Sports World: Froome to race in Giro d'Italia next year
The Straits Times
MILAN • Tour de France champion Chris Froome confirmed on Wednesday he will race in next year's Giro d'Italia from Jerusalem to Rome as he targets a treble of Grand Tour wins. He is gunning for a third consecutive Grand Tour trophy after winning both ...

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Blazin' Saddles: The biggest scandals in cycling in 2017 - Eurosport.com

Thu Nov 30 2017 3:45pm

Eurosport.com

Blazin' Saddles: The biggest scandals in cycling in 2017
Eurosport.com
In the second part of our end-of-season retrospective series, we explore the stories that rocked the world of cycling over the past 12 months – including Peter Sagan's Tour KO, Gianni Moscon showing his true colours, Jan Bakelants' backfiring boasts ...

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Giro d'Italia fixes 'West Jerusalem' reference - Ynetnews

Thu Nov 30 2017 2:36pm

Ynetnews

Giro d'Italia fixes 'West Jerusalem' reference
Ynetnews
Giro d'Italia fixes 'West Jerusalem' reference. After Israel threatened to drop out of hosting the famous cycling race, organizers of Giro d'Italia remove mentions of 'West Jerusalem' from its website, changing it to just 'Jerusalem'; Ministers Regev ...

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Froome targets Grand Tour slam in 2018 Giro - Gulf Today

Thu Nov 30 2017 2:18pm

Froome targets Grand Tour slam in 2018 Giro
Gulf Today
Milan: Tour de France champion Chris Froome confirmed on Wednesday he will race in next year's Giro d'Italia from Jerusalem to Rome as he targets a treble of Grand Tour wins. “Ciao (hello) everyone, I'm looking forward to seeing you all on the start ...

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Palestinians protest Giro organiser's change in terminology about race start in Jerusalem - CyclingTips

Thu Nov 30 2017 2:01pm

CyclingTips

Palestinians protest Giro organiser's change in terminology about race start in Jerusalem
CyclingTips
In response to the backtracking by Giro d'Italia organisers RCS Sport over the use of the term West Jerusalem during Wednesday's route launch of the race (see above), Palestinian human rights complainers have expressed criticism. “By threatening to ...

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The 2018 Giro d'Italia by the numbers - Cyclingnews.com

Thu Nov 30 2017 1:28pm

Cyclingnews.com

The 2018 Giro d'Italia by the numbers
Cyclingnews.com
Bob Jungels won the white jersey in 2017. Peloton size: The 2018 Giro d'Italia will consist of 176 riders, down from 198, following the introduction of the new UCI rule for team sizes. A record 298 riders started the 1928 Giro d'Italia. Teams: 22 teams ...

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Giro d'Italia backpedals on Jerusalem name over Israel ire - Sport24

Thu Nov 30 2017 12:20pm

Sport24

Giro d'Italia backpedals on Jerusalem name over Israel ire
Sport24
Jerusalem - Giro d'Italia organisers said Thursday they removed references to "west Jerusalem" for next year's cycling race, after Israel threatened to drop an agreement to host the start of the event. The organisers of the prestigious cycling event ...

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Giro d'Italia backpedals over 'west Jerusalem' after Israel objects - The Local Italy

Thu Nov 30 2017 11:41am

The Local Italy

Giro d'Italia backpedals over 'west Jerusalem' after Israel objects
The Local Italy
Israeli officials in response threatened to drop their partnership with the Giro. Israel sees all of Jerusalem as its undivided capital, while the Palestinians see the eastern sector of the city as the capital of their future state. The international ...

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Giro d'Italia "West Jerusalem" climb down - euronews

Thu Nov 30 2017 11:25am

euronews

Giro d'Italia "West Jerusalem" climb down
euronews
In what appears to be a major climbdown, organisers of next year's Giro d'Italia have renamed the first stage of the race. The tour is set to hold three stages in Israel. Officials had initially branded the first stage West Jerusalem in a bid to avoid ...

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Giro scrubs 'West Jerusalem' reference after criticism - VeloNews

Thu Nov 30 2017 10:53am

VeloNews

Giro scrubs 'West Jerusalem' reference after criticism
VeloNews
Giro d'Italia race director Mauro Vegni posed with the race's trophy at the 2018 route presentation in Milan. Photo courtesy Giro d'Italia. The Giro d'Italia issued a clarification Thursday, saying the 2018 race will start with a stage in Jerusalem ...

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Crisis avoided: Giro d'Italia cycling race removes reference to 'West Jerusalem' - World Israel News

Thu Nov 30 2017 10:52am

Crisis avoided: Giro d'Italia cycling race removes reference to 'West Jerusalem'
World Israel News
What a difference a day makes. The cycling world was in crisis mode after two Israeli ministers threatened to cancel Israeli participation in the prestigious Giro d'Italia after the competition website published 'West' Jerusalem as the location of the ...

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Organizers of the Giro d'Italiaback down in a row over deeparture of the race in 'west Jerusalem' - European Jewish Press

Thu Nov 30 2017 10:04am

Organizers of the Giro d'Italiaback down in a row over deeparture of the race in 'west Jerusalem'
European Jewish Press
JERUSALEM ---Organizers of the Giro d'Italia, one of cycling's major European cycling r races, along with the Tour de France and the Spanish Vuelta, backed down in a row with Israeli ministers over its labelling of the 2018 departure as “west Jerusalem ...

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No more 'West' Jerusalem for Giro d'Italia - The Jerusalem Post

Thu Nov 30 2017 10:03am

The Jerusalem Post

No more 'West' Jerusalem for Giro d'Italia
The Jerusalem Post
DESPITE INITIAL reports indicating otherwise, British cyclist Chris Froome will not receive any sort of 'appearance fee' for participating in the 2018 Giro d'Italia, which begins in Jerusalem.. (photo credit: REUTERS). A day after presenting the venue ...

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Summer rain threatens Tour de France L'Etape as Chris Froome joins riders in Snowy Mountains - Brisbane Times

Thu Nov 30 2017 12:32am

Brisbane Times

Summer rain threatens Tour de France L'Etape as Chris Froome joins riders in Snowy Mountains
Brisbane Times
Froome, a four-time Tour de France winner, will attempt to become the first rider in 20 years to claim the Giro d'Italia/Tour de France double after confirming he will compete in both next year. Italian great Marco Pantani was the last man to achieve ...

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Israeli officials threaten Giro d'Italia support over 'west Jerusalem' reference - Cyclingnews.com

Wed Nov 29 2017 10:58pm

Cyclingnews.com

Israeli officials threaten Giro d'Italia support over 'west Jerusalem' reference
Cyclingnews.com
Israeli officials have threatened to withdraw support for the planned 2018 Giro d'Italia start in the Middle East country over wording surrounding the opening stage in Jerusalem, according to an Agency French Press report posted on the Daily Mail ...

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Chris Froome Aiming for Giro d'Italia and Tour de France Double in 2018 - News18

Wed Nov 29 2017 9:41pm

News18

Chris Froome Aiming for Giro d'Italia and Tour de France Double in 2018
News18
Britain's Chris Froome will attempt to become the first rider to claim the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France double for 20 years after confirming on Wednesday he would tackle both races in 2018. Reuters. Updated:November 30, 2017, 8:11 AM IST. facebook ...

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Next year's Giro has 8 uphill finishes on road to Rome - TheWeeklyNews.ca

Wed Nov 29 2017 7:39pm

TheWeeklyNews.ca

Next year's Giro has 8 uphill finishes on road to Rome
TheWeeklyNews.ca
MILAN — Next year's Giro features two individual time trials, eight mountain finishes and eight stages for the sprinters in a balanced route that appears to suit four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome, who will race in an attempt to win his ...

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Contador tips Froome for Giro-Tour double in 2018 - The News International

Wed Nov 29 2017 7:34pm

Contador tips Froome for Giro-Tour double in 2018
The News International
MADRID: Alberto Contador believes former rival Chris Froome is ready to win a maiden Giro d'Italia title next season, and then follow it up with a record-equalling fifth Tour de France crown. Froome won the Vuelta a Espana for the first time in ...

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Chris Froome to tackle modern cycling's impossible feat in 2018 - Pickle

Wed Nov 29 2017 6:52pm

Pickle

Chris Froome to tackle modern cycling's impossible feat in 2018
Pickle
Reigning champion Chris Froome has confirmed he will make an historic attempt to win the Tour de France as well as the Giro d'Italia next year. "It's something the team have considered carefully and we've talked about a lot," Froome told Team Sky. "We ...

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Chris Froome confirms he will ride 2018 Giro d'Italia - Eurosport.co.uk

Wed Nov 29 2017 6:11pm

Eurosport.co.uk

Chris Froome confirms he will ride 2018 Giro d'Italia
Eurosport.co.uk
It will be eight years since Froome last rode the Giro and only the third time he has ever entered the race. In 2009 he finished in 36th and in 2010 he dropped out during Stage 19 due to a knee injury. Team Sky have never had a winning rider in the ...

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