Michele Acquarone

Acquarone: I feel like a cycling whistleblower who was fired, then accused of doping

Almost two years after he was fired from his role with Giro d’Italia organisers RCS Sport, former race director Michele Acquarone has repeated calls for a full investigation into a missing 17 million Euro and reiterated claims that he is a scapegoat. The Italian, who was suspended along with others in October 2013 and then […]


Acquarone up against RCS Sport in court: “I feel like a scapegoat”

Ten months after he was abruptly fired by RCS Sport, former COO Michele Acquarone had his day in court this week, tackling his former employers in an unfair dismissal case. The former Giro d’Italia chief squared up against the Italian company and will find out next week if a quick decision will be made in […]


Acquarone ready for July hearing against RCS: “I want justice”

Former Giro d’Italia chief Michele Acquarone has spoken in detail about his upcoming court battle with former employers RCS Sport, saying that he was given assurances his job was safe days before he was sacked, that he was told by police he was not a suspect in the fraud carried out at the company, and […]


Acquarone still in limbo with regard to RCS investigation, but will remain in cycling

Five months after he was dropped by RCS Sport from his previous role as head of the Giro d’Italia, Michele Acquarone has said that he is still waiting for the chance to clear his name in relation to an investigation into the company’s finances. However he confirms that he will continue to work in the […]

Acquarone: Giro controversy is a mess and should have been rectified right away

Former Giro d’Italia chief Michele Acquarone has spoken about the controversy of Tuesday’s 16th stage of the race, saying that he believes clearer decisions should have been made at the time and that it is very difficult to correct the situation at this point in time. The stage to Val Martello Martelltal was marked by […]