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The Giro d'Israel: A first-hand perspective of the controversial 'Big Start'

On the surface, the story is simple: a billionaire Zionist paid the organisers of the Giro d’Italia a lot of money to bring the race to I...

Opinion: Why it’s impossible to separate sport and politics at Giro start in Israel

The Giro d’Italia will start outside Europe for the first time this year and, in heading to Jerusalem, the race organisers have chosen on...

Q&A with Sylvan Adams, the billionaire behind Giro d’Italia start in Israel

Over the past three years, Israel has become a player in international cycling, with the launch of its first professional team, Israel Cy...

CyclingTips Podcast: 2018 Giro under scrutiny with Froome, Israel headlines

The 2018 Giro d'Italia will begin in Israel. Can cycling fans separate sport and politics when a Grand Tour begins in the most politicall...

Human rights groups and others call on Giro d’Italia to abandon Israel start

Next year’s planned start of the Giro d’Italia in Israel has come under pressure with the news that over 120 separate groups have called ...