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Giro d’Italia abandons controversial descending competition

Following criticism from riders, the UCI and others, the Giro d’Italia has abandoned plans to hold a new competition highlighting the bes...

Acquarone moving on with career, but says he’s still awaiting justice over Giro dismissal

Fired three and a half years ago from his role as Giro d’Italia race director, Michele Acquarone has said that progress is being made in ...

UCI insists no reduction to team sizes in 2017

Contradicting the fait accompli announcement made by the Grand Tour organisers plus Flanders Classics on November 25, the UCI has told pr...

Top race organisers reduce team and peloton sizes in Grand Tours, Classics and other events

More open, aggressive Grand Tours and Classics look possible from next season, with some of the biggest race organisers announcing that t...

Report: China's richest man looking to purchase the three Grand Tours?

ASO has for years been the big fish amongst race organisers, running the top events and also having sizeable influence in the direction o...

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 rep...

Velon on-bike footage to feature on eight of the Giro d’Italia’s stages

Continuing a push to generate alternative revenue streams in the sport and thus make team budgets less reliant on the unstable sponsor mo...

Giro d’Italia wildcards announced: Emphasis on Italian teams for Grand Tour

Following on from last week’s announcement of the wildcards for the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia race organiser RCS Sport has announced ...

Roma Maxima cancelled for 2015, Strade Bianche confirmed and teams named

The former Giro del Lazio, which was relauched as Roma Maxima in 2013, has run into further troubles with organisers RCS Sport confirming...

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 emp...

Acquarone: "Someone forged my signature. RCS controls should have spotted it”

Former Giro d’Italia chief Michele Acquarone has strongly challenged RCS Sport’s claims that he authorised the payments of millions of eu...

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...