By Gregor Brown
RCS Sport has announced the 25th team invited to its race, Milano-Sanremo, this Saturday. Continental Team Miche-Silver Cross will line up with the 24 teams already invited by the organiser on February 20.
The organiser made the decision based on similar criteria used in the Giro d'Italia selections. "Ethics, quality, international character [and] the historical relationship with RCS Sport," read a press release.
Miche-Silver Cross, registered in San Marino, will field Przemyslaw Niemec along with seven other riders. See the provisional Milano-Sanremo start list for more details.
The 25 teams: Ag2r La Mondiale, Barloworld, Bouygues Telecom, Caisse d'Epargne, Cofidis, Crédit Agricole, CSF Group Navigare, Serramenti PVC Diquigiovanni-Androni Giocattoli, Euskaltel-Euskadi, Française des Jeux, Gerolsteiner, High Road, Lampre, Liquigas, LPR Brakes, Miche-Silver Cross, NGC Medical-OTC Industria Porte, Quick Step, Rabobank, Saunier Duval-Scott, Silence-Lotto, Slipstream Chipotle - H30, Team CSC, Team Milram and Tinkoff Credit Systems.