Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the countdown to the start of the Giro d'Italia. We'll have all the latest news from the race, including today's round of pre-race press conferences.
The big news from the race yesterday was EF Pro Cycling's wacky new kit in collaboration with Rapha and skateboard brand Palace.
It's certainly an interesting look... Read all about it here.
We'll have plenty of news from around the press conferences today.
Ineos, Sunweb, Mitchelton-Scott, Astana and UAE are just some of the teams to be holding press conferences.
Lotto Soudal's Adam Hansen is set to make the Giro d'Italia his final race in the WorldTour as he focusses on Ironman in 2021.
You can hear from Hansen about his decision on the latest Cyclingnews Podcast. Check it out here.
A look at some of the stages that leap off the page as being pivotal to the final destination of this year's maglia rosa.
We've analysed the Giro lineups from Ineos Grenadiers and Jumbo-Visma, two teams who have a real chance at overall victory courtesy of Geraint Thomas and Steven Kruijswijk.
Two-time winner Vincenzo Nibali (Trek-Segafredo) spoke ahead of the race yesterday.
"At the Worlds, I was good, and the sensations had changed, so I'm a bit better after that," he said, as he looks forward to the race start on home roads of Sicily.
Australian insists Team Sunweb’s departing riders will not lack motivation in Italy
Introducing world TT champion @GannaFilippo's new @Pinarello_com BOLIDE TT 🌈⏱️🤩 pic.twitter.com/el8KAYFk4iOctober 2, 2020
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Brailsford argues media 'misunderstood' Thomas not racing Tour de France
Some news regarding the women's Giro, which was held in September. Ashleigh Moolman Pasio has said that it's the right decision to demote the race from WWT to 2.Pro status for 2021 after the race failed to provide live television coverage this year.
Giro d’Italia is welcoming you to Sicily! Tomorrow is the day and we can’t wait to start racing!Il Giro d’Italia ti dà il benvenuto in Sicilia! Domani è il grande giorno e non vediamo l’ora di iniziare a correre!@Regione_Sicilia #Giro pic.twitter.com/lhAwZQzhtEOctober 2, 2020
Briton to use less aggressive tactics than in 2018
Check out our gallery of Thursday's team presentation.
Jakob Fuglsang is one of the top favourites for this Giro d'Italia, in what is a rather shallow GC contenders field. He said that he hopes to avoid the bad luck that has plagued him in the past this time around.
Former triple world champion follows up Tour de France with Giro debut
'I want to prove that I can win again' says Italian after season-long without a victory
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