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Amsterdam bids for Giro 2010 start

The City of Amsterdam wants to host the start of the 2010 Giro d'Italia, it was announced Tuesday. Amsterdam's mayor Alderman Carolien Gehrels said that the Dutch capital would change itself into 'Little Italy' for the occasion, according to the Belga press agency. In addition, the city of The Hague would like to hold the start of a stage. The Netherlands last hosted the start of the Giro in 2002.

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