Giro d'Italia director: We've got to try and save something

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The news of a further delay of the publication of a possible autumn race calendar has left Giro d'Italia race director Mauro Vegni fighting to stay optimistic as doubts over major sporting events in Europe grow. Countries have made tentative plans to emerge from lockdown as the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic slows but mass sporting events are not the highest priority.

"It's a very complex situation and I think we'll only know more in a week or so," Vegni told Tuttobiciweb.

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Stephen Farrand
Head of News

Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.