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Sanremo's Via Roma gets detoured

By Gregor Brown

The 99th Milano-Sanremo will likely not finish on the famed finish straight of Via Roma when it is run this Saturday, March 22. The 2.4-kilometre long stretch, which last year saw the sprint win of Oscar Freire, is under construction according to ANSA.

Organiser RCS Sport, who also faces resistance from Sanremo merchants for shutting down the streets on Easter weekend, is looking into three different alternatives. The likely solution for La Classicissima is a finish along Lungomare Italo Calvino.

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