Tour and Vuelta organizers in talks

Spanish sports paper Marca reported continued rounds of talks between Amaury Sports Organization (ASO) and Unipublic, the respective organizers of the Tour de France and Vuelta a España.

"Rumours of an agreement between ASO and Unipublic have been circling for about a year," Marca reported. According to the French AFP may involve ASO taking over the running of the Vuelta a España, the third Grand Tour, now held annually in September.

The third Grand Tour, the Giro d'Italia, is run by the Italian RCS Sports every year in May.

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