Fausto Coppi and Gino Bartali: two cycling legends of Italy. The rivalry between them is maybe the most famous sporting duel in history. It has been started during the World War II, and continued afterward.
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The final stage of the Giro d’Italia 2014 is a 172 km flat stage from Gemona Del Friuli to Trieste.
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In the 1946 Giro d’Italia, a new jersey has been introduced: The “Maglia Nera” (black jersey). It was awarded as a symbolic prize given to the last man to finish the race within the time limit.
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RCS Sport, the organizer of Giro d’Italia, has put together 100 journalist to rate the greatest moments of the race’s 103-year history. “To exorcise the World’s end, as predicted by the Mayan Prophecy”, journalists were questioned over the most memorable moments in the race’s history.
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