The Week That Was...
Ian comments on the happenings in the world of cycling.
start riding again as soon as possible."
The ruling paves the way for Hondo to return to the sport almost immediately although his attorney did warn that, ?The verdict has only been set aside. A definitive decision by a higher civil court will come in about six months."
Finally this week, after numerous complaints by the riders, the final day of the 2006 Giro d?Italia, will take place between Ghisallo and Milano instead of the proposed double stage as unveiled at the race presentation in November.
"[UCI] regulations do not hinder us to program two half-stages on the last day," said Angelo Zomegnan, Director of RCS, the company behind the event. "Nevertheless, we talked to the riders and took note of the problems TV had with the time trial in the morning. We don't want to put any further pressure neither on the riders nor on [Italian host broadcaster] RAI."
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