30 June 2020

2020 RCS Sport races: list of teams announced

RCS Sport has today announced the list of teams that will participate in its 2020 cycling races.

12 June 2020

Official dates of RCS Sport’s one-day races confirmed

All RCS Sport’s 2020 one-day races are to take place in August. Strade Bianche will open the calendar on 1st August, Milano-Sanremo will be the first Classic Monument of the season on 8th August, with Il Lombardia last of the one-day races on 15th August. Dates are confirmed for the Giro d’Italia (3-25 October) and Tirreno-Adriatico (7-14 September)

05 May 2020

Il Lombardia scheduled on 31st October

Following the publication of the new UCI cycling calendar, RCS Sport comments: “The publication of the calendar by the UCI is an important step forward that certainly helps all the stakeholders involved to reprogram the season. ” (…)

12 October 2019

Bauke Mollema claims maiden Monument

Bauke Mollema won his first Monument as he soloed to victory at Il Lombardia after attacking on the Civiglio climb

12 October 2019

Bauke Mollema wins 113^ Il Lombardia

The Dutch rider wins solo ahead of Valverde and Bernal in Como

12 October 2019

Il Lombardia: the last of the monuments is underway

Many of cycling’s biggest names race this year’s edition in memory of Gimondi

11 October 2019

Il Lombardia – start list and TV coverage announced

Lining up for the final Classic Monument of the season are the Tour de France winner Egan Bernal and La Vuelta a España winner Primoz Roglic. Among the other most anticipated riders are Vincenzo Nibali (Il Lombardia 2017 and 2015), Tiesj Benoot, Jacob Fuglsang, Philippe Gilbert, Alejandro Valverde, Adam Yates and Michael Woods, winner of Milano-Torino on Wednesday. There will be 25 teams of seven riders each at the start: 18 UCI WorldTeams and 7 UCI Professional Continental Teams.

08 October 2019

Il Lombardia 2019: the special jersey dedicated to Gimondi unveiled today

The jersey dedicated to the unforgettable Felice Gimondi, designed and produced by Castelli, was unveiled today in the Lombardy Region headquarters, and will be awarded to the winner of the end-of-season Classic Monument on Saturday 12 October. Il Lombardia NamedSport 2019 features many of the Lombardy Region’s iconic cycling places on its route and promises to be spectacular, with many champions at the start.

07 October 2019

Il Lombardia: the provisional entry list has been announced

The provisional entry lists for this week’s Autumn Classics – Milano-Torino NamedSport (9 October), GranPiemonte NamedSport (10 October) and Il Lombardia NamedSport (12 October) – organised by RCS Sport / La Gazzetta dello Sport are announced today.

16 September 2019

Il Lombardia 2019, in memory of Gimondi

The Monument Classic that closes the cycling season will be dedicated to the recently deceased great champion, Felice Gimondi. The race will start from Bergamo and finish in Como after 243km. Compared to the last edition, won by the French rider Thibaut Pinot, the San Fermo della Battaglia returns in the route’s final of the route, to be climbed as well as the Colle Gallo, Colle Brianza, Madonna del Ghisallo, Sormano and Civiglio. A commemorative jersey to celebrate Gimondi will be presented to the race winner.