Essex in talks to host future Giro d'Italia Big Start

Active Essex confirms it is in talks with Giro d'Italia organisers to bring the Big Start to the East of England in the not-too-distant future

Alberto Contador on the podium after stage 10 of the Giro d'Italia (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

The Giro d'Italia Big Start could be heading to the UK in the coming years, as authorities in Essex confirm they've started negotiations to bring the race to these shores.

RCS Sport is keen to take the race around Europe, with Belfast hosting the start in 2014 and the Netherlands confirmed to welcome the first three stages in 2016.

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