Giro d'Italia organiser denies paying riders to participate in races

RCS Sport insists it does not pay or contact riders to get them to ride its races, while defending its partnership with Velon

Photo: Graham Watson

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RCS Sport has denied that it contacts or pays riders in order for them to ride in the races it organises, including the Giro d'Italia.

The company also defended its association with Velon throughout the Giro, with on-bike cameras featuring on several stages during the race.

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