RCS Sport, organiser of the Giro d'Italia, set to be sold

RCS Sport could be sold for a reported €80m as its parent group looks to minimise its debts

Alberto Contador battles with Fabio Aru on the final climb of stage 15 of the Giro d'Italia (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

The Giro d'Italia, Tirreno-Adriatico and Milan-San Remo could be sold soon, according to Italian newspaper Milano Finanza.

A report on Tuesday said that RCS Mediagroup is trying to find a buyer for its sports group to minimise its €440m (£312m) debt and could make a decision as early as Thursday.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.