Rui Costa World Champion in Florence

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Alberto Rui Faria Da Costa triumphs in the grand finale of this years UCI Road World Championships. After winning three stages of the Tour and two Tour de Suisse, the 27 year old portuguese dominated the Elite Men’s Road Race. Rui Costa managed to beat in a final sprint Joaquin Rodriguez of Spain, while the […]

Unstoppable Vos: One more gold

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Marianne Vos is once again the queen of the Worlds: 12 months after Valkenburg the Dutch athlete earned the rainbow jersey in Florence. She crossed the finish line alone, thanks to a jump in Via Salviati. Silver medal Emma Johansson (SWE) and bronze Rossella Ratto (ITA) tried to catch up with her, but Vos was […]

Record numbers for Toscana2013

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1238017_10200702886710474_1333875784_n The Toscana2013 UCI Road World Champioships are almost over. They have been one of the most extraordinary chapters in the history of sport. The record numbers made these Worlds one of the events of the year: 7813 accredited people from 113 countries, 732 journalists from 41 [...]

The race of the 29 september

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NK2_9041 Tomorrow, the Elite Men’s Road Race, the most important race of all, closes the Toscana2013 Championships. The riders who made a difference in this years’ sport events will be there, ready to fight for the World title. The circuit has proven to be perfect so far. [...]

The spirit of Tuscany: Alinari’s logo for Toscana2013

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image003ggfg The “Maestro” Luca Alinari created the logo of the UCI Road World Championships Toscana2013. There are a lot of feelings in this small symbol of the Championships, but Beauty is the dominant one. The self-taught Tuscan maestro and important  representative of the Italian [...]

Mathieu Van Der Poel wins solo the Junior Men’s Road Race

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C Yet another rider wins solo: after Mohoric’s victory in the U23 category, today, the cyclo-cross world champion Mathieu Van Der Poel took the gold thanks to two jumps in Fiesole and in Via Salviati. The Dutch rider finished in front of Mads Pedersen (DEN) and Iltjan Nika, [...]

The race of the 28 september

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C Today we got to the heart of the Championships. The Junior Women’s road race opened the circuit to fans, who could finally appreciate the technical difficulties of the it. The circuit had been described as tough, and it proved to be so: the winner of Toscana2013 will have to [...]