Cycling’s Milan-San Remo rerouted after local opposition

The Milan-San Remo one-day cycling classic sceduled for August 8 has been rerouted after local government opposition to its itinerary,…

The Milan-San Remo one-day cycling classic sceduled for August 8 has been rerouted after local government opposition to its itinerary, stretching the already lengthy race to an epic 299km.

The Italian sports daily La Gazzetta dello Sport said 13 of 16 municipal authorities in the Savona province, near Italy’s original coronavirus hot-spot in Lombardy, had registered opposition to the race crossing their territory.