News for November 26
PANTANI STARTS HIS RECOVERY PROGRAMME ON THE ROLLERS.
Pantani is leading a hectic life! Yesterday his projects started
with lunch with a buddy. Then he went on a long shopping trip to a
popular shopping center. In the evening he travelled to Modena to
meet with cycling enthusiasts; in particular he met the riders=7F
from the Giacobazzi squad, the winning team of the Amatuer Giro
Tomorrow, at Robbiano di Mediglia is G.P. Mapei. This is a
Starting at 14:40 there will be a star studded field of 'cross
specialist including Pontoni, Margon, Fontana, Bilato, Bertoni,
Gian Mario Bramati, Dall'Oste, Cioni and roadmen like Rominger,
victor of the Giro, Coppa del Mondo winner Museuw, Claudio
Chiappucci, Andrea Tafi e Daniele Nardello.
The open event will be preceded by a cyclo-sportiv event at 11:30
and a juniors and cadets event at 13:30
OMINI HOLDS THE WORLD IN HIS HANDS
1997 WORLDS -
The coming week will see the official decision on the site of next
year's World Championships. It is almost a virtual certainty that
they will go to the Canton Ticino (Lugano) as it won out in
balloting over the Cantone di Berna. If the Rainbow Race (Road and
Time trial) is assigned to Lugano, Agostino Omini will then pass
the reponsibilities on to the Ticinese Worlds Committee.
GOLDEN SADDLE AWARD TO CHECCO
Francesco Moser will receive the Premio Sella d'Oro award tonight in
The award has gone to Checco, the old Campionissimo in recognition of
the contributions he made to Italian racing.
CHARITY CYCLING EVENT
A charity event takes place tomorrow at Porcari (Lucca).
Starting at 14:30 Cipollini, Lelli, Bartoli, Francesco Casagrande,
Scinto, Cassani, Volpi and Di Basco will be on the line.