RCS Italian Cycling, 2013 - Present


The RCS Italian Cycling Archive brings together footage from 6 events across the beautiful Italian countryside; the Giro d'Italia Grand Tour, the week long Race of the Two Seas - Tirreno Adriatico and 4 one day classics;  Strade Bianche, Roma Maxima, Milano-Sanremo and Il Lombardia.

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News Access

NEWS ACCESS - Giro D'Italia, Tirreno-Adriatico and 4 one day classics, please contact IMG for details

DATE Date: 2022 Calendar
+ UAE Tour, 20th February – 26th February
+ Strade Bianche, 5th March
+ Tirreno Adriatico, 7th March – 13th March
+ Milano Torino, 16th March
+ Giro Di Sicilia, 12th April – 15th April
+ Giro d’Italia, 6th May – 29th May
+ Il Gran Piemonte, 6th October
+ Il Lombardia, 8th October
EVENT WEBSITE https://www.rcssport.it/?lang=en
RIGHTS AVAILABLE Non-exclusive, News Access rights available to all broadcasters & news agencies
TERRITORY Worldwide excluding Italy, San Marino and Vatican
USAGE / PERIOD Up to 3 minutes maximum duration of RCS 2022 content per day/ stage. 48 hours following the applicable event, or stage of the event
PRESS ACCESS Reviewed on a case by case basis
ONSITE ACCESS Reviewed on a case by case basis
CONTENT ACCESS Access to World Feed
PAYMENT POLICY RCS operates a “no payment, no pictures” policy for all News Access License Agreements. All invoices need to be paid by the agreed due date ahead of the first stage
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Other Information: International Sound cleared for all footage/programming.

*All footage/programming is licensed on a non-exclusive basis and subject to final approval.

**Worldwide (excluding Italy in the year following an event)

RCS Sport delivers the best in Italian Cycling with the following events;

  • + Giro d'Italia: 'The Toughest Race in the World's Most Beautiful Place' is the premier event of the Italian Cycling season is the 21 stage race through Italy and one of the three Grand Tour stage races, alongside Tour De France and Vuelta a Espana.
  • + Tirreno-Adriatico: 'The Race of the Two Seas' is a week long tour on the Apennine roads between the Tyrrhenian and Adriatic shorelines.
  • + Strade Bianche: With its impressive and testing route through the region of Chianti and the Crete Senesi, the Strade Bianche stretches along the dirt roads and beautiful landscapes of the Tuscan countryside.
  • + Milano-Sanremo: At 298km, the Classicissima Spring race is the longest one day cycling event stretching from Milan to Sanremo along the breathtaking Ligurian Riviera.
  • + Il Lombardia: Founded in 1905, this is the great autumn classic which signals the closing of the world cycling season. Known as the classic of the falling leaves.
  • + Roma Maxima: A race set in the historical and glorious Italian landscapes, discovering classical Italy through the heart of arts, culture, heritage and tradition. This race was discontinued in 2015.