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World watches Giro D’Italia speed by Israel’s spectacular scenery

Israel, the first non-European country to host the prestigious Giro d’Italia, gets a public diplomacy bost with “a billion people watching normal Israel and seeing we are a normal country,” says Sylvan Adams, credited with bringing the race to Israel.
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By Adi Rubinstein


Millions of viewers around the world are believed to have watched as 175 cyclists competed on Sunday in the third stage of the 101st Giro d’Italia road cycling race from Beersheba to Eilat.

Israel kicked off the race in Jerusalem on Friday, less than a week after concluding the 2018 European Judo Championship in Tel Aviv, where Israeli judokas won one gold and three bronze medals. Continue Reading »