6:13 AM ET This year’s cycling Women’s Tour, scheduled to be held in Britain in June, has been postponed to October due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organisers said on Tuesday. The Women’s Tour, part of the WorldTour calendar, was due to be held from June 7-12, but organisers have requested cycling’s world governing body UCI
10:55 AM ET The return of Team Qhubeka ASSOS after coronavirus has moved Doug Ryder. Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images Team Qhubeka ASSOS founder, Doug Ryder, has said that he was “very emotional” after watching his team’s maiden race of 2021, during the opening stages of Etoile de Besseges, in France. Towards the end of 2020
6:55 AM ET Trek-Segafredo have lifted their suspension of junior world champion Quinn Simmons and the 19-year-old will join their off-season training camp before returning to competition next year, Cyclingnews has reported. Simmons was suspended for making what the team described as “divisive, incendiary, and detrimental” statements online in a twitter post responding to criticism
7:53 AM ET British Cycling has dismissed one of its top coaches after finding him guilty of gross misconduct including inappropriate relationships with riders. Head men’s sprint coach Kevin Stewart, who worked with six-time Olympic track champion Jason Kenny, had been given repeated warnings about his behaviour, British Cycling said in a statement. “While this
6:44 AM ET The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) suspended Dutch cyclist Dylan Groenewegen on Wednesday for nine months after causing a crash that resulted in compatriot Fabio Jakobsen being placed in a medically induced coma in August. Groenewegen, who rides for the Jumbo-Visma team, was jostling for position with Jakobsen in the final metres of
12:09 PM ET Slovenian Primoz Roglic was crowned king of the Vuelta a Espana for the second successive year as the Jumbo Visma rider safely reached Madrid after a largely processional stage 18 on Sunday. It was a sweet moment for the 31-year-old former ski jumper whose hopes of winning this year’s Tour de France
8:06 AM ET Australia’s Tour Down Under scheduled to take place in January 2021, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic causing logistical problems, organisers said on Sunday. Traditionally the Tour Down Under is the first World Tour race on the cycling calendar. The race was due to take place in Adelaide from Jan.