Cycling

Bennett not expecting Tour de France to go ahead

Tour of Britain director Mick Bennett has admitted he would be “totally staggered” if the Tour de France is able to go ahead this summer amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Tour, originally scheduled to run from June 27 to July 19, has been postponed by two months and given a new start date of August ...

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Froome doubts TdF can keep crowds away

Chris Froome believes the Tour de France can work without spectators but has questioned how organisers can prevent large crowds converging along the route. Initially due to start on June 27, the coronavirus pandemic has seen the Tour pushed back until August 29 and doubts remain given the differing Covid-19 situations across the world. The French government says no mass ...

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European Road Championships postponed

Cycling’s European Road Championships will not take place this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the European Cycling Union has said. The event was due to take place from September 9-13 – dates that clash with the rescheduled Tour de France. Trentino, which had the hosting rights, will instead stage the event in 2021. Also See: Vuelta cancels Dutch start ...

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