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Tokyo Olympics likely to be cancelled: report

The Japanese government has reportedly decided that the Games can't go ahead.

When it all changed: Inside the UAE Tour COVID outbreak

As 2020 comes to an end, we've all been reflecting on a very unusual year in cycling. For me, the season began with a trip to cover the U...

The 10 weirdest moments of the 2020 cycling season

More than any other year in the history of cycling, 2020 was a strikingly strange one. At the core of all that oddity, like a medicine ba...

How far can you climb under lockdown? The one hour, one km Shoddy challenge

I'll give you the good news from here in French France. I've found a store that sells my favourite digestive biscuits from back home. Now...

2021 Tour Down Under and Cadel's Race to be cancelled

COVID-19's influence on the cycling calendar has already been significant, and now it has spread its tendrils into another season. Cyclin...

17 Giro-E police test COVID positive, De Gendt "starting to feel unsafe"

The Giro d'Italia is walking a tightrope. On the same day the entire Mitchelton-Scott and Jumbo-Visma teams left the race following COVID...

Mitchelton-Scott, Jumbo-Visma, Matthews withdraw from the Giro with COVID-19

Coronavirus has wreaked havoc on the Giro d'Italia peloton with two full teams and one additional rider all leaving the race after a hand...

Amstel Gold cancelled as Dutch COVID restrictions tighten

Amstel Gold has been cancelled following a decision from local Dutch health authorities that bans fans at all sporting events, including ...

Another rider tested positive to coronavirus at Tirreno-Adriatico

The 2020 Tour de France peloton might have avoided coronavirus so far, but the same can't be said of those who raced at the recent Tirren...

Zero positives at Tour de France second round of testing

The second round of testing at the Tour de France was carried out yesterday and there were zero positive COVID-19 tests out of a total of...

All Tour riders cleared of COVID, Prudhomme and four team staff test positive

All riders in the Tour de France are free to continue the race on Tuesday after all were cleared of coronavirus. Four team staff members ...

TDF rest-day testing, Ackermann wins at Tirreno-Adriatico: Daily Tour Digest

(Want the Daily News Digest delivered directly to your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.) Hi there CyclingTips readers, It was a rest day at the...

Fingers crossed as rest-day COVID testing begins at the Tour

In some ways it's still surprising the Tour de France even got started. That as the number of coronavirus cases surged around France, spo...

UCI and ASO set to soften two-strike COVID test rule

Following objections from teams, the UCI has indicated that it will likely soften its two-strike COVID-19 test rule, which stipulates tha...

Roadside crowds of up to 5,000 allowed at the Tour de France

Tour de France boss Christian Prudhomme has confirmed that roadside crowds will be allowed at this year's race, albeit in smaller numbers...

Grinduro postpones Welsh and Australian stops

As much as Grinduro has been wanting to get the party started, that's proving challenging in 2020. Race organisers have even been making ...

Van der Poel, Van der Breggen among new national champions: Daily News Digest

(Want the Daily News Digest delivered directly to your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.) Hi everyone, Coronavirus has turned the racing calenda...

How to organize a national championships in COVID-times

Every country has its own set of rules to make cycling races happen in these unprecedented times. Many countries, like the United Kingdom...

INEOS rider tests positive for COVID19, withdraws from Italian National Championships

Team INEOS withdrew its riders from the Italian National Championship today as a precautionary measure in line with COVID protocols after...

Two strikes, team's out: ASO reveals Tour de France COVID-19 protocols

Amid growing concern about rising COVID-19 case numbers in France, Tour de France organiser the ASO has detailed the health measures it w...

2021 Herald Sun Tour cancelled due to coronavirus uncertainty

Australia's oldest stage race, the Jayco Herald Sun Tour, won't run in 2021 due to "the uncertainty and unpredictability caused by the im...