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Multiple teams withdraw from Volta Valenciana after COVID-19 positives

DSM, Jumbo-Visma and BikeExchange-Jayco have pulled out, while Movistar continues despite two positive results within the team.

Vaccination against COVID-19 will be required for athletes competing in France

The law is more geared towards events that use public buildings and its impact on cycling is unknown at this time.

Unvaccinated Pippo Pozzato is on oxygen after contracting COVID-19

Former pro Filippo Pozzato tested positive for COVID-19 after putting off his vaccine: “I was an idiot, and I took a good beating.”

How a volunteer group of cyclists fought COVID and delivered hope

A community-led courier service to protect the elderly, the disabled, and the isolating will be nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. 

Want a COVID vaccine? Go to the Tour de France

Free vaccines of your choice – without an appointment – are available at the start of each stage of the Tour.

The story behind Giacomo Nizzolo's curious custom helmet design

The Italian and European champion is racing with a mock COVID-19 travel declaration on his helmet.

Crowd-less Flanders will not be 'financially feasible' next year, organizer says

Flanders Classics CEO Thomas Van Den Spiegel says that this is the last time it will be "financially feasible" to run the Tour of Flander...

New date announced for postponed Melbourne to Warrnambool

Organisers moved swiftly to lock in a new date.

Melbourne to Warrnambool postponed as Victoria re-enters lockdown

A snap lockdown in Victoria has put the 'Warrny' on hold for now.

Bike racing in a pandemic – how the Aussie Nationals dealt with COVID

From the outside it looked like things were back to normal. Not quite.

Peter Sagan has COVID-19

Peter and Juraj Sagan, as well as Erik Baska, are all in quarantine after catching virus at training camp

'Covid-free' Turkmenistan to vaccinate riders against virus it won't acknowledge

The 2021 Track Worlds host will offer free COVID-19 vaccines to all athletes – despite denying the existence of COVID in the country.

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...