Coronavirus in Sport – the impact on Cycling
This is a continuously updated account of how cycling has been impacted by the developing coronavirus pandemic. For information on how the virus has affected other sports, click here.
4th May - The European Road Cycling Championships in Italy that were set to take place from 9-13 September have been postponed by a year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
15th April - The postponed 2020 Tour de France will now start on 29 August, following the French government's extension of a ban on mass gatherings to mid-July because
of the coronavirus pandemic.
3rd April - The Tour de Suisse, due to take place at the start of June, has been cancelled.
24th March - The fifth round of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup that was due to take place in the early part of June has been cancelled.
17th March - The Paris-Roubaix race is postponed while the Flèche Wallone, Liège-Bastogne-Liège and the Tour de Yorkshire have also been cancelled.
15th March - The UCI announces that all events on the international calendar have been cancelled until further notice and they will attempt to reallocate new dates for events at a later stage.
14th March - The Tour of Flanders, which was due to take place on the 5th April, has been postponed.
13th March - The Giro d’Italia has been postponed with organisers deeming that it cannot start as planned in May.
13th March - The Six Day Manchester event has been cancelled on the day the track event was due to start.
13th March - The Paris-Nice race has its final stage cancelled after previously moving behind closed doors.
9th March - The organisers of the Paris-Nice race have announced during stage two of the race that it will move behind closed doors.
6th March - The Milan-San Remo race that was due to 21st March has been postponed with a new date to be decided upon.
5th March - The Strade Bianche event, due to take place in Italy on the 7th March, has been cancelled.
5th March - Several teams withdraw from all races until the 23rd March because of concerns surrounding the coronavirus outbreak.
27th February - The UCI has cancelled the final two stages of the UAE Tour after two staff members were suspected of contracting coronavirus.