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CyclingTips welcomes new contributor José Been thanks to VeloClub support We asked for your help in producing the breadth and depth of coverage that women's cycling deserves. And hundreds of you stepped up by becoming a VeloClub member. As a direct result of your support we're excited to announce that we’ll be working with a new CyclingTips contributor, well-known TV commentator, writer and reporter José Been.

Coronavirus: Final stages of Tour of UAE cancelled as two Italian team workers test positive for COVID-19 The two remaining stages of the 2020 Tour of UAE were tonight officially cancelled after two Italian staff members on one of the participating teams tested positive for the novel coronavirus - or COVID-19 to give the disease its official name.

Dygert and U.S. women's team pursuit squad dedicate world title to Kelly Catlin They didn't forget Catlin. "We have stickers on our bikes with the letters 'KC," White said. "We think about her all the time." Thursday's world title was a joyful release after months of suffering both on and off the bike. Head coach Gary Sutton was especially moved Thursday.

Coronavirus outbreak: Two riders test positive as UAE Tour cancelled Two Italian cyclists competing in the UAE Tour have tested positive for coronavirus, leading to the event being cancelled with two stages remaining.

UAE Tour cancelled after 'two team members infected with coronavirus', authorities confirm The UAE Tour has been cancelled after two team members was believed to have been infected with coronavirus, authorities have confirmed. Reports began to emerged on Thursday evening that the race could be cancelled over health concerns because of coronavirus, with teams later confirming that the final two stages had been abandoned.

Chris Froome facing coronavirus test after UAE Tour is cancelled Chris Froome and Mark Cavendish are among cyclists who will be tested after the UAE Tour was cancelled amid health fears on Thursday.

Denmark smashes men’s team pursuit world record for third time in two days Denmark has again smashed the men’s team pursuit world record at the Track World Championships in Berlin. Going into Track Worlds the record sat at 3:48.012 for the 4 km effort, a mark set by the Australian team at the 2019 Worlds in Poland.

Chris Froome tested for coronavirus as UAE Tour cancelled Chris Froome and sprinter Mark Cavendish are among riders being tested for the coronavirus after the UAE Tour was cancelled amid health fears on Thursday.

British pursuit team upbeat about Tokyo prospects despite loss to USA The Great British women's team pursuit team have pledged there's plenty more speed to come from them in Tokyo after being beaten by the USA in the World Championship final. The British quartet of Katie Archibald, Neah Evans, Elinor Barker and Ellie Dickinson came in two seconds behind the Americans to take silver in the final in Berlin.

Riders react as UAE Tour cancelled due to coronavirus Chris Froome and Alex Dowsett are among the riders to respond to the cancellation of the UAE Tour due to coronavirus. According to the teams and riders out at the Middle East stage race, authorities have locked down their hotel and all staff and athletes will be tested for the Covid-19 illness.

UAE Tour cancelled as two team staff test positive for coronavirus ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - The UAE Tour has been cancelled after two team staff members at the race tested positive for coronavirus. As of Thursday night, authorities are requiring teams, staff, and media at the race to remain in their hotels, with individual health checks currently being conducted on riders and team staff.

UAE Tour halted after two coronavirus cases confirmed at the race Teams at the UAE Tour have been informed that the race has been cancelled after two Italians at the race have tested positive for coronavirus. The decision was made by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, which circulated a message to teams and media at the event.

UAE Tour abandoned over coronavirus fears The 2020 UAE Tour has been abandoned over coronavirus fears, according to multiple sources. Riders and teams have both said that the final two stages of the Middle East WorldTour race will be called off. All riders racing in the United Arab Emirates will be tested for the virus, while we are awaiting further details from the race organiser RCS.

Great Britain win silver in women's team pursuit Great Britain win the silver medal in the women's team pursuit after struggling to come back from the USA's early lead at the Track Cycling World Championships.

Track Cycling World Championships: Great Britain win women's team pursuit silver Great Britain's women win team pursuit silver as the United States dominate to win World Championship gold in Berlin.

Another Jebel Hafeet showdown, no Omloop for van der Poel: Daily News Digest Hello again, CyclingTips readers! We’re getting close to the weekend now, and Tadej Pogacar felt like celebrating on Thursday at the UAE Tour. Stage 5 took the peloton up the Jebel Hafeet climb for the second time this week, and Pogacar was determined to improve on the runner-up performance he delivered on Tuesday’s stage 3.

How to trim bike weight on the cheap - save a kilo without breaking the bank Welcome to the latest edition of road.cc's guide to trimming bike weight on the cheap in which you'll find everything you need to know to help you put your bike on a weight-loss programme without breaking the bank.

Endura Pro Primaloft Gilet II Solid choice for serious core warmth, can carry decent amounts of kit all day, yet is packable into smallish spaces. Tell us what the product is for. It's for people needing seriously warm core insulation from cold winds, all day long, but that can be packed away when not needed.

'They should be banned for their look!' Denmark helmets cause stir on way to world record Watch as Denmark set a stunning new world record by two seconds in the men's team pursuit while wearing unique-looking helmets aimed at maximising their speed.

Larry Warbasse tests his legs in a long breakaway at the UAE Tour American Larry Warbasse rolled the dice during Thursday's stage at the UAE Tour, powering a breakaway that nearly made it to the line.

Euskaltel returns as sponsor in Basque cycling revival One of the main backers of the legendary—and sometimes infamous—Basque cycling team returns to the peloton.

Best leg warmers and knee warmers reviewed Wet weather jackets put to the test. More expensive pairs often have a multiple panel construction, with single piece warmers typically being cheaper. Some will feature a zip opening on the ankle to aid taking them off over shoes. Warmers such as Castelli's NanoFlex have a water repellant coating, although this does wear off over time.

OK Boomer: Young vs Old at the Omloop Even if you have, if it's the right kind of rock, then you already know that the Omloop Het Volk Nieuwsblad is back to kick things off once again, for the 75th time since 1945… or in the case of the ladies, for the 15th edition - which itself is pretty cool.

Van der Poel will miss Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Mathieu van der Poel will miss planned starts at this weekend’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne due to the flu, his Alpecin-Fenix team has announced.

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