Get your week started with the latest news in women’s cycling:
- The UCI has released a press statement in which it outlines measures taken in regards to the coronavirus, noting the suspension of events and providing details explaining the Olympic and Paralympic qualification procedure.
- In the hope of the Olympics still going ahead, the Australian Olympic committee has announced its track cycling squad: Kaarle McCulloch and Stephanie Morton will compete in the sprint events, with Ashlee Ankudinoff, Georgia Baker, Amy Cure, Annette Edmondson and Maeve Plouffe selected for the endurance events.
- Santini, which supplies clothing to cycling teams such as Boels-Dolmans and Trek Segafredo, in joint venture with Sitip, a local Italian textile manufacturer, will now be producing much-needed face masks.
- Catherine Marsal, 4 times world champion, has recently concluded her time working for Team Ciclotel and instead will be spending her time working in a kindergarten.
- Le Tour de Yorkshire is postponed, as well as Flèche Wallonne and Liege-Bastogne-Liege. All three races hope to find a new date in the calendar.
- Canyon ZCC and its partners will form a roster of 12 men and women for its first professional e-cycling team. The women riders involved are: Eva Buchholz (German Zwift National Champ for 2018), Laura van Regenmortel (2018 Zwift Academy semi-finalist), Siri Hildonen (CVR Paris finalist, 2017 Zwift Academy finalist, Natalie Eklund (Zwift Academy semi-finalist and Kristin Falck (Zwift Norwegian National Champ 2018).