CiCLE Classic organiser 'caught in the crossfire' of trans rights debate

Sex-based rights groups Sex Matters and Fair Play for Women bid to fund Women's CiCLE Classic

CiCLE Classic
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The organiser of the CiCLE Classic has said that they are "caught in the crossfire" of the trans debate, after two "sex-based rights groups" offered to fund the women's event this year following the former sponsor's withdrawal.

On Tuesday, the major sponsor behind the Women’s CiCLE Classic and the men’s Junior CiCLE Classic withdrew their funding in protest over British Cycling suspending their trans athlete policy.

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