Cycling events at Tokyo Olympics will be held without spectators

The Games kick off on July 24 with the men's road race

Tokyo 2020 Olympics
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All of the cycling events at the forthcoming Tokyo Olympics will be held without spectators following a rise in Covid-19 cases in Japan.

The delayed Games starts in just over a fortnight on July 24, with the men's and women's road races one of the first events to award medals.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.