Extinction Rebellion planning to disrupt Santos Festival of Cycling

Activists will blockade routes on the race in protest against the title sponsor of the Adelaide-based event

Santos extinction rebellion
(Image credit: Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images)

Extinction Rebellion in South Australia has announced on Twitter that activists will blockade routes at the Santos Festival of Cycling in protest against the event's sponsor. 

Held as a replacement for the Tour Down Under, which was cancelled from the UCI WorldTour due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions in Australia, the Santos Festival of Cycling starts on Friday 21 January and ends on Saturday 28 January. 

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