Movistar team up with Saudi Cycling Federation

Both sides will work together to promote cycling in Saudi Arabia

Max Kanter at the Deutschland Tour 2022
(Image credit: Getty)

Abarca Sports, the managing company of Movistar Team, has signed a “memorandum of understanding” with the Saudi Cycling Federation, the Spanish WorldTour team announced on Monday. 

The agreement will see both sides “exchange experiences” and work together to develop bike racing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.