Organisers of women's Route de France blame UCI for race’s cancellation

Move leaves France without a major stage race on the women’s international calendar

Women's peloton

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Women’s road racing has been hit with a significant blow with the announcement that the week-long Route de France stage race will not take place this year. Organisers Hervé and Brigitte Gerardin placed the blame for their event’s cancellation squarely on the UCI.

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