'At the end of the day, we are just racing bikes and something much bigger is happening in the world'

Australian Jack Haig says it's a mental challenge not knowing when he'll next race, saying "as athletes, we have lost our purpose,”

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Mitchelton-Scott rider Jack Haig has admitted that he has lost his motive, with the cycling season facing potential wipeout because of the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

All UCI-level racing has been suspended until at least the end of April, while the Giro d’Italia has already announced that it will not run in May – Italy currently being the worst affected country by the deadly outbreak.

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