Boels and Dolmans withdraw backing to leave leading women's squad searching for new sponsors

Despite their uncertain future the Dutch registered squad are planning an ambitious plan to expand the team in 2021, increasing to 18 riders and running a double programme

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Leading women’s squad Boels-Dolmans today made an appeal for new sponsors after Boels and Dolmans Landscaping announced they were pulling out.

The squad’s future was recently questioned when it was revealed they have not registered to be one of the new WorldTeams to be introduced for the 2020 season, which required a financial commitment of four years.

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.