Emma Pooley set for road racing return at Women's Tour ahead of Olympic Games

The former world time trial champion could start her come back to road racing after retirement at the Aviva Women's Tour in June

Emma Pooley at the 2014 Commonwealth Games (Andy Jones)

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Former world time trial champion Emma Pooley will return to road racing at his year’s Aviva Women’s Tour in June, reports Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad .

The 33-year-old will apparently ride with Lotto-Soudal Ladies, the team she competed for in 2014, and will follow up her appearance in Britain with the Giro d’Italia Femminile, the blue riband event for women’s cycling.

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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.