La Course by Le Tour de France goes back to being single day race in 2018

ASO ditches the confusing two-day format of 2017 and reverts to La Course women's race being held on a single day in 2018

Annemiek Van Vleuten wins La Course on Col d'Izoard

(Image credit: ASO/Bruno BADE)

La Course by Le Tour de France will go back to taking place on a single day in 2018, as organiser ASO changes the criticised two-day format of 2017.

The fifth edition of the women's race will tackle part of stage 10 of the men's Tour de France, and take place on the same day – Tuesday, July 17.

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