Russian rider in hospital in UAE with coronavirus

The first rider confirmed to have been infected with the virus

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A Russian rider is receiving treatment in the UAE for coronavirus, his team have announced.

He is the first rider confirmed to have been infected with the Covid-19 virus after the UAE Tour was abandoned and teams were put under quarantine.

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