Team TJ Sport's WorldTour licence remains under review

Team TJ Sport's plans to become the first Chinese WorldTour team remain up in the air

Photo: Yuzuru Sunada

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Team TJ Sport have been granted an extension by the UCI to complete their application to register as a WorldTour team for the 2017 season.

The UCI announced on Friday that the new team's request for "WorldTeam status is still under review by the Licence Commission". The sport's governing body didn't give any details, and told CW that they don't comment on "ongoing procedures".

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