Teams left out of pocket as Women’s Tour of Scotland organiser folds with huge debts

No second edition of the race planned after organiser Zeus Sports ceases trading

Women’s Tour of Scotland 2019 (Women’s Tour of Scotland)

The organiser of the Women’s Tour of Scotland has gone out of business owing teams nearly £75,000, Cycling Weekly has learned.

As reported in Cycling Weekly magazine on January 28, Zeus Sports, which organised the race, failed to pay a slew of teams and other creditors following the event in August 2019.

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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.