Tour of Turkey risks cancellation in first year as WorldTour race as teams stay away

Only one WorldTour team has reportedly signed up to the April's Tour of Turkey so far. Organiser is pushing to reschedule for autumn

2015 Stage 7 Tour of Turkey.

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

The Tour of Turkey is due to make its UCI WorldTour debut in the 2017, but the race now risks cancellation among terror concerns and lack of teams signing up.

The stage race so far has only confirmed one WorldTour team for its race scheduled April 18 to 23.

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