Tour of the Mediterranean cancelled

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The French cycling federation (FFC) confirmed on Monday that the 2012 edition of the Tour of the Mediterranean has been cancelled.

The race was due to have taken place over February 8-12 2012 in the south of France, but has been cancelled as "conditions of its inclusion in the 2012 race calendar had not been met," according to FFC. There have been unconfirmed reports that the race has had financial difficulties.

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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.