Women's Newport Nocturne under threat

Newport Nocturne

Organisers of the Newport Nocturne are calling for more entries for the women's event to ensure that it can take place.

With two weeks to go until the closing date, entries for the men's event at the Nocturne reportedly outnumber the women's entries by five to one, jeopardising the running of the women's race. 

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Richard Abraham is an award-winning writer, based in New Zealand. He has reported from major sporting events including the Tour de France and Olympic Games, and is also a part-time travel guide who has delivered luxury cycle tours and events across Europe. In 2019 he was awarded Writer of the Year at the PPA Awards.