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The WorldTour returns in early August

The first division of world cycling will resume on August 1, by the Strade Bianche, according to the new calendar published Tuesday by the International Cycling Union (UCI). The Tour de France is confirmed from August 29 to September 20.

The first division of world cycling will resume on August 1, by the Strade Bianche, according to the new calendar published Tuesday by the International Cycling Union (UCI). The Tour de France is confirmed from August 29 to September 20.

(AFP) – “These dates, crucial for the stakeholders, remain however naturally subject to the lifting, until the end of the season, of the restrictions established by the competent authorities in the territories concerned with regard to the organization of ‘events’, said the UCI.

“We are seeing a changing situation, which could lead the UCI to adjust the calendar to take into account the evolution of the pandemic,” added the international federation.

As a reminder, the 80th edition of the SkodaTour of Luxembourg, a race which is part of the “ProSeries” category (sort of Division 2, just behind the World Tour), will run from September 15 to 19. Or in full during the third week of the Great Loop.


Departure on August 29 from Nice and arrival on September 20 in Paris: never in its history has the Grande Boucle started so late with a conclusion at the end of summer, according to the new dates officialized Wednesday by the International Cycling Union (UCI).


The new WorldTour calendar

August 1: Strade Bianche (ITA)
August 5 to 9: Tour of Poland
August 8: Milan-Sanremo (ITA)
August 12 to 16: Dauphiné (FRA)
August 16: Ride London (GBR)
August 25: Bretagne Classic (FRA)
August 29 to September 20: Tour de France
September 7 to 14: Tirreno-Adriatico (ITA)
September 11: Quebec GP (CAN)
September 13: Montreal GP (CAN)
September 29 to October 3: BinckBank Tour (BEL)
September 30: Flèche Wallonne (BEL)
October 3 to 25: Tour of Italy
October 4: Liège-Bastogne-Liège (BEL)
October 10: Amstel Gold Race (NED)
October 11: Ghent-Wevelgem (BEL)
October 14: Across Flanders (BEL)
October 15 to 20: Tour of Guangxi (CHN)
October 18: Tour of Flanders (BEL)
October 20 to November 8: Tour of Spain
October 21: Bruges De Panne (BEL)
October 25: Paris-Roubaix (FRA)
October 31: Tour of Lombardy (ITA)

Canceled races

Tour of Catalonia (ESP), initially scheduled from March 23 to 29
E3 Classic (BEL), March 27
Tour of the Basque Country (ESP), from April 6 to 11
Tour de Romandie (SUI), from April 28 to May 3
Tour de Suisse, from June 7 to 14
Clasica San Sebastian (ESP), July 25

Dates to be confirmed

Eschborn Frankfurt (GER), originally planned for May 1
Cyclassics Hamburg (GER), August 16


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