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British Cycling take over organisation of men’s and women’s Tour of Britain

Picture by Alex Whitehead/ - 06/09/2023 - Cycling - 2023 Tour of Britain - Stage 4: Sherwood Forest to Newark-on-Trent (166.6km) - Wout van Aert of Team Jumbo Visma Celebrating his teammates (Olav Kooij) fourth consecutive stage of the 2023 Tour of Britain at Stage 4 in Newark-on-Trent

British Cycling has stated that it intends to hold the men’s Tour of Britain and the Women’s Tour – set to be rebadged as the ‘Tour of Britain Women‘ in 2024, despite the future of the races coming under threat after organisers SweetSpot entered liquidation last month.

SweetSpot’s deal with British Cycling to organise the two stage races was cancelled by the British governing body last November amid allegations that the promoter owed around £700,000 in race licence fees.

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