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In recent years the popularity of exercise bikes and rollers for indoor training has increased. One of its advantages is the ease of training without leaving home and the low cost of investment in equipment. Indoor cycling gains fans even among those who like to practice cycling outdoors, as a complement to their training or on occasions when bad weather prevents riding the bike. Since the expansion of the Covid-19 pandemic, the continental cycling family
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In the current context of the coronavirus pandemic, the President of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) David Lappartient called an extraordinary meeting of the UCI Management Committee on 2 April. A series of economic measures were adopted at the meeting to confront the sporting and financial consequences of the world health crisis for the International Federation, in a situation marked by the postponement – or even cancellation – of all upcoming cycling competitions. Cycling at
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For the second time in two weeks, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) brought together all representatives of professional road cycling’s families – AIOCC (organisers), AIGCP (teams) and CPA (riders) – on Wednesday 1 April to discuss the situation of professional road cycling linked to the coronavirus pandemic. Following the meeting, given the severity of the health situation throughout the world, the UCI and its stakeholders unanimously decided to prolong the suspension of cycling competitions until 1
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THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC), THE INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE (IPC), THE TOKYO 2020 ORGANISING COMMITTEE, THE TOKYO METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT AND THE GOVERNMENT OF JAPAN TODAY AGREED NEW DATES FOR THE GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD, IN 2021. THE OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020 WILL BE CELEBRATED FROM 23 JULY TO 8 AUGUST 2021. THEY ALSO AGREED ON NEW DATES FOR THE PARALYMPIC GAMES, WHICH WILL BE CELEBRATED FROM 24 AUGUST UNTIL 5 SEPTEMBER 2021. The leaderships
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In the current context of the Covid-19 pandemic (novel coronavirus), the organisers of numerous events on the UCI International Calendar are obliged to request the postponement or cancellation of their event. To give a clear vision of the impact the pandemic is having on the main UCI events (UCI World Championships and UCI World Cups) and events in the UCI WorldTour and UCI Women’s WorldTour), the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has today published the lists
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The Pan American Cycling Confederation (COPACI) and the Peruvian Cycling Sports Federation have agreed: • For reasons of the expansion and spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19) in our continent and following the recommendations of the World Health Organization and taking into account the measures adopted by the majority of the governments of the region regarding closures of borders, limitation of movements, suspension of public shows that cause crowds of people. • We have decided to POSTPONE
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The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has noted with satisfaction the agreement that has been reached between the Japanese Government, the Organising Committee and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) concerning the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The postponement of the Games to 2021 is in the health and sporting interests of the athletes, as well as all concerned people and parties. Cycling, a historic sport at the Olympic Games and the third Olympic sport in
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THE PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC), THOMAS BACH, AND THE PRIME MINISTER OF JAPAN, ABE SHINZO, HELD A CONFERENCE CALL THIS MORNING TO DISCUSS THE CONSTANTLY CHANGING ENVIRONMENT WITH REGARD TO COVID-19 AND THE OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020. They were joined by Mori Yoshiro, the President of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee; the Olympic Minister, Hashimoto Seiko; the Governor of Tokyo, Koike Yuriko; the Chair of the IOC Coordination Commission, John Coates; IOC
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In the current context of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, which also affects the United States, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) regrets to announce the necessity to postpone the 2020 UCI BMX World Championships which were initially to take place at the North Houston Bike Park in the United States from 26 to 31 May. The UCI fully supports the decision taken by the organisers of the Harris County – Houston Sports Authority, the authorities of
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Dear Fellow Athletes, In this unprecedented crisis we are all united. Like you, we are very much concerned about what the COVID-19 pandemic is doing to people’s lives. Human lives take precedence over everything, including the staging of the Games. The IOC wants to be part of the solution. Therefore we have made it our leading principle to safeguard the health of everyone involved, and to contribute to containing the virus. I would like to assure
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