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Stuttgart six-day cancelled

By:
Susan Westemeyer
Published:
October 15, 2008, 0:00 BST,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 21:54 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News, October 15, 2008

In more unfortunate six-day news however, this season's Stuttgart Six – due to take place from...

In more unfortunate six-day news however, this season's Stuttgart Six – due to take place from January 15-20 – has been cancelled due to the recent scandals surrounding Bernard Kohl and Stefan Schumacher.

Event organisers explained that sponsors would be difficult to find and fans may boycott the racing given the plethora of negative headlines emanating from the sport. "Professional cycling has a huge image problem; currently we can nothing to change this," said a spokesperson.

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