Autumn Grand Tours can help create hope, says Vuelta a España boss

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Like so many people right now, Vuelta a España director Javier Guillén is currently playing a waiting game. But within those parameters, the head of cycling’s third Grand Tour is determined that the race will be as prepared as possible for a return when the time finally comes.

"Now the UCI have published their communiqué and the Tour de France dates are set in place, the other races can find their place in the calendar," Guillen tells Cyclingnews.

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.