British Cycling suspends all events until at least April 30

The Tour of Britain passes through an English village (Image credit: Bettini Photos)

British Cycling has suspended all activity until at least April 30 due to the coronavirus pandemic. All forthcoming races, sportives and coaching courses in Great Britain are thus postponed or cancelled, including the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup in Manchester on April 18-19.

The British Cycling announcement comes after the British government announced on Monday evening that it was advising against unnecessary contact and travel to alleviate the spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that causes the flu-like illness Covid-19. There are over 1,500 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the United Kingdom according to the latest data.

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