Cromwell: Lower costs, ability to adapt will help save women's teams

Tiff Cromwell (Canyon//SRAM) riding to 21st
(Image credit: Velofocus)

While several men's WorldTour teams have already announced pay cuts and redundancies the women's teams at the same level have so far been exempt from the financial strains resulting from the coronavirus and lack of racing.

Women's squads will likely face cuts too, and last week the president of UNIO, Ronny Lauke, expressed his fear that several leading women's teams will be forced to cease operations or scale back in the coming weeks and months with racing off for the foreseeable future.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.