Setmana Ciclista Valenciana and Itzulia Women's races added to growing list of cancellations in 2021

Lucy Kennedy
Lucy Kennedy wins 2019 Donostia San Sebastian Klasikoa (Image credit: Getty Images)

The women’s peloton has lost two more races from the early season calendar, with Setmana Ciclista Valenciana (February 18-21) being removed and the new Itzulia Basque Country Women's WorldTour event planned for May 14-16 listed as postponed on the UCI’s international calendar for 2021.

Grand Prix de Denain–Porte du Hainau, a men’s 1.Pro event that was scheduled for March 18, has also been removed from the calendar.

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She began her sports journalism career with Cyclingnews as a North American Correspondent in 2006. In 2018, Kirsten became Women's Editor – overseeing the content strategy, race coverage and growth of women's professional cycling – before becoming Deputy Editor in 2023.