Simon Yates extends Mitchelton-Scott contract

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) at the Vuelta a Burgos
Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) at the Vuelta a Burgos (Image credit: Getty Images)

Simon Yates has extended his contract with Mitchelton-Scott, with the 2018 Vuelta a España winner deciding to remain at the team he turned professional with for a further two years.

Mitchelton-Scott announced the news on Wednesday but there was no news regarding the future of Simon's twin brother Adam Yates, who has been strongly linked with a move to Team Ineos for 2021 despite being offered a contract to stay at Mitchelton-Scott.

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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.