The Cyclists' Alliance steps up to support British athletes affected by Brexit

Lizzie Deignan (Great Britain)
Lizzie Deignan (Great Britain) (Image credit: Getty Images)

The Cyclists' Alliance (TCA) is working with British Cycling to offer support to British athletes who need to travel from United Kingdom to Europe for training and competition based on their employment contracts with UCI-registered women's teams

The support is offered to those athletes who need help navigating travel and work permits after Brexit where the transition period for the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union ended on December 31, 2020.

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Kirsten Frattini
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Kirsten Frattini is the Deputy Editor of Cyclingnews, overseeing the global racing content plan.

Kirsten has a background in Kinesiology and Health Science. She has been involved in cycling from the community and grassroots level to professional cycling's biggest races, reporting on the WorldTour, Spring Classics, Tours de France, World Championships and Olympic Games.

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.