UCI announces general framework for revised Women's WorldTour

The UCI will hold a working group to tackle the issues facing women's cycling during the pandemic (Image credit: Getty Images)

The UCI announced Thursday that it is evaluating the effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on women’s professional cycling, with input from stakeholders within the sport, and that it aims to resume competition during the 2020 season. 

In its press release, the UCI stated that it is working with representatives of women riders, the CPA Women and Marianne Vos in her role of member of the UCI Athletes’ Commission and riders’ representative on the UCI Road Commission. It is also working with the race organisers association, the AIOCC, along with organisers of UCI Women’s WorldTour events and the newly launched women’s teams association UNIO.

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Kirsten Frattini
Deputy Editor

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.