Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana postponed due to increased COVID-19 risk

PRIVAS FRANCE SEPTEMBER 02 Start Egan Arley Bernal Gomez of Colombia and Team INEOS Grenadiers Mask Covid Safety Measures during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 5 a 183km stage from Gap to Privas 277m TDF2020 LeTour on September 02 2020 in Privas France Photo by Stephane Mahe PoolGetty Images
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The Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana has become the latest in the ever increasing list of February races to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving just the Etoile de Bessèges race in France on the early-season calendar for next week.

The 2.Pro five-day  stage race, won last year by Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) was due to go ahead next week, from February 3rd - 7th.

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.