World Championships could move to Middle East in November due to COVID-19

Cycling: 89th Road World Championships 2016 / Men Elite
Peloton / Desert / Landscape /
Aspire Zone - The Pearl Qatar (257,5km)/
Men Elite / WC / pool gw © Tim De Waele
The 2016 Road World Championships in Qatar (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

The 2020 UCI Road World Championships could be moved away from Switzerland should the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic force further changes to the revised cycling calendar announced by the sport's governing body last week.

Due to be held in Aigle-Martigny from September 20-27, the UCI's premier event could instead be moved to Oman, Qatar or the United Arab Emirates and held in November if it's not feasible to race in its current slot, reports Marca.

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