All occasions on the worldwide calendar in Russia and Belarus for the 2022 season have been cancelled. The UCI introduced this as we speak in a press launch on the scenario in Ukraine.
UCI: “The International Cycling Federation follows with concern the improvement of the scenario in Ukraine and strongly condemns the violation of worldwide legislation and the territorial integrity of Ukraine (…) It calls for a right away cessation of hostilities and believes that the solely potential approach is the diplomatic approach.
Sport and biking have typically proven the approach to peace and dialogue. These values ought to immediate the Russian authorities to stop hostilities and resume dialogue to provide an opportunity for a peaceable decision to this navy motion.
The International Cycling Federation assures them of its full help and affection. As an indication of solidarity with the harmless residents going through this horrible battle, the UCI raised the Ukrainian flag in entrance of the headquarters of the International Cycling Federation.”
The UCI want to make clear that no UCI occasions will happen in Russia or Belarus in 2022.”