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The Digital Swiss 5 virtual cycling series launched in April, drawing significant audiences from around the world. It may point the way toward a more digital future for the sport as it navigates its way out of the Covid-19 crisis. Adam Nelson reports.

When Velon announced that it had filed an anti-trust case with the European Commission against the UCI, in September, it exposed a fault line that had long been threatening to send shockwaves through cycling. Adam Nelson speaks with the organisation's chief executive, Graham Bartlett, about the implications of the case for the sport.

Over-the-top streaming service the Olympic Channel will show free live coverage of the Tour de Suisse-backed ‘Digital Swiss 5’ e-cycling event.

International broadcaster Eleven Sports has acquired live rights to the Tour de Suisse-backed ‘Digital Swiss 5’ e-cycling event in six territories.

UK commercial broadcaster ITV is in talks to acquire rights to the forthcoming ‘Digital Swiss 5’ e-cycling event, SportBusiness understands.

The 2020 season of cycling’s team-backed Hammer Series has been suspended with organiser Velon blaming its ongoing dispute with the sport’s global governing body, the UCI.