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North West 200 cancelled due to pandemic

Bike event off for second successive year

Northern Ireland's biggest road race has been cancelled for the second year in a row.

Organisers of the North West 200 say advice from government and health officials indicated coronavirus will be around for some time to come, despite the rollout of vaccines.

There had been talk of moving the event to until later in the year but that has also been dropped.

The North West 200 normally takes place just before the TT in May and the provisional new dates for 2022 are 8-14 May.

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