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Eight women's teams apply for new UCI WorldTour licence

BUILTH WELLS, WALES - JUNE 14: Start / Coryn Rivera of The United States and Team Sunweb Red Eisberg sprints jersey / Liane Lippert of Germany and Team Sunweb OVO Energy Green leader jersey / Lizzie Elizabeth Armitstead-Deignan of United Kingdom and Team Trek - Segafredo Blue HSBC UK British Cycling best British rider jersey / Christine Majerus of Luxembourg and Team Boels Dolmans Black SKODA Queen of the Mountains jersey / Jolien D'Hoore of Belgium and Team Boels Dolmans Pink Breast Cancer Care points jersey / Chantal Blaak of The Netherlands and Team Boels Dolmans / Peloton / Landscape / during the 6th OVO Energy Women's Tour 2019, Stage 5 a 140km stage from Llandrindod Wells to Builth Wells / #OVOWT / #UCIWWT / on June 14, 2019 in Builth Wells, Wales. (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)
Applications came from eight squads, with notable absence from the UCI WorldTour leaders Boels-Dolmans