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Ed Sheeran breaks arm in bicycle crash, tour dates at risk

Singer-songwriter was reportedly knocked from his bike in London

Singer songwriter Ed Sheeran has broken his arm while cycling, witn a number of media outlets reporting that he was knocked from his bike while riding in London.

In a post to Instagram this morning, Sheeran showed his arm in a cast and said he would wait for medical advice.

The injury may well mean the cancellation of forthcoming  tour dates.

The 26-year-old is die to perform in Taiwan on Sunday, followed by dates elsewhere in the Far East and South East Asia over the next month.

In the second half of November, he is also due to play in India and Dubai.

In 2014 a bike crash in New York City's Central Park resulted in U2 frontman Bono sustaining a shattered elbow that put him out of action for months and also affected his ability to play the guitar.

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Simon joined road.cc as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.

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