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.


Simon has been news editor at since 2009, reporting on 10 editions and counting of pro cycling’s biggest races such as the Tour de France, stories on issues including infrastructure and campaigning, and interviewing some of the biggest names in cycling. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, his background has proved invaluable in reporting on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, and the bike industry. He splits his time between London and Cambridge, and loves taking his miniature schnauzer Elodie on adventures in the basket of her Elephant Bike.

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