On May 22, 2022, the Kyoto stage of the "Tour of Japan", the highest international bicycle road race in Japan, was held on a loop course spanning Kyotanabe City and Seika Town, Kyoto Prefecture. Due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection, it will be held in Kyoto for the first time in four years. About 42,000 spectators lined the roadside and cheered loudly.

Articles are excerpts from reports and news in the Kyoto Shimbun. Due to automatic translation, some expressions may not be accurate.