The race

the Legendary Cycling race “Tour de France” will be postponed for an indefinite period in connection with the pandemic of coronavirus, according to French newspaper L’equipe.

Originally the race was to be from June 27 to July 19. The transfer is due to the decision of the French authorities on the extension of the ban on mass events until mid-July.

the extension of the anti-virus measures announced on the eve of the President of France Emmanuel macron.

En raison du coronavirus, le Tour de France ne devrait pas avoir lieu en juillet et va devoir dcaler ses dates

— L QUIPE (@lequipe) April 14, 2020

the General race Director Christian Prudhomme has said that he doesn’t consider the complete abolition of the race or holding her without an audience.

First has been canceled multi-day Cycling race “Giro d’italia”, as well as one-day competitions “Milan – Sanremo”, the “Tour of Flanders and Paris – Roubaix”. The world championship road race is still scheduled to be held in late September in Switzerland.