Hopes that the largest Cycling race the Tour de France 2020 may be held in accordance with the schedule this summer, it looks like it crashed after the decision of the President of France.
In his address to the nation, Emmanuel macron said that France will remain in quarantine until may 11 to try to stop the spread COVID-19, and that prior to July 11 will not be allowed to hold large public events.
The 107th Tour de France was to begin on 27 June in nice and last until July 19. Colombian Egan Bernal hopes to defend his title in the competition against his teammate Ineos, Chris froome. 4-time British winner of the Tour must return to the competition, conceding the race in 2019 due to injuries received during a fall from the bike.
Official confirmation of the postponement of the race this year has not yet been reported, it is expected at the end of this month. But the event just will not be able to pass with the audience. It is expected that the organisers will reject the option of the race without the fans. UCI said that working with stakeholders on the development of a new racing calendar for the year 2020, giving priority to the Grand tours and Monuments.