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Tour de France postponed until August Because of coronavirus pandemic

The planet’s most prestigious cycling race, the Tour de France, was postponed on account of this coronavirus outbreak.

The delay comes after French President Emmanuel Macron declared on Monday that occasions amassing a massive audience would need to be postponed until the center of July on account of the continuing coronavirus outbreak which has killed tens of thousands in France.

“The organizers of the Tour de France have been in contact and have reached an agreement with each the different parties involved, in the regional communities into the public government,” the event organizers said in an announcement submitted to their site.

The tour was originally intended to begin at the end of June and end in July. It’s currently planned to start in Nice on August 29 and finish in Paris on September 20. The occasion hasn’t begun so late in the year.

The path will remain unchanged.

It is not the first athletic event to be postponed since the start of the catastrophe. The 2020 Olympics are set to happen in 2021.

“We all expect that the 2020 Tour de France can help turn the page over the tough time that we’re now experiencing,” the organizers said.