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    Added: tuesday 14 April 2020 at 12:41:00

    Coronavirus: the Tour de France 2020 to be rescheduled, but when? - from 29 August till 20 September

    Coronavirus: the Tour de France 2020 to be rescheduled, but when? - from 29 August till 20 SeptemberIt was more and more likely over the past few weeks, but after the announcements made by Emmanuel Macron in his speech last night, it has become mandatory to cancel the Tour de France 2020 at its initial dates, which were from Saturday 27 June 2020 till Sunday 19 July 2020.

    Cancelation at these dates, but maybe followed by a rescheduled edition? Let's have a look in detail at the different aspects around rescheduling the event!

    Why should the Tour de France 2020 be rescheduled?

    Several answers to this question!

    First of all because the initial dates won't work anymore. The Tour de France 2020 was planned to have its Grand Départ in Nice on Saturday 27 June 2020, preceded by the usual programme of pre-race operations starting on Wednesday 24 June 2020 with the opening of the Perma ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: Tour de France| Tour de France 2020
  • Added: saturday 07 March 2020 at 23:25:00

    The Paris-Nice 2020 race route on Open Street Maps and in Google Earth, stage profiles and time- and route schedules

    The Paris-Nice 2020 race route on Open Street Maps and in Google Earth, stage profiles and time- and route schedulesWhile the French cycling season is starting up again in March (after some first races in February) Paris-Nice or "the race to the sun" is on the programme starting this Sunday 8 and going on until Sunday 15 March 2020. 8 stages, including one individual time trial halfway the week, will bring the 136 riders of 17 teams from Plaisir to Nice in about 1220 kilometers traveling all the way from Paris down to the south of France.

    As usual, velowire.com allows you to discover the race route on extremely detailed maps, based on Open Street Maps but also available for download in Google Earth, so you can do - if you want to - a virtual fly-over on one or several stages of Paris-Nice 2020.


    The organisation of Paris-Nice is a bit disturbed this year due to the COVID19 / coronavirus health situation. Therefore, several mesures will be taken in order to limit the propagation risk of the virus related to the race. For ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: Paris-Nice| Paris-Nice 2020| Open Street Maps/Google Maps/Google Earth
  • Added: monday 14 October 2019 at 18:20:00

    Tour de France 2020: the rumours on the race route and the start and finish cities!

    Tour de France 2020: the rumours on the race route and the start and finish cities!this article has not been translated in English and will probably not be; you can read it below in French

    article publié initialement le 15 septembre 2019 à 17h41, mis à jour le 15 septembre à 20h56, le 16 septembre à 10h03 et à 19h06, le 18 septembre à 21h04, le 20 septembre à 17h37, le 22 septembre à 23h20, le 24 septembre à 11h00, à 12h18 et à 18h11, le 30 septembre à 23h03, le 1er octobre à 17h05, le 3 octobre à 11h11 et à 12h46, le 7 octobre à 11h18 et à 19h50, le 8 octobre à 22h50, le 9 octobre à 22h54, le 12 octobre à 19h09 et le 14 octobre à 13h05 et à 18h20

    Alors que l'annonce officielle n'aura lieu que le mardi 15 octobre prochain au Palais des Congrès à Paris, événement au cours duquel Christian Prudhomme présentera les villes départ et arrivée, les difficultés et les grandes lignes du parcours, vous avez l'habitude de retrouver ici en septembre/octobre les premières rumeurs sur le parcours du ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: Tour de France| Tour de France 2020
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    Interview Jérémy Roy à l'occasion des 20 ans de l'équipe cycliste FDJ Giro d'Italia 2016 : interview Vincenzo Nibali, winner of the race Giro d'Italia 2016: 20- Guillestre (FR) - Sant-Anna di Vinadio - Rein Taaramae & Vincenzo Nibali Giro d'Italia 2016: 19- Pinerolo - Risoul (FR) - Vincenzo Nibali & Esteban Chaves Giro d'Italia 2016: 17- Molveno - Cassano d'Adda - Roger Kluge & Steven Kruijswijk

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