Denmark set for clash between Tour de France and European Football Championships in 2021

Tour de France 2021 set to start in Copenhagen
Tour de France 2021 set to start in Copenhagen (Image credit: Getty Images)

While the sports world has been halted by COVID-19 and the cycling world awaits a revised late-season racing calendar, Copenhagen is preparing for a potential clash between the 2021 Tour de France and the postponed 2020 European Football Championships next July. While some believe the city has taken on more sports than it can handle next summer, the city's mayor Frank Jensen confirmed "there is space for both" events.

"Yes, we are many who remember and miss football. We knuckle down in KBH to ensure that our city can host both EM2021 and TdF. We want to create a summer that we will never forget in 2021," Jensen wrote on Twitter.

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