Plan for a late-August 2020 Tour de France leaked

Jets launch the final day of racing along the Champs Elysees
Jets launch the final day of racing along the Champs Elysees (Image credit: Tim de Waele/

The French newspaper Dauphiné Libéré reported on Tuesday that it has exclusive information of a plan to run the 2020 Tour de France between August 29 and September 20. 

The organisers, ASO, planned to wait until May 15 to make a decision to postpone the race because of the COVID-19 pandemic but their plans were forced on Monday after French President Emmanuel Macron announced a ban on mass gatherings until at least mid-July.

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