Substantial changes for final Paris-Nice weekend due to COVID-19 restrictions

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Race organisers ASO have been forced to reroute the final two stages of Paris-Nice after facing pressure from local authorities and the mayor of Nice, who were keen to keep the race away from the Promenade des Anglais seafront as they look to ease a local COVID-19 lockdown. 

The race will still complete eight stages of racing this Sunday but ASO will not bring the race to the Mediterranean city and will instead change the last two stages.

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