Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome unsure orgnanisers can prevent large crowd gatherings at 29 August race
The Tour, scheduled to start on 27 June, was pushed back to 29 August due to the outbreak. Mass gatherings have been banned in France until September, with the country recording more than 168,000 coronavirus cases and over 24,000 deaths.
Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome to make comeback from horrific injury at UAE Tour in February
British rider Froome has not raced since he broke his right femur, elbow, hip and several ribs in a training crash as he geared up for last year's Tour de France
Poulidor had been hospitalised since early October and "he left us this morning," his wife Gisele told AFP from their home in western France.
Tour de France 2018: From Team Sky's dominance to Geraint Thomas' popularity, takeaways from this year's race
Team Sky's Geraint Thomas won the Tour de France 2018. We take a look at 10 takeaways from the race; some new, some reinforcing the old, but all that will impact the race and cycling in 2019
Tour de France: Sluggish Mark Cavendish eliminated after failing to make the time cut at end of Stage 11
Although given a warm applause for finishing the stage, sprint king Cavendish refused to speak to media at the finish line. He promptly turned around and rode downhill towards his team hotel.
Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome wins his fourth title, Dylan Groenewegen claims maiden win in Stage 21
Chris Froome secured his fourth Tour de France title at the end of the 21st and final stage won by Dylan Groenewegen on Sunday and said it was a huge honour to be amongst cycling's greats.