Paris-Roubaix cancelled amid COVID-19 disaster


“On the request of the Prefet du Nord, Prefet des Hauts de France and following well being minister Olivier Veran’s announcement yesterday, that positioned the Lille Metropolitan space on most alert, the 118th version of Paris-Roubaix [UCI WorldTour] and the primary version of Paris-Roubaix Femmes [UCI Women’s WorldTour], initially scheduled to happen on the 25th October, is not going to be going down,” organisers ASO mentioned in an announcement.

The subsequent version will happen on April 11, 2021, ASO added.

ASO additionally organised the Tour de France, which was held from August 29 to September 20 after the race was postponed from its standard July slot.

The entire biking calendar was reshuffled in April, with the Giro d’Italia, initially scheduled in Could-June, having began final Saturday.