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THE TOUR IN THE TIME OF COVID

The 2020 Tour de France will forever stand out as an extraordinary edition of the race. It’s been dominated by images of masked riders being acclaimed on the podium by scatterings of masked fans and stage winners rolling into the finish in between barriers with no spectators at all. The threat and fear of Covid-19 has affected the Tour in every imaginable way.

The reception that the race has had since its Grand Départ in

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