Chris Froome fears large crowds even if Tour de France is 'behind closed doors'
03 May 2020 03:37
Four-times winner thinks crowds would gather along course Coronavirus has pushed Tour back two monthsChris Froome said the Tour de France can work without spectators but questioned how organisers can prevent crowds converging along the course.Initially due to start on 27 June, the coronavirus pandemic has pushed the Tour back until 29 August and doubts remain given the differing Covid-19 situations across the world. The French government has said no mass gatherings can take place before September but the Tour will be allowed to go ahead on its new date if the opening stages are managed correctly. Related: Team Ineos will pull out of Tour if it is not safe, warns Dave Brailsford Continue readingreadfullarticle