Final two stages of Paris-Nice altered due to coronavirus lockdown

For the second year in a row, the stage race will finish just short of the French Riviera

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The final two stages of Paris-Nice have been altered to avoid Nice as coronavirus restrictions continue in the surrounding areas.

The mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, said earlier in the week he wasn't keen on the idea of the race finishing on the Promenade des Anglais in the middle of the city in order to keep the area open to residents and has now confirmed the route has been changed.

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