'I don't think it's realistic': Tour of Flanders is latest race heading towards cancellation

It would be the first time since 1918 that the race hasn't been held

Tour of Flanders 2019 (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

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The 2020 edition of the Tour of Flanders is looking increasingly unlikely to go ahead after the Belgian sports minister said it wasn't "realistic" for the race to happen amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

"Let's be honest," Ben Weyts told Belgian radio, "I don't think it's going to be feasible. That a whole peloton from all over the world could settle in Flanders a few days after April 3…we must also show a sense of responsibility."

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