'It's not impossible, but it'll be difficult': Can riders combine the Tour de France and the Tokyo Olympics in 2020?

With just six days between Paris and the road race in Tokyo, riders may be forced to make a difficult choice

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Only six days separate the Tour de France and Olympics in 2020, with riders facing a task that's "not impossible, but difficult" if they're hunting glory in both races.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.