Paris-Nice will hold rest of race 'behind closed doors' because of coronavirus

Buffer zones will restrict public access at the start and finish

Deceuninck - Quick-Step at Paris-Nice 2020 (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)

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Paris-Nice organisers have announced the rest of the 2020 edition will be held "behind closed doors" as they look to comply with authorities over the coronavirus threat posed by and to the race.

ASO announced during stage two that they will comply with new regulations set out by French authorities to limit public gatherings of more than 1,000 by banning public access from the start and finish of stages.

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