Teams expecting imminent decision on Paris-Roubaix as postponement rumours continue

No official word from organisers since media reports suggested the race would be postponed

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In the absence of any official word from organisers and politicians, speculation and rumours are dominating the conversation surrounding this year’s staging of Paris-Roubaix.

Rising Covid-19 cases in northern France mean that Roubaix and the surrounding area is currently back in lockdown, with people only allowed to leave their home for essential reasons.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.