Don't expect a normal Tour de France this year, UCI warns

The UCI's medical boss has reiterated that living with the virus for years to come will also impact the future of the world's biggest bike race

Didi the devil at the 2020 Tour de France (Marco Bertorello/AFP via Getty Images)

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Don't expect a normal Tour de France this year is the message from the UCI's medical boss, who has urged caution as WorldTour racing gets underway in 2021.

The UAE Tour saw only one team withdraw (Alpecin-Fenix) due to a positive coronavirus test, while the one-day Omloop Het Nieuwsblad went off without a hitch.

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