The sixth edition of the Tour de Yorkshire, scheduled for April 30 to May 3, 2020 in the historic district of Yorkshire, north of England, has been delayed due to the progress of the pandemic of Covid-19 virus.
This was announced this afternoon in a press release by the French company Amaury Sport Organization (ASO), co-organizer of the Yorkshire Tour and the organizer of others like Tour de France, Paris- Nice, Paris-Roubaix…
“As part of the battle against the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19), Welcome to the Yorkshire Sports Organization and Amaury, the organizers of the Tour de Yorkshire and the women’s race Asda Tour de Yorkshire , decided to postpone the next version of the race, “they explained.
Organizers have progressed that they have “worked with UCI to try to find alternate dates on the international cycling schedule for the race”.
In a similar way, the “Tour de Yorkshire Ride” cyclist in which 4,500 fans have been registered and must be held on the same path as the test of experts has been suspended.
Small clubs enjoy the focus after the virus stops its spread
Pilots While the Premier League, The Championship, League One and League Two have ceased operations on Saturday due to the corona virus, the lower ranks clubs continue to challenge – delighted with some of the ball addicts stone in the water.
As a result, thousands of fans appeared in more than 20 matches played in the National League, National League North and National League South on Saturday.
In total, 2154 people – almost expected – were in West Yorkshire to witness the town of Halifax losing 1-0 at home to Ebbsfleet United.
Some clubs, such as Halifax, have offered fans of other clubs cheaper tickets for £ 10.
Among other reasons, supporters of clubs from higher ranks have appeared in several places to fix their football despite the risk of infection. Meanwhile, small clubs fear the financial consequences of suspending lower ranks.
Halifax’s manager, Pete Wild, said he was “pleasantly surprised” that the tournament would continue despite calls from the higher ranks.
DBU and DBU Bredde have decided to cancel all football activities in Denmark between and to Sunday, March 29.