The Paris-Roubaix men’s and women’s races – scheduled to take place on April 11 – have been postponed due to Covid-19, Le Parisien reported on Wednesday.
The reported cancellation of the legendary men's cycling classic and the first-ever women's edition of the race come after rising cases of Covid in Hauts-de-France.
The 2020 edition of the 'Queen of the Classics' race was also postponed once before being cancelled due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
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Organisers declined to comment when contacted by Reuters.
Paris-Roubaix is the third 'Monument' classic of the season after Milan-Sanremo, which has already taken place, the Tour of Flanders, and before Liege-Bastogne-Liege and the Giro di Lombardia.
The Tour of Flanders in Belgium is due to take place on Sunday, April 3 as planned.
Earlier this year the International Cycling Union (UCI), the sport's governing body, decided to extend the season by two weeks until Oct. 31.
It leaves the Oct. 24 and Oct 31 slots open for Paris-Roubaix,
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