Hope and expectation as virus-delayed Tour de France starts

Team Ineos rider Colombia's Egan Bernal (right) looks on prior the start of the 1st stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race, 156km on August 29, 2020.


Photo credit: Kenzo Tribouillard | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The Tour was originally slated for June.
  • Stage one of the three-week epic over the peaks and plains of France embarked from Nice's iconic Promenade des Anglais, but there were few spectators amid tightened health protocols.

Nice, France

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