Canada became the first nation to pull out of the Olympics while Australia told its athletes to plan for a rescheduling.
The Italian star is waiting to see if his Olympic dreams will be fulfilled in a season thrown into disarray.
The Italian proved he was in good form in France, but now everyone is wondering where they will be racing again.
The pandemic is on the minds of nearly everyone here, but strangely, once the race actually started, Paris-Nice seemed like just about any other bike race.
Dutch races this weekend seeing increasingly-powerful line ups as teams scramble to find opportunities for riders scheduled to start northern classics.
The Official Guide to the 2020 Giro d’Italia will be published in the May issue of VeloNews magazine
Races in Portugal and Spain provide important early season climbing and time trial tests for many marquee names.