A high-quality field will compete in a shortened Critérium du Dauphiné as the rescheduled race warms up to the Tour de France later this month.
Brest will host the Grand Départ of the 2021 Tour de France after Copenhagen's staging of the event was shifted to 2022.
Denmark will host the Tour de France Grand Depart in 2022 after a change in the race dates made it impossible for Copenhagen to stage the marquee cycling event next year.
Next year's Tour de France has been moved forward by a week to avoid a clash with the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
NTT Pro Cycling Team and Tibco-Silicon Valley Bank secured overall victories as the inaugural Virtual Tour de France concluded.
French sportswear company Le Coq Sportif has said there will be three different versions of the famous yellow jersey for the 2020 edition of the Tour de France.
Thomas Voeckler, manager of the French cycling team, believes it will be "almost mission impossible" to field the country's strongest team at Tokyo 2020 due to a clash with the Tour de France.
Riders have competed in the first two stages of the virtual Tour de France as organisers seek to raise money for charity during the coronavirus pandemic.
Copenhagen has reportedly informed Tour de France organisers that it is not realistic to bring forward the start of next year’s race.
Tour de France organisers have asked to change the start date of the 2021 race in order to avoid a clash with the re-arranged Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Samples from the 2017 Tour de France are being retested for a previously undetectable performance-enhancing substance following the Operation Aderlass doping scandal.
The Italian regions of Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna have launched a joint bid to host the Tour de France Grand Depart.
Disgraced American cyclist Lance Armstrong has claimed that his years of doping could have been a factor in him developing testicular cancer.
The Belgian Cycling Federation has announced a new date for its National Road Race Championships, which are now set to take place two days after the conclusion of the Tour de France.
The 2020 Tour de France has been moved to between August 29 and September 20 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been confirmed.