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France Télévisions buoyed by minimal Tour de France-Roland Garros overlap

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French public-service broadcaster France Télévisions has issued its support for the Tour de France’s rescheduled dates, saying that the minimal overlap with tennis’ French Open will ease its scheduling headache.

The Tour de France has been moved back by two months to a new slot between August 29 to September 20 as a result of the ongoing ban on large gatherings amidst the Covid-19 crisis.

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