the World Tour races in cycling, the Milano-Sanremo and Tirreno-Adriatico, which would be run later in march, has been cancelled.
It shall notify the organizers from RCS Sport in Milan-Sanremo's website.
the Milan-Sanremo was to be run 21. march, while etapeløbet Tirreno-Adriatico should be settled from the 11. 17. march.
Furthermore, etapeløbet the Giro di Sicilia, which had to be run from the 3. to 6. april has been cancelled.
In advance was endagsløbet Strade Bianche, has been canceled. It was scheduled to be run Saturday.
the Milan-Sanremo is the largest of the canceled race. It is one of cycling's five monuments and the only one, as the veteran's Philippe Gilbert has won.
The 37-year-old cyclist had picked out this year's edition of Milano-Sanremo as one of the season's big objectives to get the full plate among the monuments.
14 doctors from the 11 professional cycling teams sent earlier in the week a letter to the race organizers ASO and RCS Sport and The International cycling federation (UCI) in order to get them to cancel the Italian race.
Italy is the european country hardest hit by the outbreak of the coronavirus.
More than 3,000 people have been infected in the country, and around 150 people have lost their lives as a result of the infection.
the Next race of the World Tour calendar is the etapeløbet Paris-Nice, which is scheduled to start on Sunday and end the following week.
In advance has a number of teams, however, stated that they will not want to put up in the race due to coronasituationen in Europe.
It is about the teams of Astana, Ineos, CCC, Mitchelton-Scott and the UAE, who have chosen to keep a løbspause in the coming time.
last week was the last two stages of the UAE Tour cancelled, after there were found coronavirus in a team.
the Two italians from the staff of one of the teams was infected with the coronavirus, and on Tuesday, it emerged that four additional persons, there was a part of the race, are infected.
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