Celebrations on Nice: Tour de France finale to leave Paris for first time in 2024

  • Olympic Games mean final stage of 2024 race will end in Nice
  • Tour will conclude with a time trial for first time since 1989

The Tour de France will finish in Nice rather than Paris in the summer of 2024, organisers have announced.

The famous race will finish at the other end of the country from Paris for the first time in its history on 21 July as the capital builds up to hosting the Olympics a few days later.

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Davide Rebellin, former Paris-Nice winner, dies after being hit by driver in truck

  • Italian cyclist killed while training near Vicenza
  • Rebellin retired this year after three decades in sport

Davide Rebellin, the Italian cyclist who won the Amstel Gold Race, La Fleche Wallonne and Liège-Bastogne-Liège in a stellar 2004 season and the Paris-Nice race in 2008, has died aged 51 after being hit by a driver in a truck while training near Vicenza, local media reported on Wednesday.

Rebellin, who also won an individual stage in the 1996 Giro d’Italia, was killed instantly in the incident, which occurred at Montebello Vicentino shortly before midday, Il Gazzettino reported. The report added that the vehicle did not stop at the scene and that police were looking for it and the driver.

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