Chris Froome headlines Challenge of Stars as uncertainty rumbles on

Beatrice J. Doty

Chris Froome (Team Ineos) will take part in RCS news virtual event called ‘The Challenge of Stars’ this weekend, with the four-time Tour de France champion joined by Vincenzo Nibali, Jakob Fuglsang, Warren Barguil and other big-name riders.

RCS have organized two events on the Bkool platform with sprinters competing on Saturday and then climbers following suit a day later. The competition will take on a head-to-head format.

The race will be Froome’s first form of competition since Cyclingnews last week broke the story that Froome, out of contract at the end of the season, had been approached by several teams for next seasons. Discussions had also included the idea of a mid-season move ahead of the this year’s rescheduled Tour de France.

Froome – who has been drawn against Barguil in the first round of The Challenge of Stars – was coy when the matter of

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Premier League could face a year of coronavirus restrictions

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Premier League has been told by government experts that coronavirus restrictions could endure for at least a year across English football, with players allowed to resume only non-contact training from Tuesday.

England’s top division has been studying how the Bundesliga was able to resume competition at the weekend while being realistic about missing its aspiration of getting back underway by June 12.

”We have to be flexible about it,” Premier League chief executive Richard Masters said in a media call Monday. ”The Germans are a couple of steps ahead of us obviously and we can learn from them and watch them and take confidence from their success.”

Team executives will hold talks next Tuesday to discuss protocols for allowing players to take part in contact training, but it is dependent on government approval and there being no new spike in COVID-19 cases after an easing

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Lakers get OK to open practice facility, per report

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The Los Angeles Lakers will open their practice facility on Saturday after getting clearance from city and county health officials, per a report by The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania.

The Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday that the county was “with all certainty” expected to extend its stay-at-home order through at least July. The Lakers had reportedly been in talks with the city mayor’s office about reopening the facility.

The NBA targeted May 8 as an official reopen date for team facilities, though only a few franchises took advantage.

Practice facility availability will be limited

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel, left, talks with forward LeBron James, center, and forward Anthony Davis. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The Lakers facility will not be open every day of the week, Charania reported. The NBA imposed strict regulations for those that do open their facilities in

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What Will Be Allowed Starting Monday

TWIN CITIES, MN — Starting Monday, what’s known as “dispersed” and “remote camping” will be allowed in Minnesota, per Gov. Tim Walz’s latest executive order called “Stay Safe MN.”

A dispersed campsite is defined as a “single campsite, not in a developed campground, used for overnight camping.” A remote campsite is a “designated backpack or watercraft campsite, not in a developed campground, used for overnight camping.”

Remote and dispersed camping typically happen in Minnesota state forests. Find out more on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources website.

Developed campgrounds will remain closed to recreational camping. Hiking and fishing are allowed at campgrounds, however.

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Here are a list of activities and facilities that will reopen or stay open Monday:

  • Minnesota State Parks, Trails,

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