Teams Selection of Critérium du
Dauphiné 2014

Tuesday, January 28th

The organisers have chosen the teams that will take part in the 66th edition of the Critérium du Dauphiné (June 8-15). Read more

De Marchi wins in Risoul, Froome
takes the overall...

Friday, September 13th

Chris Froome is the winner of the 65th Criterium du Dauphiné. He finished second in the last stage in Risoul behind Alessandro De Marchi who courageously stayed ahead of the big stars and claimed... Read more

Partners

Main sponsor

Institutional Partners

Région Rhône Alpes

Official broadcasters

Media sponsors

Le Dauphiné Libéré France Bleu France Info

Official partners

Savoie Mon+Blanc Vittel

LCL, partner of the Yellow and Blue Jersey

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LCL Banque

LCL is truly committed to cycling and is celebrating more 30 years as a Tour de France partner. Today it sponsors the overall leaders’ jersey for all of ASO’s stage races in France.

LCL reinforces its presence throughout the year thanks to internationally renowned cycling races including:

  • Paris-Nice
  • Critérium International
  • Paris-Roubaix
  • Tour de Picardie
  • Critérium du Dauphiné
  • Tour de France

Discover all of LCL’s news on the following social networks: facebook.com/LCL, Twitter : @MaillotjauneLCL et Instagram : @lclbanque

www.lcl.com

Ragt semences, partner of the stage winner

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RAGT Semences

At the head of a professional cycling team in 2004 and 2005, RAGT Semences, and thus the nation's farmers, made its comeback in the peloton last season.

Through its research, RAGT Semences produces and markets seeds worldwide through its 17 subsidiaries and a hundred or so salesmen, interacting daily with farmers and distributors.

In the field of agriculture, RAGT Semences has won recognition for its varieties of corn, wheat, sunflower, rapeseed and forage grasses.

To the general public, the name RAGT Semences signifies the varieties of durum wheat used in the pasta made by the largest French and Italian brands, as well as the seeded lawns that are the international hallmarks of many sports fields.

www.ragtsemences.com

PMU, partner of the Green Jersey

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PMU

PMU, the leading betting operator in France and the 2nd leading operator for online sports betting, is a long-standing sports partner. PMU is very involved in cycling and in particular it has been a significant partner of the Tour de France for more than 20 years and more recently of the French Cycling Cup and the French Cycling Championships. Its network with almost 12,000 sales outlets established throughout France represents an effective way of bringing people together, allowing it to support major sports events. By sponsoring the Critérium du Dauphiné’s Green Jersey, PMU is increasing its involvement in cycling.

www.pmu.fr

ALDEN, an official partner

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Alden

Alden is one of Europe’s leading mobile multi-media service providers and offers television, satellite broadcasting and Internet solutions that are adapted to each country. Alden is offering the first automatic satellite antenna, the I-AS4, which has a lifetime guarantee, is operated by the IGC multimedia tablet and will be the first of its kind in the world. The launch of this product is really good news for motorhome users. Alden contributes to making leisure vehicles more modern.

www.alden.fr

SAVOY MONT-BLANC, partner of the White Jersey

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Savoie Mont-Blanc

Savoie Mont Blanc: the perfect destination for cyclists!
From the gentlest to the most demanding, Savoie Mont Blanc boasts 68 mountain passes and climbs. This summer, 14 of them will be reserved for a morning on certain dates with a distance of 8 to 20km which will solely be reserved for climbers. So all motor vehicles must steer clear! The first event will take place on 16th June with the ascent of the Relais du Mont du Chat, with its commanding views of the Lac du Bourget and Mont-Blanc in the background and the last one will be held on 24th August with the climb of the Col du Grand Cucheron, providing more spectacular scenery! Other climbs also featured on the agenda: the Col de l’Iseran, the Col de la Croix de Fer, the Salève, etc. For true enthusiasts!

www.1jour1col.com

www.savoie-mont-blanc.com

Randstad, an official partner

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Randstad

Randstad, an official partner of the Critérium du Dauphiné, is proud to associate its image with this legendary cycling race. The world's second largest group for HR services, Randstad offers the full range of business services: recruitment, temporary, direct approach, consulting, training, reclassification, etc.

Randstad aims to foster continuous innovation, based on quality service to companies and candidates. Through its network of agencies, present throughout the country, the group displays its determination to promote and attract the best talent, while respecting their diversity.

www.randstad.fr

ALCATEL ONE TOUCH, an official partner

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Alcatel One Touch

ALCATEL ONE TOUCH creates, develops and distributes a wide range of mobile phones and multimedia tablets.

ALCATEL ONE TOUCH designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of mobile phones and Internet products. It provides mobile media solutions adapted to each use: the Internet, email, social networks, photographs, music, android applications, etc.

On the strength of its values of proximity, generosity and performance, ALCATEL ONE TOUCH is committing itself to the world of cycling for several years alongside ASO, as an official partner of the Tour de France, the Vuelta and several other cycling races including the Critérium du Dauphiné.

www.alcatelonetouch.com

FESTINA, the Official Timekeeper

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Festina

Festina has been renowned throughout the world for 110 years as being a maker of high quality watches and has been able to establish itself as a symbol of elegance and dynamism, while still respecting traditions and authenticity.

So it is natural that Festina, which has been very involved in the sports world and in particular in cycling for more than 20 years, is the official timekeeper for the Tour de France and many other international competitions including the Critérium du Dauphiné.

www.festina.fr

AG2R LA MONDIALE, an official partner

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AG2R La Mondiale

AG2R LA MONDIALE specialises in personal insurance, both on an individual and collective level, and is the leader in social protection in France.

We offer all of our clients and their families tailor-made innovative solutions at the right price, to safeguard their income, protect their health and cover them in the event of life accidents.

We combine solidarity and performance on a daily basis within the French social protection system. Our effective management allows us to protect 8 million people and 25% of companies in France.

This unique approach to our profession has encouraged us to be involved in cycling for the last 15 years to promote team spirit and allows us to support health care by favouring physical exercise.

AG2R LA MONDIALE: the very opposite of every man for himself.

www.ag2rlamondiale.fr

LE COQ SPORTIF, an official partner

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le coq sportif

Le Coq Sportif has been a partner of A.S.O.'s main races since 2012 and supplies the leaders' jerseys: the Yellow Jersey, the Green Jersey, the Polka Dot Jersey and the White Jersey. This year the greatest champions will wear the French brand’s jerseys once again, following suit with the legendary Bernard Hinault and Eddy Merckx. A partner of the greatest cycling event in the world, Le Coq Sportif is pursuing its course with the launch of a Cycling Sport Performance line, which can be discovered in outlets in September 2013.
Le Coq Sportif: passionate about sport since 1882.

www.lecoqsportif.fr

Škoda, the Official Car

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Škoda

We focus all your needs, however varied... and you can be sure of finding the best quality / reliability / price with our range.
All that you have to do is to choose between the Citigo, Fabia, Roomster, Yeti or the Superb and soon the new Octavia.
With their original designs and comfortable fittings, Škoda vehicles have nothing to envy the competition.
As a Volkswagen Group brand, we have been able to increase the quality of our vehicles and our image alongside one of the largest manufacturers.
Feel free to come and discover our brand from our distributors.

www.skoda.fr

Mavic, providing assistance during the race

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Mavic

Mavic, a French manufacturer of wheel systems, rims, pedals and computers for cycling, was founded in 1889 in Lyon (124 years ago). Today Mavic designs and produces a full range of technical and innovative equipment for cyclists. Discover all the details on www.mavic.com, and on the Mavic Facebook and YouTube pages.

www.mavic.com

VITTEL, the Official Water

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Vittel

It is essential to drink before, during and after any sports activity. Water is an essential element for each and every one of us, especially sportsmen and women, where even slight dehydration will not allow our physical performances to be maintained.

By drinking VITTEL natural mineral water you will be able to hydrate yourself throughout your physical activity!

Those who drink VITTEL appreciate its balanced taste and mineral content which provides them with a sensation of freshness and vitality. This is why so many sportsmen and women choose VITTEL as their preferred water!

*For a healthy lifestyle, eat a balanced and varied diet. Drinking 2 litres of water per day, regardless of the brand, contributes to maintaining normal physical and cognitive functions.

www.vittel.fr

Le dauphiné libéré, official media partner

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Le Dauphiné Libéré

Since its first edition on 12th of June 1947, the Critérium du Dauphiné has been very closely linked to the history of paper, providing a wonderful sounding board for the race through its sports pages.

In the first days of June, the race founded by Georges Cazeneuve will criss-cross the roads of our region, from the Alpine massifs to the Rhône Valley, a route marked with the outstanding achievements which have carved out the legend of this unique event.

Today we continue to inform our readers by dedicating 8 pages every day to this 65th edition, so that they can follow the adventures and achievements of the peloton’s greatest riders, stage after stage, on the roads of our beautiful region.

www.ledauphine.com

France Bleu, official media partner

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France Bleu

With a cumulative audience of 8%, i.e. nearly 4, 238, 000 listeners daily*, the France Bleu network (43 local radio stations) is maintaining its close relationship with its loyal listeners. Tune in for news of the Criterium du Dauphiné every day live from the finish line on France Bleu Pays de Savoie and France Bleu Isère.

All your frequencies are available on: francebleu.fr

*Source: 126, 000 Médiamétrie interviews carried out from Jan to March 2012 / Jan to March 2013, with a population aged 13 years and over, from Monday to Friday, from 5am to midnight.

www.francebleu.fr

*Sources Médiamétrie enquêtes 126 000, janv-mars 2012 / janv-mars 2013, ensemble des 13 ans et plus, lundi / vendredi, 5 h-24 h.

www.francebleu.fr

France Info, official media partner

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France Info

France Info is continuing its collaboration with the Critérium du Dauphiné, one of the major events on the cycling calendar! Fabrice Rigobert, a journalist from the sports department, will cover the Critérium du Dauphiné live. France Info covers the major cycling races and the biggest sports events in general: the French Open, the Rugby Top 14, the Dakar Rally, the Tour de France, the Solitaire du Figaro, the Division I and 2 football championship matches in the evening, etc.

Catch up on all the sports news every day on the air with France Info during the “France Info Sport” feature.

www.franceinfo.fr

France Télévisions, Official broadcaster

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France 3

The historic partner of the Critérium du Dauphiné and producer of the race's international broadcast, France Télévisions will once again offer exceptional coverage of the race, featuring the eight stages live on France 3. From 2nd to 9th June, France 3 will thus devote over ten hours of live broadcasts to the Critérium du Dauphiné, presented by commentators Thierry Adam, Laurent Jalabert, Nicolas Geay and Cédric Vasseur. There will also be complete coverage of the race in the programmes Stade 2 and Tout le Sport, as well as the news and sports news programmes of the relevant local stations (in particular France 3 Rhône-Alpes and France 3 Alpes). All the stages will be broadcast live on direct video on francetvsport.fr and will be available on catch-up TV on francetv pluzz.

Each year, France Télévisions, the leading broadcaster of unscrambled mode cycling programmes, offers unrivalled coverage on France 3 in particular, with ten or so races live, one-day or stage races (in addition to the races broadcast on the local France 3 stations) and over 120 hours of airtime, from Paris-Nice to Paris-Tours, to Paris-Roubaix, the Critérium du Dauphiné, the French Championships and of course the Tour de France!

www.francetv.fr

Jersey wearers after the stage 8

Classifications after the stage 8

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