The Critérium International
comes to an end

Friday, November 18th

After seven years of excellent collaboration with the city of Porto-Vecchio, host city of the 100th Tour de France in 2013, Amaury Sport Organisation and the representatives of the community have... Read more

Pinot in a league of his own

Monday, March 28th

Thibaut Pinot, the winner of yesterday's individual time trial at the Critérium International, landed a double blow by claiming the closing stage to Col de l'Ospedale and consummating his overall... Read more

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LCL, Partner of the Yellow Jersey


LCL is truly committed to cycling and has been present on the Tour de France since 1981. Today it rewards the leader of the general classification of the stage races organised by A.S.O. throughout France.
LCL reinforces its presence throughout the year thanks to internationally renowned cycling races including:

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

Discover all of LCL’s news on the following social networks:
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and Instagram : @lclbanque

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TISSOT, official Timekeeper

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Cycling is one of the sports to which, Tissot, the number one Swiss traditional watchmaker in terms of volume and a member of the Swatch Group – the world’s largest watch producer and distributor – is most committed. It has been a sponsor of cycling events for over 50 years, including for the Tour de France from 1988 to 1992. Proud of its Swiss origins, Tissot further enhances its commitment by its association to the International Cycling Union (UCI) in 1995. These sponsorships are a mean for Tissot to attract a wide audience of people who can associate themselves with this sport based on endurance and achievement. Further to this partnership, Tissot becomes official timekeeper and Sponsor of the World Championships of road, track, mountain bike, BMX and the World Cup Classics track series as well as the mountain bike World Cup. Today, Tissot is proud to be back as official timekeeper of the Tour de France, one of the most prestigious road cycling events in the world.

JEAN FLOC’H, Partner of the white with red polka dots jersey

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The first taste of spring for the Bretons!
The Jean Floc'h Group specialises in fresh, frozen and canned meat will be boasting its colours once again on the Critérium International race. Cycling has greatly influenced the history of the Brittany-based industrial group: everyone remembers the enthusiasm of Jean Floc’h for this discipline, who created his team under the name Bretagne-Jean Floc', before it became Fortuneo Vital Concept. The Jean Floc'h Group, a leading company in the pork industry, will be in the limelight and set itself apart by sponsoring the famous and popular polka dot jersey. Jean Floc’h, the leading supplier of cold meats to the catering industry, also offers a range of other fresh butchery products including ribs and kebabs.
More than ever, Jean Floc'h represents pork in all its forms.

Corsica Ferries, Partner of the white jersey

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Corsica Ferries, the leading passenger carrier in Corsica, is proud to associate’s its brand with the magnificent and prestigious event that is embodied by the Critérium International.
Cycling in Corsica is a wonderful pastime and we are sure that magnificent images of this race shown on TV will increase the desire of the sport’s enthusiasts throughout the world to come and try out our roads for themselves, as well as encouraging young people in Corsica to take up this sport.

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DIMENSION DATA, Official partner

Dimension Data
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A technical tour de force driven by Dimension Data.
The digital era outstrips every preceding age tenfold. It is an era for greatness. Technology and data hold the key to transforming your business in ways that we have barely begun to define. Dimension Data helps you make the most of technological transformation to achieve great things in the digital era.
Unleash the power of data thanks to digital infrastructures, react more quickly and smartly with hybrid cloud, improve your staff and client experience with workspaces of tomorrow, and reduce risk with cybersecurity storage. Dimension Data is your technological partner, wherever you are and at every stage of your technological journey. We bring your ambitions to life.

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Škoda, Official car

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ŠKODA, partner of all cycling fans, is excited to be supporting the peloton once again in 2016!
This year the new ŠKODA Superb will be accompanying the riders on the roads at cycle events.
The Superb not only has an impressive design but is also more intelligent and practical than ever: thanks to the biggest boot capacity in category and a spacious interior, it’s the ideal vehicle for cycling enthusiasts!
With ŠKODA, make driving on the roads of Critérium International easy!

Ag2r La Mondiale, Official partner

AG2R La Mondiale
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Insurance, health, savings, retirement, social commitment: AG2R La Mondiale is a leading group in the personal insurance field.
We offer all of our 18 million clients tailor-made innovative solutions to safeguard their income, protect their health and cover them in the event of life accidents.
Our presence in all major cities, our commercial network and regional management structure means that our clients can be assured of local attention wherever they are in the country.
A partnership company with a joint and mutual governance structure, we have developed a unique social protection model which combines solidarity and performance.
This unique approach to our profession has encouraged us to be involved in cycling for the last 18 years to promote our values and to support health care by favouring physical exercise.
AG2R LA MONDIALE: the very opposite of every man for himself.

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Le coq sportif, Official partner

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Le coq sportif

The emotions of the route
Since 2012, the French brand Le Coq Sportif has made its highly technical products and tailor-made services available to the Tour de France’s riders.
The official partner of the third biggest sporting event in the world and of many emblematic cycling races such as La Vuelta, Paris-Nice, The Critérium International and Paris-Roubaix, Le Coq Sportif also supports enthusiasts, in particular on L’Étape du Tour, the benchmark event on the amateur cycling calendar. Discover our “Cyclisme Performance” collections, which take advantage of the technological advances developed for the leaders of the Tour de France, in Le Coq Sportif boutiques and on:

Mavic, Providing assistance during the race

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Mavic, your trusted partner for 127 years. Mavic, a French manufacturer of wheel systems, rims, pedals and computers for cycling, was founded in 1889 in Lyon. Mavic develops and manufactures a range of technical and innovative equipment for sports cyclists, from beginners to professional riders. Mavic is also accompanies you at the biggest sports events with its yellow and black technical assistance. Discover all the details on and on the official Facebook page, YouTube and Mavic on Vimeo video channels..

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Jersey wearers after the stage 3

Classifications after the stage 3


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