News - 22/05 - 11:02

Tour de France – Travelling exhibition

2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the famous Tour de France Yellow Jersey. Also, for this edition, long-time supplier of the general classification leader Jersey, le coq sportif and A.S.O. have come up with a unique jersey for each stage.

These 20 Yellow Jerseys will be presented today in a travelling exhibition in France and Belgium, before being donned by the leaders...

News - 14/05 - 15:07

The Yellow Jersey centenary : twenty unique specimens

To celebrate 100 years of the Yellow Jersey, at the end of each stage the leader of the general classification will receive a unique specimen. This morning at the brand’s factory located 2 hours east of Paris, Le Coq Sportif and the organisers of the Tour de France, in the presence of LCL, presented the twenty Yellow Jerseys that the riders will be battling for in July....

News - 25/04 - 14:00

The Tour de France in stickers

FOR THE FIRST TIME, PANINI INTRODUCES A COLLECTION DEDICATED TO THE TOUR DE FRANCE!


THE ONLY OFFICIAL COLLECTION
Panini sets off on the roads of the Tour! With this brand-new collection, millions of fans who passionately follow this legendary race will get even closer to their favourite champions. An officially sanctioned album will present the 22 teams...

News - 29/03 - 17:16

Dictée du Tour: 17,000 students live it up in yellow

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Today, Friday 29 March, 17,000 students between the ages of 9 and 12 participated in the third edition of the Dictée du Tour, held in 40 towns, cities and departments on the route of the 2019 Tour de France. Students all over France got to work on regional newspaper articles about the Tour and their towns, cities and departments. The winners will get...

News - 28/03 - 17:08

D-100: THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS

The Grand Départ of Le Tour will take place in a little more than three months’ time, on 6th July, and Brussels is already focused on a doubly historic Tour de France for the Belgians. The centenary of the Yellow Jersey also corresponds with the fiftieth anniversary of when its most prestigious wearer, Eddy Merckx, made his first appearance on the race. “The...

News - 22/03 - 11:00

Teams selection

The Tour de France organizers have awarded the last wildcards for the 106th Tour de France (6-28 July), which will start from Brussels, to the following teams:

DIRECT ÉNERGIE

TEAM ARKÉA – SAMSIC

The 22 cycling teams which will take part in the 2019 Tour...

News - 20/03 - 18:08

Yvelines to host the finale until 2023

The Yvelines department has signed an agreement with the Tour de France organisers to host the start of the final stage until completion of the 2023 edition. In the Chevreuse Valley or commencing in Versailles, in department number 78, the Tour de France has witnessed dramatic turnarounds or shows of bravery that have remained in the annals of the race, with more pages of history...

News - 18/03 - 12:00

2020 Tour de France : Southbound

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After Fleurance (1977, 1979), Nice (1981), San Sebastian (1992), Monaco (2009) and Porto-Vecchio (2013), the Tour de France will start from the south for the 7th time as it returns to Nice. The first two stages of the 107th edition will consist in two opposite challenges with a course designed for the sprinters as an opener and a climbing festival the next day...

News - 17/03 - 18:03

Happy birthday

Serendipity as well as accomplishments, strokes of bad luck and disillusionments have accompanied the Yellow Jersey since it came into being, starting with the day of its appearance in the pack, almost 100 years ago, on the shoulders of Eugène Christophe, who deserved this privilege more than any other rider, as a symbolic compensation for the misfortune that dogged him...

News - 15/03 - 14:00

With Yamaha, the Tour de France rolls on three wheels

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Yamaha becomes the official supplier of the Tour de France beginning in 2019, with three-wheeled motorcycles that are accompanying the peloton this week on Paris-Nice. The NIKEN has been chosen to offer the motorbike riders additional stability.

The Tour de France changes gear! With the partnership with the Japanese constructor, Yamaha plans to replace...

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