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 - 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...

News - 06/03 - 13:00

ŠKODA extends sponsorship deal with A.S.O. until 2023

ŠKODA AUTO is extending its commitment to the Tour de France as the official main partner and vehicle partner until 2023. The car manufacturer and the sports event organiser are thus laying the foundation for further joint success after 15 years of successful partnership. The extensive cooperation will include not only the Tour de France partnership but also other cycling...

News - 21/02 - 11:20

Grand Depart 2021: to jump on the saddle in Copenhagen

Denmark will become the tenth country to host the Grand Départ of the Tour de France in 2021. The first three stages of the 108th edition of the race will take place in Copenhagen and the southern part of the country. A hundred years after the inaugural edition of the (amateur) World Cycling Championships and a decade after hosting the Worlds for the sixth time, the Danish...

News - 18/02 - 11:18

CONTINENTAL BECOMES ONE OF THE FIVE’S MAIN PARTNERS OF THE TOUR DE FRANCE IN 2019

Continental, official partner of the Tour de France between 2018 and 2022, is upgrading its sponsorship to main partner and stage winner presenter for 2019 Continental will supply its high-performance car tires to official vehicles and its bicycle tires handmade in Korbach (Germany) to a number of World Tour teams.

This year on July 6th at the Grand Depart in Brussels, Continental...

News - 10/01 - 12:00

Teams selected for 2019

The organisers of the Tour de France have chosen the first teams for the 106th edition of the Tour de France (6–28 July).
In accordance with Union Cycliste Internationale rules, the eighteen UCI WorldTeams are invited:
AG2R LA MONDIALE
ASTANA PRO TEAM
BAHRAIN – MERIDA
BORA – HANSGROHE
CCC TEAM
DECEUNINCK – QUICK-STEP

News - 03/12 - 16:24

Sherwen, with a S like smile

This weekend, the organisers of the Tour de France learned of the death of a man with a special place in its history, Paul Sherwen, who following his career as a cyclist, became one of the commentators with the broadest audience on the international stage.

He was part of the second wave of pioneers, one of a handful of British riders inspired by professional cycling’s...

News - 21/11 - 15:05

Enedis extends partnership with Tour de France until 2021

“At the French Mayors and Local Authorities Exhibition, the Gallic public utility company Enedis this afternoon announced the extension of its partnership with the Tour de France. It has been present on the Grande Boucle since 2012, first as an Official Supporter and then, since 2016, as an Official Partner. With its name visible on the riders’ race number bibs, Enedis...

News - 25/10 - 13:04

Life in Yellow

1919. Hit by years of conflict, destruction and deprivation, France would bounce back. There are dreams of revival. The enemies of yesterday sign the Versailles treaty, called upon to define peaceful relations between the nations of Europe and of the World. Just a few kilometres away, in Paris, a peloton of 67 riders mostly made up of former soldiers prepare, at the heart of...

News - 25/10 - 12:01

THE YELLOW JERSEY WILL HIT THE HEIGHTS

The details of the 106th edition of the Tour de France, which will start on Saturday 6th July from Brussels, were unveiled this morning at the Palais des Congrès convention centre in Paris, in the presence of the five times winners Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault and Miguel Indurain, who were invited to launch the celebration of the Yellow Jersey’s centenary.
Among...

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