Tour de France & UCI road World Championships
The race programme has been announced, and the routes revealed.
See the Hedgehog guide to the events and routes of the races at the UCI Road World Championships 2019.
The latest news in the build-up to Yorkshire 2019.
The race programme and routes for the 2019 UCI Road World Championships were announced in Innsbruck today. Sir Gary Verity and UCI President David Lappartient, in Austria for the 2018 event, unveiled the routes that will be raced in a year's time in Yorkshire. The excitement can now start to build!
Read about the 2019 UCI Road World Championships announcement.
Saturday 6th July 2019
The Grand Départ in 2019 is in Brussels, Belgium. On Stage 1, the riders head west out of Brussels via Anderlecht, reaching the Muur van Geraardsbergen after 43km. The Muur is rapidly followed by the Bosberg. The route continues on anti-clockwise tour south of Brussels, reaching Charleroi (geographical 6 o'clock). Then it's north via Waterloo and Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, on the way back to the finish in Brussels.
Read about Stage 1, Tour de France 2019.
Stage 2 is a team time trial in Brussels, starting at the Palais Royal de Bruxelles, and finishing at the Atomium. Wide avenues and few corners mean that the parcours is not technical, and should suit a team of powerful rouleurs.
Read about Stage 2, Tour de France 2019.
The 2019 Tour de France is to start in Brussels, the race organisers announced on 30th May 2017.
The stages of the 2018 Tour de France, with video highlights of the racing on each day.
A daily round-up of coverage of the 2018 Tour de France.
23rd July 2017
Dylan Groenewegen (Lotto Jumbo NL) showed determination to take the wheel he wanted in the closing stages on the Champs-Elysées. He hit the front early and held on for his first Tour de France stage win, ahead of a fast-finishing André Greipel. Froome confirmed his overall Tour de France victory.
The stages of the 2017 Tour de France, with a highlights video of the action for each day.
24th July 2016
André Greipel won Stage 21 on the Champs-Elysées today, coming round Alexander Kristoff, to cross the line first. Froome finished safely, to confirm his overall win. Earlier, Chloe Hosking won the women's race, La Course. Read about Greipel wins Stage 21, Tour de France 2016.
More Tour de France 2016 news, including stage reports.
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