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Tour de France riders to be protected by elite anti-terror police

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎2 hours ago‎
Elite police squads will guard riders of the Tour de France for the first time in the legendary bike race's history due to the terrorist threat.
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The Official Tour de France Guide 2016 is available to pre-order now

Cyclingnews.com - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Celebrate the build-up to the world´s biggest annual sporting event with the only UK Official Tour de France Guide 2016. Compiled by the team behind Procycling magazine and Cyclingnews, this year's guide is available to pre-order now with free UK delivery.

28 teams to compete at 2016 Tour de France à la Voile

Sail World (press release) - ‎3 hours ago‎
In 2016, the Tour de France à la Voile keeps growing around the Diam 24, the event official boat until 2019. With 28 teams, the summer show will also be a key moment for the sport.

Pinot surprised by difficulty of Tour de France's Swiss summit

Cyclingnews.com - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Taking advantage of a four-week gap between racing appearances, Thibaut Pinot has spent several days on a mini training camp in the French Alps with seven of his FDJ teammates, enabling them to check over the final key stages of the Tour de France.

Tour de France rider Johnathan Cantwell suing North Melbourne-based Drapac team

Herald Sun - ‎May 16, 2016‎
The Australian professional road bicycle racer joined Drapac in 2014 after making his Tour de France debut with Saxo-Tinkoff in 2012, when he finished sixth on stage 4 before crashing in the next stage.

Nairo Quintana picks altitude training over racing ahead of Tour de France

Cycling Weekly - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Colombian Nairo Quintana will miss racing against Team Sky's Chris Froome in June, instead opting for training at altitude ahead of the Tour de France. Team Movistar says that he will train at altitude at home and race only France's Route du Sud, June ...
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Landa open to riding for Froome at Tour de France

Cyclingnews.com - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Following his abandon at the Giro d'Italia, Mikel Landa has said that he would be willing to head to the Tour de France where he would ride in support of teammate Chris Froome. Speaking to the press at Team Sky's hotel ahead of stage 11, Landa said ...
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France extends state of emergency to cover Euro 2016 and Tour de France

SBS - The World Game - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The measure means the state of emergency will now cover Euro 2016, which takes place from June 10 to July 10, along with the Tour de France from July 2 to July 25. Thursday's vote expands police powers to put people under house arrest outside the ...
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Latest versions of Tour de France and Pro Cycling Manager video games out in June

Cycling Weekly - ‎May 20, 2016‎
The latest versions of the popular cycling video games Pro Cycling Manager and Le Tour de France will be released in June, just weeks before the 'real' Tour de France starts in Normandy on July 2. Both games feature realistic simulations of riders ...
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Tour de France doubt for Sky's Kennaugh after crash

SBS - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Kennaugh was expected to be a key man in Team Sky's Tour de France campaign in support of defending champion Chris Froome at the July 2-24 stage race.

That Time Two Cyclists Tried To Fix A Tour de France Stage And Royally Screwed Up

Deadspin - ‎May 19, 2016‎
It's the final climb of Stage 15 of the 2005 Tour de France, the queen stage of the last Tour Lance Armstrong will win before retiring.

Cannes Film Review: 'Tour de France'

Variety - ‎May 15, 2016‎
in some grotesquely out-of-touch caricature of gangsta rap - sounds like reason enough to see a movie, then “Tour de France” delivers. But that bizarre spectacle is something of an anomaly in actor-turned-director Rachid Djaïdani's ultra-P.C. group ...

Campaign for Tour de France shows strength of local newspapers

Portsmouth News - ‎May 16, 2016‎
'The Tour de France has been a great example of a brilliantly spirited campaign by The News featuring professional cyclists, the city council and the Tour de France organisers so that people understand what these organisations are trying to achieve ...

Cycling: Tour de France 2017: Luxembourg reaffirms its interest

Luxemburger Wort - English Edition - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The announcement took place on Wednesday, just one day after Bob Jungels' taking the overall lead of the Giro d'Italia, during a meeting held in Paris with Luxembourg Sports Minister Romain Schneider, Esch-sur-Alzette alderman Henri Hinterscheid and ...
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'Tour de France': Cannes Review

Hollywood Reporter - ‎May 15, 2016‎
But despite strong performances, kinetic camerawork (by Luc Pages) and some very good intentions, there's a lot in Tour de France that feels either predictable or too on-the-nose, while the loose storyline never manages to hammer home the film's themes ...

French winemaker threats secure Tour de France deal

decanter.com - ‎May 10, 2016‎
Prudhomme said that no French wine brand had applied to be Tour de France sponsor before a deal was agreed with Chile's Cono Sur in 2015.

Tour de Pier no Tour de France on Manhattan Beach pier

MyNewsLA.com - ‎May 15, 2016‎
The Manhattan Beach Pier during a sunset in Manhattan Beach. Photo by John Schreiber. The Manhattan Beach Pier during “normal” times before Sunday's Tour de Pier.

Fans will have a say in who wins the Tour de France 'Super Combativity' prize in 2016

Cycling Weekly - ‎May 12, 2016‎
At the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire in 2015, organisers offered fans a shortlist of riders for who they could vote on each stage as the most attacking rider.

Tour de France cyclist calls for action on Burton potholes 'before someone is seriously hurt'

Derby Telegraph - ‎May 18, 2016‎
A FORMER Tour de France rider has backed calls for work to be done on problem potholes - before he says someone gets seriously hurt.
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William quizzes 'sucker for punishment' Froome OBE on Tour de France title bid 3

BT.com - ‎May 13, 2016‎
The Duke of Cambridge quizzed double Tour de France winner Chris Froome on whether he was a "sucker for punishment" ahead of the cyclist's defence of the title.
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