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The barren, flat landscape of Qatar features some surprisingly interesting racing due to the wind
Big Photos from 2011reuters
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News and Updates for Tour of Qatar 2013

Stage 6 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 6 Results and the Final GC (click 'Stage Standings') — letour.fr
Fourth stage win for Mark Cavendish secures final overall victoryvelonation
Stage 6 Results: Cavendish wins final stage and overallcyclingnews
Cavendish headed home, then to Algarve after Qatar winvelonews
More Stage 6 Photosletour
February 7 update: The final stage of this race, as in previous years, goes from Sealine Beach Resort to Doha Corniche where another mass sprint is expected. Looks highly likely Mark Cavendish will run the table with his fourth straight stage win. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the stage profile, map and timetable
7 Photos from Stage 5 in 2011: Sealine Beach Resort → Doha Corniche reuters

Stage 5 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 5 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — letour.fr
Cavendish three in a rowcyclingnews
Mark Cavendish extends race lead with stage five victoryvelonation
More Stage 5 Photosletour

February 7 update: Stage 5 takes place in the northern most windy part of Qatar. Like last year, it finishes at Madinat Al Shamal at the northern tip of Qatar where a break succeeded in the wind (see Tom Boonen win photo above). However, only light winds are forecasted for the stage this year. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the stage profile, map and timetable

Stage 4 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 4 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — letour.fr
Cavendish strikes againcyclingnews
Cavendish Reveals His Frustrations About His Year At Skycyclingnews
Qatar Crash Leaves De Kort With Broken Collarbonecyclingnews
More Stage 4 Photosletour

February 6 update: Stage 4 starts northwest of Doha at Camel Race Track (photo above from 2011), a regular host. The stage then heads to the west coast, meanders north and then back to the east coast to Al Khor Corniche, another frequent host. There will be a crosswind at some point on this stage. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the stage profile, map and timetable

Stage 3 Post-Race Coverage

Full Official Stage 3 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — letour.fr
Stage 3 Results and Reportcyclingnews
Mark Cavendish sprints to second win of season with Omega Pharma-Quick Steptelegraph.co.uk
Mark Cavendish wins high speed stage three sprint into Mesaieedvelonation
Qatar world championships takes shape amid questionsvelonews
More Stage 3 Photosletour
Cavendish ‘incredibly light’, but sidesteps suggestion he could take another Milan-Sanremovelonation
February 4 update: Stage 3 is a 143 km loop south of Doha ending with a southern leg to Mesaieed after 2.5 laps where there should be a modest tailwind. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the stage profile, map and timetable

Stage 2 Post-Race Coverage


3 Big Photos from Stage 2reuters
Full Official Stage 2 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — letour.fr
Stage 2 Results: BMC dominates the team time trialcyclingnews
BMC win Tour of Qatar team time trialcyclingweekly.co.uk
BMC Racing Team extends Brent Bookwalter’s lead with TTT victoryvelonation
3 Big Photos from Stage 2reuters
More Stage 2 Photosletour
February 2 update: Stage 2 will be a short team time-trial.
See the race summary table (right) for the stage profile, map and timetable

Stage 1 Post-Race Coverage


3 Big Photos from Stage 1reuters
Full Official Stage 1 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — letour.fr
Bookwalter holds off peloton for wincyclingnews
Brent Bookwalter wins opening stage of Tour of Qatarcyclingweekly.co.uk
3 Big Photos from Stage 1reuters
More Stage 1 Photosletour
Qatar Crash Leaves Modolo With Likely Scaphoid Fracturecyclingnews
Qatar, the land of contradictions: Al Hindssbs.au
February 2 update:
Stage 1 will cross Qatar from east to west with the finish in Dukhan Beach. Every stage of this race is flat so it's up to the wind and riders to make it interesting each day. For this stage, there should be a 14 kph southeast side/headwind.
See the race summary table (right) for the stage profile, map and timetable

2013 Tour of Qatar Race Preview

February 2 update:
Haussler In Qatar Ahead Of Classicscyclingnews
Guardini Looks To Get Off The Mark In Qatarcyclingnews

February 1 update:
Tour of Qatar Previewinrng

January 31 update:
Tour of Qatar 2013 Previewcyclingweekly.co.uk
BMC Racing Team with a number of opportunities in Tour of Qatar teamvelonation

January 25 update:
Mark Cavendish replaces Tom Boonen in Tour of Qatarcyclingweekly.co.uk

January 23 update:
Tom Boonen ruled out of Tour of Qatar after elbow surgeryvelonation



Live Video Streaming and TV Coverage

January 31 update: No Eurosport coverage this year. Please check back near race time for the 2013 options... Video options now list below. — Steve

February 2 update:
Live Video - Al Jazeera Sport Globalen.aljazeerasport.tv
Live Video (English) — sports-livez
Live Video (English) — sports-livez
Live Video (English) — sports-livez



2013 Tour of Qatar Route Map


Route Map (Large Version) — letour


2012 Tour of Qatar Archived Coverage

2011 Tour of Qatar Archived Coverage

2010 Tour of Qatar Archived Coverage

2009 Tour of Qatar Archived Coverage