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Tour of Turkey is a pre Giro d'Italia stage race featuring sprints, hills and, this year, a proper mountain stage, all amidst the gorgeous scenery of a historic country.
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News and Updates for Tour of Turkey 2013

Tour of Turkey winner Mustafa Sayar tests positive for EPOvelonews
Tour of Turkey Victory Passed to Eritrean Natnael Berhanetesfanews.net

Stage 8 Post-Race Coverage


32 Big Photos from Stage 8veloimages
Full Official Results from Stage 8 and Final General Classificationtourofturkey
Kittel completes hat-trick in Istanbulcyclingnews
Marcel Kittel takes final Istanbul stage as Mustafa Sayar confirms overallvelonation
32 Big Photos from Stage 8veloimages
Full As-Live Stage 8 On-Demand Broadcast (English, subscription req'd)cycling.tv
April 27 update: The traditional final stage in Istanbul with rolling circuits near the end. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 8 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 7 Post-Race Coverage


32 Big Photos from Stage 7veloimages
Full Official Results from Stage 7 and General Classificationtourofturkey
Kittel claims sprint win in Izmircyclingnews
Kittel gets second stage win in dominant sprintvelonation
Guardini rues near miss in Presidential Tour of Turkeyvelonation
Marcel Kittel press conference video: Looking forward to sprinting against Greipelvelonation
Full As-Live Stage 7 On-Demand Broadcast (English, subscription req'd)cycling.tv
32 Big Photos from Stage 7veloimages
April 26 update: One final lumpy stage up the coast before the transfer to Istanbul. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 7 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 6 Post-Race Coverage


28 Big Photos from Stage 6veloimages
Full Official Results from Stage 6 and General Classificationtourofturkey
Sayar solos to victory on Selçuk summit finishcyclingnews
Mustafa Sayar attacks into the lead in Selçuk on stage sixvelonation
Mustafa Sayar: "Obviously I love this situation"tourofturkey.org
Full As-Live Stage 6 On-Demand Broadcast (English, subscription req'd)cycling.tv
28 Big Photos from Stage 6veloimages
Sayar celebrating top career result after grabbing overall lead (w/ video) — velonation
April 25 update: A rolling stage before the finish where riders will be seeking mercy on the 5 km @ 10% uphill finish to the Virgin Mary. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 6 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 5 Post-Race Coverage


34 Big Photos from Stage 5 (more photos added)veloimages
Full Official Results from Stage 5 and General Classificationtourofturkey
Greipel wins the sprint in Bodrumcyclingnews
Second victory in two days for André Greipel on stage fivevelonation
Greipel in press conference after stage five victoryvelonation
Berhane remains in race lead, but faces crucial jersey defence tomorrowvelonation
Full As-Live Stage 5 On-Demand Broadcast (English, subscription req'd)cycling.tv
34 Big Photos from Stage 5 (more photos added)veloimages
April 24 update: Starting from the Stage 3 finish in Marmaris, Stage 4 heads inland for some hills before returning to the coast for the flat finish in Turgutreis, located on a peninsula. Note the earlier start and live video time. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 5 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 4 Post-Race Coverage


20 Big Photos from Stage 4 (more photos added)veloimages
Full Official Results from Stage 4 and General Classificationtourofturkey
Greipel wins stage 4 of the Tour of Turkeycyclingnews
André Greipel outsprints the depleted peloton to take stage fourvelonation
20 Big Photos from Stage 4 (more photos added)veloimages
Full As-Live Stage 4 On-Demand Broadcast (English, subscription req'd)cycling.tv
April 23 update: A rolling stage up the coast with a 500m hill, 30 km from the finish in Marmaris. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 4 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 3 Post-Race Coverage


30 Big Photos from Stage 3 (more photos added)veloimages
Full Official Results from Stage 3 and General Classificationtourofturkey
Berhane wins queen stage at Tour of Turkeycyclingnews
Natnael Berhane climbs into the race lead on Göğübeli queen stagevelonation
Berhane achieves historic victory at Tour of Turkeycyclingnews
Double victory for Berhane in Tour of Turkeysbs.au
Full As-Live Stage 3 On-Demand Broadcast (English, subscription req'd)cycling.tv
30 Big Photos from Stage 3 (more photos added)veloimages
April 22 update: A hilly stage with a summit finish up to 2000m elevation. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 3 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 2 Post-Race Coverage


26 Big Photos from Stage 2veloimages
Full Official Results from Stage 2 and General Classificationtourofturkey
Kruopis avoids crash to win stage two at Tour of Turkeycyclingnews
Kruopis escapes massive crash at Tour of Turkey stage 2 finish to winvelonews
Kruopis relieved to swap near-misses for victory in Turkeycyclingnews
26 Big Photos from Stage 2veloimages
Full As-Live Stage 2 On-Demand Broadcast (English, subscription req'd)cycling.tv
April 21 update: A second rolling stage along the Alanya coast. Expect another sprint finish when stage 2 drops down into Antalya at the end of 150 km. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 2 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 1 Post-Race Coverage


22 Big Photos from Stage 1veloimages
Full Official Results from Stage 1tourofturkey
Kittel wins stage 1 of Presidential Tour of Turkeyvelonews
Kittel triumphs in opening stage at Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkeycyclingnews
22 Big Photos from Stage 1veloimages
Full As-Live Stage 1 On-Demand Broadcast (English, subscription req'd)cycling.tv
April 20 update: Stage 1 is a rolling coastal out and back from Alanya, a beach resort city on the Mediterranean Sea. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 1 profile, map and timetable.

2013 Tour of Turkey Preview

April 21 update:
Blanco sprint train ready for Tour of Turkeycyclingnews
Official Startlist w/ bib numberssteephill.tv

April 20 update:
Preview: Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey 2013cyclingnews
Kittel to lead Argos Shimano’s push for stage wins in Presidential Tour of Turkeyvelonation
Bos and Renshaw add to powerful list of sprinters in Presidential Tour of Turkeyvelonation
Paolini to lead Katusha’s charge in Presidential Tour of Turkeyvelonation
Modolo and Colbrelli hunting for stage wins on Mediterranean coastvelonation

April 15 update:
Meyer and Hepburn to lead Orica GreenEdge in Tour of Turkeyvelonation



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April 13 update:
Milan Sanremo winner Ciolek confirmed for Presidential Tour of Turkeyvelonation

Race History with Past Winnerswikipedia
Big Photos from Tour of Turkey 2012veloimages
Big Photos from Tour of Turkey 2011veloimages


Live Video Streaming and TV Coverage

April 21 update: Listed below are the live coverage options for Tour of Turkey 2013. Unrestricted live video links are in bold (go full screen to avoid the popup ads). — Steve


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   live video (english)
        [subscription required]
USA & Canada; live video in English Stage 8 at 0925 UTC (0525 EDT) ; subscription required. Subscribers will also get access to the As-Live Repeat Broadcast.
eurosport    live video (english)
   live video (english)
  tv schedule (british)
  tv schedule
Eurosport will have 1 to 2 hours of live coverage in HD every day plus rebroadcasts.
   live video (turkish)
   live video (german)
  tv schedule
Daily live coverage by Turkey's national broadcaster; the earliest live coverage
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short text updates from any and everyone
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2012 Tour of Turkey Archived Coverage

2011 Tour of Turkey Archived Coverage