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Tour de France 2016 Live Dashboard
Race Info, Preview, Live Video, Results, Photos and Highlights

Chris FROOME (SKY) has now donned over 40 Yellow Jerseys in his career and after another impressive TT ride on Stage 18 he was on track to win the 2016 Tour de France, his 3rd title. More photos from 2016 and other years are posted below. This is the Tour de France live dashboard with access to everything you should need for the 2016 Tour de France.
Big Photos from 2016 (so far) — sirotti/flockton/reuters/aso
Big Photos from 2015sirotti/flockton/reuters
Big Photos from 2014sirotti/reuters/flockton
Big Photos from 2013sirotti/reuters/flockton
Big Photos from 2012sirotti/reuters/flockton
Big Photos from 2011sirotti/reuters/flockton
Big Photos from 2010sirotti/reuters
Big Photos from 2009sirotti/reuters

2016 Tour de France Teams
Team Rosters and Withdrawals
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News and Updates for Tour de France 2016

Rodriguez bids emotional goodbye to Tour de Francecyclingnews
TDF roundtable: Does Sky's dominance warrant a rule change?velonews

Stage 21 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 21 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
Froome seals third overall victory in Paris; Greipel wins final stagecyclingnews
Five things we learned from Chris Froome’s third Tour de France victorytheguardian
Challenging final Tour de France stage for Etixx-QuickStepcyclingnews
Gotcha! The five keys to Froome's Tour triumphvelonews
Greipel extends record of Tour de France stage victoriescyclingnews
Adam Yates is the first Briton to win the White Jerseytheguardian
Adam Yates’ superb Tour de France: Aiming high with feet on the groundcyclingtips
Froome pays tribute to Team Sky after completing third Tour de France victorycyclingnews

Results and Report from Women's La Coursecyclingnews

July 23 update:
Sagan and Majka save Tinkoff's Tourcyclingnews
Tinkov: I'll come back and win the Tour de France when Froome has gonecyclingnews
Chris Froome set to win third Tour de France in Paris – live!theguardian
Chris Froome and Peter Sagan's special bikes for Tour de France final stagecyclingweekly
Porte's 'bittersweet' Tour promising for futurevelonews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 21 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 20 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 20 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
Froome wins overall ahead of Paris; Ion Izagirre wins final Alps stage to Morzinecyclingnews
Chris Froome on the brink of claiming his third Tour de Francetheguardian
Froome wins a Tour de France where the only rival was circumstancecyclingnews
Nairo Quintana congratulates rival Froome on another victorycyclingnews
Why didn't they attack?velonews
Geraint Thomas: Strength in depth the key for Team Sky's successful TdFcyclingweekly
Content Quintana can live with Tour podiumvelonews
Richie Porte gains confidence from fifth-place finish in the Tour de Francecyclingweekly
Five talking points from stage 20 of the Tour de Francecyclingweekly
Aru's Tour de France collapses despite Astana's groundworkcyclingnews
Audacious Bardet "struggling to believe" second place finishcyclingnews

July 22 update:
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 20 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 19 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 19 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
Bardet wins summit to Saint-Gervais Mont Blanccyclingnews
Chris Froome survives crash, finishes on Thomas' bikecyclingnews
Sky's response to Froome's crashcyclingnews
From near-DNF to Tour podium, Quintana enduresvelonews
Mollema's podium hopes slide away in the raincyclingnews
Adam Yates given 10-second penalty at Tour de France for taking hand-slingcyclingweekly
Mechanical problem proves costly for Yatescyclingnews
Chris Froome's crash shows 'you have to stay focused' say Team Skycyclingweekly
St.19: Brilliant Bardet!pezcyclingnews
Mollema’s Tour de France collapse the latest in Dutch Grand Tour disasterscyclingtips
Porte: It's going to be hard for me nowcyclingnews

July 21 update:
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 19 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 18 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 18 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
Froome wins Sallanches mountain time trialcyclingnews
Chris Froome closes on Tour de France glory after stage 18 time trial wintheguardian
Stage 18 finish line quotescyclingnews
Chris Froome sees no reason to attack in final stagesskysports
Quintana suspects allergy is holding him backcyclingnews
Strong time trial inspires Porte to continue fight for podiumcyclingnews
Brailsford: Dumoulin a grand tour winner in the makingvelonews
Bardet targets podium finish after strong time trialcyclingnews
Mollema maintains second overall after time trialcyclingnews
Yates eyes Porte as biggest threat to podium placingcyclingnews
Dan Martin: I've never felt this good this late at the Tour de Francecyclingnews

July 20 update:
Stage 18 ITT Start Order and Times (CET) — biciciclismo
Froome's dominance leaves Tour predictablevelonews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 18 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 17 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 17 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
Zakarin wins atop Finhaut-Emossoncyclingnews
Greg LeMond: Miracles in cycling still don't existcyclingnews
Chris Froome tightens grip on Tour de France as Ilnur Zakarin wins stage 17theguardian
Quintana: I have many years left to win the Tour de Francecyclingnews
Quintana stuck in third gear — winning Tour is "complicated"velonews
Zakarin sees his way clear to first Tour de France stage wincyclingnews
Van Garderen: There's really no excuse, I wish I had onecyclingnews
Sky remains cautious despite extending yellow jersey leadcyclingnews
Mollema loses ground after 'bad day' in the Alpscyclingnews
Dan Martin attacks on climb to Finhaut-Emossoncyclingnews
Chris Froome: 'I'm used to wearing the Tour de France yellow jersey now'cyclingweekly
How Sky's brutal climbing tactics workvelonews
'I've never seen someone go through so much pain' - Shane Archbold refuses to quitcyclingweekly


July 19 update:
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 17 profile, map and timetable.


Tuesday is the second and final rest day

July 19 update:
Index to 800 Big Photos from the First 16 Stagessirotti/flockton/reuters/aso
Mollema ready to exploit any weaknesses in Froomecyclingnews
Rohan Dennis quits Tour de France to prepare for Rio Olympicscyclingweekly
Chris Froome suggests Tour de France route has ‘tired’ some rivalstheguardian
Brailsford on Froome: People aren’t asking the same questions as in the pastcyclingnews
Chris Froome's TdF dominance 'has to be discouraging for the other guys'cyclingweekly
Richie Porte on Tour de France Alps battle with Froome: 'Bring it on'cyclingweekly
‘It would be disappointing for Team Sky if they didn’t win the TdF with the budget they have’cyclingweekly
Tour de France Rest Day Reviewinrng
Rest day 2 press conferences and coffee shop rides - Gallerycyclingnews
Meintjes pushed on by last year's abandoncyclingnews
Adam Yates in bonus territory as race hits third weekcyclingnews
Mark Cavendish leaves Tour de France to focus on Olympic Gamescyclingnews
Froome: Opinion is shifting - critics have changed their minds (00:56)skysports
Froome: Lack of summit finishes deny rivals attacking opportuntiesroad.cc
Unserious questions: The Tour's final rest dayvelonews
Clean athletes must be protected, says Sky's Brailsfordvelonews

Stage 16 Post-Race Coverage



Full Official Stage 16 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
Sagan wins in Bernecyclingnews
Stage 16 finish line quotescyclingnews
Peter Sagan wins stage 16 on line as Chris Froome keeps leadtheguardian
Cancellara's Tour de France homecomingcyclingnews
Despair for Kristoff as lack of bike throw sees him lose sprint he 'should have won'cyclingnews
Froome: To say that I have already won the Tour de France is rubbishcyclingnews
Cavendish's team films him climbing as evidence against 'holding onto car' accusationscyclingnews
Tour notebook: Reading Oleg's mind, LeMond's Sky doubtsvelonews
Alaphilippe, Martin share Tour de France combativity award after long two-up breakawaycyclingnews
Feeling the Bern: Cancellara's Tour de France homecomingcyclingnews
Degenkolb back in the thick of sprints at Tour de Francecyclingnews

Tour de France: Cancellara braced for the emotions of 'special' hometown finish in Bern | https://t.co/6HnoBR9vdX pic.twitter.com/md9Di9uKyr

— Cyclingnews.com (@Cyclingnewsfeed) July 18, 2016
July 17 update:
'Nothing's impossible' for Mollemavelonews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 16 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 15 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 15 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
Pantano wins in Culozcyclingnews
Jarlinson Pantano wins stage 15 as Chris Froome retains Tour de France yellowtheguardian
Pantano gives Colombian crowds something to shout aboutcyclingnews
Bardet hoping for revival after stage 15 attackcyclingnews
Froome agrees that Sky's strength 'must be demoralising for people'cyclingnews
Van Garderen: 'I couldn't hold it'velonews
Froome waiting and waiting for attacks that never comevelonews
Mollema passes Jura Mountains test with easecyclingnews
BMC Racing Team on Tour dogfight: Anything can happen in the third weekcyclingtips
Pantano: "Quintana is not the only Colombian"velonews
Movistar have one eye on team classification, says Brailsfordcyclingnews

July 16 update:
Froome: The hardest past of the Tour de France is still to comecyclingnews
Adam Yates: Every time we go into the mountains, it's an opportunitycyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 15 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 14 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 14 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
Cavendish wins stage 14 in Villars-les-Dombescyclingnews
Mark Cavendish pulls off four-timer to reach 30 Tour de France stage winstheguardian
Kittel aggrieved by Cavendish's winning sprint on stage 14cyclingnews
Degenkolb building self-confidence after best result of 2016cyclingnews
Track gives Cavendish the 'patience' and 'nous' to exert dominance of oldcyclingnews
St.14: Cavendish Takes 4th Win with Timed Perfectionpezcyclingnews

July 15 update:
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 14 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 13 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 13 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
Dumoulin wins stage 13 time trial in Pont-d'Arccyclingnews
Chris Froome extends Tour de France lead as Tom Dumoulin wins stage 13theguardian
Tour Notebook: Riders express solidarity, Rolland pulls plug on GCvelonews
Mollema produces 'best time trial of my life' to move to second overallcyclingnews
Bardet struggles with winds in stage 13 time trialcyclingnews
Dan Martin loses 3 minutes to Froome but keeps top 10 spotcyclingnews
Porte's disappointment deepens on Tour de France time trialcyclingnews
Quintana slips down GC after challenging time trialcyclingnews
Kelderman disappointed with windy time trialcyclingnews

July 14 update:
Aru: It's going to be important to get to the last week freshcyclingnews
Stage 13 ITT Start Order and Times (CET) — biciciclismo
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 13 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 12 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 12 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
De Gendt wins on Mont Ventouxcyclingnews
Chris Froome loses yellow jersey on Mont Ventoux as stage ends in farcetheguardian
Crashed Froome forced to run up Mont Ventoux, loses yellowcyclingnews
St.12: Froome on Foot!pezcyclingnews
Team Sky: 'This has nothing to do with weather or barriers. It's crazy'cyclingweekly
Froome: Mont Ventoux is full of surprisescyclingnews
An abuse of yellowvelonews
Chris Froome’s crash was accident waiting to happen due to Tour’s growththeguardian
Porte dismayed and angry with roadside spectatorscyclingnews
Gerrans out of Tour with broken collarbonevelonews
Ventoux roundtable: Tour de Chaos!velonews
Ventoux madness: Why did the crash happen?velonews

July 13 update:
Ventoux stage shortened due to risk of 100km/h windscyclingnews
Prudhomme: The wind was 104 km/h, Ventoux is impossiblecyclingtips
Tour riders lambast organizers for risking livesvelonews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 12 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 11 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 11 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
Sagan wins stunner of a stage in Montpelliercyclingnews
Ventoux in danger: Howling wind could shorten key stagevelonews
Chris Froome and Peter Sagan join forces to attack on Tour de France stage 11cyclingweekly
Quintana and Movistar blast Tour de France organisers for 'dangerous' stage 11cyclingnews
TDF'16 St.11: Sensational Sagan, Fantastic Froome!pezcyclingnews
'You cannot plan a win like that', says Sagancyclingnews
Stage 11 was a rough day for the men in redvelonews
Nairo Quintana bemoans 'most difficult stage' after Sky catch Movistar nappingcyclingweekly
Froome's rivals flabbergasted againvelonews

July 12 update:
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 11 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 10 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 10 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
Matthews wins stage 10cyclingnews
Matthews finds reward in persistencecyclingnews
Sagan back in second place but back in greencyclingnews
Michael Matthews' Tour de France win three years in makingcyclingweekly
Peter Sagan: 'What can I say? It didn't go very well'cyclingweekly
A victory for teamwork as Orica-BikeExchange outmanoeuvre Sagancyclingnews
July 11 update:
Contador signs with Trek Segafredo on Tour de France rest daycyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 10 profile, map and timetable.

Monday is the first rest day


July 11 update:
Index to Big Photos from the First 9 Stagessirotti/flockton/reuters/aso
Joaquim Rodriguez announces that he will retire at the end of 2016cyclingnews
Dave Brailsford backs Adam Yates to fulfill 'terrific talent'cyclingweekly
So far: Chris Froome shows new moves but race remains open & four other thingstheguardian
Quintana’s shadow looms over Froome on first rest daycyclingnews
van Garderen confident he can make up for lost time in the Alpscyclingnews
Mollema extends with Trek-Segafredocyclingnews
Brailsford defends Froome after question about mechanical dopingcyclingnews
Germans Martin, Kittel demand safer racing conditionsvelonews
Chris Froome's bike gets its first yellow touches of the 2016 Tour de Francecyclingweekly
Giant-Alpecin confirm Sunweb as new title sponsorcyclingnews
Bardet surprised by tight margins at Tour de Francecyclingnews
This year's Tour de France route might be too hilly, says race organisercyclingweekly
Porte still targeting podium after roller coaster opening weekcyclingnews
Christian Prudhomme asks fans to show more respect to riderscyclingnews
Yates confident he can keep attacking Tour favoritesvelonews
Quintana defends tactics, promises attacksvelonews
Nairo Quintana: 'This Tour de France is a dogfight – and I'm stronger than ever'cyclingweekly

Stage 9 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 9 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
Tour de France: Dumoulin wins stage 9 at Andorre Arcaliscyclingnews
Tom Dumoulin wins ninth stage as Alberto Contador withdrawstheguardian
Stage 9 finish line quotescyclingnews
Yates takes it to the favourites in Andorracyclingnews
Tinkoff focuses on new goals after losing Contadorcyclingnews
Porte gains time as van Garderen struggles in Andorracyclingnews
Aru stays upbeat despite losing a minutecyclingnews
Dumoulin: Give me a gap and I'm gonecyclingnews
Adam Yates starts thinking like a TdF contender as he proves his talent againcyclingweekly
Froome survives hailstorm of attacks to keep Tour de France leadcyclingnews
Why didn't Quintana attack?velonews
Martin questions cat and mouse game on Arcalisvelonews

Contador abandons the Tour de France suffering from fevercyclingnews
July 9 update:
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 9 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 8 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 8 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
Froome attacks descent to win stage to Luchoncyclingnews
First rider to abandon comes during stage eight's mountain testcyclingweekly
Chris Froome takes stage eight victory and yellow jersey in Tour de Francetheguardian
Stage 8 finish line quotescyclingnews
Contador loses more time to GC rivalscyclingnews
Dave Brailsford: This year we wanted to make the Tour de France unpredictablecyclingweekly
Froome breaks the boring Sky boxvelonews
Kelderman's crash due to melting tubular gluecyclingnews
Froome happy to be in yellow after daring downhill attackcyclingnews
Froome fined for lashing out at spectator in Tour de Francecyclingnews
Contador waves white flag, gives Kreuziger green lightvelonews
St.8: Froome Takes Lead With Sneak Attackpezcyclingnews
Yates stays upbeat despite missing out on yellowcyclingnews
Quintana lets down his guard, pays the pricevelonews
Froome is a racer and he took advantage, says Thomascyclingnews
Mark Cavendish: 'I didn't think I'd suffer as much as I did today'cyclingweekly
Tactical error? BMC Racing loses out to Froome on Tour’s first big mountain stagecyclingtips
Rolland to fight on despite major road rash, Stage 8cyclingnews
July 8 update:
Dan Martin feeling ‘great’ as Tour de France heads for familiar roadscyclingtips
Resilient Tour peloton makes historyvelonews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 8 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 7 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 7 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
Cummings solos to victory over Col d'Aspincyclingnews
Steve Cummings pulls off solo break to win stage seventheguardian
Adam Yates injured after inflatable collapses into road at Tour de France (video)cyclingweekly
Cummings: 2015 Tour stage win bred confidencevelonews
Cummings turns Olympic snub into Tour de France successcyclingnews
Contador shows signs of recovery as race enters Pyreneescyclingnews
Quintana and Valverde comfortable ahead of first big mountain stagecyclingnews
Spectator accidentally caused inflatable banner to collapsecyclingnews
Nibali comes up short in the Pyreneescyclingnews
Steve Cummings: a Tour de France win is bigger than the Olympicscyclingweekly
July 7 update:
Van Garderen predicts fireworks in the Pyreneescyclingnews
Contador says Friday is an important testcyclingnews
Pinot makes it through first week unscathedcyclingnews
more to come...
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 7 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 6 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 6 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
Cavendish wins stage 6cyclingnews
Mark Cavendish makes history with Tour de France stage six victorycyclingweekly
Stage 6 finish line quotescyclingnews
Mark Cavendish ‘looking to win more’ with Tour de France record in sighttheguardian
Dan McLay: I wasn't so far off, a win has to be possiblecyclingweekly
Kittel feels Cavendish played it smarter in Montauban sprintcyclingnews
Bad decision ruins Greipel's sprint in Montaubancyclingnews
How much longer will Van Avermaet wear yellow?velonews

July 6 update:
Tour notebook: SkyBots, melty tarmac, fast climbsvelonews
Barguil feels Tour de France only just begancyclingnews
Tinkoff in crisis at the Tour de France?cyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 6 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 5 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 5 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
Van Avermaet takes stage win in Le Liorancyclingnews
Leg problems and lack of support leave Contador flounderingcyclingnews
Contador down, but not quite outvelonews
Movistar turn on the power in first hilly stage of Tour de Francecyclingnews
Bardet tests his legs on Col du Perthuscyclingnews
Nibali's bad day confirms Aru as Astana team leadercyclingnews
Chris Froome: 'I'd rather gain time on Contador in the mountains, not through injury'cyclingweekly
Pinot impressed by Froome's 'armada'velonews

July 5 update:
Will the Massif Central shake up the Tour de France?cyclingnews
Froome tips Valverde to take yellow on stage 5cyclingnews
Will rivals target battered Alberto Contador on hilly stage five?cyclingweekly
Tour notebook: Tao of Sagan, a broken bus, Ice Ice Babyvelonews
Tour de France readies for Massif Central shake-upvelonews
Basso: Contador is a legend and we'll fight the bad luck togethercyclingnews
Aru flies under Tour de France radar before first mountain stagecyclingnews
Nairo Quintana: Wednesday's Tour de France stage is the first big test for all of uscyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 5 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 4 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 4 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
Kittel wins stage 4 in Limogescyclingnews
Stage 4 finish line quotescyclingnews
St.4: Kittel Leaves It Late!pezcyclingnews
Sagan defeated but happy in Limogescyclingnews
Third time's a charm for Kittelcyclingnews
Kristoff: Stressing out won't win me a Tour de France stagecyclingnews

July 4 update:
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 4 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 3 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 3 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
Cavendish wins stage 3 in Angerscyclingnews
Mark Cavendish wins Tour de France stage three after photo finishtheguardian
Stage 3 finish line quotescyclingnews
Contador: I've still got my morale despite my crashescyclingnews
A new lease on life for Cavendish as he equals Hinault's stage tallycyclingnews
Why did the Tour peloton ride so slow in stage 3?velonews
Greipel a whisker shy of Tour de France stage win in Angerscyclingnews

Twitter reacts to the slow pace of Tour de France stage three |https://t.co/T27SSxBhZf pic.twitter.com/M2sZPC0Isb

— Cycling Weekly (@cyclingweekly) July 4, 2016
July 3 update:
Two GC contenders on the ropes after two days at the Tour de Francecyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 3 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 2 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 2 Results and General Classificationletour.fr
Tour de France: Sagan wins stage 2cyclingnews
Peter Sagan claims yellow jersey after sprint victorytheguardian
Stage 2 finish line quotescyclingnews
Froome enjoys perfect start to Tour de France defence as rivals suffercyclingnews
Geraint Thomas: 'The Tour de France hasn't been as stressful as previous years'cyclingweekly
Today Sagan was stronger, says Alaphilippecyclingnews
Scathing Sagan blasts "brainless" pelotonvelonews
Van Garderen: Porte and I are still Tour de France co-leaderscyclingnews
Sagan celebrates taking Tour de France yellow but is critical of dangerous ridingcyclingnews
Contador loses time and in pain after another Tour de France crashcyclingnews
Richie Porte: 'It was a disaster and we just have to pretend it didn't happen'cyclingweekly
Sagan thanks destiny for Tour stage winvelonews
Giant-Alpecin set to announce major new sponsor on Tour rest daycyclingnews


July 2 update:
Sagan ready to fight for yellow jersey on Sunday's stage of the Tour de Francecyclingnews
Could the Tour de France’s first uphill finish see top contenders in action?cyclingnews
Tinkoff backpedals on Bookwalter bashvelonews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 2 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 1 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 1 Resultsletour.fr
Tour de France: Cavendish wins opening stagecyclingnews
Alberto Contador crashes on stage 1cyclingnews
Stage 1 finish line quotescyclingnews
Mark Cavendish takes Tour de France yellow jersey in stage onetheguardian
Contador relieved to have avoided serious injury in Tour de France crashcyclingnews
Tour notebook: Brap noises, nighttime testing, 27 winsvelonews
Stage 1 crash and injury updatescyclingnews
'Unsafe' barriers blamed for stage 1 crash - Shortscyclingnews
Contador vows to fight on after crashvelonews
Alberto Contador defiant despite first day crash at Tour de Francecyclingweekly


June 30 update:
Gerrans: Tour de France opening stages are a bit of an unknowncyclingnews
Crosswinds and crashes: the Tour's week-one nightmarevelonews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 1 profile, map and timetable.


2016 Tour de France Teams Presention, Press Conferences



June 30 update:

2016 Tour de France Preview


June 30/ July 1 update:
Team Sky ready to help Froome win a third Tour de Francecyclingnews
Report: Bora-Argon 18 to sign Sagan and add Hansgrohe as naming rights sponsorcyclingnews
Contador: Quintana is almost as big a favourite as Froome for Tour de Francecyclingnews
Official Startlist w/ bib numberssteephill.tv
Contador confirms two more years but focused on Tourvelonews
Porte: This year it's all about myselfvelonews
Froome wary of 'climber's Tour'velonews
Chris Froome says he has a fight on his handsroad.cc
UCI will implement nighttime doping checks at Tourvelonews
Quintana eyes third week of Tour de France to test Froomecyclingnews
Five new team kits for the Tour de Francevelonews
Tour de France has a chance of a home winner after 31 years of hurttheguardian

June 29 update:
TOUR'16: The PEZ Previewpezcyclingnews
Orica-GreenEdge to become Orica-BikeExchange ahead of Tour de Francecyclingnews
Bouhanni to miss Tour after fight, hand surgeryvelonews
Geraint Thomas: Froome is keen for me to have personal Tour de France glorytheguardian
Contador Interview: Winning the Tour de France is the only thing on my mindcyclingnews
Richie Porte Diary: I'm a Tour de France contenderespn.co.uk
The Tour de France cliché translatorvelonews
Giant-Alpecin unveils special edition white jersey for the Tour de Francecyclingnews
Quintana: I'm ready to win the Tour de France - Videocyclingnews
Three is magic number for Sky in Tour's mountainsvelonews
Overall Preview with Favoritesciclismointernacional

June 28 update:
Yellow jersey preview: will Nairo Quintana upset Chris Froome?theguardian
Contador: Winning the Tour de France is the only thing on my mindcyclingnews
Tour de France: Sepulveda and McLay named in Fortuneo-Vital Concept teamcyclingnews
Tour de France 2016 green jersey race: Peter Sagan and his main rivalstheguardian
Gerry Ryan likely to announce new Orica-GreenEdge sponsor before Tourcyclingnews
Will one of these five Americans take a win at le Tour?velonews
Tinkoff names Tour de France teamcyclingnews
Full Provisional Startliststeephill.tv
Chris Froome, Nairo Quintana and the other favouritesskysports
Tour roundtable: The head vs. heart debatevelonews

June 27 update:
Cavendish leads Dimension Data's hunt for Tour de France stage winscyclingnews
Tour de France will use thermal cameras to detect motors on bikestheguardian
Movistar names strong team in support of Quintana at Tour de Francecyclingnews
Dan Martin: Ready to take on the big guns in the Tour de France?cyclingtips
Dan Martin: I can compete in the Tour de France mountainscyclingnews
Degenkolb: It's not a disadvantage to be relaxedcyclingnews
Tour de France: Astana confirm Aru and Nibali in line-upcyclingnews
Chris Froome chases history as Paris invites new heroestheguardian
Gerrans, Matthews and Adam Yates headline Orica-GreenEdge's teamcyclingnews
Adam Yates 'not ready for Tour de France top 10', says teamcyclingweekly
The Case for Nairopodiumcafe
Movistar boss Eusebio Unzué: ‘Nairo is ready to win the Tour’velonews
Tour de France: 16 new national champions to line up in Manchecyclingnews
Cancellara confirmed in Trek-Segafredo Tour de France rostercyclingnews
Rolland to lead Cannondale at Tour de Francecyclingnews

June 26 update:

June 22 update:
Porte and van Garderen will lead BMC at Tour de Francecyclingnews
Talansky will miss Tour de France, focus on Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews

June 21 update:
Valverde vows to help Nairo Quintana win the Tour de Francecyclingnews
Kristoff and Rodriguez to lead Katusha at the Tour de Francecyclingnews

June 16 update:
Nairo Quintana: People used to laugh at me when I said I wanted to win the Tourcyclingweekly

June 12 update:
Chris Froome ready for Tour after winning Critérium du Dauphinétheguardian

June 10 update:
Quintana ready for Froome's attacks in Tourvelonews

June 7 update:
Barguil aiming for white jersey at Tour de Francecyclingnews

May 30 update:
Dumoulin on course to start Tour de Francecyclingnews


May 25 update:
All stage profiles and finishes, maps and timetables are now posted. See the race summary table (right)
Tour de France long list announced by Giant-Alpecincyclingnews

May 24 update:
France to deploy 23,000 police for Tourvelonews

May 20 update:
Pinot surprised by difficulty of Tour de France's Swiss summitcyclingnews

May 18 update:
Tour de France participation still possible for Dumoulincyclingnews

May 1 update:
Quintana's Romandie win augurs well for Tour de Francecyclingnews
Nairo Quintana shows threat to Chris Froome with Tour de Romandie victorytheguardian

April 11 update:
Tour de France: Ranking the contenders from Contador to Quintanacyclingnews

March 11 update:
Contador says dropping Giro will boost his Tour hopesreuters

March 2 update:
2016 Tour de France wildcards announcedcyclingnews
Analysis: Tour de France wildcards aren’t so wildvelonews

January 20 update:
Vincenzo Nibali may race 2016 Tour de France after allvelonews

Fin de la presentation, Rendez-vous le 2 juillet / Rendez-vous on July 2. #TDF2016 pic.twitter.com/oKy9LfcrQh

— Le Tour de France (@letour) October 20, 2015


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October 20 update:
Route is now official. Stage hosts, distances, some profiles now posted (see right). 9 flat stages, 1 hilly stage, 9 mountain stages including 4 summit finishes (Andorre Arcalis, Mont Ventoux, Finhaut-Emosson et Saint-Gervaix Mont Blanc), 2 individual time trial stages, 2 rest days

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Climb-heavy 2016 Tour de France route unveiledvelonews
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Cavendish: I can’t wait to be part of African adventure at the 2016 Tour de Francecyclingnews
Chris Froome relishing prospect of well-rounded 2016 Tour routecyclingweekly
Chris Froome upbeat about tough 2016 Tour de France routecyclingnews
2016 Tour will suit me more than this year, says Froomereuters
Forget Froome: 2016 will be Contador’s Tourvelonews
Tour de France route suits Chris Froome, says Sir Dave Brailsfordskysports
more to come...

October 19 update:
2016 Tour may offer sharp contrast to Girovelonews

October 14 update:
2016 Tour de France route: Ventoux, Andorra, Switzerland?velonews

October 11 update:
Report: Tour de France to return to Mont Ventoux in 2016cyclingnews

Video highlights/archived coverage from previous years
Race History with Past Winnerswikipedia



Live Video Streaming and TV Coverage

June 24 update: A work in progress for 2016 Tour de France live and delayed coverage. Most live feeds will be country restricted, but unrestricted links will appear in bold. Check back at race time for more links. Feel free to send in additional sources for live video, tv coverage or text updates/tickers as they become known. — Steve


media source tv or internet comments/restrictions
eurosport    live videom (english)
   live videom (english)
   live videom (english)
   live videom (english)
  tv schedule (british)
  tv schedule (int'l/cet)
Europe only; live daily coverage and rebroadcasts in 59 countries.
   live video (french)
   live videom (french)
   live videom (french)
   live videom (french)
  tv schedule
France; official source for pre-race, live, post coverage
   live videom (english)
   live videom (english)
  tv schedule
UK only; ITV and/or ITV4 will broadcast live every stage of the 2016 Tour de France, as well as comprehensive previews and daily highlights
   live video ($ english)
 tv schedule
United States only; live tv and online coverage.
   live videom (spanish)
   live video (spanish)
  tv schedule
Spain; TVE1, TVE2, Teledeporte Tour de Francia live tv and internet coverage.
   live video (dutch)
   live videom (dutch)
   live videom (dutch)
  tv schedule
Belgium; Sporza Ronde van Frankrijk live coverage
   live videom (spanish)
  tv schedule
Latin America, Caribbean & other Spanish-speaking regions; Tour de Francia live covarage of the last two hours & 30 mins of highlights every day
   live video (pt)
  tv schedule
Portugal; RTP 2 is broadcasting the Tour de France live
   live video (english)
  tv schedule
Australia only; SBS live tv and online coverage; highlights
   live video (english)
  tv schedule
Canada; Live and "encore" rebroadcasts on Sportsnet and Sportsnet 1
   live video (french)
  tv schedule
Quebec/Canada via Quebec's Reseau des Sports; Live daily French broadcast on RDS and/or RDS2. Nightly rebroadcasts, as well. Check listings for times.
   live video (japanese)
  tv schedule
Japanese; http://www.rds.ca/télé"
   live video (english)
  tv schedule
South Africa; Super Sport live tv and online coverage
   live video (italian)
   live videom (italian)
   live video (italian)
  tv schedule
Italy; Live daily coverage;
   live video (italian)
   live video (italian)
  tv schedule
Italy; RAI Tre live coverage restricted to Italy;
   live video (dutch)
   live video (dutch)
  tv schedule
Netherlands; Dutch

   live video (slovak)
  tv schedule
Slovakia; live video coverage;

   live video (czech)
  tv schedule
Czech Republic;

   live video (spanish)
  tv schedule
Colombia; Spanish live coverage

   live video (german)
  tv schedule
Germany; ARD live coverage
   live video (french)
  tv schedule
Belgium; French
   live video (luxembourgish)
  tv schedule
Luxembourg only; Luxembourguish
   live video (german)
  tv schedule
Switzerland, Germany; German;
   live video (danish)
  tv schedule
Denmark; live and rebroadcasts;
   live video (norwegian)
  tv schedule
Norway
live text updates
   live audio (english)
  radio schedule
UK; live audio of the final hour each day on the BBC Sport website and updates on BBC Radio 5
   live audio (francais)
official live ticker
live text updates English;
live text updates English; updates from Charles Pelkey
live text updates ES
Spanish text updates for Tour de Francia from Biciciclismo.
 steephill text updates
short text updates with notification of the latest results, photos and video
check back at race time for more and updated links; email send a comment or a new live link




2016 Tour de France Route Map


This is the official route map. Stage maps will be posted in the race summary table about one month before the race starts



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