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Catch the Tour de France the most prestigious of cycling’s three-week long Grand Tours. The Tour de France is usually held in July and while the route is different from year to year, the format is essentially the same with two time trials for the riders, passages through the Pyrenees and Alps mountain chains, and culminating in the finish on the Champs-Elysees.
The Tour de France consists of 21 days of grueling races over a 23 day period and covers a distance of 3,200 km. Participants race with teams of 9 riders and all stages are timed so riders’ times are added up after each stage with the winner having the lowest aggregate time and donning the coveted yellow jersey. Additionally, there are other awards, including points classification for sprinters, mountain classifications for climbers, young rider titles for those 26 and under, and team titles.
Along with the Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a España, the Tour de France is one of the most touted sporting events in the world. On WatchSports9.com you can watch the Tour de France every year along with all major cycling events from around the world.