Tour de France TV schedule

Logo of the Tour de France 2012The 2014 Tour de France begins on Saturday, July 5 (AEST) and will be televised exclusively by SBS in Australia.

We’ve compiled a Tour de France TV schedule to help you figure out when coverage will start.

Stalwarts Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen head the SBS presentation team, with input from Matthew Keenan and special comments from the likes of Dave McKenzie and Anthony Tan.

SBS also offers online access to the Tour via SBS Tour Tracker (live video and statistics) and YouTube (highlights and recaps).

The Roar will be live blogging each stage and presenting a stage recap diary.

Date Stage Location Distance TV
Sat, July 5 1 Leeds to Harrogate 191km SBS
Sun, July 6 2 York to Sheffield 198km SBS
Mon, July 7 3 Cambridge to Londres 159km SBS
Tue, July 8 4 Le Touquet-Paris-Plage to Lille Metropole 164km SBS
Wed, July 9 5 Ypres to Arenberg 156km SBS
Thu, July 10 6 Arras to Reims 194km SBS
Fri, July 11 7 Epernay to Nancy 233km SBS
Sat, July 12 8 Tomblaine to Gerardmer La Mauselaine 161km SBS
Sun, July 13 9 Gerardmer to Mulhouse 166km SBS
Mon, July 14 10 Mulhouse to La Planche des Belles Filles 161km SBS
Wed, July 16 11 Besancon to Oyonnax 186km SBS
Thu, July 17 12 Bourg-en-Bresse to Saint-Etienne 183km SBS
Fri, July 18 13 Saint-Etienne to Chamrousse 200km SBS
Sat, July 19 14 Grenoble to Risoul 177km SBS
Sun, July 20 15 Tallard to Nimes 222km SBS
Tue, July 22 16 Carcassonne to Bagneres-de-Luchon 237km SBS
Wed, July 23 17 Saint-Gaudens to Saint-Lary-Soulan Pla d’Adet 125km SBS
Thu, July 24 18 Pau to Hautacam 145km SBS
Fri, July 25 19 Maubourguet Pays du Val d’Adour to Bergerac 208km SBS
Sat, July 26 20 (ITT) Bergerac to Perigueux 54km SBS
Sun, July 27 21 Evry to Paris Champs-Elysees 136km SBS

Tour de France Articles

World War Cycling: Italy

World War Cycling: Italy

by , 20 May 2015

The most public victim of the war is Italian legend Marco Pantani.

World War Cycling: The United States of America

World War Cycling: The United States of America

by , 13 May 2015

Perhaps it is fitting the United States Anti-Doping Authority ultimately pinned Lance Armstrong for his years of drug use, since no country benefited more publicly from doping than the USA, and no country’s heroes have had a greater downfall.

World War Cycling: The prologue

World War Cycling: The prologue

by , 6 May 2015

On his seven stripped titles, Lance Armstrong told the BBC: “There’s this huge block: in World War One there’s no winners, in World War Two there’s no winners, and then all of a sudden it almost seems like there’s another world war.

How to solve a problem like Lance Armstrong

How to solve a problem like Lance Armstrong

by , 29 Jan 2015 Video

Six months is a long time. You could run eight Tours de France in that time, if you tried hard enough.

Is this Australia’s Tour de France team of the century?

Is this Australia’s Tour de France team of the century?

by , 21 Nov 2014

Tonight Cycling Australia will announce its nine-man Tour de France ‘Team of the Century’ at its annual awards night in Melbourne.

Andy Schleck: A grand loss to cycling

Andy Schleck: A grand loss to cycling

by , 21 Nov 2014

Stage 18 of the 2011 Tour de France, and Thomas Voeckler was fighting a daily battle to hold onto the yellow jersey. Cadel Evans was in second and hotly tipped to be in the prime position to snatch the lead from Voeckler that day.

O’Grady ineligible for Australia’s Tour de France team of the century

by , 11 Nov 2014

Many of Australian cycling’s greatest names are contenders for a Tour de France team of the century.

Froome and Porte to race in Tasmania this December

Froome and Porte to race in Tasmania this December

by , 6 Nov 2014

There is big news for Tasmanian cycling fans. The 2013 Tour de France champion Chris Froome will join his Sky teammate Richie Porte in the Stan Siejka Launceston Cycling Classic next month.

The French fix le Tour, but it there’s nothing anti-Froome about it

The French fix le Tour, but it there’s nothing anti-Froome about it

by , 31 Oct 2014

Chris Froome has folded. He took one look at the turn of the cards from the house and he figured he just couldn’t beat the odds. He’s out, off to Italy instead to take his chances there.

2015 Tour de France route: Cobblestones and mountains galore

2015 Tour de France route: Cobblestones and mountains galore

by , 23 Oct 2014

Chris Froome did not attend the presentation of the 2015 Tour de France route on Wednesday in Paris, choosing to forego the event in favour of a Team Sky get-together.


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