'Reinforcing the legacy after the Olympic Games'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:17am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas believes cycle racing will have a bright future in Britain after thousands of people lined the streets to watch the Tour de France arrive in London yesterday.

Live coverage of the Tour de France

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Lisa and Sonny Bazzoni await the arrival of the Tour de France in High Street, Epping

10:43am Monday 7th July 2014

Live updates as Le Tour arrives in Essex, Redbridge and Waltham Forest.

Kittel the sprint king in London

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:00pm Monday 7th July 2014

Marcel Kittel again underlined why he is the main man to beat in the sprints in this year’s Tour de France after triumphing on The Mall to win Stage Three from Cambridge to London, his second victory in three days.

Cavendish to undergo shoulder surgery

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:56pm Monday 7th July 2014

Mark Cavendish is to have shoulder surgery tomorrow, his Omega Pharma-Quick Step team have confirmed.

Borough presents capital's only Le Tour land mural

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:52am Monday 7th July 2014

As part of today's spectacle of the Tour de France in London, Waltham Forest Council and college students have partnered up to design a land mural.

Major travel disruption as roads closed for Tour de France

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: A selection of pictures taken throughout the Bradford district across the Tour De France Grand Depart Weekend

7:51am Monday 7th July 2014

Hundreds of thousands of spectators are expected to line the streets this afternoon as up to 200 of the world's greatest cyclists pass through for the legendary Tour de France. 

Le Tour heads south

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:32am Monday 7th July 2014

After millions of people turned out to watch the Tour de France in Yorkshire at the weekend, the world's most famous cycle race moves south today for a stage ending in the centre of London.

Nibali in yellow for Cambridge to London Tour stage

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:07pm Sunday 6th July 2014

One of the favourites for the Tour de France will wear the leader's yellow jersey when the race travels through west Essex and East London tomorrow after triumphing on today's second stage in Yorkshire.

Cavendish 'devastated' but philosophical over Tour exit

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:56pm Sunday 6th July 2014

Mark Cavendish was philosophical today after his Tour de France came to a premature end with a shoulder injury caused in a crash for which he took full responsibility.

UPDATED: Cavendish out of Tour de France

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:28am Sunday 6th July 2014

Mark Cavendish has been ruled out of the Tour de France following the crash he suffered in yesterday's first stage.

UPDATED: Cavendish suffers separated shoulder

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:47pm Saturday 5th July 2014

Ongar's Mark Cavendish has suffered a separated shoulder after crashing near the finish line of the first stage of the Tour de France in Harrogate.

Cavendish crashes on opening Tour stage

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:50pm Saturday 5th July 2014

Mark Cavendish's hopes of winning the opening stage of the Tour de France have ended in dramatic fashion after he crashed heavily near the finishing line.

Bleak times and taking the mick

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:09pm Friday 4th July 2014

In the second part of his interview with Group Sports Editor Anthony Matthews, cycling journalist Lionel Birnie reflects on the Tour de France's darker doping days.

Wiggins Tour omission was 'horrible'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:29pm Friday 4th July 2014

Team Sky principal Sir Dave Brailsford has admitted that e xcluding Sir Bradley Wiggins from the 2014 Tour de France was "horrible".

90-year-old celebrates in spirit of Tour de France

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

9:53am Friday 4th July 2014

Betty Farringdon was a competitive cyclist in her youth

'It's a job but it's almost an addiction'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:10pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Cycling journalist Lionel Birnie tells Group Sports Editor Anthony Matthews why the Tour de France is ‘the closest thing to being part of your dream student sabbatical while also earning a living’

Travellers move on to land near Tour de France route

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:30pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Around 10 traveller vehicles have moved onto land at North Weald Airfield, close to the route of next week's Tour de France.

Primary pupils get creative for Tour de France

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

1:05pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Several schools have created flags to be displayed at the side of the route on Monday

Businesses promote Tour de France with unique window stickers

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:24pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Tour has received a mixed reaction from businesses

In profile: the overseas star names to watch out for on 'Le Tour'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:10am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Peter Sagan is simply an exceptional talent and he heads into this year’s Tour de France seeking a third straight victory in the green jersey points competition – and he’s still only 24.

Le Tour de France: Stage 3, Cambridge - The Mall, July 7, 2014

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