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Tour de France 2018: Race news, stage schedule, coverage and analysis

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Van Avermaet looking forward to stage 9 cobbles (1:07)

BMC Racing Team rider Greg Van Avermaet spoke after a challenging stage eight of the Tour de France. (1:07)

All you need to know about the Tour de France 2018, including day-by-day results and analysis from France.

Tour de France 2018 coverage and schedule

How to watch Le Tour

A look at listings in global territories:

  • Australia: SBS

  • United Kingdom: Eurosport and ITV

  • United States: NBC and NBC Sports networks

  • Brazil: ESPN

  • Latin America: ESPN

  • Caribbean: ESPN

  • India: DSport

  • Subsaharan Africa: SuperSport

  • North Africa and Middle East: BeIN Sports

Stage-by-stage results

A total of 3,351 kilometers (2,082 miles) over three grueling weeks. A look at each stage of the Tour:

Expert's take: Bonnie D. Ford

Hard crashes and bloodied riders are nothing new at the Tour de France. But for American Lawson Craddock, the push to ride on despite a fractured shoulder goes beyond his team and himself. Read

Preview: Tour de France 2018

Some of the storylines we're following leading into this year's race:

  • Bonnie D. Ford: It's time for adjustments as four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome prevailed in a 10-month legal wrangle over the allowable amount of asthma medication. Read

  • Joe Lindsey: Will a Colombian ever win the Tour de France? With the gusher of talent coming out of this cycling-mad country, the answer is simple: absolutely. Read | En Espanol

  • Ford: Famed British sprinter Mark Cavendish, who endured tough crashes in the past year and a half, has set his sights on 35 career stage wins at the Tour de France. Read

  • Staff: Defending champion Chris Froome makes a controversial return to the Tour de France. Which top riders will challenge him for the top spot on the podium? Read

  • ESPN Africa: The top riders to watch from the region. Read