I have a confession to make. The idea of Yorkshire winning the
tender to host the Grand Depart is still very difficult to comprehend
but the UK’s biggest county in England’s north has worked extremely hard
and rightfully deserves the accolade.
Lotto-Belisol in training before the start of the 2014 Tour de France (AAP)
With the FIFA World Cup dominating world wide interest and the SBS television and online screens doing the same for the next four weeks, most viewers, including regular followers of cycling, have been gripped by the matches from Brazil.
Tomo dreams of cycling's best eleven playing at Maracana Stadium (AAP)
The 2014 Giro d’Italia has arrived and for the first time SBS management has boldly decided to screen every stage of this year's race live. It’s another breakthrough in the network’s history, growth and support for world cycling, writes Mike Tomalaris.
A relaxed Cadel Evans ready for the Giro d'Italia. (AAP)
It goes without saying the international TV coverage and worldwide
exposure the Tour de France's new one-day women's race
will be an enormous advertisement for the women's game at a time when
it's screaming for global attention, recognition and respect.
Like the world championships, the ASO is bringing women's cycling to the crowds and television with a women's race on the final day of the Tour de France (Getty Images)
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