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The moment you've been waiting 12 long months for is here - the Tour de France. SBS will bring you the racing, personalities, food, chateaux and colour of the Tour de France across all broadcast platforms.
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Cycling Central

24 Jun 2016 - 11:42 AM  UPDATED 2 Jul 2016 - 11:10 AM

The 2016 Tour de France is LIVE on SBS from Saturday 2 July – Monday 25 July

Individual stage times vary but most stages start from 10pm AEST on SBS and online in the Škoda Tour Tracker suite of web and mobile apps for iOS and Android.

All LIVE broadcasts are on SBS and SBS HD while online streaming will be via the Škoda Tour tracker and mobile apps (iOS/Android). Daily stage highlights will be on a mix of SBS and SBS2 (check your local guides).

And yes, the SBS TDF Fantasy Competition is back, brought to you by l'Etape Australia.

All highlights will also be available online, as will full stage replays.

* SA/NT viewers join most stages from the beginning at 9.30pm ACST (stage times vary)
* WA viewers join most stages LIVE from the beginning at 8pm AWST (stage times vary)

Daily stage replays

SBS will show stage replays every day:

1pm daily on SBS
3pm daily on SBS 2

Daily highlights

Morning Updates: 7am daily on SBS 
Evening Highlights: 5pm daily on SBS 

Women’s La Course by the Tour de France
Women’s Race, La Course by Le Tour de France, airs on Sunday 26 July from 10.00pm on SBS ONE before the concluding stage of the Tour de France.

Broadcast times

Saturday 2 July: Stage 1 Mont-Saint-Michel > Utah Beach Ste-Marie-du-Mont
8.30pm SBS

Sunday 3 July: Stage 2 Saint Lo > Cherbourg-en-Contentin
9.30pm SBS

Monday 4 July: Stage 3 Granville > Angers
10pm SBS

Tuesday 5 July: Stage 4 Saumur > Limoges
10pm SBS

Wednesday 6 July: Stage 5 Limoges > Le Lioran
10pm SBS

Thursday 7 July: Stage 6 Arpagon-sur-Cere > Montauban
10pm SBS

Friday 8 July: Stage 7 L'Isle-Jourdain> Lac de Payolle
10pm

Saturday 9 July: Stage 8 Pau > Bagneres-de-Luchon
9.30pm SBS

Sunday 10 July: Stage 9 Vielha Val d'Aran > Andorra, Arcalis
8.30pm SBS

Monday 11 July: REST DAY Andorra.

Tuesday 12 July: Stage 10 Escaldes-Engordany > Revel
10pm SBS

Wednesday 13 July: Stage 11 Carcassone > Montpellier
10pm SBS

Thursday 14 July: Stage 12 Montpellier > Mont Ventoux
10pm SBS

Friday 15 July: Stage 13 Bourg-Saint-Andeol > La Caverne du Pont-d'Arc
10pm SBS

Saturday 16 July: Stage 14 Montelimar > Villars-les-Dombes
9.30pm SBS

Sunday 17 July: Stage 15 Bourg-en-Bresse > Culoz 
8.30pm SBS

Monday 18 July: Stage 16 Moirans-en-Montagne > Bern, Switzerland
10pm SBS

Tuesday 19: July REST DAY Bern.

Wednesday 20 July: Stage 17 Bern > Finhaut-Emosson, Switzerland
10pm SBS

Thursday 21 July: Stage 18 Sallanches > Megeve
10pm SBS

Friday 22 July: Stage 19 Albertville  > Saint-Gervais (Mont Blanc)
8.30pm SBS

Saturday 23 July: Stage 20 Megeve > Morzine-Avoriaz
8.30pm SBS

Sunday 24 July: Stage 21 Chantilly > Paris
10.00pm La Course by Le Tour de France / FINAL STAGE FROM 12.00am midnight