Welcome to Cycling Weekly's live text coverage of Paris-Nice 2012 stage five on Thursday, March 8.
We will be posting updates throughout the afternoon on what should be a key stage in the race. As ever, feel free to add your questions, remarks and bad jokes in the comment box.
Stage five: Thursday March 8, Onet-le-Château to Mende, 178.5km
Live coverage will start at around midday.
Click on the 'play' button in the window below to activate the live coverage.
Paris-Nice 2012: Latest news
Stomach bug sweeps through Paris-Nice peloton
Andy Schleck out of Paris-Nice with stomach problems
Andy Schleck off pace in Paris-Nice time trial
Paris-Nice 2012: Who will win?
Froome to miss Paris-Nice due to illness
Wiggins for Paris-Nice; Cavendish for Tirreno-Adriatico
Paris-Nice 2012: Race preview and information
Paris-Nice 2012: The Big Preview
Paris-Nice 2012: Stage reports
Stage four: Meersman wins messy stage
Stage three: Valverde wins, Wiggins keeps lead
Stage two: Wiggins rides into lead
Stage one: Wiggins second to Larsson in opening time trial
Paris-Nice 2012: Photo galleries
Stage four gallery by Graham Watson
Stage three gallery by Graham Watson
Stage two gallery by Graham Watson
Stage one gallery by Graham Watson
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