Paris-Nice, the first major European stage race of the 2012 season, kicks off on Sunday, March 4, and finishes on Sunday, March 11.
The eight-day race runs from the north of France to the south, and is aptly nicknamed the Race to the Sun.
Cycling Weekly will be bringing you stage reports, results and photos from every stage of this year's Paris-Nice.
For a more in-depth look at the 2012 Paris-Nice route, a list of teams, past winners, TV guide and more take a look at our Paris-Nice 2012 Big Preview.
Paris-Nice 2012: Stages
|Stage one||Sunday March 4||Dampierre-en-Yvelines||Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse||9.4km ITT||>>>>||>>>>|
|Stage two||Monday March 5||Mantes-la-Jolie||Orléans||185.5km||>>>>||>>>>|
|Stage three||Tuesday March 6||Vierzon||Le Lac de Vassivière||194km||>>>>||>>>>|
|Stage four||Wednesday March 7||Brive-la-Gaillarde||Rodez||178km||>>>>||>>>>|
|Stage five||Thursday March 8||Onet-le-Château||Mende||178.5km||>>>>||>>>>|
|Stage six||Friday March 9||Suze-la-Rousse||Sisteron||178.5km||>>>>||>>>>|
|Stage seven||Saturday March 10||Sisteron||Nice||219.5km||>>>>||>>>>|
|Stage eight||Sunday March 11||Nice||Col d'Èze||9.6km ITT||>>>>||>>>>|
Total distance: 1155.5km
Paris-Nice 2012: Latest news
Thomas misses Col d'Eze TT to focus on track
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 eight: Wiggins wins finale stage and overall
Stage seven: De Gendt solos to victory; Wiggins edges closer to overall win
Stage six: Sanchez clinches breakaway win
Stage five: Westra wins in France but celebrations may prove costly
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 eight gallery by Graham Watson
Stage seven gallery by Graham Watson
Stage six gallery by Graham Watson
Stage five gallery by Graham Watson
Stage four gallery by Graham Watson
Stage three gallery by Graham Watson
Stage two gallery by Graham Watson
Stage one gallery by Graham Watson
Paris-Nice 2011: Coverage index
Paris-Nice 2010: The Big Preview/links to coverage
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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on CyclingWeekly.com, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, CyclingWeekly.com would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, n exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.
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