London, Manchester and Edinburgh all bidding to host 2017 Tour de France

Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme confirms that three British cities are bidding to host the Tour de France Grand Depart in 2017

The peloton reaches London on stage three of the 2014 Tour de France (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Three British cities have submitted bids to host the Tour de France Grand Départ in 2017, according to race director Christian Prudhomme.

Manchester, London, and an unspecified city in Scotland are in the running, with the capital looking to host the Tour on the 10-year anniversary of the race’s first visit.

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