Six Tour de France stages will be televised from start to finish

Six stages, including the first and last days, of the Tour de France will be shown on television in full

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The final three stages of the 2016 Tour de France will be broadcast in their entirety, along with three other stages over the course of the three-week race.

Starting with the first stage - a flat route between Mont Saint Michel and Utah Beach - TV channels such Eurosport in the UK will show every second of the action, with coverage starting on 11.45 (BST) on day one.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.