Women's Tour de France to be sponsored by Zwift on four-year deal

The virtual platform has committed to a long-term sponsorship to help the race through its formative years

Women's Vuelta a Burgos 2021
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The forthcoming women’s Tour de France will be sponsored by Zwift on a four-year deal.

From 2022, Tour de France organisers ASO will run a female version of the race for the first time after years of calls to organise a race longer than the current La Course.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and long reads across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013. In 2024 he released a seven-part podcast documentary, Ghost in the Machine, about motor doping in cycling.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains. He lives in Valencia, Spain.