Tour de France 2018: Race news, stage schedule, coverage and analysis

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All you need to know about the Tour de France 2018, including day-by-day results and analysis from France.

Tour de France 2018 coverage and schedule

How to watch Le Tour

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A look at listings in global territories:

  • Australia: SBS

  • United Kingdom: Eurosport and ITV

  • United States: NBC and NBC Sports networks

  • Brazil: ESPN

  • Latin America: ESPN

  • Caribbean: ESPN

  • India: DSport

  • Subsaharan Africa: SuperSport

  • North Africa and Middle East: BeIN Sports

Stage-by-stage results

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A total of 3,351 kilometers (2,082 miles) over three grueling weeks. A look at each stage of the Tour:

Expert's take: Bonnie D. Ford

Despite a hairline fracture in his scapula, American Lawson Craddock is determined to ride on for his team leader, Rigoberto Uran.Icon Sportswire

Hard crashes and bloodied riders are nothing new at the Tour de France. But for American Lawson Craddock, the push to ride on despite a fractured shoulder goes beyond his team and himself. Read

Preview: Tour de France 2018

Mark Cavendish has his sights set on 35 career stage wins at the Tour de France.SEBASTIEN NOGIER/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock

Some of the storylines we're following leading into this year's race:

  • Bonnie D. Ford: It's time for adjustments as four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome prevailed in a 10-month legal wrangle over the allowable amount of asthma medication. Read

  • Joe Lindsey: Will a Colombian ever win the Tour de France? With the gusher of talent coming out of this cycling-mad country, the answer is simple: absolutely. Read | En Espanol

  • Ford: Famed British sprinter Mark Cavendish, who endured tough crashes in the past year and a half, has set his sights on 35 career stage wins at the Tour de France. Read

  • Staff: Defending champion Chris Froome makes a controversial return to the Tour de France. Which top riders will challenge him for the top spot on the podium? Read

  • ESPN Africa: The top riders to watch from the region. Read