Tour De France 2017 is set to get underway this Saturday, 01 July 2017 and will be taking place over the next three weeks where tracks from four different countries are included in the cycling marathon. There will be 21 stages in this year’s Tour De France and around 2,200 miles. It all begins in Dusseldorf, Germany with the first stage of the event also called “Le Grand Depart”. The race concludes in the French capital Paris on 23rd July 2017. ITV4 and EuroSport will have live coverage in the UK at different times of the day while EuroSport is also covering the entire event around Europe in local coverage.
How To Watch Tour De France 2017 Live Online: Both ITV and Eurosport are covering this year’s race in the UK and they will also be offering live streams through their official apps and websites. In United States, NBCSN has exclusive rights to Tour De France 2017 and they will be producing dedicated coverage throughout the next three weeks on their NBCSN channel as well as online portal plus their official app. In first time in history, NBC are produce live feed of each and every stage live from start to finish and US viewers can access that by buying NBC’s online gold pass costing around $40 for rest of the year. The package include many other major sports plus premier league. However, if you don’t have access to live channels showing Tour De France you can always tune in here for live links available everyday, just before the start of the race.
Tour De France 2017 Route & Stages: There will be 21 stages across four different countries. Starting with the Dusseldorf in Germany followed by Leige in Belgium into France. There will also be one race in Luxembourg. Three time Tour De France winner, Chris Froome is odds on favourite to retain his title but will face some competition from the likes of former teamSky rider Richie Porte who now ride with RMC Racing.
Le Tour de France is the most prestigous and lucrative cycling event in the world and there are 198 riders taking part in this year’s event representing as many as 22 different teams.