The 2011 Tour de France starts on Saturday July 2 in the Vendée region in north-west France and finishes three weeks later on the Champs Élysées in Paris on Sunday, July 24.

We will be covering the race in full, with daily stage reports, highlights videos, live text coverage, photo galleries from CW’s Graham Watson and Andy Jones, rider interviews, post-stage analysis and much more.

All of our articles will be linked from this page, making it easy for you to keep track of everything that is happening in this year’s Tour de France.

Keep checking back for the very latest updates.

Tour de France 2011: Stages, previews, reports and photos

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Stage 1 Sat, Jul 2 Passage du Gois La Barre de Monts Mont des Alouettes Les Herbiers 191.5km Preview> Report>


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Stage 2 Sun, Jul 3 Les Essarts Les Essarts 23km TTT

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Stage 3

Mon, Jul 4 Olonne sur Mer Redon

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Stage 4

Tues, Jul 5 Lorient Mûr-de-Bretagne 172.5km Preview>


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Stage 5

Weds, Jul 6 Carhaix Cap Fréhel 164.5km Preview>


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Stage 6

Thurs, Jul 7

Dinan Lisieux 226.5km Preview>


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Stage 7

Fri, Jul 8

Le Mans Châteauroux 218km Preview>


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Stage 8

Sat, Jul 9

Aigurande Super-Besse Sancy 189km Preview>


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Stage 9

Sun, Jul 10

Issoire Saint-Flour 208km Preview>


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Stage 10 Tues, Jul 12 Aurillac Carmaux 158km Preview>


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Stage 11 Weds, Jul 13

Blaye-les-Mines Lavaur 167.5km Preview>


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Stage 12 Thurs, Jul 14

Cugnaux Luz-Ardiden 211km

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Stage 13 Fri, Jul 15

Pau Lourdes 152.5km Preview>


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Stage 14 Sat, Jul 16

Saint-Gaudens Plateau de Beille 168.5km Preview>


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Stage 15 Sun, Jul 17

Limoux Montpellier 192.5km Preview>


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REST Mon, Jul 18

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Stage 16 Tues, Jul 19

Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux Gap

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Stage 17 Weds, Jul 20

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Stage 18 Thurs, Jul 21 Pinerolo Galibier – Serre Chevalier 200.5km

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Stage 19 Fri, Jul 22 Modane Valfréjus Alpe-d’Huez 109.5km

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Stage 20 Sat, Jul 23 Grenoble

Grenoble 42.5km ITT

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Stage 21 Sun, Jul 24 Créteil Paris Champs-Élysées 95km

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Tour de France 2011: Latest news



Cavendish realises green jersey dream



Tour analysis: Schleck goes long



2011 Tour de France stage 10: Armstrong’s famous bluff



Riis rules Contador out of Tour de France win



Cavendish nearly loses Tour’s green jersey



Evans gambles with Tour win



Contador’s attacks fail to cause major damage at the Tour



Boasson Hagen’s second stage win put Norway joint top



Are the Tour de France’s descents too risky?



Kolobnev’s Tour de France positive confirmed



Evans in driving seat as Tour heads towards decisive stages



Cavendish’s green jersey chances looking ‘good’



Evans gains time as the weather leaves its mark



Schlecks falter ahead of Tour’s final mountain days



Tour analysis: How the Schlecks can win



Swift sprinting towards Tour win



Cavendish joint seventh in all-time Tour list



Weather wreaks havoc in Etape du Tour



Basso back for Tour de France win



Garmin-Cervelo celebrate third Tour win



Geraint Thomas: “I had goosebumps on the Tourmalet”



Schlecks distance Contador in Tour mountain stage



Greipel gripes about ‘crazy’ Feillu



Tour de France Feed Zone (July 13)



Greipel’s first Tour stage win ‘extra special’



Greipel takes first win over Cav since HTC split



UCI defends its stance on tilted saddles



Kolobnev tests positive at Tour



Contador worried by knee injury



Tour rest day review (July 11)



Voeckler living the yellow jersey dream again



Hoogerland’s Horror crash





Tour de France 2011: Teams, riders, start list

Tour de France 2011: Official start list

Tour de France 2011: Who’s riding?

Tour de France 2011: Team guide

Tour de France 2011: Stage reports

Stage 21: Evans wins 2011 Tour as Cavendish clinches green jersey

Stage 20: Evans blows Schlecks away and takes yellow to Paris

Stage 19: King Rolland crowned on the Alpe but team-mate Voeckler loses yellow to Andy Schleck

Stage 18: Andy Schleck wins, Contador cracks and Voeckler keeps yellow by seat of his pants

Stage 17: Boasson Hagen makes it two for Sky as Voeckler loses more time

Stage 16: Evans and Contador go on the attack as Hushovd wins in Gap

Stage 15: Cavendish takes fourth stage win in 2011 Tour

Stage 14: Vanendert surprises the favourites as Voeckler holds on

Stage 13: World champ Hushovd takes well deserved solo Tour win

Stage 12: Sanchez wins at Luz Ardiden as Frank Schleck gains on other contenders

Stage 11: Cavendish moves into green after winning in Lavaur

Stage 10: Greipel beats Cavendish in Tour stage 10 sprint

Stage nine: Sanchez conquers day of crashes and climbs

Stage eight: Costa wins first mountain stage of 2011 Tour

Stage seven: Cavendish wins but Wiggins crashes out of Tour

Stage six: Boasson Hagen takes Sky’s first Tour de France win

Stage five: Cavendish wins in Cap Frehel

Stage four: Evans edges out Contador on the Mur-de-Bretagne

Stage three: Farrar sprints to first Tour victory in Redon

Stage two: Garmin win team time trial to put Hushovd in yellow

Stage one: Gilbert blasts to victory as Tour gets off to spectacular start

Tour de France 2011: Highlights videos



Stage 21 video highlights



Stage 20 video highlights



Stage 19 video highlights



Stage 18 video highlights



Stage 17 video highlights



Stage 16 video highlights



Stage 15 video highlights



Stage 14 video highlights



Stage 13 video highlights



Stage 12 video highlights



Stage 11 video highlights



Video: Feeding the riders at the Tour



Stage 10 video highlights



Stage nine video highlights



Stage eight video highlights



Stage seven video highlights



Stage six video highlights



Video: Erik Zabel’s role as Cavendish’s sprint advisor



Stage five video highlights



Video: The ride of Philippe Gilbert at the Tour de France



Stage four video highlights



Stage three video highlights



Stage two video highlights



Stage one video highlights




Tour de France 2011: Photo galleries



Stage 21 photo gallery by Graham Watson



Stage 20 photo gallery by Graham Watson



Stage 19 photo gallery by Graham Watson



Stage 18 photo gallery by Graham Watson



Stage 17 photo gallery by Graham Watson





Stage 16 photo gallery by Graham Watson





Stage 15 photo gallery by Graham Watson





Stage 14 photo gallery by Graham Watson





Stage 13 photo gallery by Graham Watson





Stage 12 photo gallery by Graham Watson





Stage 11 photo gallery by Graham Watson





Stage 10 photo gallery by Graham Watson





Stage nine photo gallery by Graham Watson





Stage eight photo gallery by Graham Watson





Stage seven photo gallery by Graham Watson





Tour de France 2011 wallpaper gallery





Stage six photo gallery by Graham Watson





Stage five photo gallery by Graham Watson



Stage four photo gallery by Andy Jones



Stage four photo gallery by Graham Watson





Stage three photo gallery by Graham Watson





Stage two photo gallery by Andy Jones





Stage two photo gallery by Graham Watson





Stage one photo gallery by Graham Watson





Tour de France 2011 team time trial training photo gallery by Andy Jones



Tour de France 2011 team presentation by Andy Jones



Tour de France 2011 team press conferences by Andy Jones



Tour de France 2011 team presentation by Graham Watson

Tour de France 2011: Live text coverage

Tour de France 2011 LIVE: CW’s text coverage schedule

Stage seven live text coverage

Tour de France 2011: Archive videos

Video: 2003 Centenary Tour

Video: Lance Armstrong retrospective

Video: Behind the scenes at the Tour

Video: Guerini’s 1999 stage win

Video: Thrills and spills at the Tour

Video: Armstrong in 1999

Video: The Indurain years

Video: Ladies of the Tour

Video: Best of bizarre



Tour de France 2011: Archive articles


1999 Tour de France stage two: Passage du Gois causes chaos

Tour de France 2011: TV schedule

British Eurosport Tour de France 2011 TV schedule

ITV4 Tour de France 2011 TV schedule

Tour de France 2011: Related links

Tour de France: The jerseys, what they are and what they mean

Potted history of the Tour de France

The closest Tours in history

Brits in the Tours: From Robinson to Wiggins

Tour de France 2010: Cycling Weekly’s coverage index

Tour de France 2011: Older news items



UCI saddle clamp down



Feed Zone (July 4)



Cavendish to start all three grand tours in 2011



2011 Tour de France teams named



Tour de France 2011: Route details



The mountains of the 2011 Tour de France



Cavendish challenging for up to eight stages in 2011 Tour



Wiggins and Team Sky confident but not talking of Tour podium



Contador faces tough questions in pre-Tour press conference



Brits in the Tour de France 2011



UCI and AFLD collaborate on Tour de France dope tests



Contador confirmed for Tour de France



Evans set for Tour de France win



UCI says ‘respect Contador at Tour de France’



Contador confirms taking part in Tour de France



Bookies slash odds on Wiggins winning Tour



Halfords launches free Garmin Tour de France fantasy game



How is Ben Swift’s first Tour de France going?



Farrar’s Tour gamble pays off



Cavendish loses two sprints in one stage



Wiggins off to ideal Tour start



Sky at the Tour team time trial photo special



Vaughters’ Garmin-Cervelo team hits cycling’s top



Tour GC contenders: the winners and losers after stage one



Already in white, can Geraint Thomas take yellow?



Evans jumps ahead in Tour opener



Tour team time trial training



Cavendish’s train must adapt to win Tour stages



Pro predictions: Who will win opening Tour stage?



Tour de France teams presented, Contador booed



Crashes take toll on Tour’s favourites



Schlecks within striking distance of Tour’s race lead



Wiggins’ operation scheduled for Monday



Thomas leads Sky’s new focus



Analysis: Cav back on the train again



Sky devastated by Wiggins’ exit from Tour



Wiggins crashes out of Tour



Dan Lloyd’s busman’s holiday at the Tour



Wiggins saw Sky’s first Tour win coming



Tour bans motorcyclist after Sorensen’s crash



Cavendish’s race for the Tour green jersey



Cavendish surprises with Tour stage win and press conference