The 2012 Tour de France starts on Saturday June 30 in Liège, Belgium, and finishes three weeks later on the Champs Élysées in Paris on Sunday, July 22.

We will be covering the race in full, with daily stage reports, live text coverage, photo galleries from Cycling Weekly’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 2012: Stages, previews, reports and photos

Stage Date From To Length Preview Report Photos
Prologue Sat, Jun 30 Liège Liège 6.4km ITT >>>> >>>> >>>>
Stage 1 Sun, Jul 1 Liège Seraing 198km >>>> >>>> >>>>
Stage 2 Mon, Jul 2 Visé Tournai 207.5km >>>> >>>> >>>>
Stage 3 Tues, Jul 3 Orchies Boulogne-sur-Mer 197km >>>> >>>> >>>>
Stage 4 Weds, Jul 4 Abbeville Rouen 214.5km >>>> >>>>
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Stage 5 Thurs, Jul 5 Rouen Saint-Quentin 196.5km >>>> >>>> >>>>
Stage 6 Fri, Jul 6 Épernay Metz 207.5km >>>> >>>>
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Stage 7 Sat, Jul 7 Tomblaine La Planche des Belles Filles 199km >>>> >>>> >>>>
Stage 8 Sun, Jul 8 Belfort Porrentruy 157.5km >>>> >>>> >>>>
Stage 9 Mon, Jul 9 Arc-et-Senans Besançon 41.5km ITT >>>> >>>> >>>>
REST Tues, Jul 10 - - - - - -
Stage 10 Weds, Jul 11 Mâcon Bellegarde-sur-Valserine 194.5km >>>> >>>> >>>>
Stage 11 Thurs, Jul 12 Albertville La Toussuire – Les Sybelles 148km >>>> >>>> >>>>
Stage 12 Fri, Jul 13 Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne Annonay Davézieux 226km >>>> >>>> >>>>
Stage 13 Sat, Jul 14 Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux Le Cap d’Agde 217km >>>> >>>> >>>>
Stage 14 Sun, Jul 15 Limoux Foix 191km >>>> >>>> >>>>
Stage 15 Mon, Jul 16 Samatan Pau 158.5km >>>> >>>> >>>>
REST Tues, Jul 17 Pau - - - >>>> -
Stage 16 Weds, Jul 18 Pau Bagnères-de-Luchon 197km >>>> >>>> >>>>
Stage 17 Thurs, Jul 19 Bagnères-de-Luchon Peyragudes 143.5km >>>> >>>> >>>>
Stage 18 Fri, Jul 20 Blagnac Brive-la-Gaillarde 222.5km >>>> >>>> >>>>
Stage 19 Sat, Jul 21 Bonneval Chartres 53.5km ITT >>>> >>>> >>>>
Stage 20 Sun, Jul 22 Rambouillet Paris Champs-Élysées 120km >>>> >>>> >>>>

Tour de France 2012: Latest news

Cavendish caps Sky’s successful Tour with incredible win in Paris

Cavendish recognises advantage in missed Tour chances ahead of Olympics

Orica-GreenEdge still learning in debut Tour

Hoy says a Wiggins win would be greatest ever British sporting achievement

Cavendish adds to impressive Tour de France for Sky

Schleck’s Tour B sample also positive for banned substance

Sky’s quick exit strategy from the Tour

Wiggins and Froome explain Tour stage 17 final climb debate

Liquigas hopes Tour success could help find sponsor

Froome: Nibali’s attacks weren’t going anywhere

Wiggins’ Tour de France training

Voigt tries to carry on as RadioShack’s future seems in doubt
Tour de France 2012: Teams, riders, start list

Tour 2012: Who will win?

Tour de France 2012 start list and withdrawals

Tour de France 2012 team list

Tour de France 2012: Stage reports
Stage 20: Wiggins wins 2012 Tour as Cavendish takes final stage
Stage 19: Wiggins wins time trial to claim Tour de France
Stage 18: Cavendish wins Tour stage 18 with irresistible sprint
Stage 17: Wiggins step closer to Paris as Valverde wins stage
Stage 16: Voeckler the Pyrenean king as he wins in Bagneres de Luchon
Stage 15: Fedrigo wins, day off for peloton
Stage 14: Sanchez solos to Foix victory to save Rabobank’s Tour
Stage 13: Greipel survives climb and crosswinds to win third Tour stage
Stage 12: Millar wins Tour stage nine years from his last
Stage 11: Wiggins strengthens Tour lead as Evans slips back
Stage 10: Voeckler wins and saves his Tour
Stage nine: Wiggins destroys opposition in Besancon TT
Stage eight: Pinot solos to Tour win as Wiggins fights off attacks
Stage seven: Wiggins takes yellow as Froome wins stage
Stage six: Sagan wins third Tour stage
Stage five: Greipel wins again as Cavendish fades
Stage four: Greipel wins stage after Cavendish crashes
Stage three: Sagan runs away with it in Boulogne
Stage two: Cavendish takes 21st Tour stage victory
Stage one: Sagan wins at first attempt
Prologue: Cancellara wins, Wiggins second

Tour de France 2012: Comment, analysis, blogs

Analysis: What we learned at La Planche des Belles Filles

Analysis: How much time could Wiggins gain in Tour’s time trials

CW’s Tour de France podcasts

Blog: Tour presentation – chasing dreams and autographs

Comment: Cavendish the climber

Tour de France 2012: Photo galleries

Stage 20 by Graham Watson

Stage 19 by Graham Watson

Stage 18 by Graham Watson

Stage 17 by Graham Watson

Stage 16 by Graham Watson

Stage 15 by Graham Watson

Stage 14 by Graham Watson

Stage 13 by Graham Watson

Stage 12 by Graham Watson

Stage 11 by Graham Watson

Stage 10 by Graham Watson

Stage nine by Graham Watson

Stage eight by Graham Watson

Stage seven by Graham Watson

Stage six by Graham Watson

Stage five by Graham Watson

Stage four by Graham Watson

Stage three by Graham Watson

Stage two by Andy Jones

Stage two by Graham Watson

Stage one by Graham Watson

Prologue photo gallery by Andy Jones

Prologue photo gallery by Roo Rowler

Prologue photo gallery by Graham Watson

Tour de France 2012: Team presentation

Sky and Rabobank Tour de France recce

Tour de France 2012: Live text coverage

Stage 18 live coverage

Stage 17 live coverage

Stage 16 live coverage

Stage 12 live coverage

Stage 11 live coverage

Stage 10 live coverage

Stage nine live coverage

Stage six live coverage

Stage five live coverage

Stage four live coverage

Stage three live coverage

Cycling Weekly’s live text coverage schedule

Tour de France 2012: TV schedule
ITV4 live schedule
British Eurosport live schedule

Tour de France 2012: Related links

Brits in the Tours: From Robinson to Cavendish

Brief history of the Tour de France

Tour de France 2011: Cycling Weekly’s coverage index

1989: The Greatest Tour de France ever

Tour de France 2012: Older news items
Frank Schleck positive for banned substance at Tour
Rest day review (July 17)
Defending Tour champ Evans has work to do in Pyrenees
Sprinters’ teams unwilling to work on stage 15
Evans suffers multiple punctures after Tour tack attack
Froome not winning this year’s Tour is ‘very great sacrifice’
Frank Schleck criticises ‘boring’ Tour de France
Wiggins: Cycling’s new boss?
Wiggins still Sky’s main man as Tour heads towards Pyrenees
Millar’s Tour win comes after ‘second chance’
Froome explains his attack on La Toussuire
Nibali fails to crack Sky but pleased with Tour mountains performance
Roche ready to achieve career-long Tour top ten ambition
Wiggins: ‘I’m not some s**t rider that’s come from nowhere
Nibali hits out at Wiggins after Tour frustration
Cavendish enjoying new Tour role
Wiggins taking nothing for granted in ‘dream scenario’
Sky keeping Tour focus on Wiggins
Di Gregorio arrested by police at Tour de France
Daniel Martin courts King of the Mountains jersey
Wiggins’ special yellow Tour de France skinsuit
Tony Martin abandons Tour de France
Wiggins proud of Tour time trial stage win
Wiggins lashes out after doping accusations
Evans and BMC out-gunned by Sky in the mountains
Wiggins looking to keep Tour lead until Paris
Froome on Tour stage win: I had the legs and went for it
Martin to lead Garmin in the mountains as Hesjedal withdraws
Dislocated shoulder hinders Greipel sprint
Hesjedal may be out of Tour after Garmin suffer in crash
Stage seven video preview
The Feed Zone: Tour news round-up (July 5)
Celebrating the Tour’s lead-out men
Liquigas’s yellow and green jersey aim at Tour
Brailsford: Sky on the front for Cav and Wiggins
Fourth Tour crash for Farrar
Greipel on a roll at the Tour
Cavendish and Eisel expected to continue after stage four crash
Injury report: Tour stage four
Garmin-Sharp adjust Tour de France plans after injury problems
Sky down to eight after Siutsou crash
Kittel recovering from illness
Explaining the three kilometre rule
Sky’s embarrassment of riches
Rogers back on form and backing Wiggins in the Tour
Martin to continue in Tour despite fractured wrist
Liquigas coach tips Sagan for future Grand Tour win
Cancellara’s win lifts morale in RadioShack team
Hincapie makes history with 17th Tour start
Goss has eye on Tour’s green jersey

Hincapie’s lucky seventeen bike
Evans ready to fight for his Tour title
Tour de France 2012: Teams presented in Liege
Millar misses Tour presentation due to illness
Nibali plans mountain attack in Tour
Sky Tour de France recon: Photo special
Hesjedal ready to take on Tour
Tour 2012: Who will win?
Tour won’t knock Cavendish down
Brailsford: You’ve got to prioritise
Sky releases official team song ahead of Tour
Henderson on Lotto’s united front
Orica-GreenEdge in hunt for stage wins at Tour
Bruyneel to miss Tour de France
Giro winner Hesjedal heads Garmin’s Tour squad
Team Sky Tour squad announced
Leipheimer to lead Omega Pharma in Tour
Strong BMC team for defending Tour champ Evans
Menchov gunning for Tour de France overall
Wiggins: No pressure, only excitement ahead of Tour
Kittel to make Tour debut
Gesink headlines Rabobank Tour line-up
Andy Schleck out of 2012 Tour
Hincapie to retire after record-breaking 17th Tour
Wiggins: This is the best shape I’ve been in for Tour
Andy Schleck receives 2010 Tour yellow jersey
Orica-GreenEdge to strengthen sprint train for Tour
Argos-Shimano, Cofidis, Saur-Sojasun and Europcar in Tour

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  • Outhouse Sports Books

    A good start on the Prologue by Bradley Wiggins.

  • Paul Wood

    Hi can anyone let me know where we can get the complete start list for the prologue tomorrow as CW only have selected riders