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Tour de France: How Yorkshire won the bid to host the race

It has been announced that Yorkshire will play host to the start of the 2014 Tour de France.

The county fought off competition from Barcelona, Berlin and Scotland to host the start of the prestigious cycling race.

Look North's Nicola Rees discovers how Yorkshire tourism officials persuaded the event's organisers to come to the region.

  • 14 Dec 2012
  • From the section England