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Tour de France Stage 12 Live – A flat finish fit for sprinters

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After 62.8 kilometres, drivers will arrive at the fourth category, the Côte d’Autoire.

Now it’s a downhill run towards the lower roads and our first climb of the day.

The peloton is currently led by Alpecin-Deceuninck, Intermarché-Wanty.

167 km left

The fact that the peloton slowed down to allow Pogačar to come back really helped the guys who got away.

The break of the day came from Madouas, Pacher, Abrahamsen, Turgis and Martin gave up the chase.

Guillaume Martin (Cofidis) is giving chase.

Anthony Turgis (TotalEnergies) is now in the offensive group.

178 km left

Meanwhile, race leader Tadej Pogačar is caught in a tangle of chaos in the peloton.

Jakobsen is now four minutes behind and counting. He certainly doesn’t have much time left to run this race.

182 km left

The attackers have been caught and now the one taking action is Valentin Madouas (Groupama-FDJ).

187 km left

The Dutchman is currently 1:20 behind the peloton.

Meanwhile, Fabio Jakobsen is at the back of the peloton.

Thomas Gachinard (TotalEnergies) joins the Geniets on offense.

Live footage from the race is temporarily unavailable due to a technical problem.

Kevin Geniets (Groupama-FDJ) was the first player to be transferred.

203 km left

There are only a few minutes left until the stage officially begins.

The drivers are now preparing to head towards the neutral zone at the start of stage 12.

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The TV coverage will start once the race starts, so be sure to check it out How to watch the 2024 Tour de France – TV schedule, live streaming worldwide

And now let’s take a look at today’s race Stage 12 preview – Sprinters return to the spotlight

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Following Mørkøv’s departure, 167 riders are expected to start today unless there are any further withdrawals.

Riders will register ahead of the stage in Aurillac.

It’s about an hour from the starting point.

Take a look at yesterday’s stage result and then the updated GC standings, powered by FirstBicycle.

Now let’s take a look at the 11th stage, which was run yesterday and opened a new page in the fight for the yellow jersey.

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The full map of today’s stage.

With around two hours left until today’s stage starts, it looks set to be another sprinter-friendly day in the saddle.

Hello and welcome Bicycle newsLive broadcast of the 12th stage of the 2024 Tour de France!