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A decision is imminent regarding the possible cancellation of the Tour of Missouri. (Money set aside for the race has been frozen by the administration of Governor Nixon. Without these funds, the race will cease to exist.) Cancelling the Tour of Missouri is not only a bad idea for the State of Missouri but also for pro cycling in the U.S. Click here for more info and to let your voice be heard. Again, a decision is imminent.
- Wednesday's Tour de France Stage 11 departs Vatan at 12:45 CET (6:45am U.S. Eastern) and is expected in Saint-Fargeau between 17:05 and 17:29 CET (11:05am and 11:29am U.S. Eastern). Tour de France live coverage on Versus TV is scheduled to begin at 8:30am U.S. Eastern (8:00am U.S. Eastern for the Versus live streaming). Live coverage on Eurosport is scheduled to begin at 14:15 CET (8:15am U.S. Eastern).
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- Tour de France LIVE via Eurosport. (English)
- Quote of the day: "2009 Tour de France like an episode of 'Columbo' where you know the killer in advance, then they reveal how he did it." (Two-time Tour winner Laurent Fignon on France 2)
- Tour de France LIVE video streaming on Versus. Link at right.
- Tour de France LIVE on Eurosport. (German)
- Barring a last-minute change due to pressure from a majority of teams, race radios are banned for today's stage (and Friday's). Riders using radios today can be given warnings or even be kicked out of the race, though surely the latter punishment is unlikely. They can also be fined. Race radios were banned for last month's French national road race championships and the Bouygues Telecom team experimented with self-bans of radios last season. That didn't work out too well for them at the 2008 Tour de Deauville (humor).
- Tour de France Stage 10 departs Limoges at 12:30 CET (6:30am U.S. Eastern) and is expected in Issoudun between 16:59 and 17:25 CET (10:59am and 11:25am U.S. Eastern). Tour de France live coverage on Versus TV is scheduled to begin at 8:30am U.S. Eastern (8:00am U.S. Eastern for the Versus live streaming). Live coverage on Eurosport is scheduled to begin at 13:45 CET (7:45am U.S. Eastern).
- For Tour de France via satellite info, MJ Ray has you covered in our cycling via satellite bloghere.
- We recommend you open our Twitter feed in a separate window now. If ever we have a server outage, we will update on Twitter and direct you to a live coverage page on another server.
- Welcome to our live coverage guide for the 2009 Tour de France.