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Welcome to the Tour of Britain press release archive, containing the latest and historic news and information relating to the UK’s premier cycle race.

Welcome to the Tour of Britain press release archive, containing the latest and historic news and information relating to the UK’s premier cycle race.

Our press releases are downloadable in PDF format unless stated.

September 2023

Stage eight report: Wout van Aert crowned Tour of Britain 2023 champion Sunday 11 September (web)

Stage seven report: Wout van Aert thwarted as Rasmus Tiller wins dramatic stage in Gloucester Saturday 10 September (web)

Stage six report: Danny van Poppel wins in Harlow to end Jumbo – Visma’s dominance Friday 9 September (web)

Stage five report: Wout van Aert solos to win in Felixstowe Thursday 8 September (web)

Stage four report: Olav Kooij writes his name in the Tour of Britain record books with Newark-on-Trent stage win Wednesday 6 September (web)

Stage three report: Three out of three for Olav Kooij after thrilling East Riding of Yorkshire stage Tuesday 5 September (web)

Stage two report: Olav Kooij doubles up to win in Wrexham Monday 4 September (web)

Stage one report: Olav Kooij wins Tour of Britain 2023 opener in Manchester Sunday 3 September (web)

August 2023

Stars ready for Tour of Britain 2023 as provisional startlist is revealed Tuesday 29 August

2021 champion Wout van Aert set for Tour of Britain return Tuesday 22 August

Sam Bennett to make long-awaited Tour of Britain return in 2023 Monday 21 August

Stunning Le Col leaders’ jerseys for Tour of Britain 2023 revealed Friday 18 August

Sportive Breaks partner with Tour of Britain’s new best young rider jersey Wednesday 16 August

Sportsbreaks.com to bring Tour of Britain combativity award closer to fans in 2023 Monday 14 August

Tour of Britain 2023 national land art competition launched Tuesday 1 August

July 2023

Jumbo – Visma and INEOS Grenadiers headline Tour of Britain 2023 teams Friday 28 July

Altrincham to host start of Tour of Britain 2023 Grand Départ Thursday 27 July

Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire to host penultimate stage of Tour of Britain Friday 21 July

Accurist appointed official timekeeper of the Tour of Britain Tuesday 18 July

Southend-on-Sea to host Tour of Britain for the first time in 2023 Monday 10 July

Le Col appointed official jersey partner to the Tour of Britain Wednesday 5 July

June 2023

Tour of Britain unveils full Suffolk stage for 2023 race Friday 30 June

Nottinghamshire unveiled as Tour of Britain 2023 stage four host county Tuesday 20 June

East Riding to host stage three of Tour of Britain 2023 Monday 19 June

Spectacular Welsh finale unveiled for Tour of Britain 2023 Friday 16 June

cottages.com unveiled as Tour of Britain points jersey partner  Tuesday 13 June 

May 2023

First teams unveiled for Tour of Britain 2023 Thursday 4 May

April 2023

Further Tour of Britain 2023 host venues revealed Friday 21 March

March 2023

Tour of Britain returning to Nottinghamshire in 2023 Thursday 30 March

January 2023

Brother UK enters 10th year of Tour of Britain partnership Monday 9 January 

December 2022

Greater Manchester to host Tour of Britain 2023 Grand Départ Thursday 8 December

November 2022

Tour of Britain 2023 to finish in Wales Monday 14 November

October 2022

National Land Art Competition winner revealed  Tuesday 18 October

September 2022

Tour of Britain 2023 race dates confirmed Friday 30 September

Statement: Thursday 8 September 2022 (web) Thursday 8 September

Stage five report: Jordi Meeus sprints to victory in Mansfield (web) Thursday 8 September

Stage four report: Gonzalo Serrano wins AJ Bell Tour of Britain thriller (web) Wednesday 7 September

Stage three report: Kamiel Bonneu wins as breakaway upstages peloton in Sunderland (web) Tuesday 6 September

Stage two report: Cees Bol claims dramatic victory in Duns (web) Monday 5 September

Stage one report: Corbin Strong wins opening stage at Glenshee Ski Centre (web) Sunday 4 September

August 2022

Tom Pidcock to lead INEOS Grenadiers at the AJ Bell Tour of Britain (web) Thursday 1 September 

Richie Porte to ride final AJ Bell Tour of Britain before retirement (web) Friday 26 August

Dylan Teuns targeting AJ Bell Tour of Britain success with Israel – Premier Tech (web) Friday 26 August

AJ Bell extend title partnership of the Tour of Britain Wednesday 17 August

Evans Cycles announced as official retailer of the Tour of Britain Monday 15 August

Teams unveiled for Tour of Britain 2022 Wednesday 3 August

July 2022

Team Qhubeka returning to the Tour of Britain in 2022 Monday 18 July

June 2022

First teams unveiled for Tour of Britain 2022 Thursday 30 July

Dan Martin appointed Tour of Britain ambassador Tuesday 21 June

April 2022

Tour of Britain 2022 stage details revealed Wednesday 6 April

February 2022

ŠKODA to power the Tour of Britain and Women’s Tour through to 2024  Wednesday 23 February

Tour of Britain shortlisted for Sport Industry Award Thursday 10 February

Tour of Britain 2022 host regions revealed Thursday 10 February

December 2021

Tour of Britain and Women’s Tour provide £34m boost to UK economy Wednesday 15 December

September 2021

Stage eight report: Wout van Aert crowned champion in Aberdeen Sunday 12 September

Stage seven report: Belgian rider Yves Lampaert wins stage seven in Edinburgh Saturday 11 September

Stage six report: Wout van Aert strikes back in Gateshead Friday 10 September

Stage five report: Ethan Hayter wins in Warrington to retake Tour of Britain lead Thursday 9 September

Stage four report: Wout van Aert pips Julian Alaphilippe in Great Orme thriller Wednesday 8 September

Stage three report: INEOS Grenadiers triumph in Carmarthenshire team time trial Tuesday 7 September

Stage two report: Robin Carpenter moves into race lead following dominant Devon display Monday 6 September

Stage one report: Wout van Aert wins on Tour of Britain debut in Penzance Sunday 5 September

July 2021

World-leading innovative campus Alderley Park to host Tour of Britain stage five start Thursday 29 July 

Spectacular route unveiled for 2021 Tour of Britain Tuesday 20 July

June 2021

JUBEL unveiled as the official après beer of the Tour of Britain Wednesday 2 June

May 2021

PEARL iZUMi appointed official technical clothing partner Tuesday 11 May

April 2021

Tour of Britain extends Telegraph Media Group partnership Friday 30 April

First teams unveiled for 2022 Tour of Britain Thursday 22 April

March 2021

Sportsbreaks.com partners with the Tour of Britain, Women’s Tour and Tour Series Tuesday 30 March

Tour of Britain, Women’s Tour and British Cycling launch Ride for Heroes initiative Friday 19 March

2021 Tour of Britain start and finish venues unveiled Wednesday 17 March

Warrington to host stage five finish of 2021 Tour of Britain Thursday 11 March

February 2021

River Media appointed UK & Ireland broadcast agents by the Tour of Britain Tuesday 2 February

Tour of Britain and Women’s Tour unveil Eurosport x GCN partnership Monday 1 February

October 2020

The Tour of Britain named as ‘Ones to Watch’ in 50 Most Marketable Sports Properties Thursday 22 October

September 2020

Route unveiled for Tour of Britain 2021 Devon stage Monday 7 September 

July 2020

Isle of Wight to host Tour of Britain finale in 2022 Saturday 4 July

May 2020

Tour of Britain postponed until 2021 Thursday 14 May

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