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Yorkshire will stage Le Grand Depart in next year's Tour de France - the world's most famous cycle race.

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Yorkshire looks to Corsica for Grand Depart

Thousands line the route to watch the Grand Depart in Corsica Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The Grand Depart of the Tour de France got underway today - and all were eyes were on a small town in Corsica.

This year will be the first time that the French island has ever welcomed the famous race - But this time next year it will be Yorkshire at the centre of attention. The first stage next year will depart from Leeds, with the second stage beginning in York and ending in Sheffield.

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