The Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire, Gary Verity, is in Paris today for the finish of Le Tour de France. He told Calendar that the biggest benefits of Le Tour are still to come to Yorkshire and the county should prepare for an influx of tourists.
Cycling champion Lizzie Armitstead from Otley competed today in La Course by Le Tour, a new one day race for female cyclists. She was involved in a crash in the final kilometre of the 91km race.
Well 2 bike changes and a crash, Paris you didn't deliver my romantic dreams! Going home with stitches but I'll be fine :)
Thank you to all Brits out on course, the tour started in Leeds and I felt proud to race and see Yorkshire flags still lining the streets :)
ITV Calendar's resident Tour de France expert and professional cyclist Dean Downing is to compete in his final race tonight.
The Sheffield Grand Prix will be the Rotherham-born rider's last event.
Welcome to Yorkshire chief executive Gary Verity is getting an honorary degree from the University of York. Gary - who was the mastermind behind the Tour De France's Grand Depart in Yorkshire - is being given a doctorate.
Brian Robinson says he hopes to be back on his bike as soon as possible and may even wait until Tour de France rider Mark Cavendish can join him.
The ProTeam Omega Pharma-Quick Step rider suffered a broken collarbone as he crashed out of the Tour de France on the Stage One sprint into Harrogate where his mother lives.
The 83-year-old can claim bragging rights though having suffered a broken collarbone, six broken ribs and a punctured lung.
He says he might wait until Cavendish is back in the saddle so he can join him on the road to recovery:
Yorkshire's very own Tour de France legend Brian Robinson remains in hospital after a crash near his home yesterday.
His son in law, Martyn Bolt, told ITV Calendar that the 83-year-old had suffered a broken collarbone, six broken ribs and a punctured lung in the collision.
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Funny how my grandad gets more recognition now than when he was winning races. Made up http://t.co/qvkr9xvkVR