Tour de France 2014: Le Grand Depart in Yorkshire

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Grand Départ hailed as 'greatest ever'

The man in charge of the Tour de France has described the Grand Depart in Yorkshire as the greatest ever.

Hundreds of thousands of spectators saw the second day on the leg from York to Sheffield.

It is estimated two and a half million people watched on the streets across the whole weekend.

Grace Melody Gardner reports:

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