Tour de France 2014: Le Grand Depart in Yorkshire

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Prudhomme runs out of English: Grand Départ was 'magnifique'

Christian Prudhomme found his usually excellent command of the English language lacking as he ran out of superlatives to describe the Grand Départ.

The Tour de France director told John Shires that Welcome to Yorkshire had delivered on their promise of 'the grandest ever départ':

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