100th Tour De France to get underway from Corsica

The 100th Tour De France will begin today with 212km stage one from Porto-Vecchio to Bastia in Corsica.

Last year's runner-up to Sir Bradley Wiggins, Chris Froome, will lead Team Sky and is favourite to become the second British winner.

Chris Froome stands next to Bradley Wiggins on the winners podium after the 2012 race Credit: PA Wire

Wiggins is unable to compete this year due to illness and injury.

For all the build-up to the 2013 Tour de France, visit ITV Sport


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