Millions watch Tour de France start in Yorkshire

Cycling fans - including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry - watched the start of the world's most famous cycle race in Yorkshire over the weekend. Millions of spectators lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the sprinters.

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Tour de France gets underway in Leeds

Mark Cavendish (front) lead the Grand Depart at the ceremonial start of The Tour De France 2014. Credit: PA

The first stage of the Tour de France has got underway in Leeds, with cyclists racing 190.5 kilometres to Harrogate.

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