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The Tour de France UK Fan Park is coming to Wood Wharf on Monday, allowing cycling fans to watch the 100th edition of the race on a big screen.
Cycling fans can catch Tour de France action on a big screen in Wood Wharf next month.
Organisers of the big race are setting up the free fan park in Canary Wharf from July 15 to 21. It will show live action of the Alpine stages.
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The last time cyclist Magnus Backstedt was in Canary Wharf he was very much retired after a long and successful career in the saddle.
Last June the former Tour de France rider was here helping launch ex-Formula One champion Nigel Mansell's round-Britain bike ride in aid of the UK Youth charity, and insisted that his racing days were over.
Former Olympic cycling champion Chris Boardman is tipping Bradley Wiggins as Britain's first evet Tour de France winner.
Boardman, whose gold medal at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992 paved the way for the boom in British cycling, feels Wiggins has a great chance of winning the world's most prestigious road race.