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The Tour de France is coming to east London on July 7.

The largest annual sporting event in the world will head through Newham and Tower Hamlets, just to the north of Canary Wharf.

See map below

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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.

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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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Ride a Stage of the Tour de France, by Kristian Bauer
A&C Black, £16.99

4/5

IN A NUTSHELL
If watching sweaty men in lycra is your idea of sporting heaven then this is the book for you.

ff-may19-backstedt.jpgThe 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.

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