Can five-times winner 'Mellow Johnny' go the extra mile and win an amazing sixth Maillot Jaune? If anybody can, Armstrong can. And British cyclesport fans can, again, thank ITV2 for a couple of live feeds at the start and finish, plus nightly, hour-long highlights packages. Again, there are weekly highlights shows on terrestial ITV1.

ITV releases screening times for Tour de France

Liggett. Sherwen. Imlach. Roll on July!

Coverage of the 2004 event kicks off on ITV2 with live action from the Prologue, the opening leg starting from Liege in Belgium, on Saturday 3rd July.

The Tour de France 2004 is a VTV production for ITV. As usual, the show’s executive producer is Tour TV veteran Brian Venner.

No times have yet been announced for the all-important highlights programmes on ITV1. Details when they become available.

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