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03/04/2020

The Tour de Suisse 2020 Route

The Tour de Suisse 2020 promises a fast time trial and spectacular sprint arrivals in the first half, followed by a series of the most demanding mountain stages in recent times, including a mountain time trial and climbs over the triple peaks of Furka-Grimsel-Susten.

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06/19/2019

New course for the queen stage

The Sustenpass remains closed. That's why the queen stage of the 83rd Tour de Suisse has to be contested on an alternative route on Sunday. This alternative course is equal to the original course in terms of attractiveness: Nufenen - Gotthard - Furka. The stage distance is 101.5 kilometers with a...

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05/19/2019

search.ch: the official mobile app for the Tour de Suisse

The official app for the Tour de Suisse comes from our long-standing partner search.ch. The app, which has been augmented with information about the Tour de Suisse, features a live ticker and this year will also give cycling fans live updates on results, intermediate results and stage information.

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02/26/2019

The route of the Tour de Suisse 2019

The Tour de Suisse 2019 promises two fast time trials, sprint finishes against spectacular backdrops, a summit finish on the Gotthard Pass – all topped off by the best-known Alpine pass circuit.

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07/12/2018

Change of director at the Tour de Suisse

General Director Olivier Senn to leave the Tour de Suisse and devote more time to his international cycling commitments. The current direction team of Kurt Betschart, David Loosli and Célina Rovescala will take over the general management of the Swiss tour.

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06/17/2018

Fireworks display by Küng, Quintana, Porte and Sagan

The 82nd Tour de Suisse concludes this weekend with a festive finale in Bellinzona. The illustrious field has delivered a fireworks display of cycling prowess over the nine-day event. Enthusiasm for the event was equally impressive along the route and on social media.

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03/04/2018

Tour de Suisse route 2018

With team time trials, monumental mountain passes, famous ski resorts, diverse lake regions, vineyards, the rolling hills of Appenzell and Mediterranean flair, the Tour de Suisse 2018 is set to offer cycling enthusiasts everything they could wish for.

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02/15/2018

Tour de Suisse assigns three wild cards

This year, the three teams receiving the sought-after wild cards are the Irish team Aqua Blue Sport (ABS), the French team Direct Energie (DEN) and the Italian team Nippo-Vini Fantini Europa Ovini (NIP).

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04/21/2017

Multi-year agreement with Leukerbad (VS)

Between 2018 and 2022, the sports resort of Leukerbad in Valais will host a Tour de Suisse stage finish three times. This multi-year agreement will offer Leukerbad and organiser InfrontRingier the chance to increase recognition and achieve continuity. The contract was signed today in Leukerbad.

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12/20/2016

Schaffhausen to host the final weekend

The 81st Tour de Suisse will end to the north of the Rhine. As the final Hub Schaffhausen will host the 8th and 9th stages and provide numerous attractions for families, cycling fans and hobby cyclists from Switzerland and around the world.

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12/15/2016

Bern is strongly committed to cycling

Following the tremendous public response and a high media presence over the past two years the City of Bern will once again host a stage finish in the Tour de Suisse 2017 and the start of the stage the next day.

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12/02/2016

Tour de Suisse to return to Ticino in 2017

With the stage finish in Cevio (Valle Maggia) and the starting point in Locarno the following day, InfrontRingier - the organiser of the Tour de Suisse - will be making an attractive trip to the canton of Ticino in 2017.

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05/09/2016

The challengers are lining up

Lively sprints are assured by the confirmed starts of Fernando Gaviria (Etixx-Quickstep), Michael Matthews (ORICA GreenEdge), and Jurgen Roelandts (Lotto Soudal). Benat Intxausti (Sky), Laurens Ten Dam (Giant-Alpecin) and Robert Gesink (LottoNL-Jumbo) are also announced for the fight for the overall...

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05/02/2016

Peter Sagan and Rui Costa on the hunt to set records

In confirming their entries, World Champion Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) and three-time overall winner Rui Costa (Lampre-Merida) maintain their opportunity to get their names in the history books at the jubilee edition of the Tour de Suisse. Other confirmed entries include Roman Kreuziger (Tinkoff),...

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03/29/2016

Tour de Suisse agrees partnership with Velon

InfrontRingier, the owners of the nine-day Tour de Suisse stage race (11th - 19th June, 2016), and Velon, the business venture of 11 WorldTour cycling teams, have agreed a long term partnership to develop and promote the WorldTour race.

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03/17/2016

Tour de Suisse awards four wildcards

For the 80th edition of the Tour de Suisse, the popular wildcards go to Swiss Team Roth (ROT), the Dutch Roompot – Oranje Peloton team (ROP) and the two Polish teams CCC Sprandi Polkowice (CCC) and Verva Activejet Pro Cycling Team (VAT).

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03/03/2016

80th Tour de Suisse: Champagne and Mountain Spectacular

The anniversary edition of the Tour de Suisse crosses all four language regions of Switzerland and will be a tour for friends of spectacular Alpine sections and mountain-top finishes. Over nine stages the riders will cover a total of 1,220.1 kilometres and climb 19,622 metres. There will be 16...

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10/28/2015

Tour de Suisse 2016 – showdown in the mountains of Graubünden

With the new finish hub at Davos Klosters, the 80th edition of the Tour de Suisse (11.-19.06.2016) promises to provide an attractive mountain spectacle that will challenge the pro cyclists right through to the final turn of the wheel. “Davos Klosters powered by P&I (Schweiz) AG” will also sponsor...

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06/21/2015

Excitement right to the very end and a nine-day festival

Spectacle and emotions. Race and festival. In nine intensive stages, the 19 teams covered a total of 1,320 km in length and 15,606 metres in altitude in Switzerland and Austria. Helped by the fine weather around 1,500 accredited persons together with the various local organisation committees put on...

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06/09/2015

Team presentation with a unique opportunity for kids

The chance to be right up close to your idol – this dream will come true next Friday for the young cycling kids of the Zug region. This year's team presentation offers something for children and adults alike: 152 ambitious racing cyclists, show attractions with former Miss Switzerland Linda Fäh, a...

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06/04/2015

Brunnen withdraws from stage start

In a surprise move, the start location for the third stage has withdrawn from its commitment. The organiser of the Tour de Suisse, InfrontRingier Sports & Entertainment AG, regrets this decision by the Brunner organisation committee, particularly since it made every effort to ensure it was possible...

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06/03/2015

Via the Tremola to the Gotthard Pass

152 professional racers are awaiting the starting signal of this year’s challenging Tour de Suisse as they compete for the brand-new trophy: “The Hour Glass”. The third stage starts as planned with the inscription process in Brunnen followed by a car transfer to Quinto airport for the race start....

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05/28/2015

Road through Schöllenenschlucht remains closed

Due to imminent danger of further rock slides in the Schöllenenschlucht, The Federal Road Office FEDRO decided today to prolong the close-down of the road between Göschenen and Andermatt until further notice. This decision, however, has a direct impact on the third stage of the Tour de Suisse, which...

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05/12/2015

Alpecin becomes Official Co-Partner of the Tour de Suisse

Alpecin, sponsor of Germany's only World Tour team «Giant - Alpecin», substantially expands its involvement in professional cycling. The shampoo manufacturer from Bielefeld becomes an Official Co-Partner at the Tour de Suisse, Switzerland's World Tour event. It also extends its commitment to...

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03/20/2015

Strava announced as Official Supplier of the Tour de Suisse

Strava, the global online community for athletes, will become the Official Supplier of the Tour de Suisse taking place from June 13 to June 21, 2015. The partnership allows participants of the Tour de Suisse Challenge to get motivated, compare their efforts to fellow cyclists and Pro riders and...

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11/28/2014

Introducing the official co-partners of the Tour de Suisse

With its official co-partners Camion Transport, Europcar, Hirslanden Private Hospital Group, ŠKODA and ASSOS, the Tour de Suisse 2015 can again count on reliable support. These companies will be joining the already announced presenting partner Vaudoise and official partners search.ch and Jumbo...

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10/23/2014

ASSOS new co-partner and supplier of the Tour de Suisse

ASSOS of Switzerland — a Ticino-based company steeped in tradition — is set to be a new co-partner and supplier of the Tour de Suisse. It will be designing the jerseys and will supply both the leader's jersey and the special awards jerseys. The contract is to run for three years (2015-2017).

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10/01/2014

Experience emotions – the new Tour de Suisse

In its new role as organiser of the Tour de Suisse, InfrontRingier Sports & Entertainment Switzerland is focusing on providing an emotional mixture of sporting highlights consisting of world-class, attractive live entertainment and unique experiences for fans, families and amateur cyclists....

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