News - 06/08 - 14:18

A festival of climbing

The rescheduled 72nd edition of the Critérium du Dauphiné, which will take place across five stages from 12 to 16 August, will see the majority of the favourites for this year’s Tour de France do battle in an epic mountain examination culminating on the slopes leading up to the ski resort of Megève. The last three winners of the Tour - Egan Bernal,...

News - 21/07 - 14:05

The race for the summit

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Following the revision of the UCI calendar due to the coronavirus epidemic, the Critérium du Dauphiné 2020 will start on Wednesday 12 August in Clermont-Ferrand and finish on Sunday 16 August in Megève. The shortened five-stage race, which includes neither time trial nor prologue, will feature a series of climbs building up to Sunday’s...

News - 05/05 - 16:32


The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has announced the dates of its new calendar following the postponement of numerous cycling races and events.

With regards to A.S.O.’s UCI World Tour events, return to play will begin with the Critérium du Dauphiné from the 12th to the 16th August, over 5 days instead of the usual 8. It will be essential in preparing...

News - 01/04 - 18:59

The Critérium du Dauphiné postponed

As part of the fight against the spread of COVID19, the Union Cycliste Internationale, along with all the involved parties, have taken the decision « to prolong the suspension of cycling competitions until 1 June 2020, and until further notice ».

The organisers of the Critérium du Dauphiné, in agreement with the UCI, the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes...

News - 24/02 - 11:50

When the wheels start spinning

Bicycle races are a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma. The excitement of cycling has more to do with the twists and turns of each race than with the raw performance of elite athletes, as impressive as it may be. The Critérium du Dauphiné is designed to keep the suspense going until the end, whatever one thinks of how its proximity to the Tour de France...

News - 24/02 - 11:30

All eyes on the climbers

The Critérium du Dauphiné visits the city of Clermont-Ferrand for the first time at the start of the first stage on May 31st. With no prologue and no time trial, the 2020 course is not one for the rouleurs. The race is set to be decided on the weekend over a series of alpine climbs, culminating in two stage finishes in Megève. Savoie Mont Blanc Tourisme has...

News - 07/01 - 13:14

Teams selected for 2020 Critérium du Dauphiné

The organisers of the Tour de France have chosen the teams that will take part in the 72th edition of the Critérium du Dauphiné (May 31- June 7).

In accordance with Union Cycliste Internationale rules, the following nineteen UCI WorldTeams are automatically invited to the race:

AG2R La Mondiale (Fra)
Astana Pro Team (Kaz)

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