Section 4 Answers

Le Tour de France

1. Cycling and football

2. An annual bicycle race in France

A major, popular celebration

A race in which local and international riders participate

A major race event divided into day-long segments called stages

A three-week race event

3.  Towards the end of June. Twenty-two days/ three weeks

4.   Cover/ travel 4000 kilometers

Pass through most of France

Climb mountains

5. The racers rest in hotels

6. No. some stages are very difficult

7.  Through the newspaper, radio and television

8.  The race attracts riders from around the world

Millions of people follow the event

The media follow the race

9. The progress of their favorite racer

10. In Paris

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