VIDEO: Tour de Sheffield special report

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The Tour de France got a grand South Yorkshire welcome as 1.5 million people lined the streets - making it up to five million over the weekend, believe delighted bosses.

And as Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali won the leader’s yellow jersey organisers praised fans for making it a day in Sheffield that nobody will ever forget.

Sheffield gave a grand welcome to the Tour de France Grand Depart

Sheffield gave a grand welcome to the Tour de France Grand Depart

Millions more tuned in on TV sets around the world to see the riders fly up the now infamous Jenkin Road hill and finish Stage Two out side Sheffield Motorpoint Arena,

 

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