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German tyre manufacturer Continental has been named as an official partner of the Tour de France cycling event.

Bike equipment manufacturer Mavic has renewed its sponsorship of the Tour de France cycling event.

French financial services company Cofidis last month re-committed to a cycling-only portfolio for the next three years after renewing its second-tier agreement with La Vuelta a España and its title sponsorship of the Team Cofidis UCI Continental Tour team.

Energy management firm Schneider Electric has extended its title sponsorship of the Paris Marathon, while Japanese sportswear company Asics has also renewed its partnership with the mass-participation event.

French shipping company Brittany Ferries has been named an official supporter of the 2016 Grand Départ, the event that marks the opening of the Tour de France cycling competition.

Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil has extended its agreement to serve as the main sponsor of the Arctic Race of Norway cycling event.

US bicycle manufacturer Specialized Women has renewed its deal to serve as the official performance bike of women’s cycling event La Course by Le Tour de France.