Bilbao is set to be named as the starting point for the 2023 Tour de France, local media reported on Thursday.
The report said Bilbao started negotiations with Tour organisers Amaury Sport Organisation in 2016 and has reached an agreement that will see the race return to the Spanish Basque country region for the first time since it started in nearby San Sebastian in 1992.
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