With the Tour de France, one of the most followed international sporting events, prestigious classics such as Paris-Roubaix, Liège-Bastogne-Liège, the Flèche Wallonne and Paris-Tours plus stage races such as Paris-Nice, the Critérium du Dauphiné and the Vuelta a España, A.S.O. is the world leader in bicycle race organisation with 100 days of competition each year. The globalization of cycling is one of its major areas of development. With the Tours of Qatar, Oman, and Yorkshire, the Arctic Race of Norway and the organisation of the Tour of California, A.S.O. continues to energetically contribute to the growth of cycling as an example of sustainable transportation for city centres.