Millar reveals Tour de France entry

David Millar has revealed inadvertently that he will take part in this year’s Tour de France for a final time.

The 37-year-old tweeted he was taking part in the British Championships before going on to the Tour, which begins in Yorkshire on July 5.

The Garmin-Sharp rider wrote:  

“Last time leaving home to race Nationals/TdF. More hectic than ever.”

Millar, who will be taking part in his 13th Tour, is one of only six Britons to have worn the yellow jersey.

He later apologised on Twitter to his team’s sporting director, Charly Wegelius, for announcing his selection ahead of the final nine-man squad being revealed publicly.

Millar, who was

suspended for two years in 2004

for taking a banned substance but has since become an anti-drugs campaigner, said in October that

he will retire

at the end of the season,

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