The Tour de France is a photographer’s dream. No other sporting drama is performed in front of such a majestic and ever-changing backdrop. Its multi-coloured peloton race across seas of sunflowers. Battle up epic mountain passes. And sprint down avenues lined with ecstatic, flag-waving fans all the way to the Eiffel Tower and the Champs Elysees. Here are some of the highlights from this year’s race.