FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 7th, 2016
NBC SPORTS GROUP PRESENTS COVERAGE OF PARIS-ROUBAIX THIS SUNDAY, APRIL 10, AS PART OF EXPANDED 2016 CYCLING SCHEDULE
Live Coverage on NBC Sports Live Extra Sunday at 4:30 a.m. ET
NBCSN Hosts Coverage Sunday at 3 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 7, 2016 – NBC Sports Group will continue its robust coverage of the 2016 cycling season, with live coverage of the Paris-Roubaix, this Sunday, April 10, at 4:30 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Live Extra. NBCSN will televise an encore presentation of the race on Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. ET.
Highlighting the field for the Paris-Roubaix is reigning World champion Peter Sagan (Tinkoff), Fabian Cancellara (Trek–Segafredo), who has seven individual Tour de France stage wins and three Paris-Robaix wins to his name, and Tom Boonen (Etixx–Quick-Step), who will be aiming for a record five Paris-Roubaix wins.
Phil Liggett handles play-by-play for the event alongside analyst Paul Sherwen.
NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs – will stream coverage via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports Live Extra app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire. For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra.
PARIS-ROUBAIX SCHEDULE ON NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA AND NBCSN
|Sun., April 10||NBC Sports Live Extra||4:35 a.m. ET|
|*Sun., April 10||NBCSN||3 p.m. ET|
In addition, leading up NBC and NBCSN’s coverage of the 103rd Tour de France in July, NBC Sports Group will present coverage of the following cycling events:
|Wed., April 20 – Sat., April 23||Fleche-Wallone||NBCSN, NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Sun., April 24||Liege-Bastogne-Liege||NBCSN, NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Sun., May 5 – Thurs., May 26||Amgen Tour of California||NBC, NBCSN, NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Sun., May 29||UCI BMX World Championships||Universal HD|
|Sun., June 5 – Sat., June 12||Criterium Du Dauphine||NBCSN, NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Sat. June 11 – Fri., June 24||Tour de Suisse||Universal HD, NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Tues., June 28||Tour of Yorkshire||NBCSN, NBC Sports Live Extra|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–