FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
NBC SPORTS GROUP’S 2017 CYCLING COVERAGE CONTINUES WITH THE PARIS-ROUBAIX BEGINNING THIS SUNDAY, APR. 9, LIVE ON NBC SPORTS GOLD
Exclusive, Commercial-Free Digital Coverage Available on NBC Sports Gold Premium App
NBCSN to Present Encore Coverage on Monday, April 10, at 7 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 5, 2017 – NBC Sports Group continues its 2017 cycling schedule with live coverage of the 2017 Paris-Roubaix on NBC Sports Gold this Sunday, April 9, at 4:35 a.m. ET. NBCSN will present encore coverage of the race on Monday, April 10, at 7 p.m. ET.
Four-time Paris-Roubaix winner Tom Boonen (Quick-Step Floors), who will attempt to finish his career with a fifth Paris-Roubaix title, headlines the field. He will be joined by fellow Belgian Greg van Avermaet (BMC Racing), who is the first rider to win the Omloop Het Nieusblad, the E3 Harelbeke, and Ghent-Wevelgem in one season; Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) of Slovakia, who has seven Tour de France stage wins to his name; and Norway’s Alexander Kristoff (Katusha Alpecin).
Phil Liggett will call the action, joined by analyst Paul Sherwen.
NBC SPORTS GOLD
NBC Sports Gold — NBC Sports Group’s premium-subscription product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will offer viewers exclusive, live, commercial-free, streaming of the 2017 Paris-Roubaix.
In addition to live video streaming, viewers will have access to full stage video replays and highlights. The NBC Sports Gold app is available on Apple iOS, Android, Apple TV V4, Amazon Fire TV, and Chromecast.
NBC Sports Gold’s annual “Cycling Pass” features live coverage of all 21 stages of the Grand Tour races Tour de France and Vuelta a España, Monument Classics including Liége-Bastogne-Liége, and many additional races. Fans can visit NBCSportsGold.com now to purchase the “Cycling Pass” at a discounted rate of $19.99 for the Paris-Roubaix and the remaining portion of the 2016-17 cycling season (April-June).
NBC SPORTS APP: The NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will stream coverage on NBCSN 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 app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Comcast’s X1, Roku, Win10, and Xbox.
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REMAINDER OF NBC SPORTS GOLD’S 2016-17 “CYCLING PASS”:
Paris-Robaix, April 9, 2017
La Fléche Wallonne, April 19, 2017
Liège-Bastogne- Liège, April 23, 2017
Tour de Yorkshire, April 28 – 30, 2017
Amgen Tour of California, May 14 – 20, 2017
Critérium du Dauphiné, June 4 – 11, 2017
Tour de Suisse, June 10 – 18, 2017
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–