FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 1st, 2017
NBC SPORTS GROUP PRESENTS DAILY COVERAGE OF THE 2017 CRITÉRIUM DU DAUPHINÉ BEGINNING THIS SUNDAY, JUNE 4
NBC Sports Gold “Cycling Pass” Presents Exclusive Daily Live Coverage of Weeklong Event Beginning with Stage 1 This Sunday at 7:35 a.m. ET
NBCSN Presents Daily Coverage June 5-11
Live Coverage Culminates with the Final Stage June 11 on NBC Sports Gold
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 1, 2017 – NBC Sports Group presents daily coverage of the Critérium du Dauphiné, with exclusive live streaming coverage of all eight Stages on NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass,” and daily coverage on NBCSN. NBC Sports Gold’s coverage begins with Stage 1 this Sunday, June 4, live at 7:35 a.m. ET, with encore coverage of Stage 1 on Monday, June 5, at 2 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Coverage on NBCSN will be available on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
Just three weeks separate the Critérium du Dauphiné, which begins in France’s Loire Valley, and the Tour de France (July 1-23), and the race will feature several Tour de France hopefuls.
Top contenders include defending Critérium du Dauphiné and Tour de France champion Chris Froome (Team Sky); two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo); and two-time Paris-Nice winner Richie Porte (BMC Racing). They’ll be joined by American Andrew Talansky (Cannondale Pro Cycling), who won the race in 2014.
Steve Schlanger calls the action on NBCSN joined by analyst and 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge winner Christian Vande Velde.
NBC SPORTS GROUP’S CRITÉRIUM DU DAUPHINÉ SCHEDULE (ALL TIMES ET, SUBJECT TO CHANGE):
|Sun., June 4||7:35 a.m.||Stage 1: Saint-Étienne||NBC Sports Gold|
|Mon., June 5||2 a.m.||Stage 1: Saint-Étienne||NBCSN|
|Mon., June 5||9 a.m.||Stage 2: Saint-Chamond / Arlanc||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., June 6||2 a.m.||Stage 2: Saint-Chamond / Arlanc||NBCSN|
|Tues., June 6||9 a.m.||Stage 3: Le Chambon-sur-Lignon / Tullins||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., June 7||2 a.m.||Stage 3: Le Chambon-sur-Lignon / Tullins||NBCSN|
|Wed., June 7||9 a.m.||Stage 4: La Tour-du-Pin / Bourgoin-Jallieu||NBC Sports Gold|
|Thurs., June 8||2 a.m.||Stage 4: La Tour-du-Pin / Bourgoin-Jallieu||NBCSN|
|Thurs., June 8||9 a.m.||Stage 5: La Tour-de-Salvagny / Mâcon||NBC Sports Gold|
|Fri., June 9||2 a.m.||Stage 5: La Tour-de-Salvagny / Mâcon||NBCSN|
|Fri., June 9||9 a.m.||Stage 6: Parc des Oiseaux – Villars-les-Dombes / La Motte-Servolex||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., June 10||2 a.m.||Stage 6: Parc des Oiseaux – Villars-les-Dombes / La Motte-Servolex||NBCSN|
|Sat., June 10||7:35 a.m.||Stage 7: Aoste / Alpe d’Huez||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., June 11||1 a.m.||Stage 7: Aoste / Alpe d’Huez||NBCSN|
|Sun., June 11||7:40 a.m.||Stage 8: Albertville / Plateau de Solaison||NBC Sports Gold|
NBC SPORTS GOLD
NBC Sports Gold — NBC Sports Group’s premium-subscription product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will offer viewers live, commercial-free, streaming of the Critérium du Dauphiné.
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 the Paris-Roubaix, and many additional races. Fans can visit NBCSportsGold.com now to purchase the “Cycling Pass.”
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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