FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
NBC SPORTS GROUP’S “TOUR PASS” – JULY 9
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 9, 2014 – “Tour Pass” on NBC Sports Group Press Box provides a quick, daily overview of Tour de France coverage, plus information and highlights. It will be published weekdays to preview the nightly 8 p.m. ET Tour Primetime show on NBCSN. On Fridays, a weekend edition will be posted.
Coverage of the Tour de France will be presented on NBC and NBCSN. For more information on NBC Sports Group’s overall Tour de France coverage, click here.
Tonight’s Tour Primetime features coverage of Stage 5 from Ypres – Arenberg Porte du Hainaut, as well as interviews with Team Sky manager Sir David Brailsford following defending Tour de France Champion Chris Froome’s (Team Sky) withdrawal from the tour after three crashes in two days, and American competitor Andrew Talansky (Garmin-Sharp), who is in 9th place after Stage 5 today.
Live coverage continues tomorrow, Thursday, July 10, at 8 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Stage 6 from Arras to Reims.
|Wed., July 9||8 p.m. – 11 p.m.||Stage 5: Ypres – Arenberg Porte du Hainaut (Tour Primetime)||NBCSN|
|Thurs., July 10||8 a.m. – Noon||Stage 6: Arras to Reims (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Thurs., July 10||8 p.m. – 11 p.m.||Stage 6: Arras to Reims (Tour Primetime)||NBCSN|
Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen, the voices of cycling, will call the race action for the live shows with reporters Steve Schlanger, Carolyn Manno, and Steve Porino (‘Inside-the-Race’). Todd Harris will host nightly studio coverage with analysts Bob Roll and Christian Vande Velde.
TOUR PRIMETIME ON NBCSN
Tour Primetime will air nightly on NBCSN throughout the Tour. The show will take a look at the day’s stage with comprehensive analysis, insights and the most compelling storylines. Highlighting Tour Primetime will be a full replay of the day’s exciting race action complemented by fresh, post-race interviews with riders, telestrator analysis, and strategy segments.
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