FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 8th, 2016
NBC SPORTS GOLD PRESENTS LIVE COVERAGE OF 2016 UCI MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, BEGINNING TOMORROW AT 2:40 PM ET
Commercial-Free Digital Coverage Available on NBC Sports Gold Premium Cycling App
Encore Coverage Televised on Universal HD
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 8, 2016 – NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the 2016 cycling season continues as NBC Sports Gold begins live coverage of the 2016 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships tomorrow, Friday, September 9, at 2:40 p.m. ET, with the men’s and women’s 4X competition. NBC Sports Gold’s live coverage of the event continues Sunday, September 11, at 6:40 a.m. ET, with coverage of the men’s and women’s downhill event.
Universal HD will televise encore presentations of each event, beginning tomorrow at 10:30 p.m. ET with men’s and women’s 4X.
Held in Italy’s Val di Sole, the 2016 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships is headlined by the 2015 men’s world champion Loïc Bruni of France, and 2015 women’s world champion Rachel Atherton of the U.K.
Rob Warner will provide commentary for the 2016 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships on NBC Sports Gold and Universal HD.
NBC SPORTS GOLD
NBC Sports Group’s premium-subscription product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs, offers viewers exclusive, live, commercial-free, coverage of the 2016 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships.
In addition to live video streaming, viewers have access to video replays, highlights, and event details. A 2016 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships Twitter stream features tweets from top race officials, riders, analysts, and fans.
NBC Sports Gold’s annual cycling package (June – May), features live coverage of all 21 stages of the Grand Tour races Tour de France and Vuelta a España, Monument Classics including Paris–Roubaix and Liége-Bastogne-Liége, and more than 10 additional races. Customers interested in purchasing NBC Sports Gold for the 2016 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships and the remaining portion of the 2016 cycling season (September – May) can visit NBCSportsGold.com now for a prorated rate of $19.99.
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NBC SPORTS GROUP’S 2016 UCI MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS SCHEDULE (subject to change, all times ET):
|Fri., Sept. 9||2:40 p.m.||Four Cross Women and Men Elite||NBC Sports Gold|
|Fri., Sept. 9||10:30 p.m.||Four Cross Women and Men Elite (Encore)||Universal HD|
|Sun., Sept. 11||6:40 a.m.||Downhill Women and Men Elite||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., Sept. 11||6 p.m.||Downhill Women and Men Elite (Encore)||Universal HD|
|Wed., Sept. 14||1 a.m.||Four Cross Women and Men Elite (Encore)||Universal HD|
|Wed., Sept. 14||2 a.m.||Downhill Women and Men Elite (Encore)||Universal HD|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–