FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 8th, 2017
NBC SPORTS GROUP PRESENTS DAILY COVERAGE OF THE TOUR DE SUISSE BEGINNING THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 10
NBC Sports Gold “Cycling Pass” Presents Exclusive Daily Live Coverage of Weeklong Event Beginning with Stage 1 This Saturday at 9:50 a.m. ET
Universal HD Presents Daily Encore Coverage at 3 p.m. ET This Saturday, June 10 – Saturday, June 17
Live Coverage Culminates with the Final Stage June 18 on NBC Sports Gold at 9:50 a.m. ET; NBCSN Presents Encore Coverage of the Final Stage at Noon ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 8, 2017 – NBC Sports Group presents daily coverage of the Tour de Suisse, with exclusive live streaming coverage of all nine Stages on NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass,” and daily coverage on Universal HD. NBC Sports Gold’s coverage begins with Stage 1 this Saturday, June 10, live at 9:50 a.m. ET, with encore coverage of Stage 1 Saturday at 3 p.m. ET on Universal HD.
Coverage culminates with the final Stage on Sunday, June 18, live at 9:50 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Gold, with encore coverage of the final Stage at Noon ET on NBCSN. Coverage on Universal HD and NBCSN will be available on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
Top contenders include Peter Sagan (Bora – Hansgrohe), who has won a record 13 Stages in the Tour de Suisse, Giro d’Italia winner Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb), and 2017 Paris–Roubaix winner Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing).
Veteran NBC Sports Group cycling announcer Paul Sherwen calls the Tour de Suisse, joined by analyst and former professional cyclist Bob Roll.
NBC SPORTS GROUP’S TOUR DE SUISSE SCHEDULE (ALL TIMES ET, SUBJECT TO CHANGE):
|Sat., June 10||9:50 a.m.||Stage 1: Cham (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., June 10||3 p.m.||Stage 1: Cham||Universal HD|
|Sun., June 11||9:50 a.m.||Stage 2: Cham (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., June 11||3 p.m.||Stage 2: Cham||Universal HD|
|Mon., June 12||9:50 a.m.||Stage 3: Menziken – Bern (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Mon., June 12||3 p.m.||Stage 3: Menziken – Bern||Universal HD|
|Tues., June 13||9:50 a.m.||Stage 4: Bern – Villars-sur-Ollon (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., June 13||3 p.m.||Stage 4: Bern – Villars-sur-Ollon||Universal HD|
|Wed., June 14||9:50 a.m.||Stage 5: Bex – Cevio (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., June 14||3 p.m.||Stage 5: Bex – Cevio||Universal HD|
|Thurs., June 15||9:50 a.m.||Stage 6: Locarno – La Punt (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Thurs., June 15||3 p.m.||Stage 6: Locarno – La Punt||Universal HD|
|Fri., June 16||9:50 a.m.||Stage 7: Zernez – Sölden (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Fri., June 16||3 p.m.||Stage 7: Zernez – Sölden||Universal HD|
|Sat., June 17||9:50 a.m.||Stage 8: Schaffhausen (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., June 17||3 p.m.||Stage 8: Schaffhausen||Universal HD|
|Sun., June 18||9:50 a.m.||Stage 9: Schaffhausen (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., June 18||Noon||Stage 9: Schaffhausen||NBCSN|
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 Tour de Suisse.
NBC Sports Gold has launched its “Cycling Pass” for the 2017-18 season, giving fans in the U.S. access to more than 25 races from July 2017 through June 2018. NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass” includes live streaming coverage, full event replays, and highlights for all 21 stages of the Grand Tour races Tour de France and Vuelta a España, Monument Classics, including Paris–Roubaix and Liège-Bastogne-Liège, and more. The “Cycling Pass” can be purchased in advance of the 2017 Tour de France for $39.99 starting today by visiting NBCSportsGold.com. Purchases now through June 18, 2017, will include the remainder of the 2017 Critérium du Dauphiné as well as the 2017 Tour de Suisse.
The NBC Sports Gold app is available on Apple iOS, Android, Apple TV V4, Amazon Fire TV, and Chromecast.
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 Universal HD and 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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