FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
NBC SPORTS GROUP PRESENTS DAILY COVERAGE OF THE COLORADO CLASSIC BEGINNING TOMORROW, THURSDAY, AUGUST 10
NBC Sports Gold “Cycling Pass” Presents Exclusive Daily Live Coverage of Four-Day Event Beginning with Stage 1 Tomorrow at 5 p.m. ET
NBCSN’s Coverage Begins Tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. ET
Live Coverage Culminates with the Final Stage This Sunday on NBC Sports Gold at 3:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN Presents Encore Coverage of the Final Stage at 8:30 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – August 9, 2017 – NBC Sports Group presents daily coverage of the Colorado Classic, with exclusive live streaming coverage of all four stages available with NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass,” and daily coverage on NBCSN. NBC Sports Gold’s coverage begins with Stage 1 in Colorado Springs tomorrow, Thursday, August 10, live at 5 p.m. ET, with coverage on NBCSN beginning tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. ET.
Coverage culminates with the fourth and final stage this Sunday, August 13, live at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Gold, with encore coverage of the final stage at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Coverage on NBCSN will be available on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
Top contenders include Rigoberto Urán (Cannondale-Drapac), who finished second overall in this year’s Tour de France, and his teammate Taylor Phinney, who comes off his first Tour de France appearance, as well as 2015 USA Pro Challenge runner-up Brent Bookwalter (BMC Racing Team).
Veteran NBC Sports Group cycling announcer Paul Sherwen calls the race, joined by former professional cyclists Christian Vande Velde (analyst) and Bob Roll (reporter).
NBC SPORTS GROUP’S COLORADO CLASSIC SCHEDULE (ALL TIMES ET, SUBJECT TO CHANGE):
|Thurs., Aug. 10||5 p.m.||Stage 1: Colorado Springs (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Thurs., Aug. 10||6:30 p.m.||Stage 1: Colorado Springs||NBCSN|
|Fri., Aug. 11||5 p.m.||Stage 2: Breckenridge (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Fri., Aug. 11||6:30 p.m.||Stage 2: Breckenridge||NBCSN|
|Sat., Aug. 12||5 p.m.||Stage 3: Denver (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., Aug. 13||1:30 a.m.||Stage 3: Denver||NBCSN|
|Sun., Aug. 13||3:30 p.m.||Stage 4: Denver (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., Aug. 13||8:30 p.m.||Stage 4: Denver||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 Colorado Classic.
NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass” for the 2017-18 season gives 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 race Vuelta a España, Monument Classics including Paris–Roubaix and Liège-Bastogne-Liège, and more. The “Cycling Pass” can be purchased for $39.99 by visiting NBCSportsGold.com.
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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