FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 31st, 2018
NBC SPORTS PRESENTS DAILY COVERAGE OF THE 2018 CRITÉRIUM DU DAUPHINÉ BEGINNING THIS SUNDAY, JUNE 3
NBC Sports Gold “Cycling Pass” Presents Exclusive Daily Live Coverage of Weeklong Event Beginning with the Prologue This Sunday at 7:35 a.m. ET
NBCSN Presents Daily Coverage June 4-11
Live Coverage Culminates with the Final Stage June 10 on NBC Sports Gold
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 31, 2018 – NBC Sports presents daily coverage of the Critérium du Dauphiné, with exclusive live streaming coverage of every stage on NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass,” and daily encore presentations on NBCSN. NBC Sports Gold’s coverage begins with the prologue in Valence this Sunday, June 3, live at 7:35 a.m. ET, with an encore of the prologue on Monday, June 4, at 2 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Stages 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 7-29), and the race will feature several Tour de France hopefuls. Top contenders include 2014 Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida), Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirates), who finished third in last year’s Critérium du Dauphiné, and Romain Bardet (AG2R La Mondiale).
Steve Schlanger calls the action on NBCSN joined by analyst and 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge winner Christian Vande Velde.
NBC SPORTS’ CRITÉRIUM DU DAUPHINÉ SCHEDULE (ALL TIMES ET, SUBJECT TO CHANGE):
|Sun., June 3||7:35 a.m.||Prologue: Valence||NBC Sports Gold|
|Mon., June 4||2 a.m.||Prologue: Valence||NBCSN|
|Mon., June 4||9:15 a.m.||Stage 1: Valence / Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., June 5||2 a.m.||Stage 1: Valence / Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert||NBCSN|
|Tues., June 5||9:15 a.m.||Stage 2: Montbrison / Belleville||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., June 6||2 a.m.||Stage 2: Montbrison / Belleville||NBCSN|
|Wed., June 6||9:15 a.m.||Stage 3: Pont-de-Vaux / Louhans-Châteaurenaud||NBC Sports Gold|
|Thurs., June 7||2 a.m.||Stage 3: Pont-de-Vaux / Louhans-Châteaurenaud||NBCSN|
|Thurs., June 7||9:15 a.m.||Stage 4: Chazey-sur-Ain / Lans-en-Vercors||NBC Sports Gold|
|Fri., June 8||2 a.m.||Stage 4: Chazey-sur-Ain / Lans-en-Vercors||NBCSN|
|Fri., June 8||9:15 a.m.||Stage 5: Grenoble / Valmorel||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., June 9||2 a.m.||Stage 5: Grenoble / Valmorel||NBCSN|
|Sat., June 9||7:35 a.m.||Stage 6: Frontenex / La Rosière Espace San Bernardo||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., June 10||2 a.m.||Stage 6: Frontenex / La Rosière Espace San Bernardo||NBCSN|
|Sun., June 10||9:15 a.m.||Stage 7: Moûtiers / Saint-Gervais Mont Blanc||NBC Sports Gold|
|Mon., June 11||2 a.m.||Stage 7: Moûtiers / Saint-Gervais Mont Blanc||NBCSN|
NBC SPORTS GOLD
NBC Sports Gold — NBC Sports Group’s premium-subscription product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — offers viewers live, on-demand, and commercial-free streaming of the 2018 Critérium du Dauphiné.
NBC Sports Gold’s annual cycling package, 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 Liège–Bastogne–Liège, and additional races. Fans can visit NBCSportsGold.com now to purchase the Cycling Pass for $29.99 for 2018 Critérium du Dauphiné.
The NBC Sports Gold app is available on Apple iOS, Android, Apple TV V4, Amazon Fire TV, Roku 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 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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