FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
NBC SPORTS GROUP’S CYCLING COVERAGE CONTINUES WITH PARIS-TOURS LIVE THIS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7, AT 9:20 A.M. ET ON NBC SPORTS GOLD
Commercial-Free Coverage Available with NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass”
NBCSN to Present Encore Coverage Sunday at 10 p.m. PT/Monday at 1 a.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – October 3, 2018 – NBC Sports Group’s cycling coverage continues with the 2018 Paris-Tours this Sunday, October 7, at 9:20 a.m. ET live and commercial-free on NBC Sports Gold with a subscription to its “Cycling Pass.” NBCSN will present encore coverage of the event this Sunday at 10 p.m. PT/Monday at 1 a.m. ET.
The 112th edition of Paris-Tours includes Vouvray vineyard tracks, along with seven new climbs. The race is headlined by Quick-Step riders Niki Terpstra, who came in third in last year’s race, and 2008 and 2009 winner Philippe Gilbert. They face competition from Arnaud Démare (Groupama-FDJ), André Greipel (Lotto Soudal), Edvald Boasson Hagen (Dimension Data)
Steve Schlanger calls the action for NBCSN coverage, joined by analyst Bob Roll.
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 Paris-Tours.
NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass” for the 2018-19 season gives fans in the U.S. access to premiere cycling races from July 2018 through June 2019. NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass” includes live streaming coverage, full event replays, and highlights for Monument Classics, including Paris–Roubaix and Liège-Bastogne-Liège, UCI Mountain Bike and Road World Championships, the Amgen Tour of California, and more. The “Cycling Pass” can be purchased for $49.99 starting today by visiting NBCSportsGold.com.
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 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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