FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
NBC SPORTS PRESENTS DAILY COVERAGE OF THE 2019 CRITÉRIUM DU DAUPHINÉ BEGINNING THIS SUNDAY, JUNE 9
NBC Sports Gold “Cycling Pass” Presents Exclusive Daily Live Coverage of Weeklong Event Beginning with Stage 1 This Sunday at 7:35 a.m. ET
NBCSN Presents Daily Coverage June 10-17
Live Coverage of Critérium du Dauphiné Featured on NBC Sports Gold’s 2018-19 “Cycling Pass”; NBC Sports Gold 2019-20 “Cycling Pass” Subscribers to Receive This Event at No Extra Cost
“Lance Armstrong: Next Stage” A Conversation with NBC Sports’ Mike Tirico Encores this Sunday, June 9 at 4 p.m. ET on NBC
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 5, 2019 – Beginning this weekend, 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 Stage 1 this Sunday, June 9, live at 7:35 a.m. ET, with an encore on Monday, June 10, 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 Department of Cantal for the first time this year, and the Tour de France (July 6-28). The winner of the Critérium du Dauphiné has gone on to win the Tour de France four times in the last six years, and the race will once again feature several Tour de France hopefuls. Top contenders include four-time Tour winner Chris Froome (Team Ineos), winner of the 2019 Liège-Bastogne-Liège and the 2017 Critérium du Dauphiné Jakob Fuglsang (Astana), and two-time La Flèche Wallonne champion Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quick-Step).
Steve Schlanger calls the action on NBCSN joined by analyst Bob Roll.
Exclusive live coverage of the Critérium du Dauphiné will be featured on NBC Sports Gold’s 2018-19 “Cycling Pass.” In addition, NBC Sports Gold 2019-20 “Cycling Pass” subscribers will receive this event at no extra cost. Click here to purchase NBC Sports Gold’s 2019-20 “Cycling Pass.”
“LANCE ARMSTRONG: NEXT STAGE” A CONVERSATION WITH NBC SPORTS’ MIKE TIRICO ENCORES THIS SUNDAY AT 4 P.M. ET ON NBC
Controversial former cycling champion Lance Armstrong, a seven-time Tour de France winner who later had his titles stripped, discusses his career and the decisions he made throughout, and talks about how he sees things differently now than he did even a few years ago, in an extensive discussion with NBC Sports’ Mike Tirico. “Lance Armstrong: Next Stage,” a 30-minute, commercial-free special, will encore this Sunday at 4 p.m. ET on NBC. Click here for more info.
NBC SPORTS’ CRITÉRIUM DU DAUPHINÉ SCHEDULE (ALL TIMES ET, SUBJECT TO CHANGE):
|Sun., June 9||7:35 a.m.||Stage 1: Aurillac > Jussac||NBC Sports Gold|
|Mon., June 10||2 a.m.||Stage 1: Aurillac > Jussac||NBCSN|
|Mon., June 10||9:05 a.m.||Stage 2: Mauriac > Craponne-sur-Arzon||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., June 11||2 a.m.||Stage 2: Mauriac > Craponne-sur-Arzon||NBCSN|
|Tues., June 11||9:05 a.m.||Stage 3: Le Puy en Velay > Riom||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., June 12||2 a.m.||Stage 3: Le Puy en Velay > Riom||NBCSN|
|Wed., June 12||9:05 a.m.||Stage 4: Roanne > Roanne||NBC Sports Gold|
|Thurs., June 13||2 a.m.||Stage 4: Roanne > Roanne||NBCSN|
|Thurs., June 13||9:05 a.m.||Stage 5: Boën-sur-Lignon > Voiron||NBC Sports Gold|
|Fri., June 14||2 a.m.||Stage 5: Boën-sur-Lignon > Voiron||NBCSN|
|Fri., June 14||9:05 a.m.||Stage 6: Saint-Vulbas Plaine de l’Ain > Saint- Michel-de-Maurienne||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., June 15||2 a.m.||Stage 6: Saint-Vulbas Plaine de l’Ain > Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne||NBCSN|
|Sat., June 15||9:35 a.m.||Stage 7: Saint-Genix-les-Villages > Les Sept Laux-Pipay||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., June 16||2 a.m.||Stage 7: Saint-Genix-les-Villages > Les Sept Laux-Pipay||NBCSN|
|Sun., June 16||9:30 a.m.||Stage 8: Cluses > Champéry||NBC Sports Gold|
|Mon., June 17||2 a.m.||Stage 8: Cluses > Champéry||NBCSN|
NBC SPORTS GOLD:
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