FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 5th, 2020
NBC SPORTS’ CYCLING COVERAGE CONTINUES WITH THE 2020 PARIS-NICE, BEGINNING THIS SUNDAY AT 8 A.M. ET LIVE ON NBC SPORTS GOLD
Exclusive Commercial-Free Coverage of All Eight Stages Available with NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass”
NBCSN to Present Daily Encore Coverage Beginning Monday, Mar. 9, at 2 a.m. ET with Stage 1
STAMFORD, Conn. – Mar. 5, 2020 – NBC Sports continues its 2020 cycling schedule with live coverage of all eight stages of the 2020 Paris-Nice on NBC Sports Gold, beginning with Stage 1 this Sunday, Mar. 8, at 8 a.m. ET. NBCSN will present daily encore coverage of the race at 2 a.m. ET each night, opening with Stage 1 this Monday, Mar. 9. NBC Sports Gold’s daily live coverage of Paris-Nice culminates on Sunday, Mar. 15, at 8 a.m. ET.
The 78th edition of Paris-Nice begins on Sunday in Plaisir, France, and culminates Sunday, Mar. 15, in Nice. The eight-stage tour will cover a total distance of 1,217 km (756 miles).
Headlining Paris-Nice’s field are Caleb Ewan (Lotto-Soudal), who sprinted to three stage wins at the 2019 Tour de France, American Tejay van Garderen (EF Pro Cycling), Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quick-Step), Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ), Primoz Rogli (Jumbo-Visma), Nairo Quintana (Arkéa-Samsic), and Richie Porte (Trek-Segafredo).
Cycling analysts and former professional cyclists Bob Roll and Christian Vande Velde, a two-time Olympian, will call the action on NBCSN.
NBC SPORTS’ 2018 PARIS-NICE SCHEDULE (subject to change, all times ET):
|Sun., Mar 8||8 a.m.||Stage 1 (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Mon., Mar 9||2 a.m.||Stage 1||NBCSN|
|Mon., Mar. 9||9:30 a.m.||Stage 2 (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Mar. 10||2 a.m.||Stage 2||NBCSN|
|Tues., Mar. 10||9:30 a.m.||Stage 3 (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Mar. 11||2 a.m.||Stage 3||NBCSN|
|Wed., Mar. 11||9:30 a.m.||Stage 4 (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Thurs., Mar. 12||2 a.m.||Stage 4||NBCSN|
|Thurs., Mar. 12||9:30 a.m.||Stage 5 (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Fri., Mar. 13||2 a.m.||Stage 5||NBCSN|
|Fri., Mar. 13||9:30 a.m.||Stage 6 (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 14||2 a.m.||Stage 6||NBCSN|
|Sat., Mar. 14||8 a.m.||Stage 7 (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., Mar. 15||2 a.m.||Stage 7||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 15||8 a.m.||Stage 8 (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Mon., Mar. 16||2 a.m.||Stage 8||NBCSN|
Remaining Events in NBC Sports Gold “Cycling Pass” 2019-20 Schedule:
|Mar. 23-29||Volta a Catalunya|
|Apr. 22||La Flèche Wallonne|
|Apr. 22||Flèche Wallonne Femmes|
|Apr. 26||Liège-Bastogne-Liège Femmes|
NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass” for the 2019-20 season streams coverage live and on-demand, to desktops, mobile, tablets, and connected TV devices. The “Cycling Pass” can be purchased now for $19.99 by visiting NBCSportsGold.com.
Apple iOS & tvOS, Android, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Chromecast and NBCSportsGold.com, and also on Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex.
About NBC Sports Gold
NBC Sports Gold is NBC Sports’ direct-to-consumer live streaming product that provides sports fans with access to exclusive premium sports events and content, live and on-demand, at an affordable price. Launched in 2016 with a single cycling product, NBC Sports Gold currently offers 18 individual sports “passes” – twelve domestic (PGA TOUR LIVE, Premier League, Premier League Match Day, INDYCAR, Cycling, Track & Field, Premier Lacrosse League, Speed Skating, Rugby, Rugby World Cup, Supercross, and Snow, consisting of seven Olympic winter sports); two regional (Blazers and Philly); one combination (Supercross and Pro Motocross), two domestic and international (Figure Skating and Pro Motocross); and one international-only (Notre Dame Football). Find NBC Sports Gold in the NBC Sports app available in the U.S. on Apple iOS & tvOS, Android, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Chromecast and NBCSportsGold.com, and also on Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex.
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