FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 14th, 2021
PEACOCK PREMIUM BECOMES EXCLUSIVE STREAMING HOME OF NBC SPORTS’ SPEED SKATING COVERAGE FOR 2021 INTERNATIONAL SKATING SEASON
Speed Skating on Peacock Premium Includes Live, Commercial-Free Coverage of ISU World Cup Events, ISU World Short Track Championships & More
STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 14, 2021 – NBC Sports’ exclusive speed skating streaming coverage, offering fans extensive live and commercial-free events, will move from NBC Sports Gold’s “Speed Skating Pass” to Peacock Premium beginning with the start of the 2021 season this Saturday, Jan. 16. Peacock Premium is available for $4.99 per month.
Speed skating on Peacock Premium features comprehensive coverage of major 2021 international competitions, including the World Speed Skating Championships and World Short Track Championships. Coverage begins with European Speed Skating Championships this Saturday and culminates with the 2021 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships from March 6-7.
Coverage includes access to 75 hours of live, commercial-free speed skating events. Click here for more information.
Following is the schedule for Peacock Premium’s 2021 Speed Skating coverage:
- European Speed Skating Championships: January 16-17
- World Cup Speed Skating: January 23-24 and January 30-31
- European Short Track Speed Skating Championships: January 23-24
- World Speed Skating Championships: February 11-14
- World Short Track Speed Skating Championships: March 6-7
Speed skating is the most recent addition to live sports on Peacock. Upcoming live sports on Peacock includes coverage of Premier League, Supercross, Pro Motocross, and select events from the upcoming Tokyo and Beijing Olympics. Fans can also watch on demand replays of events like Triple Crown horse races, daily highlights from NBC Sports, and hundreds of hours of sports series, documentaries and films such as Tiger Woods: Chasing History; 1968; I Am Ali; Dream Team; Being Evel; Feherty; Willie; and Peacock Originals Lost Speedways and In Deep with Ryan Lochte.
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