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April 20/12 15:01 pm - SportNetAnnounces TV Broadcasts of Cycling


Posted by Editoress on 04/20/12
 

Canada’s emerging cycling success will be on display this season thanks to television coverage of cycling races on Sportsnet over the summer.

Sportsnet will broadcast cycling races from around the world featuring Canadian cyclists, including the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, the 2012 UCI BMX World Championships, the 2012 UCI Road World Championships and the 2012 UCI Mountain Bike and Trial World Championships, as well as a large portion of the 2012 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup tour.

“This is a significant step in the right direction as we are moving ahead with our Vision 2020 plan to become a leading competitive cycling nation by 2020 and beyond. Our Canadian cyclists are enjoying international success in all disciplines, and this television coverage will put these performances at the forefront of the Canadian sports and media scene,” declared Greg Mathieu, Chief Executive Officer for the Canadian Cycling Association.

In addition to the broadcast of UCI properties, Sportsnet will carry coverage for many professional cycling races for the UCI World Tour and the UCI America Tour.

Details of Coverage


2012 UCI Track World Championships (Melbourne, AUS)
May 1 – 12 noon-2 pm (Sportsnet One (SN 1))
May 2 – 12 noon-2 pm (Sportsnet One (SN 1))

2012 UCI BMX World Championships (Birmingham, GBR)
June 5 – 12 noon-2 pm (Sportsnet One (SN 1))
June 6 – 12 noon-2 pm (Sportsnet One (SN 1))

 

2012 UCI Mountain Bike and Trials World Championships (Leogang/Saalfelden, AUT)
September 8-9 - SN 1 (Time TBD)

 

2012 UCI Road World Championships (Limburg, NED)
September 20-23 - SN 1 (Time TBD)


2012 UCI Mountain Bike World Cups
April 30th - 4pm  ed. note: (Pietermaritzburg)  ??
May 28th - 4pm  ed. note: (Houffalize)  ??
June 4th - 4pm   ed. note: (Nove Mesto na Morave)  ??

Additional Coverage of UCI World Tour races
Giro D'Italia (UCI World Tour) - 21 stages - Sportsnet One (SN 1) - May 5-27
Tour of California (UCI America Tour) - 8 stages - Sportsnet One (SN 1) – May 13-20
Vuelta a Espana (UCI World Tour) - 21 stages - Sportsnet One (SN 1) – August 18-September 9
Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec (UCI World Tour) - Sportsnet One (SN 1) – Date TBD
Tour of Beijing (UCI World Tour) - Sportsnet One (SN 1) October 6-10

* Broadcast schedules can change at any time without notice. Please check your local listings.

 

Courtesy CCA

 


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