Peacock has announced that it will be the new streaming home of cycling programming previously found on NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass.” Coverage on the streaming service will start with the first stage of the 108th Tour de France from Brest, France, beginning on June 26th, 2021, and will include live coverage along with on-demand replays.
“We are excited to introduce cycling fans to Peacock’s massive library of sports, news, and entertainment programming, as well as live coverage of the best cycling events,” said Rick Cordella, EVP and Chief Revenue Officer, Peacock. “Peacock will be the streaming home of the biggest races, like the Tour de France, and we look forward to expanding Peacock’s robust sports offerings with more events like La Vuelta a España and Paris-Tours in the coming year.”
The following events will stream on Peacock (dates subject to change):
- Tour de France, June 26
- La Vuelta a Espana, August 14
- Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta, September 5
- Paris-Roubaix Femmes, October 2
- Paris-Roubaix, October 3
- Paris-Tours, October 10
Peacock is currently available on Roku, Apple TV, Android and iOS, Android TV, Chromecast, Xbox, PlayStation, VIZIO SmartCast TVs, and LG Smart TVs. Comcast’s eligible Xfinity X1 and Flex customers, as well as eligible Cox Contour customers, can use Peacock Premium at no additional cost.
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