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NBC SPORTS’ LIVE COVERAGE OF 2020 VUELTA A ESPAÑA, FINAL GRAND TOUR OF THE CYCLING SEASON, BEGINS THIS WEEK ACROSS PEACOCK, NBC SPORTS GOLD & OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA

Live Coverage of Stage 1 Begins Tomorrow, Oct. 20 at 9 a.m. ET on Peacock Premium, NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass,” and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA to Present Live Coverage of Every Stage; Encore Coverage of Select Stages on NBCSN

Exclusive Features Available with NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass” In Addition to Live, Commercial-Free Digital Coverage of all 18 Stages

STAMFORD, Conn. – Oct. 19, 2020 – NBC Sports’ live coverage of all 18 stages of the 2020 Vuelta a España – the final Grand Tour of the season – begins tomorrow, Oct. 20, at 9 a.m. ET on Peacock Premium, NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass,” and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.

NBC Sports Gold’s coverage of the Vuelta a España will include extensive data rich features in addition to its live, commercial-free coverage of the event (more details below).

Coverage concludes on Sunday, Nov. 18, in Madrid with Stage 18 live at 9 a.m. ET on Peacock Premium, NBC Sports Gold, and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. NBCSN will televise encore presentations of select stages throughout the race, beginning with Stage 1 tomorrow at 1 a.m. ET.

The Vuelta, which will run a reduced 18 stages this year, will cover a total distance of more than 1,700 miles. The 2020 race was originally scheduled to begin August 14 before being postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2019 Vuelta winner Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma), who finished in second place in last month’s Tour de France, two-time Vuelta winner Chris Froome (INEOS Grenadiers) and 2019 Giro d’Italia winner Richard Carapaz are expected to headline the field. They are joined by Roglic’s Jumbo-Visma teammates Tom Dumoulin and American Sepp Kuss, who finished among the Tour de France’s top climbers in his first career Tour this year, last year’s Vuelta runner up Alejandro Valverde (Movistar Team) and American Tejay van Garderen (EF Pro Cycling).

In addition, on Sunday, Nov. 18, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will present live coverage of the women’s Madrid Challenge, a one-day race through the streets of Madrid, at Noon ET.

Coverage on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA is live streamed on OlympicChannel.com, the Olympic Channel app, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app. All Olympic sports coverage televised and streamed across NBC Sports platforms is presented by Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.

SOCIALLY-DISTANCED COMMENTATORS

Analysts Bob Roll and former professional cyclist Christian Vande Velde will call race action remotely from NBC Sports Group’s International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn. Anthony McCrossan will provide play-by-play commentary for 2020 Vuelta a España coverage on NBC Sports Gold, joined by analyst Hannah Walker.

PEACOCK

Peacock Premium, available for $4.99 per month, will provide live streaming coverage of every stage of the 2020 Vuelta a España. Additional live sports on Peacock include Premier League, an NFL Wild Card Playoff Game in January, and select events from the upcoming Tokyo and Beijing Olympics. Peacock launched NBC Sports on Peacock, a new, exclusive free channel featuring live daytime sports talk programming. 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.

NBC SPORTS GOLD

NBC Sports Gold — NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product – features live, commercial-free streaming of the Vuelta a España.

Similar to its live stream for the 2020 Tour de France, NBC Sports Gold’s presentation of the 2020 Vuelta a España also includes exclusive access to interactive stage maps, rider profiles, full stage results, and more.

Before the Vuelta:




    • Stage-by-stage descriptions and previews, featuring historical stage and technical information
    • Breakdown of top contenders

During the Vuelta:




    • Live streaming video
    • Full stage video replays including highlights, stage recaps, and rider interviews
    • Route and stage previews, course and stage maps, elevation profiles, and stage descriptions
    • GPS race tracking presented in three ways: a list of rider groups on the road, a live profile of the stage, and a live map of the stage
    • Live stage results and detailed standings
    • Rider profiles by country and team
    • News feed for each stage providing minute-by-minute updates from the race, and real-time commentary feeds from media covering the Vuelta

The platform will host the data in easy-to-use organized tabs, including “Feed” for news, “Track” for GPS, “Standings” for rider standings in every jersey category, “Teams” for comprehensive team and rider information, and “More” for additional data about the Vuelta and NBC Sports Gold’s coverage.

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 Cox Contour, Contour Stream Player, Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex. 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.

NBC Sports Gold’s 2020-21 “Cycling Pass,” which provides fans in the U.S. with access to premier cycling races through May 2021, can be purchased by visiting NBCSportsGold.com. The direct-to-consumer pass streams coverage live and on-demand, to desktops, mobile, tablets, and connected TV devices. For more information, click here.

NBC SPORTS’ 2020 VUELTA A ESPANA SCHEDULE (subject to change, all times ET):

DateTime (ET)StagePlatform
Tues., Oct. 209 a.m.Stage 1: Irun > Arrate/EIbar (LIVE)Peacock, NBC Sports Gold, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Tues., Oct. 202 p.m./7 p.m./10 p.m.Stage 1: Irun > Arrate/EIbarOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Tues., Oct. 201 a.m.Stage 1: Irun > Arrate/EIbarNBCSN
Wed., Oct. 219 a.m.Stage 2: Pamplona > Lekunberri (LIVE)Peacock, NBC Sports Gold, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Wed., Oct. 212 p.m./7 p.m./10 p.m.Stage 2: Pamplona > LekunberriOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Thurs., Oct. 229 a.m.Stage 3: Lodosa > La Laguna Negra - Vinuesa (LIVE)Peacock, NBC Sports Gold, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Thurs., Oct. 222 p.m./7 p.m./10 p.m.Stage 3: Lodosa > La Laguna Negra - VinuesaOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Thurs., Oct. 221 a.m.Stage 3: Lodosa > La Laguna Negra - VinuesaNBCSN
Fri., Oct. 239 a.m.Stage 4: Garray. Numancia > Ejea de los Caballeros (LIVE)Peacock, NBC Sports Gold, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Fri., Oct. 232 p.m./7 p.m./10 p.m.Stage 4: Garray. Numancia > Ejea de los CaballerosOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sat., Oct. 249 a.m.Stage 5: Huesca > Sabiñánigo (LIVE)Peacock, NBC Sports Gold, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sat., Oct. 242 p.m./7 p.m./10 p.m.Stage 5: Huesca > SabiñánigoOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sun., Oct. 258 a.m.Stage 6: Biescas > Col du Tourmalet (LIVE)Peacock, NBC Sports Gold, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sun., Oct. 252:30 p.m./7 p.m.Stage 6: Biescas > Col du TourmaletOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Mon., Oct. 2610 a.m.Stage 6: Biescas > Col du TourmaletOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Tues., Oct. 2710 a.m.Stage 7: Vitoria-Gasteiz > Villanueva de Valdegovia (LIVE)Peacock, NBC Sports Gold, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Tues., Oct. 272 p.m./5 p.m.Stage 7: Vitoria-Gasteiz > Villanueva de ValdegoviaOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Wed., Oct. 286:30 a.m.Stage 7: Vitoria-Gasteiz > Villanueva de ValdegoviaOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Wed., Oct. 2810 a.m.Stage 8: Logroño > Alto de Moncalvillo (LIVE)Peacock, NBC Sports Gold, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Wed., Oct. 282 p.m./5 p.m.Stage 8: Logroño > Alto de MoncalvilloOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Wed., Oct. 281 a.m.Stage 8: Logroño > Alto de MoncalvilloNBCSN
Thurs., Oct. 296:30 a.m.Stage 8: Logroño > Alto de MoncalvilloOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Thurs., Oct. 2910 a.m.Stage 9: Castrillo del Val > Aguilar de Campo (LIVE)Peacock, NBC Sports Gold, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Thurs., Oct. 292 p.m./8 p.m./11 p.m.Stage 9: Castrillo del Val > Aguilar de CampoOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Fri., Oct. 306:30 a.m.Stage 9: Castrillo del Val > Aguilar de CampoOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Fri., Oct. 3010 a.m.Stage 10: Castro Urdiales > Suances (LIVE)Peacock, NBC Sports Gold, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Fri., Oct. 302 p.m./8 p.m./11 p.m.Stage 10: Castro Urdiales > SuancesOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sat., Oct. 317:30 a.m.Stage 11: Villaviciosa > Alto de La Farrapona (LIVE)Peacock, NBC Sports Gold, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sat., Oct. 312 p.m./7:30 p.m.Stage 11: Villaviciosa > Alto de La FarraponaOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sat., Oct. 311 a.m.Stage 11: Villaviciosa > Alto de La FarraponaNBCSN
Sun., Nov. 18 a.m.Stage 12: Pola de Laviana > Alto de l’Angliru (LIVE)Peacock, NBC Sports Gold, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sun., Nov. 12 p.m./8 p.m.Stage 12: Pola de Laviana > Alto de l’AngliruOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Mon., Nov. 29 a.m./4 p.m.Stage 12: Pola de Laviana > Alto de l’AngliruOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Tues., Nov. 39 a.m.Stage 13: Muros > Mirador de Ézaro (LIVE)Peacock, NBC Sports Gold, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Tues., Nov. 32 p.m./5 p.m.Stage 13: Muros > Mirador de ÉzaroOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Wed., Nov. 49 a.m.Stage 14: Lugo > Ourense (LIVE)Peacock, NBC Sports Gold, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Wed., Nov. 42 p.m./5 p.m.Stage 14: Lugo > OurenseOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Thurs., Nov. 59 a.m.Stage 15: Mos > Puebla de Sanabria (LIVE)Peacock, NBC Sports Gold, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Thurs., Nov. 52 p.m./7 p.m./10 p.m.Stage 15: Mos > Puebla de SanabriaOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Fri., Nov. 69 a.m.Stage 16: Salamanca > Ciudad Rodrigo (LIVE)Peacock, NBC Sports Gold, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Fri., Nov. 62 p.m./7 p.m./10 p.m.Stage 16: Salamanca > Ciudad RodrigoOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sat., Nov. 76 a.m.Stage 17: Aranda de Duero > Guadalajara (LIVE)Peacock, NBC Sports Gold, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sat., Nov. 71:30 p.m./7 p.m.Stage 17: Aranda de Duero > GuadalajaraOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sat., Nov. 712:30 a.m.Stage 17: Aranda de Duero > GuadalajaraNBCSN
Sun., Nov. 89 a.m.Stage 18: Hipódromo de la Zarzuela > Madrid (LIVE)Peacock, NBC Sports Gold, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sun., Nov. 82 p.m./7 p.m./10 p.m.Stage 18: Hipódromo de la Zarzuela > MadridOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sun., Nov. 8NoonMadrid Challenge - Women’s Race (LIVE)Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sun., Nov. 85 p.m.Madrid Challenge - Women’s RaceOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA


–NBC SPORTS–