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Versus Adds Tour Down Under, Lance Armstrong's First Post-Retirement Race, to 2009 Cycling Schedule

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VERSUS ADDS TOUR DOWN UNDER, LANCE ARMSTRONG'S FIRST
POST-RETIREMENT RACE, TO 2009 CYCLING SCHEDULE

NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 17, 2008)-VERSUS, the network that celebrates real competition and the
television home of professional cycling in the U.S., today announced a deal for the exclusive U.S.
television rights to the 2009 Tour Down Under.  The event, which begins January 20, in South
Adelaide, Australia, will kick-off VERSUS' 2009 cycling coverage and is also scheduled to be Lance
Armstrong's first competitive cycling race since retiring in 2005.   
 

Sporza 2008 Sportgala LIVE

Sporza's Belgium sports year in review, awards, guests, should include cycling coverage.  -Bernie S.

Sporza live hereCorrection:  Try here

Race of Champions: Chris Hoy (on bike) vs. Lewis Hamilton (in car) LIVE

As part of today's Race of Champions at Wembley Stadium, track cycling star Chris Hoy will race against Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton.  This event is being streamed live on the internet courtesy of Freecaster TV.  Coverage starts at 14:50 CET (8:50am U.S. Eastern).

2009 Giro d'Italia Route Presentation LIVE

The 2009 Giro d'Italia route is being presented today, live on RAI Tre from 16:40 CET (10:40am U.S. Eastern) and at gazzetta.it.

This may be streamed live at RAI.it (Italy only?) as well as here.

Update:  Giro d'Italia presentation now streaming LIVE at gazzetta.it.

(John C. in St. Louis and Bernie S. in the UK)

GVA Trophy Cyclocross - GP Rouwmoer Essen - LIVE

Today's GVA (Gazet van Antwerpen) Trophy Cyclocross event, the GP Rouwmoer Essen, should be streamed live on Sporza.  Start time should be around 15:00 CET (9am U.S. Eastern).

More info here and here.

A live stream is announced here.

Other potential sources of Sporza live streaming video are here and here.

-Bernie S.

Versus Survey: The 2009 Tour de France, race coverage, doping

Versus is interested in hearing your opinion about the Tour de France, doping, your commitment to cycling, and how interested you are in watching the 2009 race.  The purpose is to improve coverage for the coming race so that Versus is giving viewers the experience they want. This is a rare opportunity to directly influence how this monumental event is viewed and enjoyed on air.

To take the Versus Tour de France survey, please click the banner below.

UCI Cyclocross World Cup - Igorre - LIVE

UCI Cyclocross World Cup - Igorre -  LIVE Sunday on cycling.tv.

You'll find more information about this event hereStart list here.

This event should also be available in some markets on Sporza.

Other possibilities include Sporza (QuickTime).

The race may also be streamed LIVE here.

Superprestige cyclo-cross - Gieten - LIVE streaming

Superprestige cyclocross continues Sunday in Gieten, The Netherlands.  Live online coverage is available worldwide, server capacity permitting...

Superprestige official website here.

Live streaming video here.

More information and start lists here.

UCI Cyclocross World Cup - Koksijde - LIVE

UCI Cyclocross World Cup - Koksijde -  LIVE Saturday on cycling.tv.

You'll find more information about this event hereStart list here.

This event should also be available in some markets on Sporza.

Other possibilities include Sporza (QuickTime).

The race may also be streamed LIVE here.

Superprestige cyclo-cross - Hamme-Zogge - LIVE streaming

Superprestige cyclocross continues Sunday with the Hamme-Zogge event.  Live coverage is available worldwide, server capacity permitting...

Superprestige official website here.

Live streaming video here.

More information and start lists here.

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