Note: cyclingfans.com will be covering the entire 2010 Tour Down Under with daily race photos, info, video clips, and options for following the race live online.
VERSUS OPENS 2010 CYCLING SEASON WITH
DAILY COVERAGE OF TOUR DOWN UNDER
Team RadioShack® Makes UCI ProTour Debut with Lance Armstrong at the Helm
NEW YORK, N.Y. (January 12, 2010)-VERSUS, the television home of professional cycling in the U.S.,
will kick off the 2010 cycling season with the Tour Down Under, the first race of the year on the
UCI ProTour calendar. The 2010 competition will cover approximately 500 miles over six-stages in
South Australia featuring 132 riders across 16 teams. This year's roster is highlighted by the
debut of the U.S.-based Team RadioShack® led by seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong.
In its second year of Tour Down Under coverage, VERSUS will air daily 30-minute stage re-caps from
Jan. 19-23 at 6 p.m. ET as well as a one-hour show at 6 p.m. ET on Jan. 24 for the final stage. On
Jan. 23 the network will stream the entire final stage of the race live on VERSUS.com beginning at 8
p.m. ET. VERSUS will also air a one-hour retrospective show on Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. ET to look back at
the entire competition. Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen, the undisputed voices of cycling, will be on
site in Australia to provide insight and commentary for each day of the network's coverage.
VERSUS' daily coverage of the Tour Down Under will be supplemented with a half-hour special on Jan.
23 at 5:30 p.m. ET titled Lance Armstrong: The Next Chapter. This must-see special will feature
Paul Sherwen's exclusive one-on-one interview with the cycling legend in which Armstrong reveals his
thoughts of his performance in 2009 and what fans can expect from him in 2010. The special will
re-air on Jan. 24 at 3:30 p.m. ET.