NBC SPORTS WILL PRESENT THE WOMEN’S TOUR DE FRANCE, THE RICHEST AND MOST PRESTIGIOUS STAGE RACE IN WOMEN’S CYCLING, STARTING IN JULY 2022 ON PEACOCK AND CNBC

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Tuesday, March 8, 2022

NBC SPORTS WILL PRESENT THE WOMEN’S TOUR DE FRANCE, THE RICHEST AND MOST PRESTIGIOUS STAGE RACE IN WOMEN’S CYCLING, STARTING IN JULY 2022 ON PEACOCK AND CNBC

The 2022 Tour de France Women with Zwift will take place July 24-31, marking the event’s first race in 33 years

The first stage of the 2022 race begins in Paris at the Eiffel Tower, coincides with the last stage of the Tour de France Men on July 24

STAMFORD, Connecticut – March 8, 2022 – NBC Sports will be the exclusive home of the Women’s Tour de France (Women’s Tour de France with Zwift) in the United States on Peacock and CNBC from July 2022.

The richest and most prestigious stage race in women’s cycling, the 2022 Women’s Tour de France (July 24-31) will be held for the first time in 33 years after the previous iteration of the race held annually from 1984 to 1989 .

The eight-day women’s Tour de France will cover 751 miles. From July 24, 2022, the first stage will start at the Eiffel Tower in Paris on the same day as the men’s Tour de France ends with stage 21 on the Champs Élysées. The race will culminate on July 31 with the eighth stage from Lure to Super Planche des Belles Filles.

“I am delighted that NBC Sports is joining the broadcasters of the Tour de France Women with Zwift,” said Marion Rousse, Director of the Tour de France Women with Zwift. “For the first two editions of the event, NBC Sports will bring the expertise of women’s racing that it demonstrates every year in its coverage of the Tour de France, and bring the excitement of the race to fans across the states. NBC Sports thus contributes to the birth of possible vocations among young women, in a country where women’s cycling already occupies an important place.

“We are delighted to continue our relationship with Amaury Sport Organization by adding this prestigious event to our cycling portfolio and showcasing the exceptional athletes who will compete for the greatest prize in women’s cycling,” said Michael PermanVice President, Programming, NBC Sports.

Tour de France Women with Zwift joins an extensive collection of cycling programs on NBC Sports platforms that spans the calendar year, including the Tour de France, La Vuelta a España, Paris-Roubaix, and more.

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