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by Shane Stokes

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Cycling Australia announces ‘landmark’ TV coverage for national road race championships

by VeloClub

Cycling Australia has released details of the broadcast schedule for the upcoming 2018 FedUni road national championships, saying that there will be ‘landmark’ coverage from the event.

“Cycling Australia, in partnership with SBS and Fox Sports, is excited to announce a landmark 2018 FedUni Road Nationals Championships broadcast schedule which will deliver live coverage of the elite women’s road race for the first time in the event’s history,” it said.

“The live online coverage will explode on SBS digital channels on Wednesday evening with all the thrills and spills of both the men’s and women’s criterium from the heart of the Ballarat CBD from 6.30pm.”

It said that the coverage on Sunday January 7 will be shown on both SBS Viceland and Fox Sports, will start at 10 am, and will include two hours of live coverage of the women’s road race. It will also show the final three hours of the men’s race, as well as the prize presentations for both.

The broadcast schedule will include live streaming coverage across digital platforms SBS Cycling Central, SBS On Demand and the FreeView app, in addition to streaming on Foxtel Now and the Foxtel App.

Click through to read more at the Cycling Australia site.