Santos Tour Down Under 2014 Broadcast Details

In just over a week Nine will screen The Santos Tour Down Under live  on GEM with highlights on Nine.

Broadcast exclusively across the Nine Network and Gem, the seven-day event that winds through Adelaide’s picturesque wine and coastal regions will star a host of the world’s best riders including Tour de France winner, Cadel Evans.

Calling all the action will be the international voice of cycling, sports broadcasting legend Phil Liggett, along with his long-time commentary partner Paul Sherwen and Australian cycling legend Robbie McEwen.

Coverage of the opening round of the UCI WorldTour will commence with the People’s Choice Classic on Sunday, January 19, followed by Stages 1-6 of the Santos Tour Down Under from Tuesday, January 21.

As the world’s best road cyclists race through the streets of Adelaide, cycling fans will again see the action live on Gem. The Nine Network, which is broadcasting the event for the third time, will present 25 hours of Santos Tour Down Under action, showcasing the thrilling final two and a half hours of each of the first four stages on Gem.

To cap off an intense week of cycling the entire final two stages of the 2014 Santos Tour Down Under will be broadcast live on Saturday, January 25, from 11.30am AEDT on Nine and Sunday, January 26, from 12.30pm on Gem.

During Stages 1-4, the Santos Tour Down Under will also be covered in Nine News updates, as well as daily highlights packages on Nine.

Wide World of Sports reporter Tim Gilbert will host the 2014 Santos Tour Down Under coverage

Nine Network Head of Sport, Steve Crawley, said: “In January the Nine Network and Gem will bring sports fans all the action from the largest cycling event in the Southern Hemisphere, and the biggest road race outside of Europe, covering a distance of over 875 kilometres. Viewers will get the chance to see elite athletes from all over the globe compete for prizemoney, UCI World Tour Points and the 2014 Santos Tour Down Under Ochre Leader’s Jersey.”

The Wide World of Sports website will provide complementary coverage of the 2014 Santos Tour Down Under, featuring live streaming from each stage, video highlights, interviews and features, the latest news and results, expert opinion and photo galleries from the race.

Sunday January 19 – People’s Choice Classic

· 10pm – 11.30pm (Local time) – Highlights on Nine

 

Tuesday January 21 – Stage 1

· 11pm to 12am (Local time) – Highlights on Nine

· 1pm to 3.30pm AEDST – Live on Gem

Wednesday January 22 – Stage 2

· 11pm to 12am (Local time) – Highlights on Nine

· 1.30pm to 4pm AEDST – Live on Gem

 

Thursday January 23 – Stage 3

· 11pm to 12am (Local time) – Highlights on Nine

· 1.30pm to 4pm AEDST – Live on Gem

 

Friday January 24 – Stage 4

· 10pm to 11pm (Local time) – Highlights on Nine

· 2pm to 4.30pm AEDST – Live on Gem

Saturday January 25 – Stage 5

· 11pm to 12am (Local time) – Highlights on Nine

· 11.30am to 4pm AEDST – Live on Gem

Sunday January 26 – Stage 6

· 10pm to 11pm (Local time) – Highlights on Nine

· 12.30pm to 3.30pm AEDST – Live on Gem