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Every stage of Tour de France on WBD platforms

June 25, 2024

The world’s greatest cycling race begins on June 29th with wheel-to-wheel coverage of the Tour de France on Warner Bros Discovery’s (WBD) channels and platforms from the Grand Depart in Florence to the final stage in Nice on July 21st.

Max and discovery+ will provide coverage of every stage of Eurosport’s production, shown live and uninterrupted. Subscribers can select multi-feed audio in their preferred language as well as scrubbing back to key moments in the race through the timeline markers feature.

Keeping fans engaged way beyond the live action, Eurosport will have live studio shows in the UK (The Breakaway), Spain (La Montonera), France (Les Rois de la Pédales) and Germany (Vélo Club), harnessing innovations and analysis tools together with local experts to further enhance coverage.

In tandem with its approach to covering the men’s race, Eurosport will produce live coverage of every stage of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift for Max and discovery+ – from the Grand Depart in Rotterdam on August 12th to the summit finish atop Alpe d’Huez on August 18th.

Shining a light on the stories from the world’s greatest female riders, Eurosport is launching an new three-part series, Second to None, co-produced with Sweetshop & Green and Yuzu Productions, and directed by Sonia Dauger. The fly-on-the-wall documentary provides unprecedented access to the Lidl-Trek team’s 2023 race and preparation.

Featuring exclusive interviews with Lidl-Trek riders, including Lizzie Deignan, Elisa Longo Borghini, Elisa Balsamo, Amanda Spratt and Lucinda Brand, as well as Eurosport presenter Orla Chennaoui, episode one premieres on Eurosport 1, Max and discovery+ on July 6th, with episode two and three airing on July 13th and 20th.

Scott Young Group SVP Content, Production and Business Operations at WBD, commented: “We are at the starting line of one of the greatest periods of cycling ever witnessed with all the action from the Olympic Games Paris 2024 sandwiched between the men’s and women’s edition of the world’s most storied stage race. Our position as the Home of Cycling enables us to convey the stories from the riders in the peloton to the widest possible audience across Europe, and by dedicating the same levels of production to the men’s and women’s races, our coverage of the Tour de France and Tour de France Femmes will be unmatched. We look forward to fans being able to feast on our extraordinary race coverage while diving deeper into the world of cycling with the release of captivating new content including Second to None.”

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