BBC kicks off coverage of UCI Cycling World Championships 2023

Courtesy of UCL

The UK pubcaster BBC has picked up the broadcasting rights to UCI Cycling World Championships 2023 from August 3-13.

The cycling competition will air across the BBC TV, iPlayer, the BBC Sport Website and app, and the BBC Scotland website.

The PSB said it’s the biggest cycling event of its kind which is taking place in Glasgow. It features 13 World Championships across seven disciplines.

Programming of the para-cycling competitions will include track, road, para-cycling track, para-cycling road, BMX, MTB, artistic cycling, Cycle-Ball and Gran Fondo.

Simon Brotherton, Chris Boardman, Dame Sarah Storey and Hayley Simmonds will commentate alongside a team of guests.

Sports presenter Clare Balding will lead all TV coverage on BBC Two, BBC Three and iPlayer, joined by reporters Jill Douglas, JJ Chalmers and Sir Chris Hoy.

Host Nesta McGregor will also provide key moments throughout the competition on BBC Breakfast, BBC News and Sportsday.

Barbara Slater, director of BBC Sport says: “These Championships will be a fantastic celebration of cycling with so many different and exciting disciplines taking part in Glasgow and across Scotland. We’re delighted we can offer such comprehensive coverage to audiences across TV, iPlayer, 5 live, Sounds and the Sports website.”

Across the event, 200 hours of live streams will be available on BBC iPlayer.

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