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2023 UCI Cycling World Championships: BBC Sport to show biggest ever championships

2023 UCI Cycling World Championships: BBC Sport to show biggest ever championships

Remco Evenepoel won last month’s world road title The first combined UCI Cycling World Championships will be broadcast live across the BBC. Cycling’s world governing…

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Remco Evenepoel won last month’s world road title The first combined UCI Cycling World Championships will be broadcast live across the BBC.

Cycling’s world governing body the UCI will stage combined championships every four years ahead of an Olympic year.

Chair of the event, Paul Bush OBE, said: "We are thrilled BBC Sport extended its commitment and shall cover the biggest cycling event in history."

The BBC has covered a number of UCI cycling events, such as last month’s Road World Championships, and will broadcast the Track World Championships this week.

Creating the biggest cycling event ever and one of the largest events ever hosted in Scotland, the Para-cycling competitions will also be fully integrated into the schedule for the first time.

The championships will be held over 11 days (3-13 August 2023) and with the extensive coverage across TV, online and social platforms, viewers can expect to watch thousands of the world’s top cycling athletes competing.

It features every major discipline apart from cyclo-cross, which takes place during the winter, and also brings in the less well-known events such as indoor cycling.UCI President David Lappartient said: "BBC Sport already provides fantastic coverage of our UCI World Championships for track and road, and I am delighted our partnership will extend to encompass all disciplines at the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships in Glasgow and across Scotland."BBC Director of Sport Barbara Slater added: "We are delighted to have such comprehensive coverage of a sport that continues to grow in popularity."Glasgow and the whole of Scotland […]

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