SBS cycling coverage in May

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SBS cycling coverage in May

Postby HAKS » Sun Apr 11, 2010 10:33 pm

Great to hear that every stage of the Tour of California will be live on SBS2 and they are also having Mon-Fri 8.30pm highlights packages from the Giro and extended Giro coverage on weekends.

Well done SBS(2) 8) :D
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Re: SBS cycling coverage in May

Postby JB » Mon Apr 12, 2010 4:33 pm

i just hope "LIVE" does not mean as did to us in WA last night :evil:
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Re: SBS cycling coverage in May

Postby HAKS » Mon Apr 12, 2010 7:14 pm

Considering tour of cali live means something like 7am AEST to middayish you prob be right :)
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Re: SBS cycling coverage in APRIL !!!!

Postby MichaelB » Fri Apr 23, 2010 2:52 pm

oops.
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Re: SBS cycling coverage in May

Postby williamsf1 » Wed May 05, 2010 12:09 pm

so why does SBS start the giro coverage with stage 2????
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Re: SBS cycling coverage in May

Postby Brockie » Wed May 05, 2010 12:21 pm

Eurosport on Foxtel showing all stages of Giro live including stage1. Just hope Sean Kelly isn't commentating on this one or the idiot that was on SBS last year.
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Re: SBS cycling coverage in May

Postby williamsf1 » Wed May 05, 2010 3:53 pm

but what about SBS????

pay TV is going to die a slow death now anyhow!

would love to know why stage 1 isnt being shown....
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Re: SBS cycling coverage in May

Postby MichaelB » Wed May 05, 2010 4:10 pm

williamsf1 wrote:but what about SBS????

pay TV is going to die a slow death now anyhow!

would love to know why stage 1 isnt being shown....


Depends on the rights package that SBS has - I thought the coverage started on the 8th (which is when the race starts isn't it ?) according to my Tivo ?

Must check that tonight. At least I can record it easily now :roll:
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Re: SBS cycling coverage in May

Postby HAKS » Wed May 05, 2010 5:34 pm

Doesn't answer your question, but i did read SBS say the Giro is quite expensive hence limited coverage compared to other tours.
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Re: SBS cycling coverage in May

Postby JV911 » Thu May 06, 2010 8:49 am

MichaelB wrote:Depends on the rights package that SBS has - I thought the coverage started on the 8th (which is when the race starts isn't it ?) according to my Tivo ?


when are the highlights meant to be on??

usually 6pm but nothing in the Schedule or in the foxtel menu

edit: found stage 2 onwards on sbs2 at 8:30pm monday and 1 hour highlighs on sundays at 2pm

and sunday 9/5 12:00 pm Cycling: 13th Flech Wallone 12:30 pm Cycling: 96th Liege-Bastogne-Liege

aaaaaand Tour de Cali starting monday 17/5 at 7am
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Re: SBS cycling coverage in May

Postby MichaelB » Thu May 06, 2010 9:08 am

Even though sometimes it's only highlights or abbreviated packages, the coverage amount and variety has significantly improved over the last few years, so amen to that.

I am grateful for everything that comes along. Now that I can record it easily :D
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Re: SBS cycling coverage in May

Postby williamsf1 » Thu May 06, 2010 2:03 pm

yeah I have no problem with the quality of the coverage....

I just thought there was something odd with me that I could only find stage 2 onwards and not stage 1!!!!

my beyonwiz with ice tv lets me record from anywhere in the world.... soooo good!

bring on the GIRO!
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