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Fox to broadcast Tour of Utah

Published April 24, 2013 2:50 pm

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The Tour of Utah and FOX Sports Networks have agreed to a broadcast partnership, one that will provide 18 hours of national programming, including 12 hours of live coverage all six days of programming, starting Aug. 6-11.

The high definition broadcast will allow cycling fans to follow the first significant UCI 2.1-rated stage race in North America following the Tour de France.

"The Tour of Utah' is an important event for FSN and we're excited to continue our relationship and deliver live coverage to cycling fans across America," said Josh Oakley, Senior Director of Acquisitions for Fox Sports Media Group.

Live race coverage will also be available online and will deliver cycling fans access to comprehensive live coverage including broadcast video, real-time GPS location, speed, slope and elevation data and social media feeds.

FSN affiliated regional sports networks reach more than 70 million homes across the country.