FloSports, Amaury Sport Organization Partner to Broadcast Vuelta a España
FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced a partnership with Amaury Sport Organization (ASO) to exclusively broadcast the 2018 and 2019 Vuelta a España on FloBikes.com. The prestigious race will be available to audiences in Canada.
FloBikes continues to be a top destination for cycling fans around the world. The addition of the Vuelta a España gives Canadian subscribers access to two of the world’s largest and most elite cycling races in the world, including the Giro d’Italia. Covering over 183 days of racing, fans also have access to other classic races on FloBikes, including Milan-San Remo, Tour of Flanders, the UCI World Championships, the UCI Cyclocross World Cups, and many more.
The ASO, part of the French media group, Éditions Phillipe Amaury, organizes some of the world’s top cycling races, including the Tour de France and Paris-Roubaix. As one of the world’s most prominent and demanding races, the Vuelta a España attracts the world’s top cyclists, including contenders from the Tour de France. In its 73rd edition, the race will consist of all of the 18 registered UCI WorldTeams, including Team Sky, BMC Racing Team, and Movistar in addition to four wild card team selections — comprising of 176 racers in total. Coverage begins on Aug. 25 in Málaga, Spain, and concludes on Sept. 16 in Madrid, Spain.
“The ASO organizes some of the biggest cycling races in the world, and the Vuelta a España attracts the most ambitious competitors and die-hard fans every year,” says Adam Fenn, FloSports SVP, Global Rights and Acquisition. “To partner with the ASO is a great achievement, and gives fans even more world-class races to follow and root for their favorite teams and cyclists.”
“For La Vuelta, it’s an honor to welcome FloSports as a new broadcaster. The Vuelta a España is unlike any other cycling race, and evokes a passion and thrill in all of those who watch,” says Javier Guillén, Director, La Vuelta. “With 21 stages, and more than 3.200 km — there is a surprising outcome every day. We’re excited to work with FloSports, who will help us capture this experience for all of our Canadian fans — making it feel as if they were on the road side. The best is yet to come.”
To access live and on-demand coverage of the Vuelta a España, visit FloBikes.com and become a monthly or annual PRO subscriber. Either subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the match across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Roku, or Apple TV 4.
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