Where and When to Watch Cross-Country Cycling at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Published 07/22/2021, 12:13 PM EDT
Cycling – Tour de France – Stage 18 – Pau to Luz Ardiden – France – July 15, 2021 Israel Start-Up Nation rider Michael Woods of Canada in action during Stage 18 REUTERS/Benoit Tessier


After a 365-day delay, the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games is all set to start this weekend. Despite concerns surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Summer Games will be held as per schedule. Fans will be eager to watch their favourite athletes battle it out for glory as we edge close to the opening ceremony of this quadrennial showpiece.

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Read further to find out more about Cross-Country cycling, the event schedule and television broadcast information.

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Tokyo Olympics 2020 – Where to watch Cross-country Cycling?

NBC owns the Olympic coverage across the States. The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games will be shown across local NBC stations, USA, NBCSN, CNBC, the Olympic Channel, and Telemundo. But not all channels will cover all sports/disciplines.

For cycling, the events will be broadcast on the USA Network, NBCSN, and CNBC. Race highlights will be telecast across multiple NBC channels and NBC’s internet site Peacock.

Here are the complete Cross-Country cycling race timings and schedule for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games which will begin on July 23, 2021.

Men’s Cross-Country
Date: Monday, July 26 (Sunday, July 25 for American viewers)
Time: 11:00 PM – 02:00 AM PST

Cyclists are expected to take on 7-9 laps of a tough 4.1 km circuit.

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SAINT-LARY-SOULAN – COL DU PORTET, FRANCE – JULY 25: Egan Arley BERNAL of Colombia and Team Sky / Geraint Thomas of Great Britain and Team Sky Yellow Leaders Jersey / Christopher Froome of Great Britain and Team Sky / Steven Kruijswijk of The Netherlands and Team LottoNL – Jumbo / Primoz Roglic of Slovenia and Team LottoNL – Jumbo / Tom Dumoulin of The Netherlands and Team Sunweb / Mikel Landa Meana of Spain and Movistar Team / Col du Portet 2215m Mountains / Landscape / during the 105th Tour de France 2018, Stage 17, a 67km stage from Bagneres-de-Luchon to Saint-Lary-Soulan – Col du Portet 2215m / TDF / on July 25, 2018 in Saint-Lary-Soulan – Col du Portet, France. (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

Women’s Cross-Country
Date: Tuesday, July 27 (Monday, July 26 for American viewers)
Time: 11:00 PM – 02:00 AM PST

Make sure you tune in to watch your favourite cyclists fight for bragging rights!

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