It will be broadcast across Eurosport, GCN+ and discovery+

Lucinda Brand - 2020-2021 cyclo cross Superprestige winner discovery sports (Getty Images)

Discovery Sports has picked up the rights to the Cyclo-cross Superprestige, excluding Belgium.

The eight-race season takes place across Belgium and the Netherlands, and begins 3 October. It joins a comprehnsive cyclo-cross offering from the broadcaster, which now boasts every major cyclo-cross and track cycling event during the winter season. 

This includes UCI World Championships (Exclusive rights across Europe excluding Scandinavia), UEC Euro Champs (Exclusive global rights), UCI World Cup (Exclusive rights across Europe excluding Scandinavia and Belgium), Telenet Superprestige (Exclusive global rights excluding Belgium), X2O Badkamers Trofee (Exclusive global rights excluding Flemish Belgium), Ethias Cross (Exclusive global rights excluding Flemish Belgium), and US CX Series (Exclusive global rights). 

Guy Voisin, director of cycling at Discovery Sports, said: “We are pleased to continue our mission to grow cycling in all its forms and expand the reach of the sport further by securing the rights to showcase the world’s best men’s and women’s cyclo-cross riders in action with every single Superprestige race now available to watch live and on-demand across our channels and platforms.

Superprestige events

3 October - Casting, Netherlands
23 October - Ruddervoorde, Belgium
11 November - Niel, Belgium
20 November - Merksplas, Belgium
4 December - Tree, Belgium
27 December - Heusden-Zolder
29 December - Diegem
12 February - Gavere

“Through our globally recognised sports brands Eurosport, GCN+ and now via discovery+, we have the ability to scale coverage of the world’s biggest cycling events to the widest possible audience, unlocking the power of the sport for all to enjoy.”

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