Vuelta a Espana 2012

18 Aug - 09 Sep, 2012

Vuelta a EspanaSpain

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The 2011 Vuelta a Espana podium: (L-R) Bradley Wiggins (Sky), Juan Jose Cobo (Geox-TMC) and Chris Froome of Team Sky (Getty Images).

Running from Saturday 18 August to Monday 10 September (AEST) 2012, the 67th Vuelta a Espana will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3300km.

The defending champion is Juan Jose Cobo , now riding for the Spanish based Movistar team.

SBS will broadcast eight LIVE stages of the race this year, all streamed online as well.

SBS’s coverage of La Vuelta a Espana begins with daily highlights at 5.30pm on Sunday 19 August on SBS ONE. The first live stage is Stage 8 at 11:30pm Saturday 25 August on SBS ONE.

La Vuelta broadcast details (all times AEST)

Saturday 25 August
STAGE 8
2330-0200 SBS ONE LIVE, streaming to Cycling Central website

Sunday 26 August
STAGE 9
2335-0200 SBS ONE LIVE, streaming to Cycling Central website

Saturday 1 September
STAGE 14
2300-0200 LIVE streaming to Cycling Central website (SBS ONE from 2335)

Sunday 2 September
STAGE 15
2300-0200 LIVE streaming to Cycling Central website (SBS ONE from 2330)

Monday 3 September
STAGE 16
2300-0200 LIVE streaming to Cycling Central website (SBS ONE from 2330)

Friday 7 September
STAGE 19
2330-0200 SBS ONE LIVE, streaming to Cycling Central website

Saturday 8 September
STAGE 20
2300-0200 LIVE streaming to Cycling Central website (SBS ONE from 2325)

Sunday 9 September
STAGE 21
2330-0200 SBS ONE LIVE, streaming to Cycling Central website

Daily highlights are at 1730 from 19 August to 10 September.

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