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The Absa Cape Epic is widely regarded as the world’s premier international mountain bike stage race and it is the most televised mountain bike race of all time. Since its inception in 2004, the Absa Cape Epic has generated more than 30 000 hours of TV coverage in Europe, America, the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

2017 Live Coverage - South Africa

Date Stage Time Channel
19 March 2017 Prologue  09:30 - 14:00 SS6
26 March 2016 Grand Finale  09:30 - 13:30  SS6

 

2017 Live Coverage - International

Date Stage Time
26 March 2016 Grand Finale  09:30 - 12:00  

 

Country Channel   Country  Channel
Algeria SFR Sport 3    Philippines  Fox Sports Asia
Angola SporTV    Poland  Sportklub
Australia SBS    Portugal  SporTV
Belgium SFR Sport 3    Serbia  Sportklub
Bosnia and Herzegovina Sportklub    Singapore  Fox Sports Asia
Cape Verde SporTV    Slovakia  Sport 5
Croatia Sportklub    Slovenia  Sportklub and TV Sport
Czech Republic    Sport 5    Switzerland  SFR Sport 3
France  SFR Sport 3     Taiwan  Fox Sports Asia
Luxembourg SFR Sport 3     Thailand  Fox Sports Asia
Macedonia Sportklub    Tunisia  SFR Sport 3
Morocco SFR Sport 3    United Kingdom     Bike Channel
Mozambique SporTV     USA  Outside TV
New Zealand Sky Sport     Vietnam  Fox Sports Asia


2017 Absa Cape Epic Daily Highlights

ALGERIA        
TV-CHANNEL Date of Broadcast Time Trsm.- Range Episode 
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/20 18:30 Algeria 1
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/21 18:30 Algeria 2
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/22 18:30 Algeria 3
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/23 18:30 Algeria 4
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/24 18:30 Algeria 5
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/25 18:30 Algeria 6
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/26 18:30 Algeria 7
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/27 18:30 Algeria 8
         
BELGIUM        
TV-CHANNEL Date of Broadcast Time Trsm.- Range Episode 
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/20 18:30 Belgium 1
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/21 18:30 Belgium 2
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/22 18:30 Belgium 3
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/23 18:30 Belgium 4
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/24 18:30 Belgium 5
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/25 18:30 Belgium 6
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/26 18:30 Belgium 7
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/27 18:30 Belgium 8
         
CROATIA        
TV-CHANNEL Date of Broadcast Time Trsm.- Range Episode 
SPTV 2017/03/20 15:30 Croatia 1
SPTV rerun 2017/03/20 23:05 Croatia 1
SPTV 2017/03/21 15:30 Croatia 2
SPTV rerun 2017/03/21 23:05 Croatia 2
SPTV 2017/03/22 15:30 Croatia 3
SPTV rerun 2017/03/22 23:05 Croatia 3
SPTV 2017/03/23 15:30 Croatia 4
SPTV rerun 2017/03/23 23:05 Croatia 4
SPTV 2017/03/24 15:30 Croatia 5
SPTV rerun 2017/03/24 23:05 Croatia 5
SPTV 2017/03/25 15:30 Croatia 6
SPTV rerun 2017/03/25 23:05 Croatia 6
SPTV 2017/03/26 15:30 Croatia 7
SPTV rerun 2017/03/26 23:05 Croatia 7
SPTV 2017/03/27 15:30 Croatia 8
SPTV rerun 2017/03/27 23:05 Croatia 8
         
CZECH REPUBLIC        
TV-CHANNEL Date of Broadcast Time Trsm.- Range Episode 
Sport 5 2017/03/20 18:00 Czech Republic 1
Sport 5 2017/03/21 18:00 Czech Republic 2
Sport 5 2017/03/22 18:00 Czech Republic 3
Sport 5 2017/03/23 18:00 Czech Republic 4
Sport 5 2017/03/24 18:00 Czech Republic 5
Sport 5 2017/03/25 18:00 Czech Republic 6
Sport 5 2017/03/26 18:00 Czech Republic 7
Sport 5 2017/03/27 18:00 Czech Republic 8
         
FRANCE        
TV-CHANNEL Date of Broadcast Time Trsm.- Range Episode 
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/20 18:30 France 1
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/21 18:30 France 2
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/22 18:30 France 3
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/23 18:30 France 4
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/24 18:30 France 5
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/25 18:30 France 6
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/26 18:30 France 7
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/27 18:30 France 8
         
ISRAEL        
TV-CHANNEL Date of Broadcast Time Trsm.- Range Episode 
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/20 18:30 Israel 1
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/21 18:30 Israel 2
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/22 18:30 Israel 3
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/23 18:30 Israel 4
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/24 18:30 Israel 5
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/25 18:30 Israel 6
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/26 18:30 Israel 7
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/27 18:30 Israel 8
         
ITALY        
TV-CHANNEL Date of Broadcast Time Trsm.- Range Episode 
Bike Channel 2017/03/19 21:30 Italy 1
Bike Channel 2017/03/20 21:30 Italy 2
Bike Channel 2017/03/21 21:30 Italy 3
Bike Channel 2017/03/22 21:30 Italy 4
Bike Channel 2017/03/23 21:30 Italy 5
Bike Channel 2017/03/24 21:30 Italy 6
Bike Channel 2017/03/25 21:30 Italy 7
Bike Channel 2017/03/26 21:30 Italy 8
         
LUXEMBOURG        
TV-CHANNEL Date of Broadcast Time Trsm.- Range Episode 
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/20 18:30 Luxembourg 1
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/21 18:30 Luxembourg 2
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/22 18:30 Luxembourg 3
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/23 18:30 Luxembourg 4
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/24 18:30 Luxembourg 5
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/25 18:30 Luxembourg 6
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/26 18:30 Luxembourg 7
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/27 18:30 Luxembourg 8
         
MOROCCO        
TV-CHANNEL Date of Broadcast Time Trsm.- Range Episode 
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/20 18:30 Morocco 1
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/21 18:30 Morocco 2
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/22 18:30 Morocco 3
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/23 18:30 Morocco 4
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/24 18:30 Morocco 5
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/25 18:30 Morocco 6
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/26 18:30 Morocco 7
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/27 18:30 Morocco 8
         
NEW ZEALAND        
TV-CHANNEL Date of Broadcast Time Trsm.- Range Episode 
Sky Sport 4 2017/03/20 12:00 New Zealand 1
Sky Sport 4 rerun 2017/03/20 18:30 New Zealand 1
Sky Sport 4 2017/03/21 11:30 New Zealand 2
Sky Sport 4 rerun 2017/03/21 18:00 New Zealand 2
Sky Sport 4 2017/03/22 11:30 New Zealand 3
Sky Sport 4 rerun 2017/03/22 20:30 New Zealand 3
Sky Sport 4 2017/03/23 13:30 New Zealand 4
Sky Sport 4 rerun 2017/03/23 17:30 New Zealand 4
Sky Sport 4 2017/03/24 13:00 New Zealand 5
Sky Sport 3 2017/03/24 20:30 New Zealand 5
Sky Sport 4 2017/03/25 14:00 New Zealand 6
Sport Pop-Up 1 2017/03/27 16:30 New Zealand 6
Sky Sport 4 2017/03/26 13:00 New Zealand 7
Sport Pop-Up 1 2017/03/27 17:00 New Zealand 7
Sport Pop-Up 1 2017/03/27 18:30 New Zealand 8
         
NORWAY        
TV-CHANNEL Date of Broadcast Time Trsm.- Range Episode 
Fatstone 2017/03/20 21:00 Norway 1
Fatstone rerun 20./21./23.03.2017 n/a Norway 1
Fatstone rerun 20./21./23.03.2017 n/a Norway 1
Fatstone rerun 20./21./23.03.2017 n/a Norway 1
Fatstone 2017/03/21 21:00 Norway 2
Fatstone rerun 21./22./23.03.2017 n/a Norway 2
Fatstone rerun 21./22./23.03.2017 n/a Norway 2
Fatstone rerun 21./22./23.03.2017 n/a Norway 2
Fatstone 2017/03/22 21:00 Norway 3
Fatstone rerun 22./23./24.03.2017 n/a Norway 3
Fatstone rerun 22./23./24.03.2017 n/a Norway 3
Fatstone rerun 22./23./24.03.2017 n/a Norway 3
Fatstone 2017/03/23 21:00 Norway 4
Fatstone rerun 23./24./25.03.2017 n/a Norway 4
Fatstone rerun 23./24./25.03.2017 n/a Norway 4
Fatstone rerun 23./24./25.03.2017 n/a Norway 4
Fatstone 2017/03/24 21:00 Norway 5
Fatstone rerun 24./25./26.03.2017 n/a Norway 5
Fatstone rerun 24./25./26.03.2017 n/a Norway 5
Fatstone rerun 24./25./26.03.2017 n/a Norway 5
Fatstone 2017/03/25 21:00 Norway 6
Fatstone rerun 25./26./27.03.2017 n/a Norway 6
Fatstone rerun 25./26./27.03.2017 n/a Norway 6
Fatstone rerun 25./26./27.03.2017 n/a Norway 6
Fatstone 2017/03/26 21:00 Norway 7
Fatstone rerun 26./27./28.03.2017 n/a Norway 7
Fatstone rerun 26./27./28.03.2017 n/a Norway 7
Fatstone rerun 26./27./28.03.2017 n/a Norway 7
Fatstone 2017/03/27 21:00 Norway 8
Fatstone rerun 27./28./29:03.2017 n/a Norway 8
Fatstone rerun 27./28./29:03.2017 n/a Norway 8
Fatstone rerun 27./28./29:03.2017 n/a Norway 8
         
         
POLAND        
TV-CHANNEL Date of Broadcast Time Trsm.- Range Episode 
SportKlub Poland 2017/03/20 17:30 Poland 1
SportKlub Poland 2017/03/21 18:00 Poland 2
SportKlub Poland 2017/03/22 18:00 Poland 3
SportKlub Poland 2017/03/23 18:00 Poland 4
SportKlub Poland 2017/03/24 18:00 Poland 5
SportKlub Poland 2017/03/25 18:00 Poland 6
SportKlub Poland 2017/03/26 9:00 Poland 7
SportKlub Poland 2017/03/27 17:30 Poland 8
         
PORTUGAL        
TV-CHANNEL Date of Broadcast Time Trsm.- Range Episode 
SPORT.TV5 2017/03/19 23:00 Portugal 1
SPORT.TV5 2017/03/20 23:20 Portugal 2
SPORT.TV5 2017/03/21 23:00 Portugal 3
SPORT.TV4 2017/03/23 0:00 Portugal 4
SPORT.TV4 2017/03/24 0:00 Portugal 5
SPORT.TV3 2017/03/24 23:30 Portugal 6
SPORT.TV3 2017/03/25 23:40 Portugal 7
SPORT.TV4 2017/03/26 8:15 Portugal Live
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/20 18:30 Portugal 1
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/21 18:30 Portugal 2
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/22 18:30 Portugal 3
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/23 18:30 Portugal 4
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/24 18:30 Portugal 5
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/25 18:30 Portugal 6
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/26 18:30 Portugal 7
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/27 18:30 Portugal 8
         
SLOVAKIA        
TV-CHANNEL Date of Broadcast Time Trsm.- Range Episode 
Sport 5 2017/03/20 18:00 Slovakia 1
Sport 5 2017/03/21 18:00 Slovakia 2
Sport 5 2017/03/22 18:00 Slovakia 3
Sport 5 2017/03/23 18:00 Slovakia 4
Sport 5 2017/03/24 18:00 Slovakia 5
Sport 5 2017/03/25 18:00 Slovakia 6
Sport 5 2017/03/26 18:00 Slovakia 7
Sport 5 2017/03/27 18:00 Slovakia 8
         
SWITZERLAND        
TV-CHANNEL Date of Broadcast Time Trsm.- Range Episode 
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/20 18:30 Switzerland 1
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/21 18:30 Switzerland 2
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/22 18:30 Switzerland 3
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/23 18:30 Switzerland 4
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/24 18:30 Switzerland 5
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/25 18:30 Switzerland 6
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/26 18:30 Switzerland 7
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/27 18:30 Switzerland 8
         
TUNISIA        
TV-CHANNEL Date of Broadcast Time Trsm.- Range Episode 
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/20 18:30 Tunisia 1
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/21 18:30 Tunisia 2
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/22 18:30 Tunisia 3
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/23 18:30 Tunisia 4
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/24 18:30 Tunisia 5
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/25 18:30 Tunisia 6
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/26 18:30 Tunisia 7
SFR Sport 3 2017/03/27 18:30 Tunisia 8
         
UKRAINE        
TV-CHANNEL Date of Broadcast Time Trsm.- Range Episode 
Xsport 2017/03/20 12:00 Ukraine 1
Xsport rerun 2017/03/20 15:00 Ukraine 1
Xsport rerun 2017/03/20 23:00 Ukraine 1
Xsport 2017/03/21 12:00 Ukraine 2
Xsport rerun 2017/03/21 15:00 Ukraine 2
Xsport rerun 2017/03/21 23:00 Ukraine 2
Xsport 2017/03/22 12:00 Ukraine 3
Xsport rerun 2017/03/22 15:00 Ukraine 3
Xsport rerun 2017/03/22 23:00 Ukraine 3
Xsport 2017/03/23 12:00 Ukraine 4
Xsport rerun 2017/03/23 15:00 Ukraine 4
Xsport rerun 2017/03/23 23:00 Ukraine 4
Xsport 2017/03/24 12:00 Ukraine 5
Xsport rerun 2017/03/24 15:00 Ukraine 5
Xsport rerun 2017/03/24 23:00 Ukraine 5
Xsport 2017/03/25 12:00 Ukraine 6
Xsport rerun 2017/03/25 15:00 Ukraine 6
Xsport rerun 2017/03/25 23:00 Ukraine 6
Xsport 2017/03/26 12:00 Ukraine 7
Xsport rerun 2017/03/26 15:00 Ukraine 7
Xsport rerun 2017/03/26 23:00 Ukraine 7
Xsport 2017/03/27 12:00 Ukraine 8
Xsport rerun 2017/03/27 15:00 Ukraine 8
Xsport rerun 2017/03/27 23:00 Ukraine 8
         
UNITED KINGDOM        
TV-CHANNEL Date of Broadcast Time Trsm.- Range Episode 
Bike Channel 2017/03/19 21:30 United Kingdom 1
Bike Channel 2017/03/20 21:30 United Kingdom 2
Bike Channel 2017/03/21 21:30 United Kingdom 3
Bike Channel 2017/03/22 21:30 United Kingdom 4
Bike Channel 2017/03/23 21:30 United Kingdom 5
Bike Channel 2017/03/24 21:30 United Kingdom 6
Bike Channel 2017/03/25 21:30 United Kingdom 7
Bike Channel 2017/03/26 21:30 United Kingdom 8

 

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