La Vuelta Espana 2014 TV Coverage


La Vuelta Espana 2014 TV Coverage

La Vuelta Espana 2014 TV Coverage

La Vuelta Espana / Tour of Spain is an annual bicycle race that covers more than 3,500 kilometres (2,200mi) throughout Spain and a bordering country. The race usually lasts 23 days and attracts cyclists from around the world. The race is broken down into day-long segments, called stages. Individual times to finish each stage are totalled to determine the overall winner for the race. The rider with the least elapsed time each day wears a yellow jersey. The course changes every year but it has always finished in Madrid.


La Vuelta Espana 2014 TV Coverage – UK TV Coverage of La Vuelta Espana

La Vuelta Espana on Satellite TV ITV
La Vuelta Espana on Satellite TV eurosport

The La Vuelta Espana will be broadcast on ITV (mainly on ITV4) with highlights until 2020.

ITV4 is available for free on Freeview, cable and satellite systems. ITV4 HD is available via satellite with a Sky HD TV subscription package.

Eurosport (and Eurosport HD) will be covering all stages live. The La Vuelta Espana will be shown live on ITV4 and British Eurosport, with a comprehensive package of television coverage for British viewers. Eurosport have La Vuelta Espana broadcast rights until 2020.

British Eurosport’s coverage comprises of live action footage, plus an edited highlights show each evening.

British Eurosport is available on cable and satellite systems. It requires a Sky subscription on satellite TV.

British Eurosport HD is available the Sky HD satellite systems. It requires a Sky HD subscription.


La Vuelta Espana 2014 TV Coverage – Spanish TV Coverage of the Tour de France

Spanish TV channels will also be covering La Vuelta Espana – normally TVE 1, 2, and Teledeporte. These all available for free.


The 2014 La Vuelta Espana route

Running from Saturday August 23rd to Sunday September 14th 2014, the Vuelta will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3239,9 kilometres.

These stages have the following profiles:
5 flat stages
13 mountain stages
1 team time-trial stage
2 individual time-trial stage

Distinctive aspects of the race
12 km team time-trial
44 km individual time-trial stage
40 mountain passes and hills

The 2014 La Vuelta Espana route


Nr Date Start and finish Length Type
1 Sa 23 Aug Vuelta 2014 stage 1 Jerez de la Frontera – Jerez de la Frontera 12.6 km TTT
2 Su 24 Aug Vuelta 2014 stage 2 Algeciras – San Fernando 174,4 km flat
3 Mo 25 Aug Vuelta 2014 stage 3 Cádiz – Arcos de la Frontera 189,8 km hilly
4 Tu 26 Aug Vuelta 2014 stage 4 Mairena del Alcor – Córdoba 173.4 km hilly
5 We 27 Aug Vuelta 2014 stage 5 Priego de Córdoba – Ronda (Málaga) 180.0 km flat
6 Th 28 Aug Vuelta 2014 stage 6 Benalmádena (Málaga) – La Zubia (Cumbres Verdes) 167.1 km mountains
7 Fr 29 Aug Vuelta 2014 stage 7 Alhendín – Alcaudete 169.0 km hilly
8 Sa 30 Aug Vuelta 2014 stage 8 Baeza (Jaén) – Albacete 207.0 km flat
9 Su 31 Aug Vuelta 2014 stage 9 Carboneras de Guadazón – Estación Valdelinares 185.0 km mountains
Mo 1 Sep rest day
10 Tu 2 Sep Vuelta 2014 stage 10 Real Lunasterio De Santa María De Veruela – Borja 36.2 km ITT
11 We 3 Sep Vuelta 2014 stage 11 Pamplona – Santuario De San Miguel De Aralar 153.4 km mountains
12 Th 4 Sep Vuelta 2014 stage 12 Logroño-Logroño 165.4 km flat
13 Fr 5 Sep Vuelta 2014 stage 13 Belorado (Burgos) – Obregón. Parque De Cabárceno 188.7 km hilly
14 Sa 6 Sep Vuelta 2014 stage 14 Santander – La Camperona (Valle De Sábero) 200.8 km mountains
15 Su 7 Sep Vuelta 2014 stage 15 Oviedo – Lagos de Covadonga 152.2 km mountains
16 Mo 8 Sep Vuelta 2014 stage 16 San Martín del Rey Aurelio – Lagos de Somiedo 160.5 km mountains
Tu 9 Sep rest day
17 We 10 Sep Vuelta 2014 stage 17 Ortigueira (Coruña) – A Coruña 190.7 km flat
18 Th 11 Sep Vuelta 2014 stage 18 A Estrada (Pontevedra) – Monte Castrove 161.0 km hilly
19 Fr 12 Sep Vuelta 2014 stage 19 Salvaterra de Miño – Cangas do Morrazo 180.5 km mountains
20 Sa 13 Sep Vuelta 2014 stage 20 Santa Estevo de Ribas de Sil – Puerto de Ancares 185.7 km mountains
21 Su 14 Sep Vuelta 2014 stage 21 Santiago de Compostela – Santiago de Compostela 9.7 km ITT


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