SBS have announced they will broadcast the inaugural 2022 Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift – the long-awaited women’s Tour de France – as part of a four-year deal with race organisers the Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O).
The women’s Tour is set to be held from 24-31 July 2022, beginning on the Champs-Élysées in Paris after the conclusion of the men’s Tour de France
Under the agreement, SBS has secured the Australian rights to deliver live, multi-platform coverage (including television and digital) through to 2025. SBS say their coverage will include every stage along with in-depth highlights and clips.
SBS Managing Director, James Taylor, said the Tour is one of the most prestigious events in the global sporting calendar.
“We’re thrilled that the long-awaited women’s race is finally happening – a massive moment in the history of professional cycling – and that SBS will be the proud home of Tour de FranceFemmes avec Zwift in Australia,” he said.
“This four-year deal is a testament to our enduring and trusted relationship with A.S.O., and demonstrates SBS’s commitment to being the home of cycling, and bringing Australians the best sport from around the world.”