NBC Sports Presents Live Coverage of THE FLECHE-WALLONE Today

NBC Sports Group will continue its robust coverage of the 2016 cycling season with live coverage of the Fleche Wallone today, April 20, at 8:25 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Live Extra. NBCSN will televise an encore presentation of the race on Saturday, April 23, 12:30 p.m. ET. In addition, NBC Sports Live Extra will host live coverage of the Liege-Bastogne-Liege on Sunday, April 24, at 8 a.m. ET. An encore presentation of the race will air Sunday at Midnight ET on NBCSN.

Highlighting the field for the Fleche Wallone is Alejandro Valverde (Movistar), who will be aiming for his fourth victory - third consecutive - in the event. Valverde will be joined by 2012 Fleche Wallone winner Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha), and Julian Alaphilippe (Etixx-Quickstep), who placed second in the event last year.

All three cyclists will also compete in the Liege-Bastogne-Liege. Valverde is the defending Liege-Bastogne-Liege champion, and has three wins in the event to his name. Alaphilippe and Rodriguez placed second and third, respectively, in the event last year. They will be joined by Dan Martin (Etixx-Quickstep), the 2013 Liege-Bastogne-Liege winner.

Steve Schlanger handles play-by-play for both events on NBCSN, alongside analyst Bob Roll.

NBC Sports Live Extra - NBC Sports Group's live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs - will stream coverage via "TV Everywhere," giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports Live Extra app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire. For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra.

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