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How To Watch Cycling at the 2024 Summer Olympics

Cheer on your favorite riders as Peacock and NBCUniversal channels showcase every cycling event at the Summer Olympics.

Days after the Tour de France wraps up in Nice, the cycling world will turn its attention to the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.

The five disciplines featured at the Summer Games are road cycling, track cycling, mountain biking, BMX freestyle, and BMX racing. It’s a lot to keep tabs on, but U.S. fans can rely on NBCUniversal channels and platforms to watch it unfold.

Ready to immerse yourself in Olympic cycling? Saddle up as we outline the channels and TV schedules for all 22 medal events. Sports logo featuring animated athlete with raised hands.

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What channels show Olympic cycling?

Cycling at the Summer Olympics will primarily stream on Peacock. But some coverage will also air on NBCUniversal channels like NBC, CNBC, and USA Network. We’ll keep this page updated as more details become available.

Pro tip: Peacock is a must-have service for cycling fans as it shows the Tour de France in July and the Vuelta a España soon after the Olympic Games.

When is cycling during the 2024 Summer Olympics?

Olympic cycling starts on Saturday, July 27, with the men’s and women’s road time trials. From there, a cycling event happens every day until the conclusion of the 2024 Summer Games on Sunday, August 11.

To help plan your viewing experience, we outlined the TV schedules for every Olympic cycling event in the tables below.

Summer Olympics road cycling schedule

Event Route Day Time (ET) Channels
Men’s Time Trial Les Invalides to Pont Alexandre III Saturday, Jul 27 8:30 a.m. TBA
Women’s Time Trial Les Invalides to Pont Alexandre III Saturday, Jul 27 8:30 a.m. TBA
Men’s Road Race Trocadéro Saturday, Aug 3 5:00 a.m. TBA
Women’s Road Race Trocadéro Sunday, Aug 4 11:00 a.m. TBA

Data effective as of post date.

Summer Olympics track cycling schedule

Event Day Time (ET) Channels
Women’s Team Sprint Qualifying
Men’s Team Pursuit Qualifying
Women’s Team Sprint First Round
Men’s Team Sprint Qualifying
Women’s Team Sprint Finals
Monday, Aug 5 11:00 a.m. TBA
Women’s Team Pursuit Qualifying
Men’s Team Sprint First Round
Men’s Team Pursuit First Round
Men’s Team Sprint Finals
Tuesday, Aug 6 11:30 a.m. TBA
Men’s Sprint Qualifying
Women’s Keirin First Round
Women’s Team Pursuit First Round
Men’s Sprint 1/32 Finals
Women’s Keirin Repechages
Men’s Sprint 1/32 Finals Repechages
Wednesday, Aug 7 6:45 a.m. TBA
Men’s Sprint 1/16 Finals
Men’s Team Pursuit Finals
Men’s Sprint 1/16 Finals Repechages
Women’s Team Pursuit Finals
Men’s Sprint 1/8 Finals
Men’s Sprint 1/8 Finals Repechages
Wednesday, Aug 7 11:30 a.m. TBA
Men’s Omnium Scratch Race 1/4
Women’s Keirin Quarterfinals
Men’s Omnium Tempo Race 2/4
Men’s Sprint Quarterfinals
Women’s Keirin Semifinals
Men’s Omnium Elimination Race 3/4
Women’s Keirin Finals
Men’s Omnium Points Race 4/4
Men’s Sprint Race for 5th–8th Places
Thursday, Aug 8 11:00 a.m. TBA
Women’s Sprint Qualifying
Men’s Sprint Semifinals
Women’s Sprint 1/32 Finals
Women’s Sprint 1/32 Finals Repechages
Friday, Aug 9 8:00 a.m. TBA
Women’s Madison Final
Women’s Sprint 1/16 Finals
Men’s Sprint Final
Women’s Sprint 1/16 Finals Repechages
Friday, Aug 9 Noon TBA
Women’s Sprint 1/8 Finals
Men’s Keirin First Round
Women’s Sprint 1/8 Finals Repechages
Men’s Madison Final
Women’s Sprint Quarterfinals
Men’s Keirin Repechages
Saturday, Aug 10 11:00 a.m. TBA
Women’s Omnium Scratch Race 1/4
Women’s Sprint Semifinals
Men’s Keirin Quarterfinals
Women’s Omnium Tempo Race 2/4
Women’s Sprint Semifinals – Decider
Women’s Sprint Race for 5th–8th Places
Men’s Keirin Semifinals
Women’s Omnium Elimination Race 3/4
Men’s Keirin Finals
Women’s Sprint Finals
Women’s Omnium Points Race 4/4
Sunday, Aug 11 5:00 a.m. TBA

Data effective as of post date.

Summer Olympics mountain biking schedule

Event Location Day Time (ET) Channels
Women’s Cross-Country Colline d’Élancourt Sunday, Jul 28 8:00 a.m. TBA
Men’s Cross-Country Colline d’Élancourt Monday, Jul 29 8:00 a.m. TBA

Data effective as of post date.

Summer Olympics BMX schedule

Discipline Rounds Day Time (ET) Channels
BMX Freestyle Women’s Qualification
Men’s Qualification
Tuesday, Jul 30 8:00 a.m. TBA
BMX Freestyle Women’s Final
Men’s Final
Wednesday, Jul 31 7:25 a.m. TBA
BMX Racing Men’s Quarterfinals
Women’s Quarterfinals
Men’s Last Chance Run
Women’s Last Chance Run
Thursday, Aug 1 7:10 p.m. TBA
BMX Racing Men’s Semifinals
Women’s Semifinals
Men’s Final
Women’s Final
Friday, Aug 2 7:10 p.m. TBA

Data effective as of post date.

How can I watch Olympic cycling for free?

You’ll need a Peacock subscription to watch every minute of cycling action at the 2024 Summer Olympics. But some coverage will air on NBCUniversal channels, which you can access through a free live TV streaming trial. Our favorite free trial comes from Fubo because it lasts seven days and includes key sports networks.

How to watch Olympic cycling FAQ

Is cycling a Summer Olympic sport?

Yes, the Summer Olympics include five cycling disciplines: road, track, mountain biking, and BMX. Believe it or not, cycling is one of five sports to be contested at every Summer Olympics since the modern era started in 1896.

How do you qualify for Olympic cycling?

Olympic cycling qualification varies for each discipline. But most riders qualify based on UCI World Rankings and certain international championship finishes.

Where does Olympic cycling take place?

Cycling at the 2024 Summer Olympics will occur at several unique venues. Road cycling stands out for its picturesque route that starts and finishes at the Trocadéro while weaving through the Île-de-France region. Other cycling locations include:

  • Colline d’Élancourt (mountain biking)
  • Parc Urbain La Concorde (BMX freestyle)
  • Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines BMX Stadium (BMX racing)
  • Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines Vélodrome (track cycling)

Is cycling a Paralympic sport?

Yes, the 2024 Summer Paralympics will feature road and track para-cycling. The two sports include men’s, women’s, and mixed events—accounting for 51 medals.

Why you should trust us

When creating this viewing guide, our sports experts compiled the complete 2024 Olympic cycling schedules. We then researched NBCUniversal’s broadcast plan and cross-referenced those details with our existing TV and streaming reviews. Finally, we determined our provider recommendations based on pricing, ease of use, and Olympic coverage.

Check out our How We Rank page to learn more about our methods.

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