NBC's contract to televise the Tour de France was extended through 2023, according to the Sports Business Daily, and for the first time, a U.S. network will televise two of the legs of next month's Tour de France live.
The race's opening and closing stages will be broadcast live on NBC Sports Network.
The July 7 and 8 stages will be carried live on NBC's flagship network.
The current deal had two years remaining. The new 10-year extension will include a nightly studio show during the event on NBC Sports Network.