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Eurosport Highlights

fleshtuxedofleshtuxedo Posts: 1,840
edited May 2016 in Pro race
Was at a wedding today so recorded the 7:30 highlights programme on Eurosport. Just watched it now.

Coverage began with all the gc riders together on the first climb with about 120km to go.

Then it was an ad break, and when it comes back....

We've missed 2 2000m climbs, Nibali's attack and Chaves capitulation, there's 2.5km to go, and the race I've been following the last three weeks is turned on its head.

Really annoyed by this, it ruined my enjoyment of the decisive stage by not showing any of it and no warning.


  • cyberknightcyberknight Posts: 1,238
    Thats nowt , half the time you record highlights in the middle of the night and you can get another sport entirely .
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  • The_BoyThe_Boy Posts: 3,099
    It's a perennial problem of trying to present a 5+ hour event into a 30 minute package. Eurosport do get it wronger than most though.
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  • bobmcstuffbobmcstuff Posts: 10,382
    On the app/streaming version you can normally watch the live coverage back - make your own highlights ;)
  • DeVlaeminckDeVlaeminck Posts: 7,802
    Yes I always record the live broadcast plus at least 30 minutes after in case it's a slow stage. You can always fast forward through it.
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  • mcstumpymcstumpy Posts: 298
    I had the same, I set it to record 1 hour longer as I saw live tennis first. I had to forward nearly 1 hour to get to the cycling. I think what they then did was cut to ensure the highlights programme still finished at scheduled time. Waste of time. Lesson learned, record the live coverage and fast forward as appropriate.
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