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Bike race across Georgia to be broadcast
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Tour de Georgia Logo - photo by Photo provided / Coastal Courier
SportSouth has partnered with the Tour de Georgia, a seven-stage U.S. professional cycling race, to televise a series of 30-minute daily recaps during this year’s race, which runs from Monday through April 27.
SportSouth’s coverage of the 2008 Tour de Georgia begins on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. with a 30-minute preview, featuring analysis of the course and cyclists.
“The Tour de Georgia presented by AT&T has become an internationally famous spring tradition for cycling, and it is a valued sports property for the state,” Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle said. “It has become a tune-up event for the Tour de France and it represents an excellent opportunity to bring the world to our state.”
During the 2008 a race that takes riders over 600 miles in seven days, SportSouth will televise seven 30-minute highlight shows recapping each day, including highlights, race reactions and interviews with cyclists.   
“We are delighted to televise the 2008 Tour de Georgia presented by AT&T which will showcase world class cycling across the state,” said Jeff Genthner, senior vice president and general manager of FSN South and SportSouth.
Tour de Georgia on SportSouth
Preview show, 10:30 p.m.
Preview replay, 11:30 a.m.
Stage 1 recap, 10:30 p.m.
Stage 1 replay, 9:30 a.m.
Stage 2 recap, 10:30 p.m.
April 23
Stage 2 replay, 9:30 a.m.
April 23
Stage 3 recap, 10:30 p.m.
April 24
Stage 3 replay, 9:30 a.m.
April 24
Stage 4 recap, 11 p.m.
April 25
Stage 4 replay, 9:30 a.m.
April 26
Stage 5 recap, 1:30 a.m.
April 26
Stage 5 replay, 10:30 a.m.
April 26
Stage 6 recap,  10:30 p.m.
April 27
Stage 6 replay, 11:30 a.m.
April 27
Stage 7 recap, 10 p.m.
April 28
Stage 7 replay, 9:30 a.m.
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