BIKE Channel, the first television channel dedicated to the world of cycling, has agreed exclusive UK deals to broadcast highlights and magazine shows from the world’s leading triathlon events; the ITU World Triathlon Series, X-TERRA and IRONMAN World Series.

The agreements with the ITU, X-TERRA and IRONMAN World Series extends BIKE Channel’s coverage of endurance and triathlon events, continuing the channel’s commitment to broadcasting sporting events for a divisive range of endurance sports fans.

BIKE Channel’s exclusive pay-TV deal with the ITU will bring International Triathlon Union World Triathlon Series to viewers. As the pinnacle of elite triathlon racing, the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series calendar of events began in Abu Dhadi, UAE, on March 3 – 4, with the UK event taking place in Leeds on June 10-11 before finishing in Rotterdam in September. Broadcast of the first magazine show from Abu Dhabi will take place on Friday 10 March.

IRONMAN World Series highlights will be carried exclusively in the UK by the channel, with a range of competitions available including Short Course TRI, IRONKIDS and IRONMAN.

Similarly, XTERRA World Tour highlights will air exclusively on BIKE Channel, with athletes from around the world competing in off-road triathlons and trail runs in some of the most diverse, visually spectacular and challenging natural environments on the planet, from tropical jungles to snow-covered alps.

BIKE Channel is available on Sky channel 464, Virgin Media channel 552 and Freesat channel 251.