Watch the UCI World Track Championships  With a VPN

Want to stream your favorite live sports, including the cycling UCI World Track Championships? A VPN is the easy way to do it.

What’s a VPN, you ask? It stands for virtual private network. It allows you to route your Internet connection to the country of your choice. With a VPN, you can watch the UCI track championships on a secure network with minimal load times.

Win-win, right?

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How VPNs Work

What’s a VPN, you say? A VPN stands for virtual private network.

They’re a great way to secure your connection while browsing. When you connect to a VPN server, websites think you’re in that country.

Your real IP address is hidden, so you’re able to browse privately and securely.

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Watch the UCI World Track Championships on BBC iPlayer (UK)

There are a few different broadcasters streaming the event. In the UK, the BBC has live coverage of the UCI World Track Championships 2016. Now that iPlayer includes live streams of every BBC channel, British folks can also watch online… and with a VPN, so can you.

Just follow these steps:

  1. Register your ExpressVPN account and download the app on your preferred device.
  2. Connect to an ExpressVPN server in the UK.
  3. Go to www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer. The TV schedule isn’t out yet, but the championship will be on BBC One or BBC Two – follow these links to live stream them.

See All the Live UCI Cycling Action on Universal Sports (USA)

If you want to watch the event with American commentary, then check out Universal Sports, the UCI’s official live TV partner in the USA. To watch it, simply connect to any VPN server in the U.S.

Here’s how:

  1. Sign up for an Express VPN account and install the app on your favorite device.
  2. Connect to an ExpressVPN server in the USA. There are at least 20 to choose from.
  3. Go to universalsports.com/video/universal-sports-network-watch-live. There’s no subscription fee for live streaming, but you need to verify a US cable subscription to the channel.
  4. Enjoy!

UCI World Track Championships 2016: the Schedule

Wondering when exactly you should tune in to see the World Track Championships live? Here’s the event schedule, with London times.

Wednesday 2 March 2016

Session 1 (1.30pm): Qualifying and finals of the Men’s Scratch Race, Women’s Individual Pursuit, Men’s Team Sprint and Women’s Team Sprint.

Thursday 3 March 2016

Session 1 (1.30pm): Women’s team pursuit (qualifying), Women’s keirin (round 1, repechage), Men’s kilometre time trial (final) and Men’s team pursuit (round 1).

Session 2 (7pm): Women’s keirin (round 2 and finals), Women’s scratch (final) and Men’s team pursuit (finals).

Friday 4 March 2016

Session 1 (9:30am): Men’s sprint (qualifying, 1/16 finals, 1/8 finals and 1/8 finals), Men’s omnium (scratch) and Men’s individual pursuit (qualifying).

Session 2 (2:30pm): Women’s 500m time trial (finals), Women’s team pursuit (round 1) and Men’s omnium (pursuit).

Session 3 (7pm): Men’s points race (final),  Men’s individual pursuit (finals), Women’s team pursuit (finals) and Men’s omnium (elimination).

Saturday 5 March 2016

Session 1 (10am): Women’s sprint (qualifying, 1/16 finals, 1/8 finals and 1/8 finals), Women’s omnium (scratch) and Men’s omnium (kilometre time trial)

Session 2 (2:45pm): Men’s sprint (quarter-finals, 5-8 places), Men’s omnium (flying lap) and Women’s omnium (pursuit).

Session 3 (7pm): Men’s sprint (semi-finals, finals), Women’s points race (finals), Men’s omnium (points race) and Women’s omnium (elimination).

Sunday 6 March 2016

Session 1 (10am): Women’s sprint (quarter-finals, 5-8 places), Men’s keirin (round 1) and Women’s omnium (500m time trial, flying lap).

Session 2 (2pm): Women’s sprint (semi-finals, finals), Men’s keirin (round 2, finals), Women’s (omnium points) and Men’s Madison (final, medal ceremony).

Get In the Saddle for the UCI World Track Championships 2016

Are France and Great Britain set to dominate the championships yet again? Probably, especially with Britain’s home advantage.

But track cycling always turns up a few surprises – let us know your predictions in the comments.

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