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You probably know the deal. The UCI sells video rights to its Cyclocross World Championships, but not all those rights owners stream or broadcast all the races.

The UCI streams all the racing from Worlds, but it’s heavily geo-restricted based on rights owners. In the U.S., NBC Sports, through its Olympic channel will broadcast only the Elite races live while NBC Gold should be broadcasting all six races.

The UCI states, “The UCI will only geo-block the event if a National broadcaster or Streaming / OTT service is showing the event.” However, by “event” it appears the UCI means the entire World Championships, not each individual race. Don’t shoot the messenger. Offer feedback to the UCI and NBC Sports.

You may be able to watch the 2020 Cyclocross World Championships from Bogense live streams right here, down below. To do so, you or your IP address will need to be outside a geo-restricted country.

Here are the UCI’s geo restrictions. Live/replays will be geo-blocked in the following territories, for all races unless stated otherwise:

UCI Streaming Geo Restrictions by Country

Albania (elites only)Macedonia (elites only)
AlgeriaMalta (elites only)
Andorra (elites only)Marocco
Armenia (elites only)Martinique
Austria (elites only)Mayotte
BahrainMoldova (elites only)
Belarus (elites only)Monaco (elites only)
BelgiumMontenegro (elites only)
Bosnia-Herzegowina (elites only)Netherlands (elites only)
Buglaria (elites only)New Caledonia
CorsicaOman
Croatia (elites only)Palestine
Cyprus (elites only)Poland (elites only)
Czech RepublicPortugal (elites only)
DenmarkQatar
EgyptReunion
Estonia (elites only)Romania (elites only)
FranceRussia (elites only)
French GuyanaSan Marino (elites only)
French PolynesiaSaudi Arabia
Georgia (elites only)Serbia (elites only)
Germany (elites only)Slovakia (elites only)
Greece (elites only)Slovenia (elites only)
GuadeloupeSouth Africa
Hungary (elites only)Spain (elites only)
IranSt Barthelemy
IraqSt Martin
Ireland (elites only)St Pierre and Miquelon
Israel (elites only)Sudan
Italy (elites only)Switzerland (elites only)
JordanSyria
Kazakhstan (elites only)Tunisia
Kosovo (elites only)Turkey (elites only)
KuwaitUK (elites only)
Kyrgystan (elites only)Ukraine (elites only)
Latvia (elites only)United Arab Emirates
LebanonUS
LibyaVatican (elites only)
Lithuania (elites only)Wallis and Futuna
Luxembourg (elites only)Yemen

If your location or IP address location doesn’t work, please don’t keep refreshing your browser. It won’t help, and it tires out the hamsters powering our servers.

So even if you pay for NBC Gold, what if you want to watch the non-Elite races? We have heard of some people using VPNs set to relevant countries, with success, to watch the racing. Also, we’ve heard the Opera browser, with its built-in VPN option set to “Asia” results in success for the non-Elite races. Others have reported using a free proxy server, set in one of the non-geo-blocked countries not on the above list, with success. YMMV.

You could also be an Asian Opera fan and watch the racing on Redbull TV.

Here are your feeds, if you are lucky enough to view them:

Saturday:

2020 UCI Cyclocross World Championships Live Streaming Video, Junior Women (5am EST):

2020 UCI Cyclocross World Championships Live Streaming Video, U23 Men (7am EST):

2020 UCI Cyclocross World Championships Live Streaming Video, Elite Women (9am EST):

Sunday:

2020 UCI Cyclocross World Championships Live Streaming Video, Junior Men (5am EST):

2020 UCI Cyclocross World Championships Live Streaming Video, U23 Women (7am EST):

2020 UCI Cyclocross World Championships Live Streaming Video, Elite Men (8:30am EST):