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European TV still investing in cycling

Updated: December 12, 2012, 3:57 PM ET
Associated Press

GENEVA -- The European Broadcasting Union showed its faith in cycling on Wednesday, announcing a third long-term race broadcasting deal since Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles.

The EBU, which has members in 56 countries and completes rights deals with race organizers, extended its commitment to the one-day classic Amstel Gold Race through to 2016. The event is the biggest in the cycling heartland of the Netherlands.

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