The 2016 Tour of Britain will once again be broadcast to televisions around the world with coverage in Europe, North America, South America, Asia and Africa.

In Europe cycling powerhouse nations France, Italy & Belgium will all have access to live race action and highlights courtesy of L'Equipe, BIKE Channel and Eleven Sport Network respectively.

Elsewhere in Europe there will be Tour of Britain highlights in Israel (Sport Channel), Cyprus (P. Brothers) and Greece (Action24).

In the USA and Canada fans will be able to catch all of the action on NBCUniversal and Cycling.TV with both having live feeds and highlights programmes available, as will be the case in Mexico thanks to TDN.

Australia, home of 2012 Tour of Britain winner Nathan Haas, will have live coverage on SBS with highlights also ""being shown on FOX Sports. SKY New Zealand will also have access to live coverage and highlights.

This year's race will also have the potential to reach millions across Asia with live action available on both Eurosport Asia and Setanta Eurasia along with highlights programmes in China, Japan, Thailand and Vietnam.

Fans in South Africa, where reigning champion Edvald Boasson Hagen's team Dimension Data are based, will be able to watch highlights from all of this year's race on SuperSport.

For specific details on timings of the race coverage in these countries please check the individual channels programming schedule.

There will also be extensive coverage of the 2016 Tour of Britain broadcast in the UK with 3-hours of live action each day on ITV4, plus a one-hour highlights programme every evening.

Viewers in the UK will also be able to watch the race live on the BIKE Channel UK (available on Sky channel 464, Virgin Media channel 552 and Freesat channel 251).

Don't forget to also click on our Video page for brief highlights and other video content during the race!