The final grand tour of 2009, the Vuelta a Espana, starts on Saturday, August 29. Sports broadcaster British Eurosport will be providing live television coverage of this year’s race.

David Harmon and Sean Kelly will be in the commentary box throughout the race, which runs from Saturday, August 29 to Sunday, September 20.

Live coverage of each stage will be backed up with a daily evening highlights show.

Broadcast times shown may be subject to change. British Eurosport is available via cable and satellite TV systems.

Vuelta a Espana 2009: British Eurosport schedule

Programmes shown on British Eurosport 1.

Saturday, August 29    Stage 1    LIVE 4-6pm

Sunday, August 30    Stage 2    LIVE 3-4.45pm

Monday, August 31    Stage 3    LIVE 3-4.45pm

Tuesday, September 1    Stage 4    LIVE 1-4.45pm

Wednesday, September 2    Rest day

Thursday, September 3    Stage 5    LIVE 3-4.45pm

Friday, September 4    Stage 6    LIVE 4-4.45pm

Saturday, September 5    Stage 7    LIVE 3-4.45pm

Sunday, September 6    Stage 8    LIVE 3-4.45pm

Monday, September 7    Stage 9    LIVE 3-4.45pm

Tuesday, September 8    Stage 10    LIVE 3-4.45pm

Wednesday, September 9    Stage 11    LIVE 3-4.45pm

Thursday, September 10    Rest day

Friday, September 11    Stage 12    LIVE 3-4.45pm

Saturday, September 12    Stage 13    LIVE 3-4.45pm

Sunday, September 13    Stage 14    LIVE 3.30-4.45pm

Monday, September 14    Stage 15    LIVE 3-4.45pm

Tuesday, September 15    Stage 16    LIVE 3-4.45pm

Wednesday, September 16    Stage 17    LIVE 3-4.45pm

Thursday, September 17    Stage 18    LIVE 3-4.45pm

Friday, September 18    Stage 19    LIVE 3-4.45pm

Saturday, September 19    Stage 20    TBC

Sunday, September 20    Stage 21    TBC

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