How to watch the Collins Cup

The Collins Cup will take place on 28 August and will pit the world's toughest triathletes against each other in a never-seen-before team racing format. Here's how to watch...

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The Collins Cup is an all-new triathlon racing concept created by the PTO with some of the sport’s top athletes competing in three teams. The fast-paced format should prove electric viewing, with anyone from around the world able to plug in and cheer along virtually.

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How can you watch the Collins Cup?

If you’re watching from within Europe (including the UK), The Collins Cup will be broadcast live on Eurosport 2 and on demand on Discovery, with highlights available after the race on BT Sport. This will require a subscription but there is also a useful three-day free trial available, find out more at Discovery.  The Collins Cup will also be screened live and on demand in the USA, Canada, and 24 countries across the Middle East and North Africa on beIN SPORTS

Those watching outside of Europe can sign up to watch on the Collins Cup website, you’ll be able to log in and stream the event, as well as read up about who has been selected for Team Europe, Team International and Team USA.

What is the Collins Cup?

The Collins Cup is a new triathlon event organised by the Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) that’s loosely based on golf’s Ryder Cup. The competition will pit three teams (Team EuropeTeam USA and Team International) of 12 triathletes against each other in the race for glory and (a remarkable) prize purse of $1.15m.

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Each team will put forward one athlete to race against one person from each of the other two teams in a three-person ‘matchplay’ battle over a middle-distance non-drafting format (1.9km swim, 90km bike, 21.1km run).