Universal Sports is your destination for comprehensive coverage of the 2012 Cup of China. Get LIVE and on-demand access to all events listed below, as well as free post-event highlights, photo galleries, and more. (All times ET — subject to change)
Is the Cup of China available for purchase/PPV Online?
Universal Sports will air Cup of China both on-air and online. However, the events will not be available for purchase or PPV online, but will be available online for free through authentication to users who verify their TV provider accounts on our website. Authentication, or verification, is the ability to login to our website using your current satellite or cable provider account to access live streaming content and online video on demand. As always, anyone who visits our website can enjoy video highlights, photos and breaking news for free.
Why can’t I buy the 2012 Cup of China?
On July 27, 2012, our website became fully authenticated which is a necessary measure in our efforts to continue to provide, and expand upon, the world-class sports content you have come to expect from Universal Sports. All online live events and replays on demand are available exclusively to satellite and cable customers who have Universal Sports as part of their television package. Individual long-form events and sport packages are no longer offered for sale online, but will be free to users who verify their subscriptions on our website. Authentication, or verification, is the ability to login to our website using your current satellite or cable provider account to access live streaming content and online video on demand. There is no additional charge for this service and a customer’s subscription will not be affected. As always, anyone who visits our website can enjoy video highlights, photos and breaking news for free.
What will happen to the full event replays that I have already purchased?
Any full event replays that you purchased between April 1, 2012 and July 27, 2012 will continue to be made available to you.
What can I do to get coverage of this content either online or on-air?
If you are unable to receive our network, contact your TV provider and tell them you want Universal Sports in your channel line up. Call 1-800-55-GET-US, or follow this link to fill out an online form: CLICK HERE. You may already have done this in the past, but please be assured that your voices are being heard and does continue to make a difference.
PROGRAMMING NOTE – Friday’s Cup of China was unable to air LIVE due to technical difficulties; the full event replay should be available around 10pm PT/1am ET Friday night/Saturday morning and will be posted on our homepage and in the Figure Skating section
|DATE||ONLINE TIME (live)||EVENT|
|Friday, Nov. 2||4:00am ET||Ice Dance Short Dance|
|Friday, Nov. 2||5:30am ET||Ladies Short Program|
|Friday, Nov. 2||7:30am ET||Men’s Short Program|
|Friday, Nov. 2||9:15am ET||Pairs Short Program|
|Saturday, Nov. 3||3:00am ET||Ice Dance Free Dance|
|Saturday, Nov. 3||4:40am ET||Ladies Free Skating|
|Saturday, Nov. 3||6:35am ET||Men’s Free Skating|
|Saturday, Nov. 3||8:35am ET||Pairs Free Skating|