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How to watch Giro d’Italia 2020 live stream

Possibly the most picturesque event in the UCI calendar, the world’s elite riders are on the road for the Giro d’Italia 2020 – one of the most iconic cycling events of the year – read on to find out how to get a live stream, matter where you are in the world.

Taking place five months later than normal thanks to the Coronavirus epidemic, putting it after both the Tour de France and Road World Championships, original plans to feature a stage in Budapest, Hungary have been scrapped with the race now solely taking place across Italy.

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The revised route takes place over 3,497.9km and 21 stages including a dramatic mountain-top finish at Mount Etna for stage three.

The schedule includes three demanding mountain stages and three individual time trials, which begin with stage one’s most downhill 15.1km route in Sicily with the race ending with stage 21’s heart-stopping 15.7km dash into Milan.

Of the top 10 finishers in last year’s race, only five are at the Giro this year, with 2019 champ Richard Carapaz not involved having instead focussed on last month’s Tour de France.

Carapaz’s appearance in the Tour De France resulted in his team mate Geraint Thomas being edged out of a place in Ineos Grenadiers’ squad for that race, and the Welsh star will be desperate to prove a point to selectors here.

The Welsh star, who hasn’t appeared in the Giro since suffering a nasty crash in 2017 that ultimately lead to him bowing out mid-way through, heads up a team this time out that also includes fellow Brits Tao Geoghegan Hart and Ben Swift

Jumbo-Visma’s Dutch rider Steven Kruijswijk is also well-fancied and will also be looking to banish some bad memories of his own this time out, having had a seemingly unassailable lead back in 2016, only to suffer a horror crash at stage 19 and finish a devastating fourth.

Who will win this year? Read on to find out how to watch the Giro d’Italia 2020, no matter where you are in the world.

Giro d’Italia 2020 – where and when

Taking place across 21 stages, the Giro d’Italia 2020 takes place between 3 to 25 October.

Start times vary from stage to stage, but action on most days gets underway between midday and 1pm local time (so look to tune in at 11am BST, 6am ET, 3am PT, 9pm AEDT).

Watch the Giro d’Italia 2020 online from outside your country

We have details of all the US, UK, Australian and Canadian broadcasters of this iconic cycling event further down in this guide. If you’re intent on watching the Giro d’Italia 2020, but find yourself away from home then you’ll run into problems when trying to stream your domestic coverage online from abroad as it’s likely to be geo-blocked.

That’s where a VPN (Virtual Private Network) can be a lifesaver. They allow you to virtually change the ISP of your laptop, tablet or mobile to one that’s back in your home country, letting you watch as if you were back there.

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How to watch the Giro d’Italia 2020 online in the US

If you’re in the States and looking to watch the action from Italy, the Giro d’Italia 2020 can be accessed via a FuboTV Cycling Pass. The sports focused streaming TV solution lets you subscribe to watch cycling for $59.99 for the rest of the 2020 season and the service can be accessed via smartphones, tablets, Smart TVs and streaming boxes.

Cycling speciality streaming service FloBikes is also offering live coverage of this iconic race. A subscription to FloBikes will set you back $30 per month or $150 for the year, and gives you access to most of the cycling season’s biggest races.

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How to stream the Giro d’Italia 2020 live in the UK

Eurosport has exclusive live coverage of the Giro d’Italia 2020 in the UK, with Eurosport 1 the channel to head to via Sky, BT TV or Virgin Media. If you’re looking to watch the race on a laptop or mobile device, you’ll need to grab the standalone Eurosport Player twitch costs £6.99 a month or £39.99 for the whole year.

How to stream the Giro d’Italia 2020 live in Canada

Like the US, Canadians can watch all the action from Italy via streaming service FloBikes.
A monthly subscription will cost you $30 while a yearly account will set you back $150 ($12.50 per month), which will give you access to coverage of major cycling events throughout the year.

Live stream Giro d’Italia 2020 in Australia

Cycling fans Down Under can tune into live coverage of the The Giro d’Italia 2020 via Eurosport.

The channel is available to Foxtel subscribers. An HD package that includes sports, drama and entertainment costs AU$58 per month for a one year contract.

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