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Latest Giro d’Italia News

1 year ago

Analysis: How the GC stars fared in the Giro d’Italia’s fight on Mt. Etna

Monday's third stage of the Giro d'Italia saw the GC standings upended on the battle to Mt. Etna. Fred Dreier examines how the pre-race favorites fared on the push to the summit.


1 year ago

Giro di Hoody: Geraint Thomas delivers wrong kind of surprise at Giro d’Italia

After just three action-packed days, what's in store for the rest of the Giro d'Italia?


1 year ago

US pro roundtable: Favorite Giro d’Italia memories and this year’s hardest stage

Brent Bookwalter and Joey Rosskopf discuss their favorite Giro d'Italia memories and pick this year's most decisive stage.


1 year ago

Jonathan Caicedo delivers win for EF Pro Cycling following weekend glow

Ecuadoran delivers big win after all eyes have been on EF Pro Cycling's wild jersey since the Giro d'Italia started.


1 year ago

Mitchelton-Scott reconfiguring Giro d’Italia tactics after Etna losses

Simon Yates tumbles out of the top-10 after ceding time on first mountain summit.


1 year ago

Giro d’Italia roundtable: Who are the new outside contenders for the pink jersey?

Geraint Thomas is out of the GC and Simon Yates is way off the back – who will step up in the GC battle?


1 year ago

Giro d’Italia stage 3: Jonathan Caicedo wins atop Mount Etna

Overall leader Filippo Ganna gave up pink jersey to João Almeida when he dropped back to pace Ineos Grenadier's team leader Geraint Thomas back onto the peloton.


1 year ago

Giro d’Italia: Geraint Thomas’s GC bid suffers blow after crash on stage 3

Geraint Thomas crashed early on stage 3 and was then dropped before the climb to Mt. Etna.


1 year ago

Giro d’Italia roundtable: Does Sagan need success in Italy to salvage his season?

We chew over Sagan's Giro campaign and Fuglsang's tattered team, as well as turning our attention to the frantic finale of Liège-Bastogne-Liège.


1 year ago

Larry Warbasse on Giro d’Italia campaign: ‘I’m in best shape of my life’

Former US champ hunting for stages with Ag2r-La Mondiale lacking a GC leader to protect in Italy.


1 year ago

Getting the shot: Entering the Valley of the Temples

I have loved this area since covering races for VeloNews here in 1994. But aligning everything is still tricky!


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Giro d’Italia Writers

Fred Dreier

Fred is the editor-in-chief at VeloNews. Prior to that he was a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and The New York Times. Fred is a 2010 graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Andrew Hood

Andrew Hood, aka “EuroHoody,” is the VeloNews European editor. Since joining VeloNews in 2002, he’s been chasing bike races all over the world.

James Startt

With 30 Tours de France under his belt, James Startt is the senior American journalist in the pressroom of the Tour and author of Tour de France/Tour de Force, the first English history of the great French race. James focuses on the human element, telling the stories of the many people behind the scenes as well as the world’s best riders.

Betsy Welch

Betsy is a senior editor at VeloNews. Before that, she was a Spanish teacher and most recently, a Registered Nurse working in community health. She’s been freelancing about bikes and other outdoors and health-related topics for over a decade. When she’s not riding or writing, Betsy adores traveling. In 2016, she started, and will one day finish, bikepacking the length of the Baja Divide.

Sadhbh O'Shea

Based in the cycling haven of the Isle of Man, Sadhbh O’Shea has been writing about cycling for almost 10 years. She has covered too many bike races to count, including eight grand tours and a whole host of monuments.

Jim Cotton

Jim is a UK-based editor and writer at VeloNews. After years of dipping his toes into the worlds of cat.3 racing and Haute Route challenges, Jim realized he’s better at writing about bikes than trying to win things on them.

Ben Delaney

Ben is the membership director for Outside’s cycling brands: VeloNews, Peloton, Beta, and Roll Massif. He has been working in cycling media since 2000, after racing and studying journalism at the University of New Mexico.

How to Watch the 2021 Giro d’Italia

The 2021 Giro d'Italia runs May 8-30

Inside the United States and Canada

GCN+ is showing the race live and on-demand, both on desktop and via its app. GCN+ is $8.99 a month of $49.99 for a year.

Outside the United States and Canada

GCN+ will show the race in Europe, Australia, and the United Kingdom.

Eurosport Eurosport will show the race in Europe. Other options include Rai Sport in Italy, L'Equipe TV in France, and Sporza in Belgium.