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2 months ago

Giro d’Italia 2022: Five key stages where the pink jersey will be won or lost

From the final TT to some tough summit finishes, these are the stages that can make or break the Giro d'Italia for the GC riders.

2 months ago

2022 Giro d’Italia to climax with hilly Verona time trial

For the fourth year in a row, the Giro d'Italia's pink jersey will be decided by a time trial. The route will be the same as the TT Chad Haga won in 2019.

2 months ago

2022 Giro d’Italia to climb Mount Etna, Mortirolo, Passo Pordoi, and Marmolada

Organizer RCS continues to unveil route details, featuring four major mountain summit finishes, ahead of the full announcement Thursday.

3 months ago

Giro d’Italia confirms 2022 ‘big start’ with three stages in Hungary

Two sprint stages and a time trial will mark the 14th time the Italian grand tour will start beyond Italian borders.

8 months ago

Egan Bernal returns COVID-19 positive after Giro d’Italia victory

Ineos Grenadiers rider has 'mild symptoms' and has had to postpone a planned return to Colombia.

8 months ago

Power analysis: Damiano Caruso in week 3 of the 2021 Giro d’Italia

In this column we dive into the power numbers of Damiano Caruso from the third week of the 2021 Giro d’Italia.

8 months ago

How will Peter Sagan’s Giro d’Italia impact his future this season and beyond?

Rumors about Peter Sagan's future continue to rumble on, but what impact will his Giro d'Italia ride have on it?

8 months ago

Egan Bernal levels up with Primož Roglič, Tadej Pogačar with Giro d’Italia triumph

Bernal said he was motivated by Pogačar and Roglič during his difficult past year. Now he's back on their level and we want to see them facing off.

8 months ago

Egan Bernal, Daniel Martínez, Filippo Ganna: Kings of the 2021 Giro d’Italia

Reflecting on the 2021 Giro, from the raw passion of Bernal's teammates to a swathe of unlikely stage winners.

8 months ago

Getting the shot: Egan Bernal after Giro d’Italia victory

On the scene for the conclusion of the Giro d'Italia, photojournalist James Startt captured a moment of subtle emotion from the winner of the maglia rosa.

8 months ago

Giro d’Italia: Egan Bernal crowned champion as Filippo Ganna tops final time trial

Ganna takes a fifth Giro TT win despite bike change as teammate Bernal seals his second grand tour title.

8 months ago

Getting the shot at the Giro d’Italia: Egan Bernal on the Splügenpass

James Startt could only choose one location to capture stage 20 of the Giro, the second climb of the day. It proved a good choice.

8 months ago

Giro d’Italia: When the last shall be first

The 'maglia nera' used to be awarded to the last rider on GC. The jersey no longer exists, but the last-place position still holds its poignancy.

8 months ago

Giro d’Italia: What the stars said after Egan Bernal fends off GC threats

From Damiano Caruso 'realizing a dream' to Bernal 'managing a difficult situation,' here's what the stars said after Giro's final mountain test.

8 months ago

Giro d’Italia stage 20: Damiano Caruso pounces for stage win, Egan Bernal defends GC lead

Bernal limits losses as Caruso makes long-range move. He now holds 1:59 lead on GC with just one stage remaining.

8 months ago

Giro d’Italia: What the stars said after Simon Yates piled the pressure at Alpe di Mera

From Simon Yates' long-range attack to Egan Bernal's thoughts on the closing TT, here's what the stars said after stage 19.

8 months ago

Giro di Hoody: Simon Yates running out of mountains in Giro d’Italia

Colombian climber Egan Bernal is counting down the kilometers in the final mountain stage of the Giro d'Italia.

8 months ago

Getting the shot: Egan Bernal on the Alpe di Mera

Finding a perch with the right lighting to get the shot was not made easy by the uncooperative sun and clouds.

8 months ago

Commentary: Remco Evenepoel and the weight of expectation

Have too many expectations and too much pressure to perform been placed on the shoulders of someone 18 months removed from being a teenager?

Giro d’Italia Writers

Fred Dreier

Fred was the editor-in-chief at VeloNews from 2016 to 2021. 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. Today he writes for Outside.

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.