Eurosport and GCN to showcase the live coverage of Giro d’Italia
Eurosport and Global Cycling Network (GCN) will be showcasing Giro d’Italia in all its glory for fans around the world. The year’s first Grand Tour begins on Saturday 8 May with all its 21 stages produced for exclusive live coverage in India on Eurosport and Eurosport HD as well as discovery+ app**, ensuring viewers won’t miss a minute of the action.
The channels have extended a long-term partnership with two-time Giro d’Italia winner Alberto Contador. He will be sharing his expert analysis, insights, and experience. He will also be joining an unrivaled line-up of former world-class cyclists including Juan Antonio Flecha (Spain), Karsten Kroon (Netherlands), Sir Bradley Wiggins (the UK and International), Jacky Durand and Steve Chainel (France) and Jens Voigt and Rolf Aldag (Germany).
Alberto Contador, two-time Giro d’Italia winner, Eurosport and GCN expert, said: “I am very happy to be able to share the great news that I will continue to enjoy the excitement of the world’s best cycling on Eurosport for the next two years. To carry on this adventure with the Eurosport family is very exciting and I hope viewers will continue to enjoy the sport with us.”
Guy Voisin, Director of Cycling at Eurosport and GCN, said: “Following a breath-taking start to the season, excitement ahead of the Giro d’Italia has been building and through our unrivaled experts, engaging content and comprehensive live coverage, we’re set to provide the greatest Giro experience for fans yet.
“Our global coverage will see viewers from Europe, to the US, to Japan come together to celebrate professional cycling’s greatest competitors in one of the sport’s most historic events. As the true Home of Cycling, we’re looking forward to harnessing our scale to bring the action to millions via our channels and platforms.”
Daniel Lloyd, GCN+ presenter and Director of Racing, said: “The Giro d’Italia holds a special place in the heart of many cycling fans, and I can genuinely say that I’ve never been more excited than for this edition. For the very first time, every kilometer of every stage will be broadcast live, and I’m enormously proud that GCN+ and Eurosport will be bringing the whole thing to so many cycling fans around the world. We have an unrivaled lineup of commentators and pundits to talk you through the action as it happens and dissect it after each stage. I can’t wait to get started – Saturday 8 May can’t come soon enough.”