Where to watch the 2018 Giro d’Italia online in Australia
This year marks the 101st edition of the Giro d'Italia and cycling enthusiasts can watch every stage of the competition live.
Giro d’Italia is one of cycling's Grand Tour races, along with the Tour de France and Vuelta a España. The prestigious multiple-stage bicycle race is mainly held in Italy, but often passes through nearby countries as well. The routes change every year. However, the format remains the same, with 21 day-long segments or stages taking place over a 23-day period. Participants get two rest days to recover during the event.
In 2018, the competition started on 4 May in Israel with three exciting races, marking one of the most expensive sporting events in Israel's history. There are 21 stages in total, with the final race scheduled to take place on 27 May in Rome.
How to watch the 2018 Giro d’Italia
In Australia, every stage of the 2018 Giro d’Italia is broadcast on Eurosport, part of the Foxtel Sport pack. Even if you’re out and about during a round, you can stream Eurosport live to your mobile device with the Foxtel app, included for free with your subscription.Alternatively, you can also stream the 2018 Giro d’Italia competition with Foxtel Now. You’ll need the Sport pack, which costs $29/month. This is a premium pack, however, so you also have to subscribe to a starter pack to gain access to it. Pick between Drama, Pop, Kids, Docos and Lifestyle, with prices starting at $10/month. As a result, you’ll have to pay at least $39/month to watch Giro d’Italia with Foxtel Now. The subscription gives you access to all of Foxtel’s sport channels, with competitions from all over the world streamed live all year round.
The platform comes with no contracts, which means that you can cancel your subscription anytime. Foxtel Now works with a variety of devices, including computers, smartphones, tablets, Chromecast, AirPlay, PS4, Telstra TV and the Foxtel Now box. A 10-day free trial is available for new customers.
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