Giro d’Italia LIVE on SBS

The 2011 Giro d'Italia runs from March 7-9 (Image: Getty)

The first of cycling’s three grand tours of Europe, the Giro d’Italia, comes to SBS in May with daily highlights and four live stages.

Known for its spectacular mountain stages, the Giro d’Italia will begin in Turin on May 7, finishing with an individual time trial in Milan on May 29.

SBS will broadcast daily highlights at 6:00pm on SBS TWO plus four live stages: Stage 9 (Messina to Etna), Stage 14 (Lienz to Monte Zoncolan), Stage 20 (Verbania to Sestriere) and Stage 21 (Milan).

SBS Cycling Journalist Mike Tomalaris will anchor the coverage, joined by former Team Sky sports director and SBS Cycling Analyst Scott Sunderland, plus former Giro stage winner and SBS Cycling Analyst Dave McKenzie.

Cycling commentator Matt Keenan and Sydney Olympic gold medallist Scott McGrory will provide the commentary.

The latest news, results and video highlights plus live streaming of the four live stages will be available online right here at Cycling Central.

Broadcast Schedule:

Daily Highlights 6:00pm Sunday 8 May to Monday 30 May SBS TWO.

Stage 9 Messina to Etna 11:25pm Sunday 15 May (LIVE) SBS TWO.

Stage 14 Lienz (Austria) to Monte Zoncolan 11 :30pm Saturday 21 May (LIVE) SBS TWO.

Stage 20 Verbania to Sestriere 11 :45pm Saturday 28 May (LIVE) SBS TWO.

Stage 21 Milan 11 :35pm Sunday 29 May (LIVE) SBS TWO.

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