Giro d’Italia 2017: Route, full stage schedule, TV channel and favourites

ONE of the most important biking occasions on the planet is up and operating.

The one hundredth Giro d'Italia is capturing the eye of followers worldwide, forward of the Tour de France.

 Vincenzo Nibali kisses the 2016 trophy

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Vincenzo Nibali kisses the 2016 trophy

Right here is all the things it’s essential know concerning the occasion.

When is the Giro d'Italia and when can I watch it?

The Giro d'Italia began at 12pm on Friday, Might 5 and will end at round four.30pm on Sunday, Might 28.

Reside protection of day-after-day of the occasion is being proven on Eurosport.

Highlights may be seen within the night on Eurosport and Quest.

Who’re the Giro d'Italia favourites?

Colombian rider Nairo Quintana is the robust favorite, coming in at evens.

Native hero and final yr's winner Vincenzo Nibali is subsequent on the listing and may be backed at greatest odds of 6/1.

Third favorite is Steven Kruijswijk of the Netherlands, at 10/1.

And subsequent up is the very best rated Brit, Wales' Geraint Thomas, at 14/1.

ONE of the most important biking occasions on the planet is up and operating.

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