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How to watch 2017 and 2018 Giro d'Italia highlights

Chris Froome (Team Sky) is heralded as the winner of the 2018 Giro d'Italia
Chris Froome (Team Sky) is heralded as the winner of the 2018 Giro d'Italia (Image credit: Getty Images)

The 2020 Giro d'Italia might be postponed due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, but that doesn't mean that you can't enjoy past editions of the race via streaming services.

In the run-up to what would've been the 103rd running of the Italian Grand Tour, Eurosport are airing highlights from the 2017 and 2018 editions of the race – two modern classics.

Read on to find out how to watch these Giro d'Italia highlights – via live stream, no matter your location, with ExpressVPN.

The 2017 race, which is being shown in three-part chunks every day (from 8am CEST and repeated at 5pm CEST) saw Tom Dumoulin take victory after a battle with Nairo Quintana. The Dutchman made time in the time trials while the Colombian battled back in the mountain stages, including a memorable stage 16 to Bormio.

Elsewhere in the race, Bob Jungels wear the pink jersey for the second year in a row, while Fernando Gaviria dominated the sprints in his debut Grand Tour.

The following year saw Chris Froome triumph at his first participation in the race in eight years. The race, which is available to watch anytime via Eurosport Player, saw reigning champion Dumoulin locked in battle with Simon Yates for much of the race as Froome struggled with multiple crashes in the first half of the race.

Froome came back with a win on Monte Zoncolan, but few would've suspected what was to come on the Colle delle Finestre on stage 19...

Giro d'Italia 2017 and 2018 highlights

Highlights of both editions of the race are available via Eurosport, with the 2017 race aired 'live' each day. Highlights packages of three stages are shown every day at 8am CET and 4pm CET.

The 2018 race, meanwhile, is available to view in full – via hour-long stage highlights – on the Eurosport Player online.

Eurosport is available via satellite television packages or online throughout Europe as well as select Asian countries such as Israel, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines, plus Australia.

You can sign up for a subscription to Eurosport Player for £6.99 / $9.16 for a month, £4.99 / $6.54 for a year-long monthly pass, or £39.99 / $52.42 for a 12-month pass.

If you live outside a broadcast zone or happen to be outside your normal country of residence at the moment, you'll likely find that your usual live stream will be geo-restricted. You can get around this by getting access to your usual domestic stream by simulating being back in your home country via a 'virtual private network', or VPN, for your laptop, tablet or mobile.

TechRadar tested hundreds of VPNs and recommends the number-one VPN currently available as Express VPN. With ExpressVPN, you can watch on many devices at once including Smart TVs, Fire TV Stick, PC, Mac, iPhone, Android phone, iPads, tablets, etc. 

Giro d'Italia 2017 highlights

All aired on Eurosport 2 & Eurosport Player

Monday, April 27: Stages 1, 2, 3

10:00 - 13:00 and 17:00 - 20:00 (CEST)

Tuesday, April 28: Stages 4, 5, 6

10:00 - 13:00 and 17:00 - 20:00 (CEST)

Wednesday, April 29: Stages 7, 8, 9

10:00 - 13:00 and 17:00 - 20:00 (CEST)

Thursday, April 30: Stages 10, 11, 12

10:00 - 13:00 and 17:00 - 20:00 (CEST)

Friday, May 1: Stages 13, 14, 15

10:00 - 13:00 and 17:00 - 20:00 (CEST)

Saturday, May 2: Stages 16, 17, 18

10:00 - 13:00 and 17:00 - 20:00 (CEST)

Sunday, May 3: Stages 19, 20, 21

10:00 - 13:00 and 17:00 - 20:00 (CEST)

Giro d'Italia 2018 highlights

Available to view on Eurosport Player, anytime of the day.