How to watch La Course by Le Tour de France – Live stream, TV, results

The Netherlands Marianne Vos C celebrates as she crosses the finish line of La Course by Le Tour as part of the 106th edition of the Tour de France cycling race in Pau on July 19 2019 Photo by JEFF PACHOUD AFP Photo credit should read JEFF PACHOUDAFP via Getty Images
Marianne Vos (CCC-Liv) celebrates her win in 2019 (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

The 2020 La Course by Le Tour de France (opens in new tab) is set to take place on Saturday, August 29 in Nice, France, where the best riders in the world will line up along the Promenade des Anglais to contest the next round of the Women’s WorldTour. 

Cyclingnews will be bringing you full live coverage of the race as it happens, and you can check back immediately following the event for a full report, results, galleries and news that showcase La Course by Le Tour de France.

The race was originally set to return to a one-day circuit race (opens in new tab) held along the Champs-Élysées in Paris on July 19, however, organisers ASO has instead designed a two-lap 96km road race (opens in new tab) that includes two climbs over the Cote de Rimiez before finishing back in Nice. 

The route was initially expected suit to the sprinters, however, after previewing the circuit, the general consensus among the peloton was that it will be a much more challenging affair and perhaps better a route that is better suited to the puncheurs and breakaway specialists.

Marianne Vos (CCC-Liv) will be lining up with a goal to defend her title won in Pau during last year’s edition of La Course by Le Tour de France. 

She will face tough competition from top contenders; Marta Bastianelli (Ale BTC Ljubljana), Annemiek van Vleuten (Mitchelton-Scott), Chloe Hosking (Rally Cycling), Chantal van den Broek-Blaak (Boels Dolmans), Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo), Liane Lippert (Team Sunweb), Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine Futuroscope), Kasia Niewiadoma (Canyon-SRAM), and Lizzy Banks (Equipe Paule Ka).

Find our more about the top contenders for La Course by Le Tour de France in Cyclingnews’ latest riders to watch feature.

Read on to find out how to watch the 2020 Tour de France via live stream, no matter your location, with ExpressVPN (opens in new tab).

La Course by Le Tour de France Live Steam

Follow Cyclingnews for live coverage of La Course by Le Tour de France on Saturday, August 29. You can also follow us on Twitter (opens in new tab)Facebook (opens in new tab) and Instagram (opens in new tab) for alerts on important stories and action during the race.

La Course by Le Tour de France will be aired comprehensively across a number of networks, and will be aired live across Europe, Asia and Australia via Eurosport (opens in new tab) and on the Eurosport Player.

You can sign up for a subscription (opens in new tab) to Eurosport Player for £6.99 / $9.26 for a month, £4.99 / $6.61 for a year-long monthly pass, or £39.99 / $52.99 for a 12-month pass.

The GCN Race Pass (opens in new tab), available on the GCN app, is also airing the race in the UK and Australia. Access in the UK will set you back £39.99 for a year. There's also an option to pay for the Race Pass month-by-month, although the year pass is much better value.

British broadcaster ITV will also show show the race on their ITV4 (opens in new tab) channel.

FloBikes (opens in new tab) will show the race in Canada. Subscribing to FloBikes will set you back $30 per month or $150 for the year, and gives you access to watch most of the season's biggest races.

NBC Sports Gold (opens in new tab) will also stream the race, costing $54.99 for a year's subscription that includes a number of other major races.

Around Europe, La Course will be aired on France TV Sport (opens in new tab) in France, Rai Sport (opens in new tab) in Italy, RTBF (opens in new tab) and Sporza (opens in new tab) in Belgium, NOS (opens in new tab) in the Netherlands, and RTVE (opens in new tab) in Spain.

If you live outside a broadcast zone or are on holiday outside your country and find that the live streams to be geo-restricted, you can get around this by getting access to them by simulating being back in your home country via a 'virtual private network', or VPN, for your laptop, tablet or mobile.

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

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Kirsten Frattini
Women's Editor

Kirsten Frattini is an honours graduate of Kinesiology and Health Science from York University in Toronto, Canada. She has been involved in cycling from the community and grassroots level to professional cycling's WorldTour. She has worked in both print and digital publishing, and started with Cyclingnews as a North American Correspondent in 2006. Moving into a Production Editor's role in 2014, she produces and publishes international race coverage for all men's and women's races including Spring Classics, Grand Tours, World Championships and Olympic Games, and writes and edits news and features. As the Women's Editor at Cyclingnews, Kirsten also coordinates and oversees the global coverage of races, news, features and podcasts about women's professional cycling.