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How to watch Milan-San Remo – Spring Classics live stream

SANREMO ITALY MARCH 20 Arrival Jasper Stuyven of Belgium and Team Trek Segafredo Celebration Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Team Bora Hansgrohe Wout Van Aert of Belgium and Team Jumbo Visma Mathieu Van Der Poel of Netherlands and Team AlpecinFenix Caleb Ewan of Australia and Team Lotto Soudal during the 112th MilanoSanremo 2021 a 299km race from Milano to Sanremo MilanoSanremo La Classicissima UCIWT on March 20 2021 in Sanremo Italy Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
Jasper Stuyven (Trek-Segafredo) held off the sprinters at the 2021 race (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

The 2022 spring Classics are underway, and if you're looking for a way to watch the action in the coming month we've put together a handy spring Classics live stream guide.

The series of one-day races in Belgium, France, and Italy packing the calendar through March and April will bring four Monuments throughout the spring: Milan-San Remo, the Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix, and Liège-Bastogne-Liège, but there's plenty of other upcoming racing to look forward to as well.

La Classicissima isn't a warm-up for future races, though, far from it. Top sprinters and puncheurs have targeted the race as an early-season goal, while a certain Grand Tour champion is also among the favourites. This is our comprehensive guide on how to watch the action.

Cyclingnews will bring you full reports, results, news, interviews, and analysis throughout the race. Read on to find out how to watch the spring Classics via live stream, no matter your location, with ExpressVPN (opens in new tab).

Milan-San Remo is up this weekend, the longest race of the season at 293 kilometres and, give or take, seven hours of racing. It's a slow burner, with the early flatlands across Lombardia, the Passo del Turchino, and the run along the Ligurian coast giving way to increasing tension and more hills later on.

The capi climbs of the Mele, Cervo, and Berta give way to the Cipressa and then, finally, the Poggio, where race-winning attacks can be launched as the hill-climbers seek to upset the sprinters ahead of the Via Roma finish.

A host of past winners will be on the start line this year, including John Degenkolb (Team DSM), Michał Kwiatkowski (Ineos Grenadiers), Alexander Kristoff (Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux), and Arnaud Démare (Groupama-FDJ).

2020 winner Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) – the latter aided by Primož Roglič – will command the most attention of those on the honour roll, though. Reigning champion Jasper Stuyven (Trek-Segafredo) somehow takes on an underdog role to those fellow stars.

The presence of Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) is the headline, though, with the Slovenian's addition to the start list a potential race changer. He'll have Matteo Trentin alongside him should the race come down to a sprint.

Home hopes rest with Ineos Grenadiers' duo Filippo Ganna and Elia Viviani, though neither are quite top favourites.

Sprinter-wise, the in-form Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal), a runner-up last year, looks the best bet. Michael Matthews (BikeExchange-Jayco), Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain Victorious), Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe), Peter Sagan (Team TotalEnergies), Biniam Girmay (Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux) and Jasper Philipsen (Alpecin-Fenix) are among the other fastmen hoping to sprint to the win in San Remo. 

The in-form Fabio Jakobsen gets a late call-up for QuickStep-AlphaVinyl after 2019 champion Julian Alaphilippe sits out due to bronchitis.

The 2022 Milan-San Remo starts at 9:50 local time (10:50 GMT, 06:50 EST) and is set to finish at around 15:48 local time (14:48 GMT, 10:48 EST).

Live Stream

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Milan-San Remo will be broadcast around Europe on Eurosport and Discovery+ (opens in new tab). A subscription to Eurosport Player costs £6.99/$9.15 per month, or £59.99/$78.51 for a 12-month pass. Discovery+ offers the same coverage for the same prices, too.

The races will be aired in the United Kingdom, Europe, USA, Canada, and Australia on GCN+ (opens in new tab) and in select other territories, with a year’s subscription costing £39.99

Local Italian broadcaster Rai Sport (opens in new tab) will also air the race.

We'll keep you updated with out 'How to Watch' guides throughout the spring Classics season, with other broadcasters to keep in mind during the coming month including NBC Sports (opens in new tab) via Peacock ($4.99 per month in the US) and Flobikes (A year's subscription is $150 in the US and $209.99 in Canada.

If you don't have cable TV, then NBC Sports can also be accessed over IP, via smart TV, or any other smart device, via SlingTV (opens in new tab) ($35 per month) or FuboTV (opens in new tab) ($64.99 per month) – both services offer free trials, too.

Spring Classics broadcasting options around Europe include RTBF (opens in new tab)Sporza (opens in new tab) (Belgium) , France TV (opens in new tab)L'Equipe TV (opens in new tab) (France), NOS (Netherlands), EITB (opens in new tab) (Basque Country), and RTVE (opens in new tab) (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.

Men's schedule

DateRaceBroadcasters
March 19Milan-San RemoEurosport/Discovery, GCN
March 23Classic Brugge-De PanneEurosport/Discovery, GCN
March 25E3 Saxo Bank ClassicEurosport/Discovery, GCN
March 27Gent-WevelgemFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
March 30Dwars door VlaanderenFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 2Volta Limburg ClassicEurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 3Tour of FlandersFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 4ScheldeprijsFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 10Amstel Gold RaceFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 13Brabantse PijlFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 17Paris-RoubaixFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 20La Flèche WallonneFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 24Liège-Bastogne-LiègeFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN

Women's schedule

DateRaceBroadcasters
March 20Trofeo Alfredo BindaEurosport/Discovery, GCN
March 24Classic Brugge-De PanneEurosport/Discovery, GCN
March 27Gent-WevelgemFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
March 30Dwars door VlaanderenFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 3Tour of FlandersFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 6Scheldeprijs VrouwenFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 10Amstel Gold RaceFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 13Brabantse PijlFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 16Paris-Roubaix FemmesFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 20La Flèche Wallonne FéminineFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN
April 24Liège-Bastogne-Liège FemmesFlobikes, Eurosport/Discovery, GCN

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