- Tomorrow's Giro d'Italia Stage 9
departs Civitavecchia at 11:55
CET (5:55am U.S. Eastern) and is expected in San Vincenzo between 16:59
and 17:30 CET (10:59 and 11:30am U.S. Eastern). Giro live coverage
is scheduled to begin at 14:45 CET (8:45am U.S. Eastern),
at 15:00 CET (9am U.S. Eastern). Eurosport UK
scheduled start time, however, is 16:30 CET (10:30am U.S. Eastern).
will go live with the race in there somewhere...
- Elsewhere on the road:
2008 Tour of Flanders winner
(Quick Step) tomorrow will begin his reconnaissance
of the mountain stages of July's Tour de France, accompanied by teammate
and team director Dirk Demol
2008 Tour will be Devolder's first. (source: AFP)
|2008 Tour de Picardie
2003 Tour de Picardie time trial
Copyright © 2008 Pete Geyer
The 2008 Tour de Picardie (France) began yesterday and finishes
tomorrow, Sunday. Riders on the start line include Robert Hunter,
Baden Cooke, Leif Hoste, Bert Roesems, Herve Duclos-Lassalle, Jimmy Casper,
Romain Feillu, Nicolas Jalabert, Sebastian Siedler, Philippe Gilbert, Tom
Steels, Laszlo Bodrogi, Alexandre Moos, Antonio Cruz.
Slipstream Chipotle are racing at Picardie and have
brought Martijn Maaskant, Steven Cozza, Huub Duyn, Tyler Farrar, Michael
Friedman, William Frischkorn, Christophe Laurent, and Kilian Patour.
There isn't a lot of media coverage for ASO's Tour de Picardie but we should
have some video here later today.
- Giro live video
- Giro live coverage
getting underway on NRK
is now live with today's stage of the Giro d'Italia
- Some of you have reported having limited bandwidth
your networks. We will be adding Giro combo players
various combinations of NRK video streams
at different bandwidths
and Eurosport live audio
. (And thanks for all the great emails!)
- People are reporting an increase in image buffering the past couple of
days on the various Giro video streams
. Indeed, more and more
people are tuning in to watch the race. We continue to look for alternatives
and will keep adding them as available. Stay tuned.
- Today's Giro live coverage
should begin at around
15:35 CET (9:35am U.S. Eastern).
- Giro d'Italia live
today from around 15:30
CET (9:30am U.S. Eastern).
- Giro live broadcast
now on RAI Sport
- Giro race news flash:
According to the Eurosport France ticker
, Alberto Contador
of Astana was involved in a crash not quite 100km into today's stage.
He was able to continue but his teammate Steve Morabito
involved in the crash, has had to abandon the race.
2008 Giro d'Italia:
Gabriele Bosisio wins yesterday's
Copyright © 2008
- Today's Giro d'Italia Stage 8
departs Rivisondoli at 11:55 CET
(5:55am U.S. Eastern) and is expected in Tivoli between 16:59 and 17:32 CET
(10:59 and 11:32am U.S. Eastern). Giro live coverage on
and other stations begins around 15:00 CET (9am U.S. Eastern).
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- For information on viewing the Giro via satellite
our May 8 update below.