From 2 to 11 July 2021, covered in 200 countries, in Italy on TV on Rai Sport HD, Rai2 and Eurosport 1

A global distribution never seen before and the exclusive live broadcast of the last 15 km of the race: great news for the 32nd edition of the most prestigious women’s cycling event that is renewed in its name and organization.
144 athletes from the best 24 teams in the world will compete in a race that is over 1,000 km-long and that goes through Piedmont, Lombardy, Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia

With a global distribution in 5 continents and the new the live broadcast of the last kilometers of the race, on Friday 2 July at 2 pm with a team time trial from Fossano to Cuneo, the 32nd edition of the Giro d’Italia Donne begins. A great sporting event in 10 stages that until Sunday 11 July will see 144 athletes from the best 24 teams in the world compete for the Maglia Rosa 2021, including the 9 teams of the UCI Women’s World Team, on a route of 1,022 km through the scenic and artistic beauty of Piedmont, Lombardy, Veneto, Friuli-Venezia Giulia.

The most prestigious competition in women’s cycling, which will return to the UCI Women’s World Tour from 2022, is presented at the starting line completely renewed in its name and organization, organized this year by PMG Sport/Starlight which has coordinated TV and online distribution in 200 countries around the world, thanks to the collaboration with ASG (Athletic Sports Group) and the important agreement with Eurosport.

For the first time in its history, the last 15 km of each stage of the Giro d’Italia Donne can be followed live every day (with a variable start time between 2.15 pm and 3.15 pm depending on the stages) on the PMG Sport channels, i.e.,,,,, on, ,, throughout Europe on Eurosport Player and on Global Cycling Network (GCN) which covers 190 countries in the world. A live show of about an hour with the highlights of the stage, ranking updates, comments from guests in the studio, and the finish line with the award ceremony and the first interviews with the winning athletes.

In addition to that, a format will be produced with the best of each stage in 50 minutes which will be broadcast on TV in Italy on Rai Sport HD, in the evening at variable times, and on Eurosport 1 and online on and on Bwin TV, media partner of the event together with Corriere dello Sport – Stadio and Tuttosport. The 50 minutes will also be distributed in simulcast (TV and digital) throughout Latin America thanks to Claro TV, in the UK on the BBC, in Australia on SBS TV, in New Zealand on Spark Sport, in South Africa on SABC Sport, in The Netherlands on NOS TV, in Romania on SportExtra, while in Asia it will be broadcast on TV in 69 countries by Eurosport. In Italy, Rai2 will broadcast a 10-minute summary during Tour Replay.

“Last year we reached an overall audience of more than 6 million users. This year, at the forefront as organizers, we have significantly expanded the potential user base, thanks to a global distribution of national and international broadcasters and streaming media never seen before – says Roberto Ruini, founder of PMG Sport and General Director of the Giro d’Italia Donne. “Also, for the first time we are broadcasting live the last 15 km of the race, a further productive effort to pursue the goal, shared with FCI and UCI, of giving maximum prominence to a historic sporting event and all its protagonists. Alongside the media visibility, Ruini continues, we have decided to give value to the enhancement of women in sport, doubling all the prize money and offering high-level hospitality, as well as organizational and logistical standards appropriate for the top cycling series. With particular attention also to the issues of safety and environmental sustainability, thanks to the support of many sponsors and partners who enthusiastically joined the project.”

The first official event of the Giro d’Italia Donne 2021 will be in Cuneo, Thursday 1 July, from 6.30 pm, when the 24 competing teams will be presented.

The Giro d’Italia Donne 2021 is organized by PMG Sport/Starlight, in partnership with UCI and the Italian Cycling Federation. Sponsors of the event are: ASG – Athletic Sports Group (sponsor of the Maglia Rosa/Pink Jersey), Selle SMP (Maglia Ciclamino/Cyclamen Jersey), Effebiquattro Milano (Maglia Verde/Green Jersey), Fedegroup (Maglia Bianca/White Jersey), GSG (Maglia Azzurra/Blue Jersey), San Bernardo, U-Earth, ENERGIAPURA, Grifal, Virgin Active, HPM, Air Medical Services, Astoria Wines, Fratelli Beretta, Grana Padano, BE-KIND, Tescoma, Würth, Würth Modyf, Gaudì Jeans, Gruppo Italtelo, Ferrari Promotion, VOL.A., Freeda, Assi Manager, Isolmant, Premac, Trofei Ronchi, Bossini, Mak, Normalien.


1st STAGE | Friday 2 July, 2 pm FOSSANO, 380 m – CUNEO, 540 m 26.700 km – Team time trial
Live streaming: from 3.15 pm

2nd STAGE | Saturday 3 July, 12.10 pm
BOVES, 600 m – PRATO NEVOSO, 1607 m (Mountains Ranking – GPM stage) 100.100 km
Live streaming: from 2.30 pm

3rd STAGE | Sunday 4 July, 12.05 pm
CASALE MONFERRRATO, 166 m – OVADA, 186 m (GPM) 135.000 km
Live streaming: from 3.15 pm

4th STAGE | Monday 5 July, 12 pm
FORMAZZA FONDOVALLE, 1210 m – FORMAZZA RIALE, CASCATA DEL TOCE, 1714 m 11.200 km – Time trial
Live streaming: from 2.30 pm

5th STAGE | Tuesday 6 July, 11.40 am MILAN, 130 m – CARUGATE, 150 m 120.100 km
Live streaming: from 2.15 pm

6th STAGE | Wednesday 7 July, 11.05 am COLICO, 210 m – COLICO, 220 m 155.000 km
Live streaming: from 3.15 pm

7th STAGE | Thursday 8 July, 12.15 pm
SOPRAZZOCCO DI GAVARDO, 272 m – PUEGNAGO del GARDA, 219 m (GPM) 109.600 km
Live streaming: from 2.30 pm

8th STAGE | Friday 9 July, 12.05 pm
SAN VENDEMIANO, 49 m – MORTEGLIANO, 40 m 129.400 km
Live streaming: from 3.15 pm

9th STAGE | Saturday 10 July, 12:05 pm
FELETTO UMBERTO, 143 m – MONTE MATAJUR, 1267 m (GPM) 122.640 km
Live streaming: from 3.15 pm

10th STAGE | Sunday 11 July, 12:15 pm
CAPRIVA DEL FRIULI, 49 m – CORMÒNS, 60 m (GPM) 113.00 km
Live streaming: from 2.45 pm


AGSAg Insurance – Soudal – QuickStep
VAIAromitalia Basso VadanoITACTW
BDUBizkaia – DurangoESPCTW
BTWBorn To Win – Zhiraf – G20
GBJGB Junior Team Piemonte
SBTIsolmant – Premac – Vittoria
MDSTeam Mendelspeck
TOPTop Girls Fassa BortoloITACTW
CSRCanyon / / SRAM RacingGERWTW
TIBEF Education – Tibco – SVBUSAWTW
FEDFenix – DeceuninckBELWTW
HPWHuman Powered HealthUSAWTW
CGSIsrael – Premier Tech – RolandSUIWTW
LIVLiv Racing TeqfindNEDWTW
MOVMovistar TeamESPWTW
JAYTeam Jayco – AlulaAUSWTW
JVMTeam Jumbo – VismaNEDWTW
UXTUno-X Pro Cycling TeamNORWTW
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