TG4 has announced details of its exclusive live television coverage of Tour de France 2020, the most famous cycling race in the world.

The stations live coverage of the Tour begins on Saturday morning with coverage from the Le Course Women’s Tour de France event.

All three weeks of the Tour will be broadcast live on TG4 (see times below) from Saturday 29 August to the final stage on the Champs-Élysées on Sunday 20 September.

There will be an average of five hours of live coverage each day as well as a daily half hour highlights programme every night at 9pm that will include all the action from the days racing as well as previews, results and interviews.

Commentary will be provided by Páidí Ó Lionáird and Pádraic Ó Cuinn.
The Tour will also be broadcast live on the TG4 Player on and the website will also offer updates, statistics and other Tour data.

The 2020 Tour de France is scheduled to be the 107th edition of the Tour, one of cycling’s three Grand Tours. Originally scheduled to start on 27 June 2020, it was postponed until 29 August due to the COVID-19 pandemic in France.

– Live coverage of each Stage from Saturday 29 August onwards.

– Daily half-hour highlights programme each night at 9pm

– Live coverage on the TG4 Player on

– The 7th edition of La Course Women’s Tour de France will take place on Saturday morning on a 96-kilometre course with the start and finish in Nice. Coverage begins on TG4 at 9am.


COVERAGE ON TG4  –  Tour de France


DATES                             STAGE                DISTANCE            CITIES                                                                                                              TG4 COVERAGE BEGINS

Saturday 29 August         La Course              96 km                    La Course – Women’s Tour de France Cycling Race   –   Venue: NICE              9am to 11.50am

Saturday 29 August         1                             156 km                 NICE MOYEN PAYS to NICE                                                                                    12.50pm

Sunday 30 August            2                            186 km                 NICE HAUT PAYS  to  NICE                                                                                      11.50am

Monday 31 August           3                            198 km                 NICE to SISTERON                                                                                                    11.00am

Tuesday 1 September     4                             160.5 km             SISTERON to ORCIÈRES-MERLETTE                                                                      12.15pm

Wednesday 2 Sept           5                            183.5 km             GAP to PRIVAS                                                                                                           12.00pm

Thursday 3 September    6                              191 km                 LE TEIL to MONT AIGOUAL                                                                                     10.50am

Friday 4 September         7                              168 km                 MILLAU to LAVAUR                                                                                                  12.15pm

Saturday 5 September     8                              141 km                 CAZÈRES-SUR-GARONNE to LOUDENVIELLE                                                     12.20pm

Sunday 6 September       9                              153.5 km             PAU to LARUNS                                                                                                         11.05am

Monday 7 September      REST DAY             –                              LA ROCHELLE / CHARENTE-MARITIME

Tuesday 8 September     10                           168.5 km             ILE D’OLÉRON Le Château-d’Oléron  to  ILE DE RÉ Saint-Martin-de-Ré                   12.20pm

Wednesday 9 Sept           11                           167.5 km             CHÂTELAILLON-PLAGE  to  POITIERS                                                                     12.15pm

Thursday 10 Sept             12                           218 km                 CHAUVIGNY  to  SARRAN Corrèze                                                                           10.40am

Friday 11 September       13                           191.5 km             CHÂTEL-GUYON  to  PUY MARY Cantal                                                                    10.40am

Saturday 12 September   14                           194 km                 CLERMONT-FERRAND  to  LYON                                                                             11.55am

Sunday 13 September     15                           174.5 km             LYON  to  GRAND COLOMBIER                                                                                  11.15am

Monday 14 Sept               REST DAY             –                           GRENOBLE / ISERE

Tuesday 15 September    16                           164 km                LA TOUR-DU-PIN to VILLARD-DE-LANS                                                                    11.55am

Wednesday 16 Sept         17                           170 km                GRENOBLE  to  MÉRIBEL Col de la Loze                                                                    11.05am

Thursday 17 Sept             18                           167.5 km             MÉRIBEL  to  LA ROCHE-SUR-FORON                                                                       10.55am

Friday 18 September        19                           166.5 km             BOURG-EN-BRESSE  to  CHAMPAGNOLE                                                                 12.20pm

Saturday 19 Sept              20                           36.5 km               LURE > LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES  (Individual Time Trial)                          11.50am

Sunday 20 September      21                           122.5 km             MANTES-LA-JOLIE  to  PARIS CHAMPS-ELYSÉES                                                    2.35pm


More information:
Information about the La Course Women’s Tour de France on