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From Saturday 19 until Sunday 27 August, the BBC is providing live coverage of the World Athletics Championships 2023 across TV, radio and online.

A star-studded line-up of athletes will be sharing expert insight and analysis, as well as their thoughts on medal hopefuls Dina Asher Smith, Daryll Neita, Keely Hodgkinson and Men’s 100m and 200m British record breaker, Zharnel Hughes.

Leading TV presenting duties throughout the championships are Gabby Logan and Jeanette Kwakye. They are joined by Olympic heptathlon medallists, Dame Jessica Ennis Hill and Dame Denise Lewis, along with four-time Olympic gold medallist and eight-time World Championship gold medallist, Michael Johnson, throughout the eight-day event.

Also providing expert analysis and commentary are Colin Jackson, Paula Radcliffe, Steve Cram, Andrew Cotter and Steve Backley.

Barbara Slater, Director of BBC Sport, says: “The World Athletics Championships are another standout event in this wonderful summer of sport. We’re looking forward to bringing all the drama and excitement from nine days of intense competition. With our extensive coverage across BBC TV, radio and through our digital services on Iplayer, Sounds and the Sport website we want to ensure audiences can keep up with all the action from this highly-anticipated event.”

Fans can keep up to date with the action with a daily recap on preview on BBC Breakfast, and from 9pm on Monday 21 August on BBC Three, World Athletics Extra will showcase the day’s highlights.


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