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BBC REVEALS SPORTING HIGHLIGHTS FOR YEAR AHEAD

The drama, twists and turns of The FA Cups and Scottish FA Cups culminate with the men’s and women’s Finals in May, with live coverage of all matches across all BBC Sport platforms.



Eyes will also be on Sheffield at the World Snooker Championship as Ronnie O’Sullivan looks to achieve a record-extending 24th Triple Crown.



The summer kicks off in style in June with the start of the men’s European Football Championship with England and Scotland already qualified. The BBC will share live TV coverage of the tournament plus there will be live commentaries of every match on BBC Radio 5 Live, 5 Sports Extra and the BBC Sport website and app.


Adding to a raft of popular football podcasts from 5 Live like Football Daily and the newly launched Planet Premier League, BBC Sounds will be the home of a star-studded new football podcast featuring Lionesses Ella Toone and Alessia Russo alongside Vick Hope.



It will be a packed cricketing summer, including ball-by-ball commentary of every England match on 5 Sports Extra & BBC Sounds, live cross-platform coverage of the fourth season of The Hundred, and TV highlights of England men’s and women’s test matches.


Wimbledon returns to the BBC in July with extensive multiple court coverage on TV, radio and online conveying the best of the action from SW19. The end of July sees the start of the XXXIII Summer Olympic Games in Paris. Team GB will be seeking to better their brilliant medal tally from Tokyo 2020, across multiple different sports and 17 days of world-class competition.



The BBC will cover all the key moments through extensive live and on-demand coverage across all broadcast platforms.


When the new football season kicks off in August, alongside the continuing comprehensive coverage of the Premier League, BBC Sport will be adding TV highlights and digital clips of the men’s Champions League alongside existing radio commentaries, bringing coverage of Europe’s premier football competition back to free-to-air television in the first time in more than six years.


More details will be revealed in due course.



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