Mar 162018

BBC announces 200+ hours of Commonwealth Games coverage

The BBC has revealed details of its 2018 Commonwealth Games coverage, taking place in April, live from Australia’s Gold Coast.

The Games start on Wednesday 4th April and runs until Sunday 15th April (Australian time).

Commonwealth Games 2018

BBC Sport stalwarts Clare Balding, Gabby Logan and Jason Mohammad from BBC Sport HQ in Salford with Hazel Irvine and JJ Chalmers live in Queensland. Steve Parry and Allison Curbishley will be leading BBC Radio 5 Live coverage.

In total, there will be 200 hours of coverage across BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Red Button, BBC Sport website, iPlayer and radio.

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Mar 152016

The BBC has been awarded the rights to cover the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

The 2018 Commonwealth Games will be held on Australia’s Gold Coast, in April 2018.


The BBC will show “no less than” 180 hours of live coverage, plus daytime replay and peak-time evening highlights across BBC One, BBC Two, the BBC Sport website, iPlayer and national and local radio.

Jun 292014

BBC Commonwealth Games – Glasgow 2014 – Trailer

The 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow starts on Wednesday 23 July 2014.

71 nations will compete in 18 different sports across the 12 days of competition.

UK TV and European TV coverage details for the 2014 Commonwealth Games :

May 232014

Commonwealth Games – Glasgow 2014 – BBC Coverage

The BBC has unveiled more details about its coverage of the Commonwealth Games, to be held in Glasgow this summer, between the 23rd July and 3rd August 2014.

The BBC will provide over 300 hours of network TV coverage and 200 hours of radio coverage.

And like during the 2012 London Olympics, much more live action will be made available to Freesat and Sky users via the BBC Red Button. The BBC Red Button will be expanded to provide seven streams of live coverage on satellite and cable services, including one HD stream.

The BBC will also offer up to 17 digital streams using the BBC Connected Red Button service.

BBC Three’s broadcast hours will be extended to provide coverage throughout the day, starting at 9am.

BBC One’s coverage will start at 6am with Breakfast live from their studio on the banks of the Clyde, and run until just after 11:40pm.

2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow


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