ROWING: The Boat Race 2013 – Live on BBC One

March 22, 2013

BBC Sport will broadcast live coverage of the 2013 University Boat Race on London’s River Thames.

A national institution since 1829, one of the oldest sporting rivalries will resume in the 159th running of the annual varsity contest between Oxford and Cambridge along the testing four-mile course.

All the colour, sounds and atmosphere from the day’s events will be covered in a two-hour broadcast on BBC One and BBC One HD on Easter Sunday, with the 2013 BNY Mellon Boat Race set to start at 4.30pm.

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FORMULA 1: Malaysian Grand Prix 2013 – Live on Sky Sports F1 & Highlights on BBC One

March 19, 2013

After a thrilling start to the season, the Formula 1 circus moves on to Malaysia and arguably the best of the Hermann Tilke-designed tracks – the Sepang International Circuit.

Since joining the F1 calendar in 1999, this race has thrown up a number of classics – particularly since it adopted a late-afternoon timeslot, meaning heavy rain is always a possibility given the country’s tropical climate.

Sky Sports F1 will screen all three practice sessions, qualifying and the race exclusively live, as well as the first round of the GP2 Series. Free-to-air highlights of the key moments will be shown on BBC One.

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FORMULA 1: Australian Grand Prix 2013 – Live on Sky Sports F1 & Highlights on BBC One

March 11, 2013

After months of preparation and hundreds of miles in pre-season testing, the 2013 Formula 1 season begins in earnest this weekend (March 15-17) when the teams and drivers descend on Melbourne’s Albert Park circuit for the Australian Grand Prix.

It is set to be a thrilling year for the sport as the likes of Fernando Alonso, Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton looks to break the stranglehold Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel has had on the world title for the last three seasons.

Sky Sports F1 will show every second of the action from qualifying and the race, as well as all three practice sessions, exclusively live, while BBC TV will have extended highlights of the weekend’s action with the BBC F1 team led for the first by new presenter Suzi Perry.

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FORMULA 1: Brazilian Grand Prix 2012 – Live on BBC One & Sky Sports F1

November 20, 2012

This year’s fascinating Formula 1 campaign reaches its conclusion this weekend with the Brazilian Grand Prix from the famed Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo.

Reigning two-time world champion Sebastian Vettel goes into the final showdown 13-points clear of his nearest challenger Fernando Alonso, knowing finishing fourth or above will guarantee his third consecutive title.

Fans can enjoy comprehensive live coverage of every session from the season finale on both BBC TV and Sky Sports F1.

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LONDON 2012: Jon Snow’s Paralympic Show – Weeknights on Channel 4

August 19, 2012

Channel 4 News anchor Jon Snow will present a live nightly show building up to the start of the London 2012 Paralympics with the help of well-known celebrities and faces from the world of sport and entertainment.

‘Jon Snow’s Paralympic Show’ will countdown to the most eagerly anticipated Paralympics ever, with profiles and reports covering all aspects of the Games.

Viewers are invited to join in the wave of enthusiasm and excitement each weeknight in the run-up to the Paralympics at 7.30pm on Channel 4.

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