FORMULA 1: Chinese Grand Prix 2013 – Live on BBC TV & Sky Sports F1

April 9, 2013

The teams and drivers of Formula 1 will continue their bid for dominance this weekend when they descend on Shanghai’s International Circuit for the tenth Chinese Grand Prix (April 12-14).

With debates over team orders continuing to rage, and the break having presented the paddock with time to head back to Europe to finalise upgrades for the season’s second double-header, there’s plenty to look forward to.

BBC TV will cover its first live Grand Prix of the 2013 season in China with all sessions available to watch free-to-air on BBC One and BBC Two throughout the weekend.

As always, Sky Sports F1 will screen comprehensive coverage of every on-track session live from the third round of the Formula 1 World Championship.

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SNOOKER: ITV4 to screen 2013 Haikou World Open

February 19, 2013

ITV will broadcast its first major ranking world snooker event for 20 years when it covers the Haikou World Open in China from February 25-March 3.

Featuring many of the sport’s biggest names, current champion Mark Allen will be defending his title against the likes of world number one Judd Trump, John Higgins, Mark Selby, Ding Junhui and 2010 World Open winner Neil Robertson.

The action takes place on Hainan Island and there is a top prize of £85,000 up for grabs. ITV4 and British Eurosport will have extensive coverage of the event throughout the week.

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TENNIS: British Eurosport to screen Laura Robson’s first WTA Tour final

September 21, 2012

Britain’s Laura Robson competes in her first WTA final as she takes on Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-Wei in the Guangzhou International Open.

British Eurosport has announced that it has put together a last-minute deal to broadcast exclusive live coverage of the match, starting at 8am on Saturday, September 22.

The 18-year-old will be looking to cause another huge upset and become the first British woman to win a WTA Tour event in 24 years.

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LONDON 2012: Olympic Games – Weightlifting

January 1, 2000

Weightlifting will showcase a test of pure strength – the oldest and most basic form of physical competition.

The aim of Weightlifting is simple: to lift more weight than anyone else, and the result is pure sporting theatre of the most dramatic kind and a real spectator favourite.

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LONDON 2012: Olympics Games – Trampoline

January 1, 2000

Prepare to be dazzled by the athletes in the Trampoline competition at the London 2012 Games, the newest of the three Gymnastics disciplines on the Olympic programme.

Since making its Olympic debut at the Sydney Games in 2000, the sport has consistently featured awe-inspiring displays of acrobatic excellence, with athletes jumping to heights of up to 10 metres.

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LONDON 2012: Olympic Games – Table Tennis

January 1, 2000

Power, subtlety and lightning-fast reflexes will all be on display at ExCeL during the Olympic Table Tennis competition.

The sport has come a long way from its origins in the late 19th century, when it developed as an after-dinner game played by upper-class English families.

More than a century later, Table Tennis is a breathtaking spectacle that blends power, speed, skill and subtlety, and is the biggest participation sport in the world.

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LONDON 2012: Olympic Games – Diving

January 1, 2000

Diving requires acrobatic excellence and supreme coordination skills, as athletes dive from heights of up to 10m into the waters below.

Great Britain’s best hope of a medal rests with teenage sensation Tom Daley and his dive partner Pete Waterfield in the synchronised 10m platform.

But China remain the nation to beat, having won all eight Olympic disciplines at the last World Championships.

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