BOXING: DeGale v Bozic live on Channel 5 / European Amateur Champs highlights on BBC Two

June 5, 2013

Channel 5 will screen live coverage of James DeGale’s latest WBC Super Middleweight Silver title defence at Glow in Bluewater on Saturday (June 8).

DeGale claimed his 15th professional victory from 16 fights just four weeks ago with a second-round stoppage of Sebastien Demers in Canada, and he will be expecting to prevail once again against his Croatian opponent, who has lost three of his last six contests.

There’s a double of dose of international boxing on terrestrial television this weekend as BBC Two presents highlights of this week’s European Amateur Championships from Belarus on Sunday afternoon.

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FOOTBALL: ITV wins live rights to England qualifiers for Euro 2016 and World Cup 2018

May 14, 2013

ITV will exclusively show live coverage of all England’s international football matches both home and away for the Euro 2016 and 2018 World Cup qualifying competitions.

The new agreement with UEFA, who are selling broadcast rights to European-based international qualifiers for the first time, continues and expands the ITV’s commitment to showing live, free-to-air coverage of the England football team.

Also included in the deal, reported to be worth £100m, are the rights for ITV4 to broadcast 20 qualifying games featuring non-home nations teams.

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GYMNASTICS: European Artistic Championships 2013 – Live on BBC Sport

April 17, 2013

BBC Sport will have coverage of the key events from the 2013 European Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Russia.

Some of Great Britain’s London 2012 medallists, including Dan Purvis, Max Whitlock and Sam Oldham, return to action as the road to the Rio Olympics in 2016 gets underway in Moscow this week (April 17-21).

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FOOTBALL: UEFA Women’s Euro 2013 Draw – Live on British Eurosport

November 8, 2012

England will find out who they will face in the group stages at next summer’s UEFA European Women’s Championship when the draw for the 2013 tournament is made in Gothenburg on Friday.

Twelve teams have booked their place at the 2013 finals, including hosts Sweden, holders Germany and France, who have all been placed as the top seeds for draw.

You can watch full coverage of the draw as it unfolds inside the Svenska Mässan Exhibition and Congress Centre in Gothenburg on British Eurosport from 5.30pm, with updates on BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website, plus live streaming on the UEFA website.

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ATHLETICS: European Championships 2012 – Live on BBC & Eurosport

June 23, 2012

BBC TV and Eurosport will have extensive coverage of the 2012 European Athletics Championships from Helsinki, Finland.

With the London 2012 edging ever closer, fans can watch some of the potential medallists in action, including a selection of Great Britain’s best prospects, throughout the five days of action which will involve 50 countries and more than of 1,600 competitors.

It is the first time that European athletics’ flagship event has been held in an Olympic year, with this edition marking the beginning of a new two-year cycle having previously been held every four years.

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FOOTBALL: UEFA Euro 2012 – Live on ITV

May 30, 2012

ITV Sport is set to bring football fans comprehensive coverage of what promises to be a fantastic Euro 2012 tournament in Poland and Ukraine.

The action kicks off on the opening day on June 8, and will include England’s opening game at Euro 2012 against France three days later.

Adrian Chiles lead’s ITV’s coverage and will be joined by an all-star panel of experts to guide viewers through all the drama, with the ITV team based in a specially constructed studio in Warsaw, Poland.

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FOOTBALL: UEFA Euro 2012 – Live on the BBC

May 30, 2012

It is the biggest ever summer of sport on the BBC, and the UEFA European Football Championships in Poland and Ukraine will take centre stage throughout the whole of June, with extensive TV, radio and online coverage.

Kicking off on June 8 and culminating with the final in Kiev on July 1, the BBC TV’s coverage of the continent’s showpiece event will be led once again by Gary Lineker, with 16 live games to broadcast on BBC One and BBC Three, including a potential England quarter final, both semi finals and the final.

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