OLYMPICS: BBC Sport launches new Olympic magazine series

June 11, 2013

Almost a year on from the spectacular London 2012 Games, BBC Sport has announced it is to launch a new Olympic magazine series and broadcast campaign encouraging sports participation across the UK.

Inspire: The Olympic Journey – a new monthly series airing on Saturday afternoons on BBC One – will celebrate the biggest names, the rising stars and the unsung heroes of Olympic sport.

Presented by Gabby Logan, the series will be accompanied by Get Inspired, a multiplatform, pan-BBC initiative to promote participation and help individuals get more involved in grass-root sporting activities.

GLASGOW 2014: BBC lines up multiple live streams for 2014 Commonwealth Games

April 30, 2013

The BBC has revealed its first plans for coverage of next summer’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

The corporation has promised to provide the most comprehensive Commonwealth Games output to UK audiences in the event’s history.

Ken MacQuarrie, director of BBC Scotland, has pledged the corporation will operate 15 separate streams from 17 of the 19 venues to audiences throughout Scotland and the UK.

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GLASGOW 2014: BBC to screen Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

June 30, 2011

BBC Sport has won the rights to screen exclusive coverage of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

The £5m deal means the corporation will broadcast events on television and radio and provide online coverage for the home nations.

In addition to securing the rights to broadcast the 2014 Games, the BBC has also agreed to work with the organisers on a number of fronts, including assistance in appointing a host production broadcaster.

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