MOTORSPORT: 2013 North West 200 – Live on BBC Northern Ireland

May 12, 2013

BBC Sport NI will provide extensive coverage of the 2013 Vauxhall International North West 200 road races on TV, radio and online, plus high-definition coverage of the event for the first time.

Now in its 84th year, the North West 200 of 2013 looks set to be one of the most closely contested for many years with the organisers securing a top quality international line-up, featuring several stars from both road and circuit racing.

Live online coverage via the BBC Sport NI website will begin with the first practice session on Tuesday, May 14, followed by practice and evening races on Thursday, May 16, then the concluding races on Saturday, May 18, with two seperate highlights shows on BBC One NI following.

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MOTORSPORT: BBC Sport NI to cover 2013 North West 200 in HD

February 26, 2013

BBC Northern Ireland’s coverage of the North West 200 will be enhanced by the announcement that the event will be televised in high-definition for the first time in 2013.

The famous motorcycling event is in its 84th year and attracts bikers and fans of road racing from all corners of the world. The 2013 event takes place over the weekend of May 15-18.

Coverage of the 2013 North West 200 will be shown on BBC One NI as well as BBC One NI HD, and includes an extended Friday night preview programme, plus two one-hour highlights programmes, all presented by Stephen Watson and Phillip McCallen.

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SNOOKER: Betfair Masters 2013 – Live on BBC TV & British Eurosport

January 9, 2013

BBC Sport and British Eurosport will have full coverage of the 2013 Betfair Masters, snooker’s most prestigious invitation event featuring 16 of the world’s leading players.

The tournament promises to be the perfect start to the new year for all snooker fans and will be played at one of London’s finest venues, Alexandra Palace, which stages the event for the second successive year.

Extensive live coverage of all eight days of the event begins on Sunday, January 13, concluding with the showpiece final a week later.

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WINTER SPORTS: European Curling Championships 2012 – Live on British Eurosport

December 6, 2012

Sweden plays hosts the 2012 European Curling Championships as the continent’s top men’s and women’s teams head to Karlstad for seven days of competition.

With the focus for the top teams increasingly turning to the 2014 Winter Olympic games in Sochi just some 14 months away, a high standard of curling is expected, with both Scotland teams hoping to challenge for medals.

British Eurosport will have live and delayed coverage of the championships from December 8-15, with additional live matches available via Eurosport Player.

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SNOOKER: UK Championship 2012 – Live on BBC TV & British Eurosport

November 26, 2012

World snooker’s finest are in York to contest the 2012 WilliamHill.com UK Championship and you can follow all the action with BBC Sport and British Eurosport.

The tournament is the second biggest ranking event on the calendar after the World Championship and is one of snooker’s Triple Crown events.

Last year, Judd Trump (above) claimed the UK title, his second ranking event of his career, after taking seven frames in a row on the way to beating Mark Allen 10-8, in a gripping match in which he eventually had to hold off a strong comeback from his opponent.

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TENNIS: WTA Championships 2012 – Live on British Eurosport

October 21, 2012

British Eurosport will broadcast live coverage of the season-ending TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships from Istanbul.

The finale to the WTA Tour season features this year’s top eight singles players and top four doubles teams, who will be competing for a share of almost $5m in prize money at the Sinan Erdem Dome from October 23-28.

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LONDON 2012: Paralympic Games on Channel 4

August 20, 2012

After years of working and waiting, countless months of heady anticipation, and weeks of building excitement, the London 2012 Paralympic Games have finally arrived.

Channel 4 will provide comprehensive coverage across all 12 days of competition, where viewers will witness unfettered sporting brilliance, courage, talent, triumph and tragedy, as dreams are made and broken in the cauldron of top class competitive sport.

The 2012 Paralympics will be the biggest event in Channel 4’s 30-year history, with almost 500 hours of live coverage will be broadcast during the twelve days of competition, marking the most extensive Paralympic Games coverage ever broadcast in the UK.

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