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

April 15, 2013

Snooker’s greatest prize is up for grabs in Sheffield as the city plays host to 17 days of slow-burning tension and drama with 32 of the world’s finest players going head-to-head for the 2013 World Championship trophy.

Last year’s winner Ronnie O’Sullivan returns to the Crucible Theatre to defend his title, marking his high-profile comeback to the sport following self-imposed break, and is among the favourites for glory despite having played just one competitive match since his Sheffield triumph last May.

BBC Sport and British Eurosport will have comprehensive coverage of the 2013 Betfair World Championship across all platforms, with the tournament starting in Sheffield on Saturday, April 20, running until May 6.

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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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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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RACING: QIPCO British Champions Day 2012 – Live on BBC One

October 15, 2012

The climax to the QIPCO British Champions Series takes place this Saturday as Flat racing’s end-of-season championship event at Ascot crowns the best horses of 2012.

QIPCO British Champions Day brings the curtain down on an exciting and historic season, with the headlines set to be dominated by what is probably the final appearance of the feted Frankel, regarded in some quarters as the best racehorse in history.

BBC Sport will have all the action covered on what promises to be a memorable occasion for thousands of racegoers and fans on Saturday, October 20.

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RACING: Royal Ascot 2012 – Live on BBC TV

June 13, 2012

The pinnacles of sport and fashion collide once again at Royal Ascot, the world’s most famous flat race meeting, with extensive coverage for the last time on BBC Television.

A national institution and one of the centrepieces of the British social calendar, Ascot’s flagship event is more than just a race meeting for the thousands that gather at the famous racecourse each year.

Its unique blend of tradition, pageantry, fashion and style make it one of the most eagerly anticipated occasions of the summer, and BBC TV has coverage 24 of the 30 races live on BBC One or BBC Two, with the remaining races behind the Red Button.

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SNOOKER: Betfred.com World Championship – Live on BBC TV & British Eurosport

April 16, 2012

Snooker’s greatest showpiece gets underway this weekend as the iconic Crucible Theatre in Sheffield once again plays hosts the sport’s biggest stars in the Betfred.com World Championship.

BBC Television and British Eurosport will provide comprehensive live coverage throughout the 17-day tournament, where four-time champion John Higgins (above) defends his title.

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