LONDON 2012: Olympic Games – Meet the BBC team

July 23, 2012

BBC Sport’s full line-up of presenters and commentary teams for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Leading figures from the world of sport such as Sir Steve Redgrave, Michael Johnson, Denise Lewis and Tim Henman are joined by household names from BBC television, including Gary Lineker, Clare Balding, Sue Barker, Barry Davies, Jake Humphrey and Matt Baker.

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FOOTBALL: UEFA Euro 2012 Final – Spain v Italy – Live on BBC One & ITV1

June 29, 2012

After 30 matches over three compelling weeks, just Spain and Italy remain in Euro 2012 and they will now play for the right to be crowned European champions.

You will be able to watch every moment of what promises to be an historic night of international football at Kiev’s impressive Olympic Stadium this Sunday (July 1), with live coverage of the UEFA Euro 2012 Final on BBC One and ITV1.

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FOOTBALL: BBC holds on to Premier League highlights until 2016

May 25, 2012

Match of the Day will stay on the air until at least 2016 after the BBC secured a new three-year extension to screen Premier League highlights, taking the programme through to its 50th anniversary.

The BBC has retained their free-to-air highlights package, including the traditional Saturday evening Match of the Day programme, the Sunday morning repeat, Match of the Day 2 on Sunday evenings, and selected midweek editions for the occasions when Premier League fixtures justify a show.

The new £180m deal, a 3.9% increase on the £173m it pays for its current deal, starts from the beginning of the 2013/2014 season.

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