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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LONDON 2012: Olympics Watch – Sunday 12th August

August 11, 2012

London 2012 reaches its final day of competition, with the remaining 14 of the 302 gold medals set to be decided.

British hopes for success on the last day will come from the concluding men’s boxing finals at the ExCel Arena.

Of the seven men Britain entered into the boxing competition, three qualified for the gold medal bouts of their respective weight classes, and today will see Freddie Evans compete in the welterweight division and Anthony Joshua in the super heavyweight class.

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LONDON 2012: Olympics Watch – Tues 31st July

July 29, 2012

London 2012 enters its fourth day of competition and there is plenty to enjoy from a British perspective throughout the day.

Forty years have passed since GB last won team eventing gold, but this is their strongest team in generations. The team final begins at 10.30am on BBC One with the individual final, where British hopes are also high, to follow.

William Fox-Pitt (above) will be a strong contender in the individual final, with German Michael Jung is aiming to achieve an unprecedented hat-trick – by winning the World, European and Olympic titles in the same year.

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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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LONDON 2012: Olympic Games on the BBC

July 13, 2012

The countdown to the London 2012 Olympic Games is almost over as the world’s biggest sporting event arrives in the UK, and the BBC will be there to ensure that viewers will never miss a moment of this once-in-a-lifetime event.

After more than seven years in the making, London’s proud moment has finally arrived as the city welcomes more than 17,000 athletes and millions of spectators from across the UK and around the world for the greatest sporting show on earth.

The BBC will be out in force across all 17 days of Olympic competition, providing its most comprehensive and ambitious Olympic Games coverage ever.

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LONDON 2012: BBC announces Olympics presenters line-up

December 2, 2011

The BBC has announced its presenting line-up for its coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The presentation team will be based in the main studio and at key venues, and will front the corporation’s most extensive coverage of the Olympic Games on BBC Television, spanning over 18 hours throughout the day. Read the rest of this entry »


LONDON 2012: Olympic Games – Gymnastics Artistic

January 1, 2000

The grace, strength and skill of Olympic gymnasts have been astonishing audiences since the Games in Ancient Greece, where Gymnastics was regarded as the perfect symmetry between mind and body.

Artistic Gymnastics, the best known of the three Gymnastics disciplines, is always among the most popular competitions at the Games.

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