Sport on BBC this week – listings, highlights, what to watch


The sporting world could also be on maintain given the coronavirus pandemic however BBC are persevering with to deliver us all some advantageous sports activities motion to absorb amid the uncertainty. will deliver you a weekly replace showcasing a few of the finest sports activities content material developing on BBC this week.

Examine our our highlights for the week forward…

Final up to date: Wednesday 22nd April

Wednesday 22nd April

From 12:00pm, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport on-line – ePremier League Invitational Event

Raheem Sterling and Wilfred Zaha go head-to-head in at present’s opening recreation of the Final 16

4:00pm, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport on-line – Digital Swiss 5

Race one: Agarn – Leukerbad – 26.6km. There are two climbs with the primary a lot more durable than the second. Regardless of the shortness of the race, the riders will ascend 1,192m in complete.

Thursday 23rd April

From 12:00pm, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport on-line – ePremier League Invitational Event

4:00pm, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport on-line – Digital Swiss 5

Race two: Frauenfeld – Frauenfeld – 46km. 4 laps of an 11.5km circuit across the city that can host the beginning of the 2021 Tour de Suisse. There are a few quick, sharp inclines on every lap however with solely 180m of cumulative climbing, this ought to be a day for the sprinters.

Friday 24th April

From 12:00pm, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport on-line – ePremier League Invitational Event

4:00pm, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport on-line – Digital Swiss 5

Race three: Fiesch – Nufenenpass – 33.1km. A benign begin to the race will see the riders sort out a comparatively flat opening 20km. However then the scary Nufenenpass kicks in. It’s the highest highway move in Switzerland, and the summit end at 2,478m means the riders should climb greater than 1,000m in altitude over the ultimate dozen kilometres. When you fancy your possibilities, there’s a ‘fan race’ proper after the professionals have had a go.

Saturday 25th April

12:00pm, BBC One – Soccer Focus

On this week’s programme, Dan Walker checks in with Wolves captain Conor Coady, James Milner takes on a plank problem, extra of your targets at residence, plus a traditional match, voted for by the viewers.

1:15pm, BBC One – Eliud Kipchoge: My Sub Two Hour Marathon

Famous person Eliud Kipchoge talks completely to BBC Sport about how he grew to become the primary athlete to run a marathon in lower than two hours, and what retains him motivated to go sooner. Giving unique entry all areas from his coaching camp in Kenya, Kipchoge appears to be like again at his file breaking feat describing how he did it and we hear from these closest to him who reveal simply what makes him so particular. The Olympic and world champion made headlines everywhere in the world final October when he raced into the historical past books – a feat which has turned him into a world sporting famous person.

1:45pm, BBC One – World Cup Rewind

Man Mowbray appears to be like again at a few of the most fun matches in World Cup historical past. This week’s episode consists of Northern Eire’s traditional encounter with Spain in 1982, Brazil’s thrilling five-goal 1998 quarter-final conflict with Denmark and South Korea’s try to upset Italy in 2002.

2:45pm, BBC Two – World Snooker: Crucible Classics

Hazel Irvine introduces one other Crucible Basic that includes nice rivals Stephen Hendry and Jimmy White. Jimmy was showing in his fifth ultimate and sixth in complete and was nonetheless ready to elevate the trophy. Hendry, who’d performed all the Championship with a fractured elbow after a toilet fall, edged an exciting ultimate with a cool clearance below stress after White had missed a routine black off the spot within the deciding body.

From 3:00pm, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport on-line – ePremier League Invitational Event Semi-Finals and Closing

4:00pm, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport on-line – Digital Swiss 5

Race 4: Oberlangenegg – Langnau – 36.8km. The fearsome Schallenberg mountain is the primary of two climbing checks however the second half of the race is downhill so count on a quick end into Langnau.

4:00pm, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport on-line – Method E Race At Residence Problem

10:20pm, BBC One – Match Of The Day: Prime 10: Bonkers Moments

Gary Lineker, Ian Wright and Alan Shearer debate the Prime 10 most bonkers moments in Premier League historical past. Darren Bent’s beachball aim in opposition to Liverpool, Luis Suarez biting Branislav Ivanovic and Eric Cantona’s notorious kung-fu kick are simply a few of the incidents to function.

11:00pm, BBC One – Match of Their Day

The Match of the Day pundits take management of the working order selecting three matches from the archives and revealing a few of the tales behind every recreation to Gary Lineker. This week it’s the flip of Danny Murphy who appears to be like again on a Merseyside Derby, a relegation traditional and the day Manchester United got here from 3-Zero down to beat Spurs 5-3.

Sunday 26th April

1:10pm, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport on-line – Digital Swiss 5

Race 5: Camperio – Disentis-Sedrun – 36km. The primary 15km is all uphill, over the Lukmanier Go, which tops out at 1,975m. The next 15km are down the opposite aspect however riders will want to reserve a bit of power for the kick up to the end within the ultimate six kilometres.

2:00pm, BBC One – The 1981 London Marathon: An Historic First

In March 1981, the very first London Marathon was held with simply over 7,00Zero working the race. At this time, over 40,00Zero participate making it one of many largest and far liked occasions within the sporting calendar. In this particular programme, we glance again at that historic first occasion, reliving the wonderful end to the lads’s race which resulted in a lifeless warmth and all noticed within the backdrop of how London regarded 40 years in the past.

3:00pm, BBC Sport on-line, Pink Button, BBC iPlayer – World Cup 2018 Rewind

Watch a full replay of England’s dramatic last-16 tie in opposition to Colombia on the World Cup in Russia in 2018. England had not gained a knockout match at a significant event since 2006 heading into this encounter – may Gareth Southgate’s aspect break that hoodoo in Russia?

3:00pm, BBC Two – World Snooker: Crucible Classics

At this time’s Crucible Basic, launched by Hazel Irvine, is a semi-final from 2002 between Stephen Hendry and Ronnie O’Sullivan. Ronnie had stoked the hearth forward of the match with a verbal assault on the Scot however Hendry received his revenge, prevailing 17-13 in an thrilling encounter full of top quality breaks. It was a bittersweet second for Hendry although as his quest for an eighth World Crown was ended by Peter Ebdon within the ultimate.

BBC Sport on TV

Sport reveals will predominantly be proven on BBC One and BBC Two all through the lockdown interval. Try the person channels for reveals listed above.

BBC Sport stay stream

In fact, all BBC programming might be out there to watch stay on BBC iPlayer.

The BBC Sounds app additionally incorporates loads of additional audio content material together with the hit That Peter Crouch Podcast.


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