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Sports broadcasting contracts in the United Kingdom

This article refers to sports broadcasting rights in the United Kingdom. For a list of sports broadcasting rights in other countries, see List of sports television broadcast contracts.

Certain sporting events are protected by the Ofcom Code on Sports and Other Listed and Designated Events and must be broadcast live and free-to-air on terrestrial television in the UK.

Presently, free-to-air means a TV channel which is free and covers 98% of the population.[1] Qualifying free-to-air channels are BBC One, BBC Two, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5. All with Ofcom rules and regulations.

Association footballEdit

TelevisionEdit

Broadcasting contracts for football (television) – International matches
Event Broadcasters (free-to-air) Broadcasters (paid) Ofcom Broadcast details
FIFA World Cup BBC Sport None Category A All matches live on BBC Sport or ITV with final live on both broadcasters in 2022[2]
ITV
FIFA World Cup qualification ITV Sky Sports
  • UEFA :
    All matches (exclude England) live in English on Sky Sports.
    England live matches and highlights of other matches in English on ITV.
    Wales live matches in Welsh on S4C.
    Highlights of NI, Scotland, and Wales matches in English on BBC, until 2022..
  • AFC:
    Selected first and second round matches live on MyCujoo until 2020.
  • CONMEBOL:
    TBA until 2021 or 2022.
  • CAF:
    Selected matches live on FIFATV Youtube channel
BBC Sport
Mycujoo
YouTube
FIFA Women's World Cup BBC Sport None All matches live for 2019. Scotland matches also available in Gaelic on BBC Sport.
FIFA Youth World Cups FreeSports None Live coverage of FIFA U-20 and U-17 Men's and Women's World Cups until 2022
UEFA European Championship BBC Sport None Category A Shared coverage of all matches live (until semi-finals) and simulcast live final
ITV
UEFA European Championship Qualifiers ITV Sky Sports
  • All matches (exclude England) live in English on Sky Sports
  • England live matches and highlights of other matches in English on ITV.
  • Wales live matches in Welsh on S4C
  • Highlights of NI, Scotland, and Wales matches in English on BBC

until 2020.

S4C
BBC Sport
UEFA Nations League ITV Sky Sports All matches live in English on Sky Sports. Wales live matches in Welsh on S4C. Highlights of NI, Scotland, and Wales matches in English on BBC. Highlights of England and other matches in English on ITV. Until 2021.
S4C
BBC Sport
UEFA Women's Championship BBC Sport None All matches live until 2021[3]
UEFA European Under-21 Championship ITV Sky Sports Live until 2021 on Sky Sports. Highlights on ITV.
UEFA Youth European Championships BBC Sport None Live coverage of UEFA U-19 and U-17 Men's and Women's Championships in 2019. England, Scotland, and selected other matches live on BBC. Other matches that not aired on BBC also available on UEFA.tv.[4][5][6][7]
UEFA.tv
Africa Cup of Nations YouTube None All matches live
Copa América FreeSports Premier Sports All 26 matches live on Premier Sports, with encore and highlights also available on FreeSports in 2019
CONCACAF Gold Cup FreeSports Premier Sports All 31 matches live on FreeSports, with encore and highlights also available on Premier Sports in 2019
  England national football team matches ITV Sky Sports Qualifiers and pre-tournament friendlies live on ITV until 2022[8][9]
Nations League matches and in-season friendlies live on Sky Sports until 2021
  England under-21 national football team matches ITV BT Sport Home friendlies and qualifiers live on BT Sport. Highlights on ITV.
  England women's national football team matches BBC Sport BT Sport
  Germany national football teams matches YouTube None Live coverage of Men's U-21, Men's U-20, and Women's teams (exclude the matches featuring Home Nations and England) on German Football YouTube channel.
  Northern Ireland national football team matches BBC Sport Sky Sports Nations League, Qualifiers, and friendlies live on Sky Sports with highlights of Nations League and European Qualifiers on BBC until 2022
  Republic of Ireland national football team matches None Sky Sports Nations League, Qualifiers and friendlies live until 2022
  Scotland national football team matches BBC Sport Sky Sports Nations League, Qualifiers and friendlies live on Sky Sports with highlights of Nations League and European Qualifiers on BBC until 2022
  Wales national football team matches BBC Sport Sky Sports Nations League, qualifiers and friendlies live in English on Sky Sports and in Welsh on S4C with highlights on BBC
BBC Sport
Broadcasting contracts for football (television) – Club matches
Event Broadcaster Broadcast details
FIFA Club World Cup Unknown Next edition in 2019 and 2020
  UEFA Champions League BT Sport Live until 2021.[10][11] Qualification and play-off matches are included in the contract.
  UEFA Europa League
  UEFA Youth League
  UEFA Super Cup Live until 2020
  UEFA Women's Champions League Final only live until 2021
BBC Sport Selected home nations club's matches, exclude final
BBC Sport Scottish team matches only, exclude final
All club's channels Selected matches, exclude final
  Premier League Sky Sports 128 live games (packages B, C, D and E) until 2022, plus live coverage of the Asia Trophy for 2019 and 2021.
BT Sport 52 live games (packages A and G) until 2022
Amazon Prime Video 20 live games per season (package F) until 2022
BBC Sport Highlights until 2022. Match Of The Day on Saturday nights, the Sunday morning Match Of The Day repeat, MOTD2 on Sunday nights, Football Focus, MOTDx and The Premier League Show through to and including the 2021/22 season.[12]
  English Football League Sky Sports 183 live matches per-season on Sky Sports plus live play-off matches and final with a further 80 matches across digital and interactive platforms
Quest Highlights until 2022
  National League BT Sport One match a week until 2021, including end of season play-offs, plus weekly highlights[13]
FreeSports Weekly highlights
  FA Women's Super League BT Sport Live
BBC Sport Live matches on BBC Sport and highlights on BBC Sport.
  FA Cup BBC Sport 16 matches per season including final live until 2021. Additional matches involving Welsh clubs on BBC Sport or S4C. One live match per qualifying round on BBC Sport and BBC Sport website.
18 Live matches per season including, 6 matches from the first and second rounds and the final live from 2021–2025[14]
BT Sport 30 live matches per season including final until 2021
ITV 20 live matches per season including the final from 2021–2025[15]
  FA Women's Cup BBC Sport Semi-finals and final Live
  FA Community Shield BT Sport Live until 2020
ITV Live from 2021–2025[15]
BBC Sport Highlights until 2025
  EFL Cup Sky Sports 15 live matches per season until 2024
Quest Highlights until 2022
  EFL Trophy Sky Sports Live until 2024
Quest Highlights of final until 2022
  FA Trophy & FA Vase BT Sport Finals live
  FA Youth Cup ITV Four matches including final live on ITV
  NIFL Premiership Sky Sports Up to 5 live matches until 2022
BBC Sport 10 Live Matches & Highlights on Final Score and Irish League Show until 2021
  Irish Cup BBC Sport 3 matches live on BBC (2 early rounds plus final live)
  Northern Ireland Football League Cup Sky Sports Final live until 2022
  SuperCupNI BBC Sport 16 live games available on BBC Sport.
  Scottish Professional Football League Sky Sports 30 live matches per season until 2020
48 live matches per season from 2020–2025[16]
BT Sport 30 live matches per season plus play-offs live until 2020[17]
BBC Sport 38 delayed matches on Saturday evenings and 6 live Scottish Championship or Scottish League One matches
BBC Sport Highlights
  Scottish Cup Premier Sports 8 live matches including one exclusive semi-final, and final also free-to-air highlights until 2024[18]
BBC Sport 11 live matches including one match in rounds 1-3, and final until 2024
  Scottish League Cup BT Sport 13 live matches each season until 2020
Premier Sports 12 to 16 live matches per season and free-to-air highlights from 2020 until 2025 [19]
  Scottish Challenge Cup BBC Sport Up to 21 live matches
S4C One match per round involving Welsh teams and final live.
BT Sport Semi Finals and final live in 2019.
  Scottish Junior Cup BBC Sport Final live
  Scottish Youth Cup FreeSports Live until 2021
  Welsh Premier League BBS Sport One weekly live match plus highlights on Sgorio on S4C Mondays[20]
  Welsh Cup BBC Sport One live game also on S4C from round three onwards plus highlights
  Bundesliga BT Sport Live until 2021.[21]
  DFB-Pokal YouTube Live coverage on German Football YouTube channel.
  DFL-Supercup BT Sport Live until 2020.
  Serie A Premier Sports Live coverage until 2020–21 and highlights on FreeSports[22]
FreeSports
  Coppa Italia BT Sport Live until 2021.[23]
  Supercoppa Italiana BT Sport Live until 2020.[24]
  Ligue 1 BT Sport Live until 2021.[25]
  Championnat National 1 YouTube Live
  Coupe de la Ligue BT Sport Live until 2021.
  Coupe de France Premier Sports Live coverage, starting from the quarter-finals in 2018–19.[26]
FreeSports
  Eredivisie Premier Sports Live coverage until 2020–21[27]
FreeSports
  Primeira Liga FreeSports Up to two live matches per week.[28]
  La Liga Premier Sports Live coverage until 2021–22 season[29]
  Segunda División YouTube All matches (exclude play-offs) live in 2019–20 season
  Copa del Rey YouTube Live
  Supercopa de España YouTube Live
  Allsvenskan Premier Sports Live until 2021
FreeSports
  Ekstraklasa YouTube Live
  Russian Premier League YouTube Up to 4 matches per week live
  A-League BT Sport Full coverage[30]
  FFA Cup BT Sport Live
  Chinese Super League Premier Sports Live until 2021[31]
FreeSports
  J-League Rakuten Up to 3 matches per week live on Rakuten TV in 2019[32]
    Major League Soccer Sky Sports Live in 2019
Premier Sports
FreeSports

RadioEdit

  • BBC Radio 5 Live

Around 140 live Premier League commentaries per season until 2021/22, including first-pick Saturday 15:00 matches, plus Sunday 14:00 and 16:30 games and matches on Monday, Friday and Saturday nights.

Live FA Cup and EFL Cup commentaries

Reports and goalflashes from EFL matches

Live UEFA Champions League commentaries and semi finals and final of UEFA Europa League

  • talkSPORT

105 Premier League commentaries per season on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2 until 2021/22, including Saturday matches at 12:30, 15:00 (second-pick) and 17:30 and Sunday games at 12:00

110 live matches from EFL plus play-off semi-finals and finals

Live FA Cup and EFL Cup commentaries

Live commentaries of selected matches in the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League

  • Independent Radio News

Live reports and goalflashes from every Premier League match for the UK commercial radio network

  • BBC Radio Scotland

Live commentaries from SPFL matches until 2019/20 plus Scottish Cup, Scottsh League Cup and Scotland international matches

  • Clyde 1

Preview, half-time and full-time reports from SPFL matches on Superscoreboard

  • RockSport Radio

Preview, half-time and full-time reports from SPFL matches

  • BBC World Service

Over 50 live Premier League commentaries of 5 Live 15:00 Saturday and 16:30 Sunday matches

Rugby unionEdit

TelevisionEdit

Broadcasting contracts for rugby union (Television)
Event Broadcaster Broadcast details
Rugby World Cup ITV All 48 matches live in English until 2023[33]
S4C 9 live matches in Welsh for 2019 including opening match, all Wales games and final
Sevens World Series Sky Sports Live matches
ITV highlights on ITV
World Rugby Under 20 Championship ITV Live until 2019
(2017: highlights of group matches on ITV with semi-finals and final live)
S4C Welsh matches only, live in Welsh until 2019
YouTube Live on World Rugby's YouTube channel
World Rugby Under 20 Trophy YouTube Live on World Rugby's YouTube channel
Women's Rugby World Cup YouTube Live
Six Nations Championship BBC Sport Wales, Scotland, and France home matches in English until 2021.
ITV England, Ireland, and Italy home matches in English until 2021.
S4C Welsh matches only, live in Welsh.
British and Irish Lions Sky Sports Live in 2017.[34]
  England Autumn internationals Sky Sports Live on Sky Sports until 2020
BBC Sport Highlights until 2019
  England Saxons Sky Sports Live until 2020
  England national under-20 rugby union team and England national under-18 rugby union team Sky Sports Live until 2020
  England women's national rugby union team internationals Sky Sports Live until 2020
  Scotland national rugby union team Autumn Internationals BBC Sport Live in 2019
BT Sport
  Wales Rugby Union Team Internationals BBC Sport Live in 2019
S4C
  Ireland national rugby union team Autumn internationals Channel 4 Live until 2021
  France national rugby union team Autumn Internationals FreeSports Live in 2018
  Italy national rugby union team Autumn Internationals FreeSports Live in 2018
SANZAAR Sky Sports Live coverage of South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, and Argentina test, including all of The Rugby Championship and Super Rugby matches until 2020[35][36]
All-Ireland League (rugby union) Sky Sports Live
European Rugby Champions Cup BT Sport All matches exclusively live until 2022
Channel 4 9 matches live (including one quarter-final, one semi-final and the final); plus highlights of all other matches until 2022
European Rugby Challenge Cup BT Sport All matches Live until 2022
      Pro14 Premier Sports All 152 matches live until 2021
FreeSports one match per round until 2021
S4C 17 matches live
  Premiership Rugby BT Sport Up to 80 live matches per season until 2020–21[37][38][39]
Channel 5 5 matches per season and highlights of all other matches
  Premiership Rugby Sevens Series BT Sport Live matches
Channel 5 Highlights
  Premiership Rugby Cup BT Sport Live in 2018–19
Channel 5 Highlights
  RFU Championship Sky Sports Minimum of 11 matches per season live until 2020
  The Varsity Match BBC Sport Live until 2019; Women's Varsity Match live on BBC Sport
  Premier 15's Women Sky Sports Selected games live on Sky Sports
  Principality Premiership BBC Sport Live
  Welsh Varsity Rugby match YouTube Live
  Melrose Sevens BBC Sport Live
  Top 14 Sky Sports 55 matches per season live until 2019.
S4C Highlights
  Pro D2 Eurosport All matches live on Eurosport Player
      Super Rugby Sky Sports Live until 2020
  Mitre 10 Cup Sky Sports Live until 2020
  Currie Cup Sky Sports Live until 2020

RadioEdit

  • BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra

Commentary on Six Nations Championship, Autumn Internationals, Premiership Rugby and European Rugby Champions Cup matches
Live commentary on 2019 Rugby World Cup

  • BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio Cymru

Commentary on all Wales national rugby union team international matches
Live commentary on all Wales matches in 2019 Rugby World Cup
Commentary on British and Irish Lions tests on BBC Radio Cymru

  • BBC Radio Ulster

Commentary on all Ulster European Rugby Champions Cup matches and selected Ulster Pro 12 matches.
Live commentary on Ireland national rugby union team Six Nations Championship and Autumn International matches
Live commentary on all Ireland matches in 2019 Rugby World Cup

  • BBC Radio Scotland

Commentary on all Scotland national rugby union team Six Nations Championship matches
Live commentary on all Scotland matches in 2019 Rugby World Cup

  • talkSPORT

Commentary on Premiership Rugby and Anglo-Welsh Cup matches on Talksport and Talksport 2; reports on Six Nations Championship and Aviva Premiership matches on talkSPORT; commentary on the 2017 British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand.

  • Independent Radio News

Reports on Six Nations Championship, Autumn Internationals, Premiership Rugby and European Rugby Champions Cup matches.

CricketEdit

TelevisionEdit

Broadcasting contracts for cricket (television)
Event Broadcaster Broadcast details
Test match cricket in England and Wales Sky Sports All matches live until 2024[40]
BBC Sport Daily highlights until 2024[41]
One-day International and International Twenty20 Cricket in England and Wales Sky Sports All matches live until 2024
BBC Sport Highlights of ODI matches; 2 International T20 matches live per season until 2024
England women's cricket team Sky Sports Home Test matches, ODI and T20 internationals live until 2024
BBC Sport Two live matches per season until 2024
One-day International and International Twenty20 Cricket in Ireland YouTube Home ODI's and T20I's live on Cricket Ireland YouTube channel
Overseas test match and ODI cricket Sky Sports Live coverage of all England overseas Tours, plus Tests and ODIs, from South Africa, West Indies and New Zealand (until 2020)
Star India Live coverage on Star Gold & streaming service, Hotstar of Tests, ODIs & T20Is from India
BT Sport Live coverage of test match, international and domestic cricket in Australia until 2021[42]
ICC Cricket World Cup Sky Sports Live until 2023[43]
ICC Women's World Cup Sky Sports Live until 2021[44]
ICC Champions Trophy Sky Sports Live until 2021[44]
ICC World Twenty20 Sky Sports Live until 2020[44]
ICC Women's T20 World Cup Sky Sports Live until 2022 [44]
ICC Under-19 World Cup Sky Sports Live until 2022 [44]
T20 Blast Sky Sports 36 live matches per season until 2024
The Hundred Sky Sports Live coverage of all games
BBC Sport 10 men's and 8 women's games live
Indian Premier League BT Sport All matches live in 2019. [45]
Star India All matches live on Star Gold and Hotstar in 2019. [46]
Big Bash League BT Sport All matches live on BT Sport until 2020
Women's Big Bash League BT Sport Selected matches live on BT Sport until 2020
Caribbean Premier League Sky Sports All 34 games live in 2019
Pakistan Super League Hum TV Live coverage in 2019
Bangladesh Premier League FreeSports Live
Global T20 Canada FreeSports Live
European Cricket League (T10) FreeSports Live

In-play video highlights clips of ICC events on BBC Sport until 2019
In-play video highlights clips of ECB home international and domestic events on BBC Sport website until 2024
Clips also available on Sky Sports and England and Wales Cricket Board websites

Fixed camera live streaming coverage of selected County matches via county cricket club websites

RadioEdit

  • BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra and BBC Radio 4 LW

Live Test Match Special commentary on all England home Test, ODI and T20 matches until 2024 and upcoming England tour of New Zealand in 2019
ICC Cricket World Cup, ICC Champions Trophy and ICC World Twenty20 matches
Commentary on Cricket Australia international matches via ABC Radio Grandstand, plus selected Big Bash League and Women's Big Bash League matches until 2022
Commentary on Indian Premier League matches until 2020

  • BBC Local Radio

Commentary on all 2019 County matches on BBC Sport website. Selected matches on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra and on BBC Local Radio.
All Derbyshire matches on BBC Radio Derby 1116 AM
All Worcestershire matches on BBC Hereford and Worcester 738 AM
All Hampshire matches on BBC Radio Solent 999 / 1359 AM
Essex One-Day Cup and T20 Blast matches on BBC Radio Essex 765 AM
Kent One-Day Cup and T20 Blast matches on BBC Radio Kent DAB
All Lancashire matches on BBC Radio Lancashire 855 AM

  • talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2

Commentary on England tour to Sri Lanka in 2018, West Indies in 2019 and South Africa in 2019-20

  • Independent Radio News

Hourly reports on England home test matches, ODI and T20 matches for UK commercial radio network

TennisEdit

Broadcasting contracts for tennis (television)
Event Broadcaster Broadcast details
Grand Slams
Wimbledon BBC Sport Live on BBC Sport until 2024[47]
Eurosport Daily highlights and men's singles and women's singles finals live until 2020
US Open Amazon Video Live until 2022[48]
French Open ITV Live on ITV4 with finals on ITV until 2021[49]
Eurosport Live until 2021[50]
Australian Open Eurosport Live until 2021[51]
BBC Sport Daily highlights until 2020
ATP
ATP Finals Amazon Video All matches live until 2022
BBC Sport Live coverage of afternoon sessions and the final until 2020
ATP World Tour Series Amazon Video Live until 2022[52]
ATP Challenger Tour Series ATP website Live on the ATP Challenger Tour website
WTA
WTA Tour BT Sport Live coverage of 52 tournaments per year until 2019
Amazon Video Live coverage of 49 tournaments per year from 2020-2024[53]
ITF
ITF Men's Circuit ITF website Selected tournaments live on ITF website
ITF Women's Circuit ITF website Selected tournaments live on ITF website
Other Tournaments
Queen's Club Championships BBC Sport Live until 2024[54]
Amazon Video Live until 2023
Eastbourne International BBC Sport Live until 2019 (women's tournament)
Amazon Video Live until 2023 (men's tournament)
Davis Cup BBC Sport Live coverage of Great Britain matches with BBC Sport coverage of other matches
Fed Cup BT Sport Live until 2019
Hopman Cup Eurosport Live until 2021
Laver Cup Amazon Video Live until 2022

RadioEdit

  • BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra

Commentary on all 4 Grand Slams plus the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, other selected ATP Masters 1000 events and the ATP Finals plus the Queens Club Championships and Great Britain Davis Cup matches

  • BBC World Service

Commentary on Wimbledon men's and women's singles finals

  • Talksport

Commentary from Australian Open in 2019

GolfEdit

Broadcasting contracts for golf (television)
Event Broadcaster Broadcast details
Majors
The Open Championship Sky Sports Live until 2024[55]
BBC Sport Daily highlights until 2021
The Masters Sky Sports Live coverage of all four rounds in 2019[56]
BBC Sport Highlights of Rounds 1 and 2 plus live coverage of Rounds 3 and 4 until 2019
US Open Sky Sports Live coverage in 2019[57]
US PGA Championship Sky Sports Live coverage in 2019
PGA Tour
US PGA Tour events Sky Sports 32 live PGA Tour events including FedEx Cup play-offs and Presidents Cup until 2021[58]
CNBC Europe Highlights
European Tour events Sky Sports 32 live events until 2022
LPGA Tour Sky Sports Up to seven events live
Other events
Ryder Cup Sky Sports Live until 2022
BBC Sport Highlights until 2022
World Golf Championships events Sky Sports Live until 2022
BMW PGA Championship Sky Sports Live until 2022
BBC Sport Highlights until 2021

RadioEdit

  • BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra

Commentary on The Open Championship, US Open, US Masters, PGA Championships, and the Ryder Cup

  • talkSPORT/talkSPORT2

Commentary on the Open Championship from Open Radio

MotorsportEdit

TelevisionEdit

Broadcasting contracts for motorsport (television)
Event Broadcaster Broadcast details
Motor racing
Formula One Sky Sports All races live on Sky Sports F1 until 2024 with British Grand Prix and selected races on Sky Sports Mix or Sky One
Channel 4 Highlights of all races and qualifying sessions; live coverage of the British Grand Prix in 2019[59]
FIA Formula 2 Championship Sky Sports Live practice, qualifying and races
FIA Formula 3 Championship Live qualifying and races
    IndyCar Series Sky Sports Live qualifying and races in 2019[60]
Formula E Eurosport Live until 2019–20
BT Sport Complete coverage of all races, qualifying, and practices live plus highlights.
YouTube All races, qualifying, and practices live
Quest Highlights of all races with four races live
BBC Sport All races live in 2018–19 at BBC Sport. Live coverage of the Hong Kong ePrix only on BBC.[61]
W Series Channel 4 Live in 2019[62]
  24 Hours of Le Mans Eurosport Live practice, qualifying and race. Parts of the race also on Quest
World Endurance Championship Eurosport
BT Sport
Blancpain GT Series BT Sport Live Sprint Cup races and partial live coverage of 24 Hours of Spa in 2018, highlights of Endurance Cup.
Also live on the Blancpain GT Series website.
Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters FreeSports Live in 2019
Porsche Supercup Eurosport
World Touring Car Cup Eurosport
World Rally Championship BT Sport Live
  Wales Rally GB BT Sport Live
S4C Highlights
  British Touring Car Championship ITV Live raceday on ITV4; Highlights on ITV until 2022; Qualifying live on itv.com/BTCC
  British GT Championship Channel 4 Highlights
Also live on the British GT website.
BT Sport Highlights
  British Rally Championship Channel 4 Highlights
BT Sport Highlights
  NASCAR Premier Sports Live
FreeSports Highlights
Supercars Championship FreeSports Live
Race of Champions Sky Sports Live in 2019
Goodwood Festival of Speed Sky Sports, BBC Sport and ITV Live on Sky Sports F1 and BBC Sport; highlights on ITV
Motorcycle racing
MotoGP BT Sport All sessions live until 2021[63]
Quest Highlights until 2020[64]
World Superbike Championship Eurosport Live
ITV Highlights
Motocross World Championship Eurosport All sessions live
  British Superbike Championship Eurosport Live qualifying and races until 2020, also on Quest[65]
ITV Highlights until 2018
  Isle of Man TT ITV Daily highlights on ITV until 2018
  North West 200 BBC Sport Live on BBC Sport; Highlights on BBC Sport.
  Ulster Grand Prix BBC Sport Highlights
  SGB Premiership BT Sport Live in 2018
Speedway Grand Prix BT Sport Live until 2018
Speedway Of Nations BT Sport Live until 2018

RadioEdit

All Formula One races live, qualifying sessions and some practices on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra until 2021
All Formula E races live from Formula E Radio on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra or BBC Sport website

Live commentary of the North West 200 and Ulster Grand Prix

Live commentary on Isle of Man TT races on Manx Radio TT on 1368 AM

BoxingEdit

TelevisionEdit

RadioEdit

Commentary on major fights involving British boxers

Mixed martial artsEdit

Multi-disciplines eventsEdit

TelevisionEdit

RadioEdit

AthleticsEdit

TelevisionEdit

RadioEdit

Commentary from IAAF World Championships, European Athletics Championships, IPC Athletics World Championships, IAAF Diamond League and UK Athletics major events

Commentary via BBC London on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra on London Marathon

Rugby leagueEdit

TelevisionEdit

*Rugby League European Championship: Live on BBC Sport

RadioEdit

Over 70 live Super League commentaries per season and Challenge Cup commentaries on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra; reports on BBC Radio 5 Live

Over 100 live Super League commentaries per season on Talksport 2 until 2020; reports on Talksport

Commentaries on Super League, Championship and Challenge Cup matches

Commentary on Wigan and St Helens matches on Wish FM and Warrington and Widnes matches on Wire FM

SnookerEdit

TelevisionEdit

Horse racingEdit

TelevisionEdit

RadioEdit

Commentary on all major races with full coverage of Cheltenham Festival, The Grand National and The Derby[83]

5 Live commentary on The Grand National

Commentary on major meetings including Cheltenham Festival, The Grand National, Royal Ascot and The Derby on Talksport and Talksport 2

EquestrianismEdit

TelevisionEdit

DartsEdit

TelevisionEdit

RadioEdit

RowingEdit

CyclingEdit

TelevisionEdit

RadioEdit

Tour de France: Commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra and BBC Sport website

SwimmingEdit

TelevisionEdit

RadioEdit

TriathlonEdit

TelevisionEdit

GymnasticsEdit

Gridiron Football (American Football)Edit

Television/StreamingEdit

RadioEdit

Ice hockeyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Field hockeyEdit

TelevisionEdit

BasketballEdit

TelevisionEdit

BaseballEdit

TelevisionEdit

SoftballEdit

TelevisionEdit

Winter sportsEdit

SailingEdit

TelevisionEdit

Gaelic gamesEdit

TelevisionEdit

RadioEdit

GAA live coverage of the Ulster Club and Ulster Senior Football Championships, and games in the National League, qualifiers and All-Ireland Championship involving Ulster counties until 2017

ShintyEdit

TelevisionEdit

NetballEdit

TelevisionEdit

BadmintonEdit

SquashEdit

BowlsEdit

TelevisionEdit

  • World Indoor Bowls Championships: Live on BBC Sport
  • Scottish International Indoor Open: Live on BBC Sport
  • Waterloo Championship: Live on ITV

Table tennisEdit

Australian rules footballEdit

TelevisionEdit

FutsalEdit

ArcheryEdit

TelevisionEdit

HandballEdit

VolleyballEdit

TelevisionEdit

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