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Sport on the BBC: Best of this week’s TV & radio coverage


Follow live coverage of the Challenge Cup final from Wembley across BBC TV, the BBC Sport website and mobile app

Find out the details of the major sports coverage on offer across BBC television, radio and online this week.

Visit our live guide for direct links to all our live sporting coverage – including text commentaries – while BBC Sport app users can also set event reminders so they never miss a moment of their favourite sports.

All times BST. Fixtures and event start times are subject to change. The BBC is not responsible for any changes that may be made. For more details of forthcoming coverage, visit the specific sport’s page on the website. Coverage on BBC Red Button can be subject to late schedule changes.

Friday, 25 August

Listen to live 5 live sports extra commentary from day one of the second Test as England face West Indies, followed by the T20 Blast quarter-finals. The Badminton World Championships continues on Connected TV and online, while Darren Fletcher and Jermaine Jenas preview the weekend’s football action on The Friday Football Social.

08:55-11:00, Formula 1 – Belgian Grand Prix, first practice, BBC Sport online

10:00-15:00 & 17:00-22:00, Badminton – World Championships, Connected TV and online

10:25-18:45, Cricket – England v West Indies, second Test, day one, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

12:55-15:00, Formula 1 – Belgian Grand Prix, second practice, BBC Sport online

13:00-14:00, The Friday Sports Panel, BBC Radio 5 live

14:20-19:00, Equestrian – Show Jumping, European Championships (repeat), BBC Red Button

18:45-22:30, Cricket – Surrey v Birmingham Bears, T20 Blast quarter-final, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:00-22:00, Football, The Friday Football Social, BBC Radio 5 live

19:30-23:10, Equestrian – Show Jumping: Team Event, Connected TV and online

Saturday, 26 August

Manchester City travel to Bournemouth in BBC Radio 5 live’s early commentary game, Hull FC and Wigan face each other at Wembley in the Challenge Cup final on BBC One, while the World Triathlon Series heads to Stockholm on the BBC Red Button and online.

05:00-05:30, Boxing – 5 live Boxing with Bunce and Costello, BBC Radio 5 live

05:30-06:00, Football – The Friday Football Social (edited repeat), BBC Radio 5 live

09:00-11:00, The Danny Baker Show, BBC Radio 5 live

09:55-11:30, Formula 1 – Belgian Grand Prix, third practice, BBC Sport online

10:00-15:00, Badminton – World Championships, Connected TV and online (coverage continues 17:00-22:00)

10:00-18:45, Cricket – England v West Indies, second Test, day two, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

11:00-12:00, Fighting Talk, BBC Radio 5 live

10:50-13:30, Triathlon – World Series: Stockholm, women’s elite race, BBC Red Button and online

12:00-13:00, Football – Football Focus, BBC One

12:30-14:30, Football – Bournemouth v Manchester City, Premier League, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 12:00)

12:55-14:30, Formula 1 – Belgian Grand Prix, qualifying, BBC Sport online

13:15-14:00, Athletics – Diamond League Zurich highlights, BBC One

13:30-17:10, Equestrian – European Championships, dressage, Connected TV and online

13:50-16:15, Triathlon – World Series: Stockholm, men’s elite race, Connected TV and…



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