Sport on the BBC: The best of this week’s action
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 GMT (then BST from Sunday, 26 March). 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.
Thursday, 23 March
5 live Sport reviews this week’s international football and looks ahead to the opening weekend of the Formula 1 season, while BBC Radio 5 live sports extra has commentary from another Super League game.
19:00-21:00, Football – International football review, BBC Radio 5 live
19:30-22:30, Rugby league – Wakefield Trinity v Leigh Centurions, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra
21:00-22:00, Formula 1 – Australian Grand Prix preview, BBC Radio 5 live
Friday, 24 March
The Republic of Ireland face Wales in a World Cup qualifier in Dublin, Plymouth Raiders take on Bristol Flyers in the BBL and there’s horse racing commentary from Newbury.
00:55-02:35, Formula 1 – Australian Grand Prix, first practice, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra
04:55-06:35, Formula 1 – Australian Grand Prix, second practice, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra
13:00-14:00, The Friday Sports Panel, BBC Radio 5 live
14:00-16:00, Horse racing – Live coverage from Newbury, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra
19:00-21:00, Rugby union – Scrum V: Scarlets v Edinburgh, Pro12, Connected TV and online
19:30-21:30, Basketball – Plymouth Raiders v Bristol Flyers, BBL, Connected TV and online
19:30-22:30, Rugby league – St Helens v Warrington Wolves, Super League, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra
19:45-22:00, Football – Republic of Ireland v Wales, World Cup qualifier, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 19:00)
Saturday, 25 March
It’s final practice and qualifying in Formula 1 for the Australian Grand Prix, Northampton take on Leicester in rugby union’s Premiership, and Football Focus looks ahead to this week’s World Cup qualifiers.
02:55-04:05, Formula 1 – Australian Grand Prix – final practice, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra
05:55-07:05, Formula 1 – Australian Grand Prix – qualifying, BBC Radio 5 live
09:00-11:00, The Danny Baker Show, BBC Radio 5 live
11:00-12:00, Fighting Talk, BBC Radio 5 live
12:00-12:30, Football – Football Focus, BBC One
12:00-15:00, Football & rugby union build-up, BBC Radio 5 live
14:55-17:00, Rugby union – Exeter v Sale, Premiership, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra
15:00-17:00, Rugby union – Northampton v Leicester, Premiership, BBC Radio 5 live
17:00-17:30, Football – Final Score from NI, BBC Two NI
17:00-18:06, Sports Report, BBC Radio 5 live
18:06-20:00, Football – 606, phone-in, BBC Radio 5 live
22:15-23:30, Boxing – WBA lightweight title fight, Jorge Linares v Anthony Crolla, BBC Radio 5 live
Sunday, 26 March
Commentary of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers continues on BBC Radio 5 live as England and Scotland take on Lithuania and Slovenia respectively, while there is coverage of the World Cross Country and British Gymnastics Championships.
NB UK clocks move forward an hour to BST at 01:00 GMT this morning.
05:00-08:00, Formula 1 – Australian Grand Prix, race, BBC Radio 5 live
09:00-10:00, Sportsweek, BBC Radio 5 live
10:55-19:00, Cricket – MCC v Middlesex – Day one, Champion County match, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra
11:55-15:45, Athletics – World Cross Country Championships, BBC Red Button and online
12:00-15:00, 5 live Sport – A look back the the Australian Grand Prix and reaction to Saturday night’s boxing, BBC Radio 5 live
13:50-17:45, Gymnastics – British Gymnastics Championships, Connected TV and online
15:00-17:00, Rugby Union – Saracens v Bath, English Premiership, BBC Radio 5 live
17:00-18:00, Athletics – World Cross Country Championships highlights, BBC Two
17:00-19:00, Football – England v Lithuania, World Cup qualifier, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 15:00)
19:00-19:45, Football – 606, phone-in, BBC Radio 5 live
19:45-22:00, Football – Scotland v Slovenia, World Cup qualifier, BBC Radio 5 live
Monday, 27 March
BBC Radio 5 live sports extra continues its coverage of the Champion County cricket game between MCC and Middlesex and BBC One focuses on highlights from the weekend’s Super League game late on Monday evening.
10:55-19:30, Cricket – MCC v Middlesex – Day two, Champion County match, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra
19:00-22:00, Football – The Monday Night Club, BBC Radio 5 live
22:00-22:30, Sport – Flintoff, Savage and the Ping Pong Guy, BBC Radio 5 live
23:45-00:30, Rugby league – Super League Show, BBC One (North West, North East & Cumbria, Yorks & Lincs and Yorkshire)
Tuesday, 28 March
The MCC v Middlesex Champion County match reaches its third day and BBC Radio 5 live will bring you coverage from the day’s play. There is also a chance to watch The Super League Show again on BBC Two and on the Red Button.
11:25-19:30, Cricket – MCC v Middlesex – Day three, Champion County match, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra
13:00-13:45, Rugby League – The Super League Show (repeat), BBC Two
17:30-19:45, Rugby League – The Super League Show (repeat), BBC Red Button
Wednesday, 29 March
11:25-19:30, Cricket – MCC v Middlesex – Day four, Champion County match, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra
21:00-22:30, Golf – Tiger Woods special and Masters preview, BBC Radio 5 live
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