The BBC has secured the rights to provide exclusive live ball-by-ball radio commentary of the 2013- 2014 Ashes in Australia, providing the final element to a huge year of cricket coverage on Test Match Special on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra.
Former BBC and ITV Sports presenter Des Lynam has given his support to the UK Independence Party. The 70-year-old is the latest personality to join the controversial political party.
BT Sport have announced further plans for their channels and coverage, ahead of their launch into the UK sports market in August.
Unconfirmed reports tonight have suggested that BT Sport is set to takeover the Moto GP series from the BBC and Eurosport next year.
Live coverage of this year’s Snooker World Championship begins on Saturday 20th April on BBC Two & BBC Two HD, with added coverage on the red button, online and via the BBC Sport App, from the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.
Radio 5 live has extended its current contract for live coverage of matches in the FA Premier League for a further three seasons.
The BBC and the ECB have announced a new broadcast partnership for county cricket, with live ball-by-ball commentary of every County Championship match available throughout the season, plus all one-day and T20 matches.
Sports commentator and presenter Tony Gubba has died aged 69 after a short illness.
Dancing On Ice and BBC Sport‘s commentator Tony Gubba has died after a short illness aged 69. EyeSpy remembers him with the hilarious Todd Carty tunnel incident on DOI
The BBC has announced a new commitment to coverage of women’s football across all platforms.