Sport on BBC: The best of this week's action

Find out the details of the major sports coverage on offer across the BBC's television, radio and online platforms this week (all times BST).

This week marks the beginning of the 2015-16 Premier League season as Chelsea look to defend the title they won last time around, plus the fourth Ashes Test takes place at Trent Bridge and the swimming competition continues at the World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Russia.

NB. 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 desktop website. Also coverage on BBC Red Button can be subject to late schedule changes, so details may differ from this page.

Tuesday, 4 August

It's the final of the men's 100m backstroke in Kazan, Russia, plus BBC Radio 5 live looks ahead to the fourth Ashes Test at Trent Bridge and the new Football League season.

Guilherme Guido

13:55-15:25, One-Day Cup - Hampshire v Essex, BBC radio 5 live sports extra

15:25-18:20, World Swimming Championships, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

16:00-18:00, World Swimming Championships, BBC Two

18:20-22:00, One-Day Cup - Hampshire v Essex, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:00-19:30, 5 live Sport, BBC Radio 5 live

The day's sports news with Kelly Cates

19:30-21:00, Ashes Roadshow - Nottingham, BBC Radio 5 live

19:30-21:00, Ashes Roadshow - Nottingham, BBC Red Button

TV and radio preview presented by Alison Mitchell and Graeme Swann ahead of the fourth Test at Trent Bridge

21:00-22:30, 5 live Sport - Football League 2015-16 Season Preview, BBC Radio 5 live

Wednesday, 5 August

BBC Sport brings you coverage of the men's 50m breaststroke final, women's 200m freestyle and the men's 800m freestyle from the World Swimming Championships in Kazan, Russia, plus BBC Radio 5 live takes a look ahead to the Premier League season and next year's Olympic Games.

Premier League trophy

15:25-18:30, World Swimming Championships, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

16:00-18:00, World Swimming Championships, BBC Two

19:00-19:30, 5 live Sport, BBC Radio 5 live

Jonathan Overend presents the day's sports news

19:00-22:00, Women's Super League - Notts County v Bristol Academy, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:30-21;00, 5 live Sport - Premier League 2015-16 Preview, BBC Radio 5 live

21:00-22:30, 5 live Olympics - Road to Rio, BBC Radio 5 live

Darren Campbell looks ahead to next year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

Thursday, 6 August

The fourth Ashes Test begins at Trent Bridge in cricket, while live coverage of the World Swimming Championships continues with the men's 100m freestyle, the women's 200m butterfly, 50m backstroke and 4x200m freestyle relay.

England's Joe Root in action against Australia

10:25-18:45, The Ashes: England v Australia - 4th Test, day one, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

16:00-18:00, World Swimming Championships, BBC Two

19:00-22:00, 5 live Sport - The Ashes, BBC Radio 5 live

Mark Pougatch with a look back at the first day's play from the 4th Ashes Test.

19:30-22:30, Super 8s play-off - Wigan Warriors v Huddersfield Giants, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

20:00-22:00, 606 phone-in, BBC Radio 5 live

Darren Fletcher, Robbie Savage, Kelly Cates and Ian Wright combine for a super-sized 606.

Friday, 7 August

It is the second day in the fourth Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, and BBC Sport brings you the finals of the men's and women's 200m breaststroke races, plus the men's 4x200m freestyle relay.

Adam Peaty in the pool

10:25-18:45, The Ashes, England v Australia - 4th Test- Day two, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

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

16:00-18:00, Swimming: World Championships, BBC Two

19:00-21:00, Premier League football Preview, BBC Radio 5 live

Darren Fletcher presents a preview of the weekend's football with Rory Smith, Alan Shearer and Jermaine Jenas. Plus a look back at the 2nd day of play in the 4th Ashes Test.

19:30-22:30, Super 8s play-off - Leeds Rhinos v Warrington Wolves, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

21:00-22:00, Weekend sport preview, BBC Radio 5 live

Saturday, 8 August

Match of the day presenters and pundits

Match of the day presenters and pundits

The Premier League is back and BBC Sport have it covered. Manchester United's opening match against Tottenham Hotspur is the early kick-off with live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live. Dan Walker returns with Football Focus and Gary Lineker presents the first Match of the Day of the 2015-16 Premier League season.

09:00-11:00, The Ashes: Not Just Cricket, BBC Radio 5 live

10:25-18:45, The Ashes: England v Australia - 4th, Test Day 3, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

12:00-12:45, Premier League build-up, BBC Radio 5 live

12:10-12:50, Football Focus, BBC One

12:45-15:00, Premier League: Manchester United v Tottenham

12:50-13:00, Saturday Sportsday, BBC One

14:00-16:30, Wales v Ireland, BBC One Wales (online-only for viewers in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland)

14:30-18:00, Final Score, BBC Red Button

15:00-17:00, Premier League: Bournemouth v Aston Villa, BBC Radio 5 live

15:30-17:30, Swimming World Championships, BBC Two

16:00-17:15, Final Score, BBC One (16:30-17:15, BBC One Wales, Not available in Scotland)

17:00-18:06, Sports Report, BBC Radio 5 live

18:06-20:00, 606: Football phone-in, BBC Radio 5 live

20:00-21:00, The Ashes: 6-Duck-6, BBC Radio 5 live

22:20-23:40, Match Of The Day, BBC One

Sunday, 9 August

Liverpool, Southampton, Stoke and Newcastle are in Premier League action today with Match of the Day 2 providing the highlights. Gabby Logan investigates how far and how fast the human body can go on The Olympic Journey.

The Olympic Journey: How Fast, How Far?

05:00-06:00, The Non League Football Show, BBC Radio 5 live

07:40-09:00, Match of the Day (repeat), BBC One

09:00-11:00, Sportsweek, BBC Radio 5 live

10:25-18:45, The Ashes: England v Australia, 4th Test, Day 4, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

13:00-13:30, Premier League build-up, BBC Radio 5 live

12:15-13:00, Match of the Day 2 Extra, BBC Two and BBC Radio 5 live

13:30-15:30, Premier League: Newcastle v Southampton, BBC Radio 5 live

15:25-17:30, Swimming World Championships, BBC Two

16:00-18:06, Premier League: Stoke v Liverpool, BBC Radio 5 live

17:15-18:00, Swimming World Championships, BBC Red Button

17:30-18:00, The Olympic Journey: How Fast, How Far?, BBC Two

18:06-19:30, 6-0-6: Football phone-in, BBC Radio 5 live

22:30-23:40, Match of the Day 2, BBC One (23:15-00:25, BBC Scotland)

Monday, 10 August

BBC Red Button will be showing highlights from the latest race in the Women's Road World Cup, plus Jacqui Oatley and guests reflect on the weekend's action in The Women's Football Show.

Lizzie Armitstead

BBC Red Button will be showing highlights of the Sparkassen Giro in Germany

18:00-19:00, Cycling: Women's Road World Cup - Highlights, BBC Red Button

19:00-19:30, The Women's Football Show, BBC Red Button

19:30-20:25, Cycling: Women's Road World Cup - Highlights, BBC Red Button

23:05-23:35, The Women's Football Show, BBC Two (23:35-00:05 in Scotland)

Tuesday, 11 August

The first Test of the Women's Ashes begins in Canterbury, and there's live radio commentary from the first round of the League Cup.

Jenny Gunn

10:25-18:45, Women's Ashes - first Test, day one, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

England take on Australia in the first Test of the Women's Ashes series, with live commentary from the Spitfire Ground in Canterbury from BBC Radio 5 live sports extra.

19:00-22:00, 5 live Sport - League Cup, BBC Radio 5 live

Build-up, commentary and reaction from tonight's League Cup action.

19:40-21:45, League Cup, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

Live football commentary from the first round of the League Cup.

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National and regional variations

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