Athletics on BBC TV: How to watch and BBC coverage times

Sophie Hitchon
Sophie Hitchon captains the British and Northern Ireland team in Lille

European Team Championships

*All times listed are BST. The BBC is not responsible for any changes to fixtures and event start times. Also, coverage on BBC Red Button can be subject to late schedule changes, so details may differ from this page.

Saturday, 24 June

12:50-17:30, BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online

Sunday, 25 June

11:55-16:30, BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online

Great Britain and Northern Ireland are among 11 nations taking part in this team competition in Lille.

The British team won four of the 40 events when finishing fifth in the most recent edition two years ago.

Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medallist Sophie Hitchon leads the British team and will be joined by European medallist Jazmin Sawyers in the women's long jump and Olympians Morgan Lake and Chris Baker in the high jump.

The commentary team is led by Steve Cram, Andrew Cotter and Paula Radcliffe.

Wednesday, 28 June

19:30-20:30, 5 live track and field, BBC Radio 5 live

Upcoming TV coverage on the BBC

Katarina Johnson-Thompson

02/07 - BBC Two - Diamond League Paris Highlights

08/07 - BBC Two - Diamond League Lausanne Highlights

09/07 - BBC Two - London Anniversary Games

16/07 - BBC Two - Diamond League Rabat Highlights

22/07 - BBC One - Athletics: Diamond League Monaco Highlights

03/08 - BBC Two - World Championships Preview

04/08- 13/08 - BBC One & BBC Two - World Championships

20/08 - BBC Two - Birmingham Grand Prix

26/08 - BBC One - Diamond League Zurich Highlights

02/09 - BBC One - Diamond League Brussels Highlights

09/09 - BBC One - Great North City Games

10/09 - BBC One - Great North Run

10/09 - BBC Two - Great North Run Highlights

01/10 - BBC Two - Great Scottish Run

10/12 - BBC Two - European Cross Country Highlights


Coverage on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

30/06 - 02/07 - British Athletics Championships

06/07 - Lausanne Diamond League

09/07 - London Diamond League

21/07 - Monaco Diamond League

14/07 - 23/07 - World ParaAthletics Championships

04/08 - 13/08 - World Athletics Championships

20/08 - Birmingham Diamond League

24/08 - Zurich Diamond League

01/09 - Brussels Diamond League

Dina Asher-Smith


In the UK, you'll be able to watch athletics on your mobile, tablet and desktop as all the television action will be streamed on these devices.

There will be live text commentaries as well as reports, results, analysis and features and bespoke social media content.

National and regional variations

National and regional variations have been included in this list where possible. Please check your local listings for more detailed information.


You can view all our TV and Red Button broadcasts as well as listen to our radio sports programming on the BBC iPlayer.

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