Road World Championships: BBC coverage, reports, schedule & GB squad

Lizzie Deignan and Chris Froome
Follow the Road World Championships across BBC TV, the BBC Sport website and mobile app
UCI World Road Championships 2017
Host: Bergen, Norway Dates: 17-24 September
Coverage: Live coverage of the elite men's and women's time trials and road races on BBC TV, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, BBC Sport website & app - full broadcast schedule here

The World Road Championships take place from 17-24 September in Bergen, Norway, with live coverage across BBC TV, online and the BBC Sport app.

Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome - who recently became the first British winner of the Vuelta a Espana - has confirmed he will compete in the men's individual time trial on Wednesday.

Britain's 2015 world champion Lizzie Deignan goes in the women's road race on Saturday after recovering from having her appendix removed in August.

As well as watching the action, you can read reports on the BBC Sport website and mobile app, plus interact and share your views on the action via BBC Sport's dedicated social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).

Great Britain squad

Elite men Elite women
Adam BlytheElinor Barker
Mark CavendishAlice Barnes
Mark ChristianHannah Barnes
Jon DibbenAnna Christian
Owain DoullLizzie Deignan
Chris FroomeDani King
Tao Geoghegan HartMel Lowther
Pete KennaughAbby Mae Parkinson
Ian StannardClaire Rose
Ben SwiftHayley Simmonds
Scott ThwaitesAbigail van Twisk


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Schedule (all times BST)

Sunday, 17 September

Men's team time trial - Team Sky finish third

Women's team time trial

Monday, 18 September

Men's under-23 individual time trial

Tuesday, 19 September

Women's elite individual time trial

BBC coverage

14:30-16:35 - BBC Red Button and online

Hannah Barnes and Elinor Barker, who won gold and two silvers at the World Track Championships in April, will compete for Britain.

Wednesday, 20 September

Men's elite individual time trial

BBC coverage

12:00-17:30 - BBC Red Button and online

14:30-16:45 - BBC Two

Fresh from his Tour de France-Vuelta double, Chris Froome will be among the favourites in this event, with competition coming from 2017 Giro d'Italia winner Tom Dumoulin and reigning time trial champion, Germany's Tony Martin. Tao Geoghegan Hart has stepped in to replace Steve Cummings, who withdrew from this event.

Thursday, 21 September

Rest day

Friday, 22 September

Men's under-23 road race

Saturday, 23 September

Women's elite road race

BBC coverage

12:35-17:30 - Connected TV and online (uninterrupted coverage)

12:35-14:30 - BBC Red Button and online

14:00-16:00 - BBC One

16:00-17:30 - BBC Two

In-form Dutch pair Annemiek van Vleuten and Anna van der Breggen start as favourites, while British hopeful Lizzie Deignan is fit to compete after recovering from having her appendix removed.

Sunday, 24 September

Men's elite road race

BBC coverage

09:05-16:30 - Connected TV and online (uninterrupted coverage)

09:05-14:00 - BBC Red Button and online

13:00-16:30 - BBC Two

Peter Sagan will again be the man to beat as he seeks his third consecutive world title. The imperious Slovak held off second-placed Mark Cavendish in Doha last year and will be looking for a repeat performance on the scenic roads of Bergen.

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