Sport on the BBC: Best of this week's TV & radio coverage

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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 are GMT and subject to change.

Thursday, 17 January

Ireland celebrate winning the 2018 Six Nations

Look forward to the year ahead with rugby union and golf preview shows on BBC Radio 5 live. There is also continued live coverage of snooker from the Masters and tennis from the Australian Open.

Masters Snooker

06:05-08:30 & 10:30-13:00, Masters Snooker Highlights (repeat), BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online

08:30-10:30, Masters Snooker Extra (repeat), BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online

13:00-17:00, Ryan Day v Ronnie O'Sullivan, Quarter-finals, BBC Two

19:00-23:10, Luca Brecel v Ding Junhui, Quarter-finals, BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online

23:15-00:05, Masters Snooker Highlights, BBC Two

00:05-02:05, Masters Snooker Extra, BBC Two

Other sport

07:00-14:00, Tennis - Australian Open second round, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:00-20:00, Rugby union - Matt Dawson and Eleanor Oldroyd look ahead to 2019 in rugby union, BBC Radio 5 live

20:00-21:00, Football - Euro Leagues Football Show, BBC Radio 5 live

21:00-21:30, Golf - The Cut: 2019 preview, BBC Radio 5 live

21:30-22:00, Tennis - 5 live Tennis from the Australian Open, BBC Radio 5 live

Friday, 18 January

Aussie Open

Watch coverage of the Masters Snooker semi-finals, along with the third round of the Australian Open in Melbourne. Additionally, rugby union action in the European Champions Cup and the Welsh Premier League.

Masters Snooker

06:05-08:30 & 10:30-13:00, Masters Snooker Highlights (repeat), BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online

08:30-10:30, Masters Snooker Extra (repeat), BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online

13:00-17:00, Quarter-finals, BBC Two

19:00-23:10, Quarter-finals, BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online

23:45-00:35, Masters Snooker Highlights, BBC Two

00:35-02:35, Masters Snooker Extra, BBC Two

Other Sport

02:05-07:00, Cricket - Australia v India, third ODI, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra (uninterrupted commentary available 02:05-10:00, BBC Sport online)

07:00-14:00, Tennis - Australian Open third round, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

08:30-09:00, Football - Robbie Savage Premier League Breakfast, BBC Radio 5 live

20:00-22:00, Rugby union - Scrum V: Cardiff v Carmarthen Quins, Welsh Premiership, Connected TV and online

19:00-22:00, Football - The Friday Football Social, BBC Radio 5 live

19:40-21:45, Rugby union - Edinburgh v Montpellier, European Champions Cup, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

23:30-02:40, Cricket - Sydney Thunder v Brisbane Heat, Women's Big Bash, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

Saturday, 19 January

England Netball

Watch coverage of the Masters Snooker semi-finals, also Premier League action from Molineux as Wolves take on Leicester and commentary from Anfield with Liverpool facing Crystal Palace. Additionally there is coverage as Tracey Neville's Roses take on South Africa in the Quad Series.

Masters Snooker

06:00-08:30 & 10:30-12:55, Masters Snooker Highlights (repeat), BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online

08:30-10:30, Masters Snooker Extra (repeat), BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online

13:00-17:30, Semi-finals, Masters Snooker Uninterrupted, Connected TV and online

13:15-16:30, Semi-finals, Masters Snooker, BBC One (14:15-16:30, BBC One Scotland)

16:30-17:30, Semi-finals, Masters Snooker, BBC Two

19:00-23:00, Semi-finals, Masters Snooker, BBC Two

00:25-02:25, Masters Snooker Extra, BBC Two

Other Sport

02:40-06:00, Cricket - Sydney Sixers v Melbourne Renegades, Women's Big Bash, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

05:00-05:30, Boxing - 5 live boxing, BBC Radio 5 live

05:30-06:00, Football - Robbie Savage Premier League Breakfast, BBC Radio 5 live

07:00-12:45, Tennis - Australian Open third round, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

09:00-11:00, Football - The Danny Baker Show, BBC Radio 5 live

11:00-12:00, Football - Fighting Talk with Colin Murray, BBC Radio 5 live

12:00-13:00, Football - Football Focus, BBC One

12:30-14:30, Football - Wolves v Leicester, Premier League, BBC Radio 5 live

12:45-15:00, Rugby union - Saracens v Glasgow Warriors, European Champions Cup, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

14:35-21:00, Ice Skating - British Synchronized Skating Championships, Connected TV and online

15:00-16:30, Tennis - Australian Open Highlights, BBC Two

15:00-17:00, Football - Liverpool v Crystal Palace, Premier League, BBC Radio 5 live

15:00-17:15, Rugby union - Leicester v Ulster, European Champions Cup, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

16:00-17:25, Football - Final Score, BBC One (not in Scotland; 16:30-17:00, BBC One NI; 14:30-17:30, BBC Red Button)

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

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

18:50-20:30, Netball - England v South Africa, Quad Series, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:25-21:30, Basketball - Leicester Riders v Plymouth Raiders, BBL, BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online

22:20-23:50, Football - Match of the Day, BBC One

23:50-00:20 American football - The NFL Show, BBC One

Sunday, 20 January

Mark Allen kisses the Masters trophy

Hazel Irvine presents live coverage of the Masters Snooker final from Alexandra Palace and the fourth round of the Australian Open continues with commentary on 5 live sports extra and highlights on BBC Two. There's also 5 live commentary from the Premier League match between Fulham and Tottenham.

Masters Snooker

09:00-11:00 & 11:00-13:00, Snooker - Masters Snooker Extra (repeat), BBC Red Button

13:00-17:15, Final, Masters Snooker, BBC Two

19:00-23:00, Final, Masters Snooker, BBC Two

Other Sport

07:00-14:00, Tennis - Australian Open, fourth round, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

08:25-10:00, Football - Match of the Day (repeat), BBC One

09:00-10:00, Sportsweek, BBC Radio 5 live

12:00-13:00, Football - The Squad with Nick Bright, BBC Radio 5 live and Connected TVs

13:00-15:25, American Football - The NFL Show (repeat), BBC Red Button

13:00-16:00, Football - 5 live Sport including updates from Huddersfield v Manchester City, BBC Radio 5 live

14:15-20:30, Ice Skating - British Synchronized Skating Championships, Connected TV and online

15:00-17:15, Rugby union - Toulouse v Bath, European Champions Cup, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

16:00-18:00, Football - Fulham v Tottenham, Premier League, BBC Radio 5 live

17:15-18:15, Tennis - Australian Open Highlights, BBC Two

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

18:15-19:00, Winter Sports - Ski Sunday, BBC Two

18:50-20:30, Netball - England v Australia, Quad Series, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

22:30-23:30, Football - Match of the Day 2, BBC One

Monday, 21 January

World Indoor Bowls Championship

Live coverage of the World Indoor Bowls Championship begins on BBC Two and BBC Red Button with action from the men's pairs final and the first round of the men's individual competition, and live commentary from the Australian Open continues on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra.

World Indoor Bowls Championships

10:00-12:00, 16:40-17:30 & 19:30-21:30 - Men's pairs final and men's first round, BBC Red Button

13:00-16:45 - Men's pairs final, BBC Two (13:00-17:30, Connected TVs and online)

00:15-01:15, Highlights, BBC Two (repeated 08:00, 22 January on BBC Red Button)

Other sport

07:00-14:00, Tennis - Australian Open, fourth round, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

16:45-17:30, Tennis - Australian Open highlights, BBC Two

21:00-22:00, Cricket - 5 live Cricket, West Indies v England preview, BBC Radio 5 live

22:00-23:00, Rugby union - Rugby Union Weekly, BBC Radio 5 live

Tuesday, 22 January

Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Park, Australian Open

Listen to tennis commentary of the Australian Open quarter-finals on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and watch highlights on BBC Two. Also, watch the mixed pairs final and men's second round at the World Indoor Bowls Championships.

World Indoor Bowls Championships

08:00-10:00 - Highlights (repeat), BBC Red Button

10:00-12:00, 16:40-17:30 & 19:30-21:30 - Men's second round, BBC Red Button

13:00-16:45 - Mixed pairs final and men's second round, BBC Two (13:00-17:30, Connected TVs and online)

00:05-01:05, Highlights, BBC Two (repeated 08:00, 23 January on BBC Red Button; not on BBC Two Wales)

Other sport

07:00-14:00, Tennis - Australian Open quarter-finals, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

16:45-17:30, Tennis - Australian Open highlights, BBC Two

19:00-21:00, Football - Euro Leagues Football Show, BBC Radio 5 live

21:00-22:00, Boxing - 5 live Boxing with Costello and Bunce, BBC Radio 5 live

22:00-22:30, Tennis - 5 live Tennis, Australian Open, BBC Radio 5 live

23:15-00:05, American football - NFL This Week, BBC Two (00:05-00:55, BBC 2 Wales)

Wednesday, 23 January

Burton Albion v Manchester City

Listen to BBC Radio 5 live commentary from the Pirelli Stadium as Burton Albion take on Manchester City in the second leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final, and keep up with all of the action from the Australian Open quarter-finals and the World Indoor Bowls Championships.

World Indoor Bowls Championships

08:00-10:00, Highlights (repeat), BBC Red Button

10:00-12:00, 14:30-15:30, 16:40-17:30 & 19:30-21:30 - Women's semi-finals and men's second round, BBC Red Button

13:10-16:45 - Women's semi-finals and men's second round, BBC Two (13:00-17:30, Connected TVs and online)

00:15-01:15, Highlights, BBC Two (repeated 08:00, 24 January on BBC Red Button)

Other sport

07:00-14:00, Tennis - Australian Open quarter-finals, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

12:00-14:30, 15:30-16:20 & 21:30-00:00, American football - NFL This Week (repeat), BBC Red Button

19:45-22:30, Football - Burton Albion v Manchester City, Carabao Cup semi-final second leg, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 19:00)

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