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.

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 TV and online; 13:10-14:30 and 15:30-16:45, BBC Two Scotland)

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

Other sport

08:00-14:00, 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

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

19:00-21:45, Football - Burton Albion v Manchester City, Carabao Cup semi-final second leg, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:00-22:30, 5 live sport including Scottish Premiership and Carabao Cup semi-final updates, BBC Radio 5 live

Thursday, 24 January

Sri Lanka's Dinesh Chandimal and Angelo Mathews

A packed day of live sports commentary includes Australia v Sri Lanka in day one of the first Test in Brisbane, the Australian Open semi-finals and the second leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final between Chelsea and Tottenham. There is also continued coverage of the World Indoor Bowls Championships on BBC TV.

World Indoor Bowls Championships

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

10:00-12:00, 16:55-17:30 & 19:30-21:30, Women's final and men's second round, BBC Red Button

13:00-17:00, Women's final and men's second round, BBC Two (13:00-17:30, Connected TV and online)

00:15-01:15, Highlights, BBC Two (on 25 January; repeated 08:00 on BBC Red Button)

Other sport

02:30-11:00, Cricket - Australia v Sri Lanka, first Test, day one, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra (online only from 08:00)

08:00-14:00, Tennis - Australian Open semi-finals, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

17:00-18:00, Tennis - Australian Open highlights, BBC Two

19:45-22:00, Football - Chelsea v Spurs, Carabao Cup semi-final second leg, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 19:00)

Friday, 25 January

Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba

Watch live BBC One coverage from the Emirates as Arsenal host Manchester United in the pick of the FA Cup fourth round matches, and keep up with all the latest action from the Australian Open, the World Indoor Bowls Championships and the first Test between Australia and Sri Lanka.

World Indoor Bowls Championships

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

10:00-12:00, 16:55-17:30 & 19:30-21:30, Men's quarter-finals, BBC Red Button

13:00-17:00, Men's quarter-finals, BBC Two (13:00-17:30, Connected TV and online)

00:05-01:05, Highlights, BBC Two (on 26 January; repeated 07:30 on BBC Red Button)

Other sport

02:30-11:00, Cricket - Australia v Sri Lanka, first Test, day two, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra (online only from 08:00)

08:00-14:00, Tennis - Australian Open semi-finals, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

17:00-18:00, Tennis - Australian Open highlights, BBC Two

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

19:00-21:45, Football - Bristol City v Bolton, FA Cup fourth round, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:30-22:00, Football - Arsenal v Manchester United, FA Cup fourth round, BBC One

23:00-02:30, Cricket - Sydney Sixers v Brisbane Heat, Women's Big Bash, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

Saturday, 26 January

Australian Open women's singles trophy

A busy weekend of sport starts with BBC Radio 5 live commentary of the women's singles final at the Australian Open before highlights later on BBC Two. There's also more action from the fourth round of the FA Cup, with three back-to-back radio commentaries and live Match of the Day coverage of Millwall v Everton on BBC One.

World Indoor Bowls Championships

07:30-09:30, Highlights (repeat), BBC Red Button

09:30-11:30 & 20:30-21:30, Men's semi-finals and Under-25s final, BBC Red Button

14:30-16:30, Men's semi-finals, BBC Two

14:30-17:15 & 19:30-21:30, Under-25s final, Connected TV and online

00:15-01:15, Highlights, BBC Two (on 27 January; repeated 10:20 on BBC Red Button)

Other sport

02:30-10:00, Cricket - Australia v Sri Lanka, first Test, day three, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

05:00-06:00, Football - The Friday Football Social (repeat), BBC Radio 5 live

08:30-11:00, Tennis - Australian Open: Women's singles final, BBC Radio 5 live

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

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

12:30-14:30, Football - Accrington Stanley v Derby County, FA Cup fourth round, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 12:00)

13:15-14:30, Tennis - Australian Open highlights, BBC Two

14:50-17:00, Football - Middlesbrough v Newport, FA Cup fourth round, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

16:00-17:05, Football - Final Score, BBC One (Not in Scotland, 14:30-17:25, BBC Red Button)

15:00-17:00, Football - FA Cup fourth round, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 14:30)

17:00-17:30, Football - Sports Report, BBC Radio 5 live

17:20-19:30, Football - Match of the Day live: Millwall v Everton, FA Cup fourth round, BBC One (17:30-19:30, BBC Radio 5 live)

17:25-18:30, Football - FA Cup fourth round goals, BBC Red Button

18:30-20:30, Formula E - Chile, BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online

19:45-22:00, Football - AFC Wimbledon v West Ham United, FA Cup fourth round, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 19:30)

21:30-01:25, Football - FA Cup fourth round goals, BBC Red Button (repeated on a loop between 01:25-07:25)

22:20-23:40, Football - Match of the Day: FA Cup highlights, BBC One

23:40-00:10, American football - The NFL Show, BBC One

Sunday, 27 January

Stamford Bridge

Watch live coverage of Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday in the fourth round of the FA Cup on BBC One, plus follow the finals of basketball's BBL Cup and WBBL Cup across the BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online.

World Indoor Bowls Championships

10:20-12:20, Highlights (repeat), BBC Red Button

14:30-17:15, Men's final, BBC Two

Other sport

02:30-10:00, Cricket - Australia v Sri Lanka, first Test, day four, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

07:25-10:20, American football - The NFL Show (repeat), BBC One

08:30-12:00, Tennis - Men's final, Australian Open, BBC Radio 5 live

08:40-10:00, Football - Match of the Day: FA Cup highlights (repeat), BBC One

10:20-19:00, Hockey - Super 6s Indoor Hockey finals, Connected TV and online

12:00-13:00, Football - The Squad, BBC Radio 5 live, Connected TV and online

12:00-14:30, Basketball - Sheffield Hatters v Sevenoaks Suns, WBBL Cup final, Connected TV and online (repeated 17:30-20:00, BBC Red Button)

12:20 - 14:20, Football - Reading v Arsenal, Women's Super League, BBC Red Button

13:00-16:00, 5 live Sport - FA Cup build-up and latest news, BBC Radio 5 live

13:30-15:30, Rugby league - Millom v Red Star Belgrade, Challenge Cup first round, Connected TV and online

14:20-15:50, Tennis - Australian Open highlights, BBC One

15:30-17:30, Basketball - BBL Cup final, BBC Red Button

16:00-18:00, Football - Crystal Palace v Tottenham, FA Cup fourth round, BBC Radio 5 live

17:15-18:00, Winter sports - Ski Sunday, BBC Two

17:45-20:00, Football - Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday, FA Cup fourth round, BBC One (18:00-20:00, BBC Radio 5 live)

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

21:00-21:35, Football - The Women's Football Show, BBC Red Button (23:00-23:35, BBC Two)

21:35-23:35, Formula E - Chile (repeat), BBC Red Button

22:30-23:00, Football - Match of the Day: FA Cup highlights, BBC One (repeated 23:35-07:45, BBC Red Button)

Monday, 28 January

Barnet mascot Mr Bumble

Listen to full commentary on BBC Radio 5 live as non-league Barnet host Championship side Brentford in the final match of the FA Cup fourth round, while Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Renegades in the Men's Big Bash League is on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra.

02:30-10:00, Cricket - Australia v Sri Lanka, first Test, day five, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

07:45-11:50, Football - FA Cup fourth round catch-up, BBC Red Button

10:05-13:15, Cricket - Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Renegades, Men's Big Bash League, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

18:00-18:30, Rugby League - Challenge Cup Second Round Draw, Connected TV & online

18:50-21:00, Football - Liverpool v West Ham, Women's Super League, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:00-19:45, Football - The Monday Night Club, BBC Radio 5 live

19:00-21:50, Football - Match of the Day: FA Cup highlights (repeat), BBC Red Button

19:45-22:30, Football - Barnet v Brentford, FA Cup fourth round, BBC Radio 5 live

Tuesday, 29 January

Newcastle United fans' banner

Follow a busy night of Premier League and EFL action with 5 live Final Score on the BBC Red Button, as well as regular round-ups from around the grounds plus full commentary of Newcastle United v Manchester City on BBC Radio 5 live.

07:50-11:15, Cricket - Sydney Sixers v Adelaide Strikers, Big Bash League, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

09:00-09:30, Rugby league - 2021 Rugby League World Cup venue launch, Connected TV and online

19:30-22:30, Football - 5 live Final Score, BBC Red Button

20:00-22:30, Football - Newcastle United v Manchester City, Premier League, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 19:00)

Wednesday, 30 January

Callum Ferguson, of Sydney Thunder

The day starts with cricket coverage of Melbourne Renegades v Sydney Thunder in the Men's Big Bash League before Premier League football takes centre stage with 5 live Final Score, full commentary of Liverpool v Leicester City and highlights of all the midweek matches on Match of the Day.

08:05-11:30, Cricket - Melbourne Renegades v Sydney Thunder, Men's Big Bash League, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:00-22:30, Football - 5 live Final Score, BBC Red Button

20:00-22:30, Football - Liverpool v Leicester City, Premier League, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 19:00)

22:45-00:20, Football - Match of the Day, Premier League, BBC One

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