World Indoor Athletics Championships: BBC TV, radio & online coverage times plus key events

The BBC has live coverage of all four days of the World Indoor Athletics Championships from 1-4 March in Birmingham.

You can also listen to coverage of The Big Half on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra as Callum Hawkins and Mo Farah compete in the elite men's half marathon around the streets of London on Sunday, 4 March at 09:00 GMT.

How to follow on the BBC

There's live TV coverage on BBC Two, Red Button, Connected TVs and online.

Former athletes Michael Johnson, Denise Lewis, Paula Radcliffe and Colin Jackson provide expert analysis on TV, while commentary comes from Steve Cram, Andrew Cotter and Steve Backley.

Radio 5 live will have updates and commentaries on all the key moments while Radio 5 live sports extra will have live commentary of Saturday's evening session.

Live action of each session will be available in the UK via mobile, tablet and desktop, with highlights of key events clipped up to download each day.

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.

Online coverage

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


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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