Commonwealth Games 2018 – Gold Coast – Live TV Coverage on the BBC

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BBC Commonwealth Games 2018 - Gold Coast

The 2018 Commonwealth Games, commonly known as Gold Coast 2018, will take place on the Gold Coast of Queensland, Australia, between 4 and 15 April 2018.

The BBC are heading down under to bring the viewing public more than 200 hours of coverage across BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Red Button, BBC Sport website, iPlayer and radio.

Leading the TV coverage are Clare Balding, Gabby Logan and Jason Mohammad live from BBC Sport HQ in Salford with Hazel Irvine and JJ Chalmers live in Queensland.

Coverage runs daily from midnight until 8pm across BBC One and BBC Two for the 11-day duration of the Commonwealth Games, featuring a regular evening highlights show at 6.30pm on BBC Two.

BBC Four will then show a further hour of Games action from 8pm.

Commentators and pundits include athletics greats Michael Johnson, Steve Cram, Jess Ennis-Hill, Steve Backley, Colin Jackson, Denise Lewis, Paula Radcliffe and Katharine Merry.

Away from track and field, other sporting greats providing expert analysis will include Sir Chris Hoy and Chris Boardman on the velodrome action, Rebecca Adlington and Mark Foster poolside and Beth Tweddle and Craig Heap at the gymnastics.

“The Commonwealth Games are a hugely popular sporting event for people across the UK,” said Barbara Slater, Director of BBC Sport.

“Our unrivalled cross-platform offer will transport audiences to the Gold Coast and put them at the heart of the action to follow their sporting heroes throughout 11 days of top class competition.”

BBC Sport online will live stream all the key moments of the Commonwealth Games to desktops, tablets, mobiles and connected TVs, with audiences also able to watch live on BBC iPlayer or via the Red Button.

Posted on Wednesday 4 April 2018
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