BBC Sport live online
BBC Sport provides all the sports coverage for the BBC including online and radio content and is the first choice for many viewers. Whether you want to watch Match of the Day or see live events such as the Invictus Games, you can watch BBC Sport Live online via watchtvnow.co.uk and keep up with all the action.
These days with many TV rights to sports being exclusively with other channels, BBC Sports coverage has decreased in recent years. However, you can still watch free online coverage of major tournaments such as the Olympic Games and the World Cup as well as England international football games and the FA Cup.
The BBC has exclusive rights to many live sporting events including Six Nations Rugby and Wimbledon with commentary and analysis provided by experts in their fields. Watch BBC Sport for football shows including Match of the Day, Football Focus and the Football League Show.
BBC Sport Programmes
Football. Match of the Day. Twice weekly highlights show, which covers all the premier league action and hosted by Gary Lineker. Coverage of the FA Cup, European Cup and FIFA World Cup.
Rugby Union: Exclusive coverage of the Six Nations Cup.
Rugby League: Coverage of Challenge Cup
Tennis: Wimbledon and the Australian Open.
Other sports include Athletics, Golf, Darts Snooker, Winter Sports
BBC Sport Schedule
Match of the Day and Match of the Day 2, which covers all the Premier League matches played over the weekend and airs Saturday and Sunday Evenings.
The Football League Show. Highlights from the Championship and League One and League Two games. Follows Match of the Day.
Football Focus on Saturday mornings – preview show of the weekends Premier League.
Ski Sunday – Winter sports show aired throughout the skiing season.
Live coverage and highlights of major sporting events throughout the season.
BBC Sport Facts
BBC Sport was founded in 1988. Previously sports broadcasting was covered by Grandstand a long running sports programme that ran from 1958 until 1988.
Today Match of the Day is the flagship football programme and has been broadcast every football season since 1964 without interruption and with the same instantly recognisable theme tune.