Sport on Freeview Issue 2 29.07.2017

Hello, welcome to this week’s blog. Plenty of sport to watch out for this week – including the start of the World Athletics Championships, and there’s the Emirates Cup on Quest, and the Audi Cup on ITV4.

Saturday July 29th 2017:
07:05 – 08:05
Channel Four
Triathlon: London. The world’s biggest triathlon sees 13,000 triathletes, including famous faces from the worlds of sport and entertainment; tackle this fast course through the capital. With the London streets providing the dramatic scenery, the elite race is traditionally one of the most prestigious titles on the world triathlon calendar. Anna Woolhouse and Rachel Stringer present.

07:30 – 07:55
ITV4
The Darts Show – A special edition of the Darts Show on the World Series of Darts Tour. Presenter Hannah East is in Shanghai and Las Vegas to report on all the action as the second and third events of the World Series playout. Plus, in an event closer to home, players battle it out for a place at the World Matchplay.

09:25 – 10:20
ITV
ITV Racing Live: The Opening Show – Oli Bell, Jason Weaver and the team are at Ascot on the day of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes, one of the highlights of the flat racing season. Victoria Pendleton goes behind the scenes at a racing stables.

13:30 – 16:00
ITV
ITV Racing: Live from Ascot. Ed Chamberlin and Francesca Cumani are at Ascot for one of the most prestigious races in the flat season, the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Supporting races include the Princess Margaret Stakes and the Gigaset International Handicap. There is also coverage from York of three races, including the Sky Bet Stakes. Analysis comes from Jason Weaver with reporting from Oli Bell, Matt Chapman and Rishi Persad, commentary from Richard Hoiles and additional comment from Brough Scott. 1.50 Ascot: The Princess Margaret Juddmonte Stakes. 2.05 York: The Win 100K for Free at Sportinglife.com-Pick 7 Now Handicap Stakes. 2.25 Ascot: The Porsche Handicap Stakes. 2.40 York: The Sky Bet Dash Handicap Stakes. 3.00 Ascot: The Gigaset International Handicap Stakes. 3.15 York: The Sky Bet York Stakes 3.35 Ascot: The King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes.

13:55 – 15:45
Quest
Football – Live Emirates Cup. Live coverage of the ninth staging of the Emirates Cup. Bundesliga runners-up RB Leipzig take on 2016 Europa League champions Sevilla.

14:00 – 16:30
BBC One
Rugby League Challenge Cup: Hull FC v Leeds. Tanya Arnold presents live coverage of defending champions Hull v Leeds in the Challenge Cup semi-final.

16:15 – 18:05
Quest
Football – Live Emirates Cup. Catch all the live action as Arsenal battle current Portuguese champions Benfica in a clash of the titans at the Emirates Cup.

16:30 – 19:00
More4
UEFA Women’s Euro 2017: Netherlands vs Sweden Live. Live coverage of the first quarter-final from UEFA Women’s Euro 2017. Hosts the Netherlands take on Sweden in front of a capacity crowd in Doetinchem.

16:30 – 17:00
BBC Red Button
Rugby League – Challenge Cup Semi Final Forum. Tanya Arnold presents reaction and discusses all the talking points from the Challenge Cup semi-final between holders Hull and 2015 champions Leeds.

16:45 – 18:10
Spike
FIA Formula E Live: Montreal Race 1 – Qualifying. Live coverage from Montreal of the qualifying session for the 11th round of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E championship.

17:00 – 18:00
BBC Two
Swimming – Helen Skelton introduces coverage from the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Featuring on Saturday’s schedule is the final of the women’s 800m freestyle, where five-time Olympic and nine-time world champion Katie Ledecky looks to defend her title, one of five golds the American won during the 2015 championships. The final of the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay also takes place, where the Olympic gold medallists of the United States want to set the record straight after missing out on the podium in Russia, although expect fierce competition from defending champions France. Expert analysis is provided by double Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington and six-time world champion Mark Foster.

17:00 – 18:00
BBC Red Button
Cycling – RideLondon: Women’s Classique. Live coverage of the RideLondon Classique, the prize money on offer is the highest for a women’s one-day race.

18:00 – 19:30
Channel Four
Formula 1: Hungarian Grand Prix Qualifying. Steve Jones presents qualifying highlights from the Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring in Budapest. Lewis Hamilton will be looking to carry over his dominance from Silverstone in a bid to overtake Sebastian Vettel in the Drivers’ Championship.

18:00 – 19:00
BBC Red Button
Swimming: World Championships. Helen Skelton presents live coverage of the FINA World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Expert analysis is provided by double Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington and six-time world champion Mark Foster.

19:00 – 19:55
Channel Five
Cricket on 5: England v South Africa. Highlights of the third day of the Third Test between England and South Africa from The Oval.

19:30 – 22:00
Channel Four
UEFA Women’s Euro 2017: Germany vs Denmark Live. Live coverage of the second quarter-final from UEFA Women’s Euro 2017. Title holders Germany take on Denmark in Rotterdam.

20:00 – 20:30
Channel Five
Live Boxing: Carl Frampton v Andres Gutierrez. Live boxing from the SSE Arena in Belfast where Carl Frampton fights Andres Gutierrez in a WBC World Featherweight title eliminator. Preview, build-up and undercard highlights.

20:00 – 21:30
BBC Sports App/Website
Triathlon World Series: Edmonton Women’s Race. The Men’s race will be on the BBC Red Button Channel at 22:00.

20:30 – 22:10
Channel Five
FIA Formula E Live: Montreal. Live coverage from Montreal of the 12th round of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E championship.

22:00 – 23:30
BBC Red Button
Triathlon World Series: Edmonton Men’s Race. The best male triathletes in the world compete in the fifth leg of the elite World Series, in Edmonton, Canada. British hopes rest with the Brownlee brothers, with Alistair enjoying a recent win in Leeds, a race in which brother Jonathan, a World Series runner-up overall in 2016, finished second.

22:10 – 00:00
Channel Five
Live Boxing: Carl Frampton v Andres Gutierrez. Live boxing from the SSE Arena in Belfast where Carl Frampton fights Andres Gutierrez in a WBC World Featherweight title eliminator.

Sunday July 30th 2017:
13:55 – 15:45
Quest
Football – Live Emirates Cup. Live coverage from the Emirates Stadium as RB Leipzig play Benfica.

14:00 – 16:30
BBC Two
Rugby League Challenge Cup Semi-Final: Wigan v Salford. Tanya Arnold presents live coverage as Wigan meet Salford in the semi-final of the Challenge Cup. Wigan, winners in 2013, meet a Salford outfit intent on reaching a first final since 1969. Despite Wigan’s unexpected league position, their Challenge Cup pedigree is unparalleled with 20 wins overall, while Salford are aiming to reach the final for only the third time since their solitary cup triumph 79 years ago, having comfortably dispatched Wakefield 30-6 in the last round.

16:15 – 18:05
Quest
Football – Live Emirates Cup. Home team Arsenal bring the tournament to a close as they take on Sevilla FC.

16:30 – 19:00
BBC Two
Swimming: World Championships. Live coverage from the final day of the World Aquatics Championships. Medals in eight races will be decided, including the men’s 400m individual medley, where Japan’s Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino and world champion Daiya Seto could battle it out for gold, while hometown favourite and three-time Olympic champion Katinka Hosszu will be a strong favourite to defend her title in the women’s 400m individual medley. The United States’ dominance of the men’s 4×100 individual medley is set to continue following back-to-back world and Olympic titles, but Rio silver medallists Great Britain have world record holder Adam Peaty swimming the breaststroke leg. Can they strike gold in an event they have never won? Expert analysis is provided by double Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington and six-time world champion Mark Foster.

16:45 – 18:15
Spike
FIA Formula E Live: Montreal Race 2 – Qualifying. Live coverage from Montreal of the qualifying session for the 12th round of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E championship.

17:15 – 19:30
Channel Four
Formula 1: Hungarian Grand Prix Highlights. Steve Jones and David Coulthard present highlights from the Hungarian Grand Prix.

19:00 – 19:55
Channel Five
Cricket on 5: England v South Africa. Highlights of the fourth day of the Third Test between England and South Africa from The Oval.

19:30 – 22:00
Channel Four
UEFA Women’s Euro 2017: Quarter-Finals Live. Live coverage from the Netherlands of the fourth quarter-final of UEFA Women’s Euro 2017, as England take on France.

20:30 – 22:15
Spike
FIA Formula E Live: Montreal Race 2. Coverage from Canada of the second Montreal ePrix, in the 12th round of the FIA Formula E Championship. Chris: Why is this on Spike? Channel Five are showing ‘Dirty Dancing’ yet again?!!

23:35 – 00:35
Channel Five
Rugby Sevens: Singha Premiership Highlights. Highlights from Franklin’s Gardens of the Premiership Rugby Sevens tournament which provides a showcase for some of the talent which will be on show in the forthcoming Premiership season.

Monday July 31st 2017:
11:00 – 12:30
BBC Two
Triathlon World Series: Edmonton Highlights. A look back at all the action from the sixth leg of the elite World Series races in Edmonton, Canada. American Summer Cook looks to repeat her victory in 2016 but faces stiff opposition from world champion Flora Duffy. In the men’s race, current world champion Mario Mola is looking to extend his lead at the top of this year’s rankings but could face a stern challenge from last year’s winner Jonny Brownlee.

19:00 – 19:55
Channel Five
Cricket on 5: England v South Africa. Highlights of the final day of the Third Test between England and South Africa from The Oval.

20:30 – 22:00
BBC One
I Am Bolt. Captivating documentary profiling Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, the fastest man in history and one of the greatest Olympians of all time. The film follows Bolt as he prepares to go for gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Competing in the 100m and 200m races, he attempts to make history by winning these events for a record third time. In addition to following his training, the documentary features archival footage of his life and phenomenal accomplishments. With a career that has already rewritten the record books, Bolt stakes his claim as one of the greatest athletes of all time.

Tuesday August 1st 2017:
13:30 – 16:00
ITV
Horse Racing. ITV Racing LIVE. Glorious Goodwood, Day 1 of the meeting.

Wednesday August 2nd 2017:
13:30 – 16:00
ITV
Horse Racing. ITV Racing LIVE. Glorious Goodwood, Day 2 of the meeting.

Thursday August 3rd 2017:
13:30 – 16:00
ITV
Horse Racing. ITV Racing LIVE. Glorious Goodwood, Day 3 of the meeting.

16:30 – 19:30
Channel Four
Football. Women’s Euro 2017 1st Semi Final Live. Note Channel 4 News is on More 4 tonight at 7pm.

17:00 – 18:00
BBC Two
Golf – Women’s British Open. Highlights from Day 1 at Kingsbarns in Scotland.

19:00 – 20:00
BBC Two
World Athletics Championships. Preview to the championships, which start tomorrow.

19:30 – 22:00
Channel Four
Football. Women’s Euro 2017 2nd Semi Final Live.

20:00 – 21:00
ITV4
Road Racing Series. Action from the Barry Sheene Festival.

Friday August 4th 2017:
13:30 – 16:00
ITV
Horse Racing. ITV Racing LIVE. Glorious Goodwood, Day 4 of the meeting.

17:00 – 18:00
BBC Two
Golf – Women’s British Open. Highlights from Day 2 at Kingsbarns in Scotland.

18:00 – 19:00
BBC Two
World Athletics Championships LIVE. Day 1 of the championships.

19:00 – 22:00
BBC One
World Athletics Championships LIVE. Day 1 of the championships.

19:00 – 20:00
Channel Five
Cricket on 5: England v South Africa. Highlights of the first day of the Fourth Test between England and South Africa from The Oval.

22:00 – 22:30
BBC Two
World Athletics Championships. Reaction to Day 1 of the championships.