Sport on Freeview Issue 4 12.08.17

Issue 4
This Week’s Contents:
Listings for Week Ahead
Hello, welcome to this week’s blog. Plenty of sport to watch out for this week – look out for Premier League Rewind on BBC Red Button on Tuesday, going back 25 years to the first Premier League matchday!
Saturday August 12th 2017:
06:10 – 06:40
Channel Four
Adventure and Trail Running: UK Challenge – Historic Stirling in Scotland is the venue as 54 teams take on three days of physical and mental challenges, ranging from running and canoeing to anagrams and riddles. Kate Borsay presents, with commentary from Patrick Winterton.

06:40 – 07:05
Channel Four
Mobil 1 The Grid – Motorsport series. IndyCar’s star explain the art of Oval Racing, and Max Verstappen talks about his move from Karting to Formula 1. Plus, a chat with GT Masters race team Zakspeed and highlights from Spa 24 Hours and Rally Finland.

07:05 – 07:35
Channel Four
Motor Sport: British GT – Action from the penultimate round of the 2017 British GT Championship from Brands Hatch in Kent.

09:00 – 10:00
ITV4
ITV Racing Live: The Opening Show.

09:30 – 12:00
BBC One
World Athletics Championships 2017 – Gabby Logan presents live coverage from the World Championships in London, and Team GB’s women will expect to qualify for the 4x100m relay final. Favourites the USA and Jamaica will also be hoping to avoid any mistakes in the heats. In the men’s 4x100m relay meanwhile, Usain Bolt and his Jamaican team-mates will be looking to secure a place in this evening’s final, while CJ Ujah spearheads a strong British quartet. Coverage continues on BBC Two, midday-12.30pm.

12:30 – 16:30
ITV4
ITV Racing: Live from Ascot – Francesca Cumani and Oli Bell are at Ascot for the Shergar Cup – a race day like no other involving teams of jockeys from Great Britain, Europe, and the rest of the world. There are also two races at Haydock and the Sweet Solera Stakes from Newmarket. Analysis comes from Hayley Turner and Jason Weaver, additional reporting from Matt Chapman and commentary by Mark Johnson. 1.05 Ascot: The Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup Dash Handicap Stakes. 1.40 Ascot: The Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup Stayers Handicap Stakes. 1.55 Haydock: The Betfred Haydock Park Ladies’ Trophy Handicap Stakes. 2.15 Ascot: The Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup Challenge Handicap Stakes. 2.30 Haydock: The Betfred Rose of Lancaster Stakes. 2.50 Ascot: The Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup Mile Handicap Stakes. 3.25 Ascot: The Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup Classic Handicap Stakes. 3.40 Newmarket: The Sweet Solera Stakes. 4.00 Ascot: The Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup Sprint Handicap Stakes.

14:30 – 17:30
BBC Red Button
Final Score – Presenter Jason Mohammad introduces all the latest scores and results on the opening weekend of the new Premier League season. Chelsea begin their title defence at home to Burnley, while Premier League debutants Huddersfield Town and Brighton & Hove Albion face Crystal Palace and Manchester City respectively.

14:45 – 17:30
BT Showcase
BT Sport Score. Live updates from around the grounds on the opening weekend of the Premier League season. Coverage ends at 5pm on BT Sport 1, but continues on BT Showcase.

18:30 – 22:10
BBC One
World Athletics Championships 2017 – Gabby Logan introduces more coverage from London, with events including the women’s 100m hurdles and high jump finals, as well the men’s 5,000m and 4x100m relay. This will be Usain Bolt and Mo Farah’s final events on the track at a major championships. Mo switches his focus to the marathon from next year.

16:30 – 18:30
BBC Sport App/Website
Euro Hockey Women’s Championship Final

19:00 – 23:00
ITV4
World Series Of Darts: Auckland – Day 2 of action.

19:00 – 00:15
BBC Red Button
Golf: PGA Championship – Eilidh Barbour introduces live coverage of the year’s final golf major, the US PGA Championship, from Quail Hollow in Charlotte, North Carolina. Commentary comes from Peter Alliss and Ken Brown, Maureen Madill and Mark James.

21:00 – 22:00
Channel Five
Football on 5: The Championship – Colin Murray presents highlights of this weekend’s games in the SkyBet Championship.

22:00 – 22:30
Channel Five
Football on 5: Goal Rush – All the goals from the weekend’s games in SkyBet Leagues 1 and 2.

22:00 – 01:00
Spike
Impact ONO: GFW Amped Anthology Pt 1 – Pro wrestling action, and things come to a head tonight as LAX’s newest member, Low Ki, takes on Global Force Wrestling champion Alberto El Patron. Plus, Bobby Lashley clashes with Matt Sydal, with the winner getting their respective title shot granted. After more than a year out, Gail Kim returns to competitive action as she takes on Sienna, the Unified Knockouts Champion. The Super X Cup reaches its climax as Dezmond Xavier takes on NOAH’s own Taiji Ishimori. Sonjay Dutt, having vowed to take back what he believes is rightfully his – the X-Division Title ‘stolen’ from him by Trevor Lee – gets the opportunity to right the perceived wrong.

22:30 – 00:00
BBC One
Match of the Day – Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the Premier League’s opening weekend, including Watford v Liverpool, Chelsea v Burnley, Everton v Stoke, Crystal Palace v Huddersfield, Southampton v Swansea, West Brom v Bournemouth and Brighton & Hove Albion v Manchester City, as well as Friday night’s curtain-raiser between Arsenal and Leicester.

Sunday August 13th 2017:
07:35 – 13:40
BBC Red Button
Athletics: World Championships – Race Walks
Live coverage of the race walking events from the World Championships in London.

10:25 – 11:25
Channel Five
Football – The Championship. Repeat from Saturday evening.

11:00 – 18:15
ITV4
British Touring Car Championship Live – The BTCC heads to Knockhill for rounds 19, 20 and 21, with reigning champion Gordon Shedden leading the standings by just two points. The Honda driver will be looking to increase his slender lead at the top of the championship at his home circuit of Knockhill in Scotland after Team BMW’s Rob Collard and Colin Turkington made up ground at Snetterton last time out. Shedden will also be keeping a close eye on Ashley Sutton who claimed two race wins at Snetterton – the Subaru driver has the most race wins to his name this season and is only 11 points off top spot. Presented by Steve Rider and Louise Goodman, with commentary from David Addison, Tim Harvey, Richard John Neil, Paul O’Neill and Phil Glew.

11:25 – 11:55
Channel Five
Football – Goal Rush. Repeat from Saturday evening.

12:15 – 13:00
BBC Two
MOTD2 Extra. Mark Chapman and guests digest the talking points from Saturday’s matches and preview Sunday’s two Premier League fixtures. Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur begin their campaign at promoted Newcastle United – his side will be looking to avenge the humiliating 5-1 defeat they suffered the last time they travelled to St James’ Park. The final game of the opening weekend sees Manchester United take on West Ham at Old Trafford.

13:00 – 16:30
BBC Two
World Athletics Championships 2017 – Live coverage of the final of the men’s 20km walk, introduced by Gabby Logan. British hopes rest on the shoulders of Tom Bosworth, who is looking to replicate his superb recent form in the capital at the World Championships – he broke the world record over a mile here at the recent Anniversary Games.

13:40 – 16:15
BBC Red Button
Athletics: World Championships – Race Walks
Live coverage of the race walking events from the World Championships in London.

14:00 – 16:45
ITV
Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 Live – World Cup favourites England play their second Pool B game against Italy in Dublin, having met six months ago in the Six Nations. Then, England were comfortable 29-15 winners – and captain Sarah Hunter will be hoping to lead her side to a repeat performance. Jill Douglas is joined by 2014 World Cup winner Maggie Alphonsi and David Flatman for live coverage, with commentary from Nick Mullins and former England captain Catherine Spencer.

17:00 – 19:20
S4C (watch via BBC Iplayer)
Sgorio – Dylan Ebenezer, Nicky John, Owain Tudur Jones and the red-button boys are at Jenner Park for the start of the Welsh Premier League’s 25th anniversary season, where Aberstwyth take on Barry Town United. Kick-off is at 5.15.

18:15 – 18:30
ITV4
Football’s Greatest
Series which looks back at the lives and careers of some of world football’s superstars. Dutch maestro Johan Cruyff won the Ballon d’Or three times, created the famous ‘Cruyff Turn’ and had huge success both as a player and manager.

18:30 – 20:00
BBC Two
World Athletics Championships 2017 – Live athletics from the World Championships, hosted by Gabby Logan. It is the final of the men’s high jump, with London 2012 bronze medallist Robbie Grabarz hoping to recapture the form of five years ago. One of the showpiece events of the night is the women’s 5,000m final, in which Brit Laura Muir will be relishing the chance to test herself against a host of African middle-distance stars.

19:00 – 23:00
ITV4
World Series Of Darts: Auckland
The PDC World Series of Darts continues with the semi-finals and final of the Auckland Darts Masters Trophy. Presented by Stephen McIvor, with commentary by Stuart Pyke, Rod Harrington and Glen Larmer.

19:00 – 00:15
BBC Red Button
Golf: PGA Championship – Eilidh Barbour introduces live coverage of the year’s final golf major, the US PGA Championship, from Quail Hollow in Charlotte, North Carolina. Commentary comes from Peter Alliss and Ken Brown, Maureen Madill and Mark James.

20:00 – 22:00
BBC One
World Athletics Championships 2017 – Gabby Logan presents live coverage from the final night of the World Championships, including the women’s 800m final, the men’s 1,500m final and the 4x400m relay finals.

22:00 – 00:15
BBC Two
Golf: US PGA Championship – Eilidh Barbour presents live coverage of the final round at the US PGA Championship from Quail Hollow in Charlotte, North Carolina. The US PGA has been won by some of the biggest names in golf, including Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Gary Player. Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy won the Championship in 2012 and 2014, while last year’s winner was American Jimmy Walker. Commentary is by Peter Alliss, Ken Brown, Maureen Madill and Mark James.

22:30 – 23:30
BBC One
Match of the Day 2 – Mark Chapman introduces the best action and reaction from the day’s Premier League matches, plus all of the goals from the opening weekend.

23:30 – 00:15
BBC One
Brendan Foster: A Life in Athletics – A look back at the career of Brendan Foster, who will retire after 37 years as one of the country’s most popular sports commentators following 2017’s World Athletics Championships. The former European 5,000m gold medallist and Commonwealth 10,000m champion began his commentary career in 1980 and has gone on to cover nine Olympic Games for the BBC.

Monday August 14th 2017:
06:00 – 06:05
ITV4
Snooker v Darts

19:00 – 20:00
Channel Five
Moto GP: Austria – The eleventh round of this year’s Moto GP World Championship comes from Austria, whose circuit cuts a path through beautiful Styria. The area’s Murtal region is known for its Alpine terrain, picturesque mountain villages and wonderful peaks, valleys, forests, rivers and lakes. At a length of 4.318km and with 10 turns, the Spielberg Red Bull Ring is a challenge for the best of riders. Italy’s Andrea Iannone claimed victory in the 2016 race, as well as accomplishing the fastest lap time. His countryman Andrea Dovizioso followed closely behind in second place, with Spain’s Jorge Lorenzo taking third place.

23:15 – 00:00
BBC One
The Super League Show. Super 8 highlights.

Tuesday August 15th 2017:
13:30 – 14:15
BBC Two
The Super League Show. Super 8 highlights.

14:45 – 17:00
BBC Red Button
Football – Premier League Rewind. Sheffield Utd v Man Utd from August 1992!

22:00 – 23:00
BBC Red Button
From BBC Genome – “A new season, a new league and Match of the Day, first broadcast in August 1964, returns to the Saturday night screen. Introduced by Desmond Lynam.
Extended highlights of two of this afternoon’s inaugural fixtures in the new Premier
League, plus the key action and reaction from all the remaining matches. Studio analysis from Alan Hansen , on the spot opinions from Trevor Brooking and commentary by Barry Davies and John Motson. Series producer John Shrewsbury Editor Brian Barwick”
BBC Red Button goes back to screen the very first Premier League Match of the Day!

Wednesday August 16th 2017:

06:00 – 06:10
ITV4
British Touring Cars – Crashes and Smashes.

19:30 – 20:00
BBC One
A Question of Sport – With Tony Bellew and Andy Sullivan.

22:00 – 22:30
BBC Two
MOTD – The Premier League Show – news and highlights.

22:40 – 23:40
ITV
Football – UEFA Champions League Highlights. Play Off Round

Thursday August 17th 2017:
06:00 – 06:05
ITV4
Snooker v Darts

14:00 – 16:45
ITV4
Women’s Rugby World Cup LIVE – England v USA

16:45 – 19:30
ITV4
Women’s Rugby World Cup LIVE – Wales v Hong Kong

19:30 – 22:15
ITV4
Women’s Rugby World Cup LIVE – France v Ireland from Pool C.

Friday August 18th 2017:
00:00 – 01:00
Channel Five
Cricket – England v West Indies Day 1 of 1st Test Highlights

06:00 – 06:10
ITV4
Football Rivalries

19:00 – 23:00
ITV4
Darts – World Series of Darts Day 1 from Melbourne.

19:30 – 20:00
BBC One
A Question of Sport – With Tony Bellew and Andy Sullivan.

21:00 – 23:00
Spike
Impact Wrestling. Weekly Wrestling action.

Saturday August 19th 2017:
00:00 – 01:00
Channel Five
Cricket – England v West Indies Day 2 of 1st Test Highlights
A later highlights show, as it’s a day/night test match, coverage doesn’t end on Sky Sports Cricket until 10:30pm.

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Sport on Freeview W/C May 13th 2017

Hello – welcome to this week’s blog.  The Giro D’ Italia highlights continue on Quest and there’s plenty of Horse Racing on ITV4.  Don’t forget, BT Showcase is now on Channel 115.  If your TV isn’t Freeview HD compatiable, then sadly, you won’t be able to view the channel anymore.

Saturday May 13th 2017:
10:00 – 11:00
ITV4
ITV Racing – The Opening Show

13:30 – 16:30
ITV4
ITV Racing Live
From Ascot and Haydock Park

13:45 – 16:30
BBC One
Rugby League – Challenge Cup
Castleford v St Helens LIVE

14:30 – 17:30

BT Showcase – BT Sport Score (now on Freeview Channel 115)

22:00 – 23:00
Quest
Giro D’ Italia Highlights

Sunday May 14th 2017:
12:15 – 13:00
BBC Two
MOTD2 Extra

13:00 – 14:30
BBC Two
Triathlon World Series
Yokohama Highlights

14:30 – 17:00
BBC Two
Rugby League – Challenge Cup
Warrington v Widnes LIVE

17:00 – 18:00
BBC Two
Athletics – Diamond League Highlights
From Shanghai

18:45 – 21:00
Channel 4
Formula 1 – Spanish Grand Prix Highlights

20:00 – 22:00

BT Showcase

WTA Tennis – The Final of the Mutua Madrid Open.

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22:00 – 23:00
Quest
Giro D’ Italia Highlights

22:30 – 23:45
BBC One
Match of the Day 2
Including Tottenham v Man Utd

Monday May 15th 2017:
13:00 – 14:00
BBC Two
Athletics – Diamond League Highlights
From Shanghai

19:00 – 20:00
ITV4
Cycling – Tour Series Highlights
From Cheshire.

22:45 – 23:15
BBC One
Match of the Day
Including Chelsea v Watford

23:25 – 00:30
ITV4
German Football Highlights

Tuesday May 16th 2017:
19:00 – 22:30
BBC Red Button
Final Score
Football Updates

20:00 – 21:00
ITV4
World Superbike Highlights
From Italy.

Wednesday May 17th 2017:
14:00 – 16:30
ITV4
ITV Racing LIVE
From York, the Dante Festival.

19:00 – 20:00
ITV4
Cycling – Tour Series Highlights

22:00 – 23:00
Quest
Giro D’ Italia Highlights

22:45 – 23:15
BBC One
A Question of Sport

23:30 – 00:50
ITV4
British Touring Car Championship Highlights

Thursday May 18th 2017:
14:00 – 16:30
ITV4
ITV Racing LIVE
From York, the Dante Festival.

22:00 – 23:00
Quest
Giro D’ Italia Highlights

23:05 – 00:00
Channel 5
Football on 5 – We’re On Our Way to Wembley
Play Off highlights.

Friday May 19th 2017:
14:00 – 16:30
ITV4
ITV Racing LIVE
From York, the Dante Festival.

19:00 – 20:00
ITV4
Cycling – Tour Series Highlights

22:00 – 23:00
Quest
Giro D’ Italia Highlights

 

Front Runner Highlights This Week (Freeview Channel 91)

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Saturday 13 May
7pm. Born to Fight. New series where novice fighters get thrown into the world of Mixed Martial Arts, the most extreme fighting art in the world.
8pm onwards. UCMMA Fighting. 
 
Monday 15 May
1pm. Britcar. Highlights of the ever-popular MSA Britcar Endurance Championship, which brings together a broad range of machinery for a combination of 90-minute and two-hour races across the UK. Rd.1: Silverstone.
3pm. 50 years of British Rallycross.
5.30pm. The Indoor League. The Indoor League, presented by the great Fred Trueman, is the classic TV series which found the true champions of British pub games. Also Tuesday and Wednesday.
6.30pm. GT Cup UK. Exclusive highlights of the UK’s premier national GT series that caters for a multitude of stunning sportscar machinery. Rd 1 : Donington Park (National)
7.30pm. World Poker Tour. Top pros, exotic locations and huge pots make the WPT compelling viewing. Anyone who pays the buy-in can enter, but with strong players to compete against, final tables are notoriously hard to reach. Also Wednesday and Thursday.
10pm. Poker Night in America. Journey across the states with some of the country’s best poker players. Also Wednesday and Thursday. 
 
Tuesday 16 May
7pm Live Greyhound Racing. Catch the action live from the track across the country. 
 
Wednesday 17 May
3pm. BSMA MX. Watch as the dirt track stars of tomorrow scramble around the UK looking to take the next step in the world of motocross.
4pm. Tour European Rally. Top rallying of the European circuit.
4.30pm Arm Wars. Pro-Armwrestling super series.

Thursday 18 May
9.30pm. Gillette World Sport. A feature driven program with a brand new perspective on the world of sport. Covering technology, training, sporting techniques, cutting edge science and much more.

 

Live Sports FM fixtures – listen live at http://www.livesportsfm.co.uk

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12/05/2017 Kingstone Press League 1
Newcastle Thunder vs Toronto Wolfpack
19:00

 

13/05/2017 Barclays U18 Premier League
Man City vs Liverpool
10:30

 

14/05/2017 The Cricketer Village Cup – Round 2
Sessay CC vs Cayton CC
13:30

 

Live Sport on S4C This Week

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SATURDAY 13 MAY

17.00 SGORIO: BANGOR CITY v CARDIFF MET, kick off 17.15, live from the Bangor University Stadium.
Join Dylan Ebenezer, Osian Roberts, Owain Tudur Jones and the red-button-boys for the Europa League play-off final between Bangor and Cardiff Met. The last live Sgorio of the season will reveal who joins The New Saints, gap Connah’s Quay and Bala Town as Wales’ European representatives for the 2017-18 season, with the winners receiving a substantial financial boost for grabbing Wales’ last European spot. English sound-track available via the red button on Sky, Freeview or Virgin Media. Freesat viewers should use the audio selection option. Kick-off 5.15. (EC) (S)

 

SUNDAY 14 MAY

 

15.15 RYGBI – ABERAVON v BEDWAS, kick off 15.30, live from the Talbot Athletic Ground.
As the Principality Premiership reaches a climax, Owain Gwynedd, Catrin Heledd and Jamie Robinson will be at the Talbot Athletic Ground to bring you all the action from the play-off semi-final between Aberavon and Bedwas. The winner of the tie will face either Merthyr or RGC 1404 in next week’s final. English sound-track available via the red button on Sky, Freeview or Virgin Media. Freesat viewers should use the audio selection option. Kick off 15.30. (EC) (S)

 


PLUS
catch highlights from the famous Liege-Bastogne-Liege cycling race on Seiclo, at 22.00 on Thursday, 11 May.

 

AND Morgan Jones brings highlights from the Dafabet Welsh Premier League play-off final between Bangor City and Cardiff Met, as well as a round-up of La Liga action on Sgorio, at 18.30 on Monday 15 May.

 


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English subtitles
(EC) English soundtrack available via the red button on Sky, Freeview or Virgin Media. Freesat viewers should use the audio selection option

S4C is available on: Sky 104, Freeview 4, Virgin TV 166 and Freesat 104 in Wales

Sky 134, Freesat 120 and Virgin TV 166 in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland

S4C HD is available for Sky and Freesat viewers in Wales and across the UK.

 

Live online and on demand on s4c.cymru and by using the S4C app for iOS and Android.

Viewers across the UK can also watch S4C on BBC iPlayer, tvcatchup.com, tvplayer.com, YouView and via the Facebook app.

BT Showcase This Week

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Saturday May 13th:
2:30pm-5:30pm LIVE  BT Sport Score
Football score updates.

Sunday May 14th:
8:00pm-10:00pm WTA Tennis – Madrid Open highlights from the Final.

Sport on Freeview W/C Nov 26th

Welcome to this week’s edition.  Note that the UK Snooker Championship starts on the BBC 

this Saturday – with more detailed coverage on BBC Red Button (Freeview Channel 601).

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Saturday 

26/11/2016

06:10 – 06:40 Channel 4 General World Sport
  06:10 – 07:00 ITV4 General Motorsport UK
  06:40 – 07:05 Channel 4 General Triathlon The Sandman event in Anglesey.
  08:25 – 09:00 Channel 4 Formula 1 Murray Walker Meets Jensen Button
  09:00 – 09:55 Channel 4 Horse

Racing

The Morning Line Racing preview.
  09:55 – 11:25 Channel 4 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi

Grand Prix LIVE

Practice 3
  11:55 – 14:30 Channel 4 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi

Grand Prix LIVE

Qualifying
  12:00 – 13:00 BBC1 Football Football Focus With Dan Walker.
  12:45 – 17:00 ITV4 Darts Players

Championships LIVE

  13:15 – 14:00 BBC1 Snooker UK Championships LIVE
  13:15 – 14:30 More 4 Horse

Racing

Channel 4 Racing LIVE From Newbury and Newcastle.
  14:00 – 16:30 BBC1 Rugby

Union

Scotland v

Georgia LIVE

Live Autumn International.
  14:00 – 17:00 BBC2 Snooker UK Championships LIVE
  14:30 – 16:10 Channel 4 Horse Racing Channel 4 Racing LIVE From Newbury and Newcastle.
  14:45 – 17:30 BT Showcase Football BT Sport Score Football updates.
  14:30 – 17:30 BBC Red Button Football Final Score Football Updates.
  16:30 – 17:20 BBC1 Football Final Score Football Updates.
  17:00 – 19:30 BBC2 Rugby Union Wales v South Africa Autumn International.
  17:30 – 23:30 BBC Red Button Snooker UK Championships LIVE
  19:00 – 23:00 ITV4 Darts Players Championships LIVE
  19:30 – 20:30 BBC2 Rugby Union England v Argentina. Highlights.
  21:00 – 22:00 Channel 5 Football The Championship
  22:00 – 22:25 Channel 5 Football League One and Two Goal Rush.
  22:00 – 00:00 Spike General Spike Fight Night Bellator 165.
  22:30 – 23:50 BBC1 Football Match of the Day Including Chelsea v Spurs.
  23:50 – 00:20 BBC1 General The NFL Show
Sunday 

27/11/2016

06:10 – 06:35 Channel 4 General Motorsport The Six Hours of Shanghai
  12:00 – 16:40 Channel 4 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix LIVE Full race coverage.
  12:15 – 13:00 BBC2 Football MOTD2 Extra With Mark Chapman
  12:45 – 17:00 ITV4 Darts Players Championships LIVE
  13:00 – 18:10 BBC2 Snooker UK Championships LIVE
  18:00 – 20:00 Quest General FIA Rallycross
  19:00 – 23:00 ITV4 Darts Players Championships LIVE
  21:00 – 23:00 Challenge Wrestling TNA Wrestling
  22:30 – 23:50 BBC1 Football Match of the Day 2 Including Arsenal v Bournemouth.
  23:15 – 00:05 BBC2 Snooker UK Championships Highlights.
  23:45 – 00:40 ITV Rugby Union Premiership Highlights
Monday 

28/11/2016

13:00 – 18:00 BBC2 Snooker UK Championships LIVE
  13:00 – 23:30 BBC Red Button Snooker UK Championships LIVE Further coverage from York.
  23:05 – 00:05 ITV4 Football German Football Highlights.
  23:15 – 00:05 BBC2 Snooker UK Championships Highlights.
Tuesday 

29/11/2016

13:00 – 18:00 BBC2 Snooker UK Championships LIVE
  13:00 – 17:45 BBC Red Button Snooker UK Championships LIVE Further coverage from York.
  17:45 – 20:00 BBC Red Button Football Women’s Football Netherlands v England.
  23:15 – 00:05 BBC2 General NFL This Week
Wednesday 

30/11/2016

13:00 – 18:00 BBC2 Snooker UK Championships LIVE
  13:00 – 23:30 BBC Red Button Snooker UK Championships LIVE Further coverage from York.
  22:00 – 22:30 BBC2 Football The Premier League Show
  22:45 – 23:15 BBC1 General A Question of Sport
  23:45 – 00:35 BBC2 Snooker UK Championships Highlights.
Thursday 

01/12/2016

00:35 – 02:35 BBC2 Snooker UK

Championships

Snooker Extra.
  13:00 – 18:00 BBC2 Snooker UK

Championships LIVE

  13:00 – 23:30 BBC

Red Button

Snooker UK

Championships LIVE

Further coverage from York.
  19:00 – 20:00 BBC2 Snooker UK

Championships LIVE

  23:45 – 00:35 BBC2 Snooker UK

Championships

Highlights.
Friday 

02/12/2016

13:00 – 18:00 BBC2 Snooker UK

Championships

LIVE

  13:00 – 23:30 BBC Red

Button

Snooker UK

Championships

LIVE

Further coverage

from York.

  19:30 – 22:00 BBC2 Football FA Cup LIVE Round 2 – Macclesfield Town v Oxford United.

Snooker On Freeview – A Guide (Updated)

Hello all – following the English Open on Quest, I thought it would be a good idea to put together a guide, detailing all of the ‘Free’ Snooker available this season.

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October 10th – 16th 2016 (7 days)

Quest – English Open

The 1st tournament in the new ‘Home Nations’ series.  Eurosport has full coverage for subscribers, but Quest had daytime coverage, plus highlights of the evening sessions and the final in full, live and for free.

 

November 7th – 12th 2016 (6 days)

ITV4 – Champion of Champions

ITV has the rights for this tournament until 2019.  Featuring the winners of the various tournaments throughout the year, it’s not a ranking event but ITV provide great coverage.

 

November 14th – 20th (7 days)

Quest – Northern Irish Open

The 2nd tournament in the new ‘Home Nations’ series.  Expect coverage to be similar to the ‘English Open’ (see above).

 

November 26th – December 4th (9 days)

BBC – UK Championships

Live on the BBC until 2019 – there is coverage on BBC One and Two, and extensive coverage on the BBC Red Button channel, of one table.  The BBC Sports App has two tables of live action.

 

December 12th – 18th  (7 days)

Quest – Scottish Open

The 3rd tournament in the new ‘Home Nations’ series.  Expect coverage to be similar to the ‘English Open’ (see above).

 

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January 15th – 22nd (8 days)

BBC – Masters

Live on the BBC until 2019 – it’s a one table tournament all week, with full coverage on BBC Red Button, and there’s live action on BBC One (usually on the Saturday) and BBC Two during the week.

 

February 6th – 12th (7 days)

ITV4 – World Grand Prix

Live on ITV until 2019 – this will be held in Preston in 2017.

 

February 13th – 19th  (7 days)

BBC Red Button – Welsh Open

The final tournament in the new ‘Home Nations’ series.  Quest don’t have the free-to-air rights to this tournament.  However, BBC Red Button broadcasts BBC Wales’s live coverage, with daytime live sessions and an hour of live coverage in the evenings.  Some coverage may not be on BBC Red Button if there is another event on (e.g Final Score) but full coverage will be on the BBC Sport App.

 

February 23rd – 26th (4 days)

ITV4 – Snooker Shoot Out

Live on ITV until 2018 – this will be held in Watford in 2017.  It will feature 128 players in 2017 – this is quick fire snooker!  Blink and you will miss!  Great format though.

 

March 6th – 12th (7 days)

ITV4 – Players Championship

Live on ITV, this will be held in Llandudno.

 

April 15th – May 1st (17 days)

BBC – World Snooker Championships

Live on the BBC until 2019 – this is the big finale to the season.  BBC Red Button has extensive coverage of one table, with two tables available via the BBC Sports App.

So, that’s 86 days of live snooker on Freeview in the 2016/17 season – great news!  Spread the word – and bookmark this article, it might just be useful!  Chris

Sport on Freeview W/C October 29th

Hello everyone – this is the Sport for Freeview this week.  Please note – listings typed up to Wednesday night, Thursday and Friday will be added over this weekend!  Darts on ITV4 to look out for, as well as live sport on BT Showcase (See my separate post for more detailed information).  Chris

Saturday 29/10/2016 12:00 – 13:00 BBC1 Football Football Focus With Dan Walker
  12:45 – 17:00 ITV4 Darts European Championships LIVE
  13:10 – 15:55 Channel 4 Horse Racing Channel 4 Racing LIVE From Ascot and Wetherby
  13:15 – 16:30 BBC1 Rugby League Four Nations LIVE England v New Zealand
  14:30 – 17:15 BT Showcase Rugby Union Aviva Premiership LIVE Saracens v Leicester
  14:30 – 16:30 BBC Red Button Football Final Score Football Updates
  15:55 – 17:30 Channel 4 Formula 1 Mexico Grand Prix LIVE Third practice session.
  16:30 – 17:10 BBC1 Football Final Score Football Updates
  16:30 – 17:00 BBC Red Button Rugby League Four Nations LIVE Post Match forum.
  18:00 – 21:00 Channel 4 Formula 1 Mexico Grand Prix LIVE Qualifying session.
  18:00 – 19:00 ITV4 Cricket Bangladesh v England 2nd Test highlights.  Repeated at 11pm.
  19:00 – 23:00 ITV4 Darts European Championships LIVE
  21:00 – 22:00 Channel 5 Football Football on 5 – The Championship Highlights of today’s matches.
  22:00 – 22:25 Channel 5 Football Football on 5 – Goal Rush League One and Two action.
  22:20 – 23:45 BBC1 Football Match of the Day Including Tottenham v Leicester.
Sunday 30/10/2016 06:15 – 06:45 Channel 4 General Motorsport Caterham highlights
  06:45 – 07:10 Channel 4 General The Grid
  11:50 – 13:10 Channel 5 General Rallying Wales Rally GB highlights plus LIVE coverage of the final stage.
  12:15 – 13:00 BBC2 Football MOTD2 Extra With Mark Chapman.
  12:45 – 17:00 ITV4 Darts European Championships LIVE
  13:20 – 17:00 BBC Red Button General American Football LIVE Washington Redskins v Cincinatti Bengals
  18:00 – 21:00 Channel 4 Formula 1 Mexico Grand Prix LIVE
  18:00 – 19:00 ITV4 Cricket Bangladesh v England 2nd Test highlights.  Repeated at 11pm.
  19:00 – 23:00 ITV4 Darts European Championships LIVE
  21:00 – 23:00 Challenge Wrestling TNA Wrestling
  22:30 – 23:30 BBC1 Football Match of the Day 2 Including Southampton v Chelsea
  23:15 – 00:15 ITV Rugby Union Premiership Highlights
  23:30 – 00:00 BBC1 Football The Women’s Football Show
Monday 31/10/2016 06:00 – 06:10 ITV General Sporting Funnies
  18:00 – 19:00 Dave General Strongest Man: Champions League
  19:00 – 20:00 ITV4 Cricket Bangladesh v England 2nd Test highlights.
  20:00 – 21:00 ITV4 General Moto GP Highlights from the Malaysian Grand Prix.
  23:00 – 00:00 ITV4 Football German Football Recent highlights.
Tuesday 01/11/2016 18:00 – 19:00 Dave General Strongest Man: Champions League
  18:30 – 22:30 BBC Red Button Football Final Score Football Updates
  19:00 – 20:00 ITV4 Cricket Bangladesh v England 2nd Test highlights.
  19:00 – 22:00 BT Showcase Football Champions League LIVE Mönchengladbach v Celtic
  20:00 – 21:00 ITV4 General Motorcycling World Superbike Highlights
Wednesday 02/11/2016 06:00 – 06:10 ITV4 Football Football Rivalries
  18:00 – 22:30 BBC Red Button Football 5 Live Final Score
  22:45 – 23:15 BBC1 General A Question of Sport With Alex Scott.
  22:45 – 00:10 ITV Football Champions League Highlights