The 2008 Beijing Olympics
on the BBC
Olympics coverage on BBC TV
As Britain's Olympic and Paralympic
broadcaster, the BBC holds exclusive
terrestrial TV, radio, online, mobile and iPlayer
rights in the UK.
Coverage includes several
main strands across BBC One, BBC Two and
BBC HD, as well as the Opening and Closing
Ceremonies, and up to six additional streams
of coverage available via interactive.
Full day-by-day listings (including interactive
listings) will be available from bbc.co.uk/olympics.
Please note: All transmission times are
subject to change.
The Olympics 8-24 August
Live coverage on BBCi
There will be continuous live/as live coverage
of the Games on BBCi throughout the night
and day. With up to six streams to choose
from the viewer will have more sports to
select from than ever before.
8.00-9.00pm BBC Three
(live matches available on BBCi)
Jake Humphrey brings the best of the action
from the final round of the men's
preliminaries as well as the men's and
women's quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals.
1.50-6.00am BBC One/BBC HD
(start times vary)
Rishi Persad and Clare Balding present live
coverage of the swimming finals, athletics
heats and a selection of the gymnastics finals.
6.00-9.00am BBC One/BBC HD
Hazel Irvine and Adrian Chiles start the day
with a look at the main news from the day's
events and some live coverage from the early
afternoon's action in Beijing, also incorporating
national and regional news and weather.
9.00am-noon BBC One/BBC HD
Hazel Irvine and Adrian Chiles present live
coverage of the rowing, sailing and cycling.
12.00-12.45pm BBC Two/BBC HD
Sue Barker presents more live action from
the Games, with coverage of the early
athletics finals and swimming heats.
12.45-5.15pm BBC One/BBC HD
Sue Barker and Jake Humphrey present
coverage of the athletics finals and the climax
of the three-day eventing.
5.15-6.00pm BBC Two/BBC HD
Jake Humphrey brings more of the evening's
action from the Games in Beijing.
7.00-8.00pm BBC One/BBC HD
Gabby Logan presents a round-up of all the
key moments from the day's competition.
Gabby will welcome viewers home from work
with all the news and views as well as reports
on Team GB's progress. Having looked back
over the day's main events, Gabby will look
forward to the coming day's action.