Athletics on the BBC: Diamond League, World Championships

The BBC has extensive live athletics coverage in 2015 across TV, desktop, mobile, tablet and app, including the 2015 World Championships.

In addition, the BBC has signed a deal to show the entire Diamond League season on network TV, with highlights from the 12 international events.

The deal sees BBC Sport bring more hours of network TV coverage of the Diamond League than ever before across BBC One and BBC Two, and runs through to 2017.

The BBC has a separate deal for live coverage of the two UK Diamond League events in Birmingham and the Anniversary Games in London (24 & 25 July) which runs through to 2020.


All times are BST.

British Championships, Birmingham

3-5 July

Sunday 5th July, 14:30-18:00, BBC Two

Athletes are competing for the honour of being named as British champion, but they can also book their place at this summer's World Championships. Commentary is led by Steve Cram, with expert comment from Paula Radcliffe, Denise Lewis and Colin Jackson.

Diamond League - Paris highlights

5 July

13:30-14:30, BBC Two

The eighth city on this year's circuit contains yet another world-class field of athletes. Pole vault world-record holder Renaud Lavillenie can count on huge support from the Stade de France crowd and has been in sparkling form in the Diamond League meetings so far this year.

Diamond League - Lausanne highlights

11 July

12:00-13:00, BBC Two

A a host of world record-holders take to the track in Switzerland including Olympic champion and world record-holder David Rudisha in the 800m and French pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie.

There are no shortage of big names in the women's events with Olympic gold medallist Allyson Felix taking on European champion Dafne Schippers over 200m.

Repeated on Monday, 13 July from 10:00-11:00.

Diamond League - Monaco highlights

18 July

10:00-11:00, BBC Two

Gabby Logan presents highlights of the 10th Diamond League meeting of the year, held at the Stade Louis II Stadium in Monaco. A star-studded line-up is expected in the principality but all eyes will be on Britain's Mo Farah - the reigning world and Olympic champion at 5,000m and 10,000m. He will compete in the 1500m in Monaco in what will be his first race since doping allegations were made against his coach Alberto Salazar. Farah will need to be at his best to beat a talented field which includes Kenya's Asbel Kiprop.

Repeated on Monday, 20 July from 13:00-14:00.

Anniversary Games Olympic Park, London

24-26 July

20:00-22:00, BBC Two on Friday

14:20-17:20, BBC One on Saturday

Gabby Logan presents coverage of the Anniversary Games from the Olympic Stadium, London. Staged to mark the third anniversary of the 2012 Olympic Games, the event also serves as the London Grand Prix, the 11th round of the 2015 Diamond League series. All eyes will be on one of the British heroes of the 2012 Games, heptathlon gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill, who competes in London for the first time since becoming a mother. Tonight's action also includes the 100m, in which European champion James Dasaolu takes on fellow Briton and reigning European indoor 60m champion Richard Kilty.

Diamond League, Stockholm

1 August

13:00-14:00, BBC Two

World Championships, Beijing

22-30 August

Coverage details will appear here

Great North City Games, Newcastle

Saturday, 12 September

Coverage details will appear here

Great North Run, Newcastle

Sunday, 13 September

Coverage details will appear here

Great Scottish Run, Glasgow

Sunday, 4 October

Coverage details will appear here

Further details and times will appear here when confirmed


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