Sport on the BBC: The best of this week's action

Australian Grand Prix
Listen to the Australian Grand Prix on BBC Radio 5 live

Find out the details of the major sports coverage on offer across BBC television, radio and online this week.

Visit our live guide for direct links to all our live sporting coverage - including text commentaries - while BBC Sport app users can also set event reminders so they never miss a moment of their favourite sports.

All times GMT (then BST from Sunday, 26 March). Fixtures and event start times are subject to change. The BBC is not responsible for any changes that may be made. For more details of forthcoming coverage, visit the specific sport's page on the website. Coverage on BBC Red Button can be subject to late schedule changes.

Wednesday, 22 March

Deli Ali and Mesut Ozil

England face world champions Germany in a friendly at Dortmund's Signal Iduna Park with build-up, commentary and your post-match reaction on BBC Radio 5 live.

19:35-22:00, Football - Germany v England, international friendly, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:45-22:00, Football - Germany v England, international friendly, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 19:30)

22:00-22:30, Football - 5 live Football Social, BBC Radio 5 live

Thursday, 23 March

Sebastian Vettel in action during the 2015 Australian Grand Prix

5 live Sport reviews this week's international football and looks ahead to the opening weekend of the Formula 1 season, while BBC Radio 5 live sports extra has commentary from another Super League game.

19:00-21:00, Football - International football review, BBC Radio 5 live

19:30-22:30, Rugby league - Wakefield Trinity v Leigh Centurions, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

21:00-22:00, Formula 1 - Australian Grand Prix preview, BBC Radio 5 live

Friday, 24 March

Republic of Ireland fans

The Republic of Ireland face Wales in a World Cup qualifier in Dublin, Plymouth Raiders take on Bristol Flyers in the BBL and there's horse racing commentary from Newbury.

00:55-02:35, Formula 1 - Australian Grand Prix, first practice, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

04:55-06:35, Formula 1 - Australian Grand Prix, second practice, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

13:00-14:00, The Friday Sports Panel, BBC Radio 5 live

14:00-16:00, Horse racing - Live coverage from Newbury, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:00-21:00, Rugby union - Scrum V: Scarlets v Edinburgh, Pro12, Connected TV and online

19:30-21:30, Basketball - Plymouth Raiders v Bristol Flyers, BBL, Connected TV and online

19:30-22:30, Rugby league - St Helens v Warrington Wolves, Super League, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:45-22:00, Football - Republic of Ireland v Wales, World Cup qualifier, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 19:00)

Saturday, 25 March

Daniil Kvyat

It's final practice and qualifying in Formula 1 for the Australian Grand Prix, Northampton take on Leicester in rugby union's Premiership, and Football Focus looks ahead to this week's World Cup qualifiers.

02:55-04:05, Formula 1 - Australian Grand Prix - final practice, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

05:55-07:05, Formula 1 - Australian Grand Prix - qualifying, BBC Radio 5 live

09:00-11:00, The Danny Baker Show, BBC Radio 5 live

11:00-12:00, Fighting Talk, BBC Radio 5 live

12:00-12:30, Football - Football Focus, BBC One

12:00-15:00, Football & rugby union build-up, BBC Radio 5 live

14:55-17:00, Rugby union - Exeter v Sale, Premiership, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

15:00-17:00, Rugby union - Northampton v Leicester, Premiership, BBC Radio 5 live

17:00-17:30, Football - Final Score from NI, BBC Two NI

17:00-18:06, Sports Report, BBC Radio 5 live

18:06-20:00, Football - 606, phone-in, BBC Radio 5 live

22:15-23:30, Boxing - WBA lightweight title fight, Jorge Linares v Anthony Crolla, BBC Radio 5 live

Sunday, 26 March

Ellie Downie

Commentary of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers continues on BBC Radio 5 live as England and Scotland take on Lithuania and Slovenia respectively, while there is coverage of the World Cross Country and British Gymnastics Championships.

NB UK clocks move forward an hour to BST at 01:00 GMT this morning.

05:00-08:00, Formula 1 - Australian Grand Prix, race, BBC Radio 5 live

09:00-10:00, Sportsweek, BBC Radio 5 live

10:55-19:00, Cricket - MCC v Middlesex - Day one, Champion County match, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

11:55-15:45, Athletics - World Cross Country Championships, BBC Red Button and online

12:00-15:00, 5 live Sport - A look back the the Australian Grand Prix and reaction to Saturday night's boxing, BBC Radio 5 live

13:50-17:45, Gymnastics - British Gymnastics Championships, Connected TV and online

15:00-17:00, Rugby Union - Saracens v Bath, English Premiership, BBC Radio 5 live

17:00-18:00, Athletics - World Cross Country Championships highlights, BBC Two

17:00-19:00, Football - England v Lithuania, World Cup qualifier, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 15:00)

19:00-19:45, Football - 606, phone-in, BBC Radio 5 live

19:45-22:00, Football - Scotland v Slovenia, World Cup qualifier, BBC Radio 5 live

Monday, 27 March

Nick Gubbins of Middlesex

BBC Radio 5 live sports extra continues its coverage of the Champion County cricket game between MCC and Middlesex and BBC One focuses on highlights from the weekend's Super League game late on Monday evening.

10:55-19:30, Cricket - MCC v Middlesex - Day two, Champion County match, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:00-22:00, Football - The Monday Night Club, BBC Radio 5 live

22:00-22:30, Sport - Flintoff, Savage and the Ping Pong Guy, BBC Radio 5 live

23:45-00:30, Rugby league - Super League Show, BBC One (North West, North East & Cumbria, Yorks & Lincs and Yorkshire)

Tuesday, 28 March

Adam Swift of St Helens

The MCC v Middlesex Champion County match reaches its third day and BBC Radio 5 live will bring you coverage from the day's play. There is also a chance to watch The Super League Show again on BBC Two and on the Red Button.

11:25-19:30, Cricket - MCC v Middlesex - Day three, Champion County match, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

13:00-13:45, Rugby League - The Super League Show (repeat), BBC Two

17:30-19:45, Rugby League - The Super League Show (repeat), BBC Red Button

Wednesday, 29 March

Tiger Woods celebrates winning the 1997 Masters

11:25-19:30, Cricket - MCC v Middlesex - Day four, Champion County match, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

21:00-22:30, Golf - Tiger Woods special and Masters preview, BBC Radio 5 live

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