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

British heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua (left) and Ukraine heavyweight boxer Wladimir Klitschko
Listen to live boxing from Wembley Stadium across BBC radio and online as Britain's Anthony Joshua faces Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in the heavyweight division

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 BST. 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.

Thursday, 27 April

World Championship Snooker

The World Snooker Championship reaches the semi-finals, Leeds face Huddersfield in the Super League on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, while BBC Radio 5 live previews two of the weekend's big events - the Russian Grand Prix and the Joshua-Klitschko fight.

10:55-19:00, Cricket - Middlesex v Sussex, One-Day Cup, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

13:00-18:00, Snooker - World Championship, BBC Two, (13:00-18:00, Connected TV and online)

19:00-20:00, Snooker - World Championship, BBC Two (not in Scotland; 19:00-23:00, BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online)

19:00-22:00, Football - Updates from Manchester City v Manchester United, Premier League, BBC Radio 5 live

19:30-22:30, Rugby league - Leeds Rhinos v Huddersfield Giants, Super League, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

23:15-00:05, Snooker - World Championship highlights, BBC Two (00:10-01:00, BBC Two NI; repeated on BBC Red Button)

Friday, 28 April

Mercedes F1 driver Lewis Hamilton speaks with Ferrari's driver Sebastian Vettel

The World Snooker Championship semi-finals continue on BBC TV. In Formula 1, Lewis Hamilton takes part in the first practice session of the Russian Grand Prix and in rugby league, St Helens face Leigh Centurions in the Super League.

08:55-10:35, Formula 1 - Russian Grand Prix, first practice, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

10:00-12:00, Snooker - World Championship, BBC Two, (11:55-13:00, BBC Red Button; 10:00-14:00, Connected TV and online)

10:55-14:00, Cricket - Somerset v Surrey, One-Day Cup, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra (resumes 16:00-19:00)

12:55-14:35, Formula 1 - Russian Grand Prix, second practice, BBC Sport website

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

13:00-18:00, Snooker - World Championship, BBC Two (14:30-18:00, Connected TV and online)

14:00-16:00, Horse racing - Commentary from Sandown, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:00-21:30, Football - The Friday Football Social, BBC Radio 5 live

19:00-21:00, Snooker - World Championship, BBC Two (not available in Wales & 19:00-23:00, Connected TV and online, 20:55-23:00, BBC Red Button)

19:00-21:00, Rugby union - Cardiff Blues v Zebre, Pro12, BBC Two Wales

19:25-21:30, Rugby union - Edinburgh v Newport Gwent Dragons, Pro12, BBC Alba, Connected TV and online

19:30-21:30, Basketball - BBL play-off quarter-final, Connected TV and online

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

21:30-22:00, Formula 1 - Russian Grand Prix, preview, BBC Radio 5 live

00:05-00:55, Snooker - World Championship highlights, BBC Two (repeated on BBC Red Button)

Saturday, 29 April

Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko

There's full coverage on BBC Radio 5 live as Anthony Joshua faces Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley, qualifying from the Russian GP is on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and the World Snooker Championship approaches its climax across BBC TV.

05:00-05:30, Boxing - Anthony Joshua faces Wladimir Klitschko preview, BBC Radio 5 live (edited repeat)

05:30-06:00, Football - Friday Football Social, BBC Radio 5 live (edited repeat)

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

09:55-11:05, Formula 1 - Russian Grand Prix, third practice, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

10:00-12:00, Snooker - World Championship, BBC Two, (11:55-13:15, BBC Red Button; 10:00-14:00, Connected TV and online)

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

12:00-13:00, Football - Football Focus, BBC One

12:55-14:05, Formula 1 - Russian Grand Prix, qualifying, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

13:15-16:30, Snooker - World Championship, BBC One (14:30-18:00, Connected TV and online)

14:30-17:30, Football - Final Score, BBC Red Button (not in Scotland, 16:30-17:30, BBC One, 17:00-17:30 BBC One NI)

14:55-17:00, Rugby union - Ospreys v Ulster, Pro12, BBC Two NI

14:55-17:00, Football - Fulham v Brentford, Championship, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

15:00-17:00, Football - Premier League commentary, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 14:30)

16:30-17:30, Football - Sportscene, BBC One Scotland

16:30-17:30, Snooker - World Championship, BBC Two (17:00-17:30 BBC Two NI)

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

17:30-18:30, Snooker - The Crucible: 40 Golden Snooker Years (repeat), BBC Two (not in Scotland)

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

19:00-21:30, Snooker - World Championship, BBC Two (21:25-23:00, BBC Red Button; 19:00-23:00, Connected TV and online)

19:15-22:30, Ice hockey - Japan v Great Britain, Division 1B, Men's World Championship, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

21:00-23:30, Boxing - Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko, BBC Radio 5 live

22:20-23:25, Football - Match of the Day, BBC One

Sunday, 30 April

Tottenham Hotspur's Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen

BBC Two has all the action from the World Snooker Championship final in Sheffield, while BBC Radio 5 live has full coverage from the Russian Grand Prix before commentary from the north London derby between Spurs and Arsenal.

06:00-10:00, Boxing - Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko (one-hour repeats), BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

07:50-09:00, Football - Match of the Day (repeat), BBC One

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

10:55-19:00, Cricket - Middlesex v Gloucestershire, One-Day Cup, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

12:10-19:15, Football - People's Cup, Finals pitch, Connected TV & online

12:15-13:00, Football - MOTD2 Extra, BBC Two and BBC Radio 5 live

13:00-14:00, Athletics - World Relay Championships highlights, BBC Two

13:00-15:00, Formula 1 - Russian Grand Prix, race, BBC Radio 5 live

13:55-15:55, Football - Sunderland Ladies v Arsenal Ladies, WSL1 Spring Series, BBC Red Button, Connected TV and online (repeated 00:15-02:00 on BBC Red Button)

14:00-18:00, Snooker - World Championship final, BBC Two

16:30-18:30, Football - Tottenham v Arsenal, Premier League, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 15:30)

18:00-19:00, Football - Sportscene highlights, BBC One Scotland (repeated, 23:50-00:50)

18:30-19:30, Football - 606 phone-in, BBC Radio 5 live

19:00-23:00, Snooker - World Championship final, BBC Two

19:30-20:30, Flintoff, Savage and the Ping Pong Guy - BBC Radio 5 live

22:30-23:45, Football - Match of the Day 2, BBC One

23:45-00:20, Football - The Women's Football Show, BBC One (00:45-01:20, BBC One Scotland)

Monday, 1 May

Vicarage Road

BBC Radio 5 live has commentary as Watford face Liverpool in the Premier League, and the World Snooker Championship concludes on BBC Two.

04:30-05:00, Formula 1 - Russian Grand Prix, review, BBC Radio 5 live

12:10-19:15, Football - People's Cup, Finals pitch, Connected TV & online

10:55-19:00, Cricket - Yorkshire v Lancashire, One-Day Cup, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

14:00-18:00, Snooker - World Championship final, BBC Two

18:00-20:50, Football - The Women's Football Show (repeat), BBC Red Button

19:00-20:00, Football - The Monday Night Club, BBC Radio 5 live

19:00-23:00, Snooker - World Championship final, BBC Two

20:00-22:00, Football - Watford v Liverpool, Premier League, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 19:00)

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

00:45-01:30, Rugby league - Super League Show, BBC One (North West, North East & Cumbria, Yorks & Lincs & Yorkshire)

Tuesday, 2 May

Real Madrid fans

One-Day Cup cricket continues on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra as Surrey host Essex at The Oval, while Real Madrid face Atletico Madrid in the first Champions League semi-final.

10:55-19:00, Cricket - Surrey v Essex, One-Day Cup, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

13:00-13:45, Rugby league - Super League Show, BBC Two (repeated 16:00-21:40, BBC Red Button)

19:00-22:30, 5 live Sport - News and interviews, plus updates from Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid, BBC Radio 5 live

Wednesday, 3 May

Manchester City Women football player Kosovare Asllani

Watch live on BBC TV as Manchester City Women face Birmingham City Ladies in the the Women's Super League, while One-Day Cup cricket continues on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra as Northamptonshire host Worcestershire.

10:55-18:55, Cricket - Northamptonshire v Worcestershire, One-Day Cup, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

18:55-20:55, Women's Football, WSL1 - Manchester City Women v Birmingham City Ladies, BBC Red Button (02:00-03:50, repeated on BBC Red Button)

18:55-21:00, Women's Football, WSL1 - Yeovil Town Ladies v Bristol City Women, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:00-22:30, Football - Champions League, updates from Monaco v Juventus, BBC Radio 5 live

Thursday, 4 May

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho

Manchester United continue their campaign in the Europa League at the semi-final stage with a trip to Spain to face Celta Vigo on BBC Radio 5 live. Elsewhere Super League strugglers Huddersfield Giants host league leaders Castleford Tigers on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra.

10:55-19:00, Cricket - Essex v Gloucestershire, One Day Cup, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

19:30-22:30, Rugby League - Huddersfield Giants v Castleford Tigers, Super League, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

20:05-22:00, Football - Celta Vigo v Manchester United, Europa League semi-final - first leg, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 19:00 BST)

22:00-22:30, Football - The Premier League Show, BBC Two (23:15, BBC Two NI)

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