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

Australian Grand Prix
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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.

Saturday, 25 March

Daniil Kvyat

It is 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

12:15-14:45, Football - Dundee United v St Mirren, SPFL Challenge Cup final, BBC Alba

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

06:00-11:00, Boxing - Anthony Crolla v Jorge Linares (repeat) - BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

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

10:55-13:55, 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 - Football & rugby union build-up, BBC Radio 5 live

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

13:55-16:00, Football - Liverpool Ladies v Notts County Ladies, FA Women's Cup quarter-final, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

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

16:00-19:00, Cricket - MCC v Middlesex - Day one, Champion County match, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

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.

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

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

19:00-21:00, Football - The Monday Night Club, BBC Radio 5 live

21:00-22:00, Cricket - The Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show, 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.

10:55-19:00, 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

19:30-20:30, Get Inspired with Darren Campbell, meeting James DeGale and his mum and manager, Diane - BBC Radio 5 live

21:30-22:30, Fight to the Finish - The Story of Marieke Vervoort - BBC Radio 5 live

Wednesday, 29 March

Tiger Woods celebrates winning the 1997 Masters

Coverage from the MCC v Middlesex match continues on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, while The 5 live Golf team look back at Tiger Woods' historic victory at the Masters in 1997.

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

19:30-21:00, Football - Creating Kante, special programme about Chelsea's N'Golo Kante, BBC Radio 5 live

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

Thursday, 30 March

Liubov Ilyushechkina and Dylan Moscovitch

Watch the Pairs programme at the World Figure Skating Championships on the Red Button, while BBC Radio 5 live has programmes looking back at the 1997 Grand National and previewing the weekend's European Champions Cup quarter-finals.

16:45-20:15, Winter sports - World Figure Skating Championships, pairs free, BBC Red Button and online

18:55-21:45, Football - Manchester City Women v Fortuna Hjorring, Women's Champions League quarter-final, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

20:00-21:00, Horse racing - 5 live Racing, BBC Radio 5 live

A look back to 1997 when the Grand National was suspended by an IRA bomb.

21:00-22:00, Rugby union - 5 live Rugby, BBC Radio 5 live

22:00-22:30, Football - The Premier League Show, BBC Two

Friday, 31 March

Horse racing from Wetherby

BBC Radio 5 live is at the races in Wetherby, Super League fans can follow Leeds v Wigan on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, the World Figure Skating Championships continue on BBC Red Button and there is live basketball coverage from the WBBL and BBL Championships with a double-header on connected TVs, the BBC Sport website and app.

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

14:00-16:00, Horse racing - Racing from Wetherby, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

15:50-20:15, Winter sports - World Figure Skating Championships, women's free, BBC Red Button and online

17:00-19:00, Basketball - Sheffield Hatters v Nottingham Wildcats, WBBL Championship, Connected TV and online

19:00-22:00, Football - The Friday Football Social, BBC Radio 5 live (edited version repeated 05:30)

19:30-21:30, Basketball - Sheffield Sharks v Glasgow Rocks, BBL Championship, Connected TV and online

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

Saturday, 1 April

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and Everton manager Ronald Koeman

The Merseyside derby takes place at lunchtime with commentary from Anfield on BBC Radio 5 live, while on 5 live sports extra, it's quarter-finals day in European rugby union. BBC Red Button has live coverage of the FA People's Cup semi-finals and the World Figure Skating Championships with the men's free and free dance competitions.

05:00-05:30, Boxing - 5 live Boxing, BBC Radio 5 live

Mike Costello and Steve Bunce discuss and analyse the latest news and big fight nights.

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

08:40-13:15, Winter sports - World Figure Skating Championships, men's free, BBC Red Button and online

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

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

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

12:30-14:30, Football - Liverpool v Everton, Premier League, BBC Radio 5 live (build-up from 12:00)

12:40-14:45, Rugby union - Bath v Brive, European Rugby Challenge Cup, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

13:50-14:30, Football - FA People's Cup semi-finals, BBC Red Button and online

14:25-18:15, Winter sports - World Figure Skating Championships, free dance, Connected TV and online (repeated, 17:50-21:40, BBC Red Button)

14:30-15:00, Football - 5 live Sport, BBC Radio 5 live

Team news and build-up to 3pm kick-offs.

14:30-17:30, Football - Final Score, BBC Red Button and online

15:00-17:00, Football - 5 live Sport, BBC Radio 5 live

Football coverage and updates from 3pm kick-offs.

15:10-17:15, Rugby union - Leinster v Wasps, European Rugby Champions Cup, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

16:00-17:15, Football - Final Score, BBC One

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

17:30-17:50, Football - FA People's Cup semi-finals, BBC Red Button and online

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

20:00-22:05, Rugby union - Gloucester v Cardiff Blues, European Rugby Challenge Cup, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

22:30-00:00, Football - Match of the Day, BBC One

23:55-01:00, Football - FA People's Cup semi-finals, BBC Red Button

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