BBC BLOGS - Roger Mosey

No rows, just planning for Opening Ceremony

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Roger Mosey | 13:50 UK time, Wednesday, 25 July 2012

There's been a minor flurry in the past 24 hours about commentary for the Opening Ceremony based on a misleading story in a newspaper.

So here for the record is the true position.

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Digital quirk forces Freeview change

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Roger Mosey | 13:18 UK time, Friday, 20 July 2012

This blog's changing. As we get into Olympic Games-time it's going to be shorter, snappier and more frequent - maybe even daily when the action starts.

What I'm going to do is pick up some of the main issues about our coverage, and give people the chance to offer us feedback.

So here's the first one, which is advance notice of the way we're going to have to arrange our commentary services for the Opening Ceremony.

We said a while ago that we'd offer Audio Description - a commentary service specially tailored for people who are blind or partially-sighted - for the first time live for the Olympic Opening Ceremony.

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BBC's sport programmes move to the fore

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Roger Mosey | 09:15 UK time, Monday, 9 July 2012

In our planning for 2012, there was never any doubt about what would be the most intense period: the Olympic Games themselves from July 27 to August 12.

But we also knew that this would be a summer where people would want to enjoy the build-up to the big event.

That's why we committed to covering the Olympic torch relay on every step of the journey and why we've always been enthusiastic supporters of the London 2012 Festival.

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