BBC Sounds will offer up new and original podcasts for Change The Game, with 5 live Football Daily and Test Match Special providing analysis and new netball podcast, NetBallers
New original BBC iPlayer Change The Game series will shine a spotlight on some of the most empowering women from all sports
A special edition of The Friday Sports Panel to air on 5 live featuring around 30 of the best sportswomen
More live action includes Anniversary Games, World Athletics Championships and the Women’s British Open
In the build-up to the Netball World Cup, Betty Glover presents a new BBC Radio 5 live podcast, NetBallers.
Fit And Fearless
BBC Radio 5 live’s hit podcast returns in May. Want to get fitter, healthier and feel amazing doing it? Fit and Fearless is your one stop shop for all things feel-good, presented by three friends on a mission. Victoria Spence, Zanna Van Dijk and Tally Rye started the #GirlGains movement, an Instagram fitness community designed to bring together anyone with a love of health and happiness, looking to get inspired. From weight training to gut health, intuitive eating to body image and confidence, pre and post-natal fitness to cardio, the Fit And Fearless podcast covers all areas of physical and mental health to get more people moving and feeling good. Download Fit And Fearless from BBC Sounds.
BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin and former international triathlete Annie Emerson host The Tripod, a podcast collaboration between BBC Sport and BBC Radio Manchester, available on BBC Sounds.
The Tripod breaks down the mental and physical barriers preventing people from getting into triathlon. Over nine episodes, Louise and Annie mentor and coach three beginner triathletes: Deborah James, presenter of BBC Radio 5 live podcast You, Me And The Big C, BBC Radio 2’s Jo Whiley and Lloyd Davies from Bath who applied to take part via BBC Get Inspired. In June, Jo will be competing in the Blenheim Triathlon while Deborah and Lloyd take part in World Triathlon Leeds.
Over the course of the series, Louise and Annie introduce Deborah, Jo and Lloyd to a range of experts, including Rebecca Adlington, Kerianne Payne, Sir Chris Hoy, Lucy Gossage, Vicky Holland, Steve Cram and Allison Curbishley, to help them on their triathlon challenge. They also answer listener questions and discuss a range of topics from nutrition to the benefits of triathlon on mental health.
The 5 live Football Daily podcast offers updates and analysis, from inside the Women’s England and Scotland camps during the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The Test Match Special podcast will bring insight from the Women’s Ashes where the team will be joined by special guests for post-match interviews and analysis.
Anniversary Games 20-21 July
As a legacy to the London 2012 Olympic Games, viewers can expect to see some of the biggest names in track and field including three-time European champion, Dina Asher-Smith who will be looking to lay down a marker before the World Championships. Gabby Logan will be joined by some of the best in athletics to provide insight and analysis, as she leads the TV coverage of the 2019 Anniversary Games from the Olympic Stadium.
BBC Radio 5 live will bring live commentary from the Olympic Stadium with all the latest news and action also available on BBC Sport online.
Women’s British Open 1-4 August
The 2019 Women’s British Open takes place from 1-4 August at Woburn Golf Club in Bedfordshire where reigning champion Georgia Hall will be looking to defend her title.
Golf correspondent Iain Carter will bring regular updates from Woburn to BBC Radio 5 live listeners throughout the tournament, and the BBC Sport website is to feature daily updates and analysis.
A dedicated episode of The Cut, the BBC’s golf podcast on BBC Sounds, will round up the action at the conclusion of the competition, as well as bringing interviews with the winner and runners up.
Solheim Cup 13-15 September
The Solheim Cup tees off at Gleneagles on 13 September, as Team Europe, led by Scotland’s Catriona Matthew, attempt to regain the trophy from Team USA, captained by Juli Inkster.
Highlights will be available on BBC Two (Fri and Sun) and BBC Four (Sat) BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport app.
World Athletics Championships: Doha 28 September - 6 October
As the World Athletics Championships begin in Doha, Qatar, the BBC will bring first class coverage across TV, radio and online.
Gabby Logan leads the TV coverage joined by Jeanette Kwayke, Paula Radcliffe, Denise Lewis and Jessica Ennis-Hill as British trio Dina Asher-Smith, Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Laura Muir look to strike World Championship gold.
BBC Radio 5 live will bring live commentary from Doha with all the latest news and action also available on BBC Sport online.
BBC Sport will also be providing live coverage of: The Road Cycling World Championships 2019 in Yorkshire, the 2019 World Gymnastics Championships in Stuttgart, the 2019 ITU World Triathlon Series, and the World Taekwondo Championships in Manchester, the European and World Rowing Championships, European Eventing, Showjumping and Dressage Championships, RideLondon and the Eastbourne Tennis tournament.
BBC iPlayer short-form specials
This five-part series features young empowering sportswomen, who have fought against the rules. Whether they’ve suffered the constraints of culture, religion, gender, family or society, these women have found liberation and empowerment through sport.
In this six-part series, we champion some of the greatest female sporting talent in the world. These competitors, at the peak of their abilities, will tell their story in their own words, from childhood inspiration to all they’ve encountered and endured in reaching the top of their sport.
Well-known advocates will champion their sporting heroines in this Legends series. This series will celebrate female sporting icons who have transcended sport, overcome adversity, broken down barriers and inspired other women in the process. We will feature sporting greats such as Serena Williams and Simone Biles.
Spoken word artist Deanna Rodger reinterprets and appropriates Kipling’s IF for the modern day woman. This creative sequence will be used within sport editorial across the Change The Game Season. There will be five versions made available for outlets - women’s sport, football, netball, tennis and athletics.
The Friday Sports Panel: Women’s Sport Special 24 May
Eleanor Oldroyd presents a special edition of The Friday Sports Panel on BBC Radio 5 live on May 24. This special programme brings together some of the biggest names in women’s sport as England Netball coach Tracey Neville, Paralympian Lauren Steadman and double Olympic champion, Dame Kelly Holmes are joined by around 30 other sportswomen, coaches and stakeholders for the UK’s biggest conversation about women’s sport today.
Countdown To The World Cup
BBC Sport online and app will be highlighting 25 of the best video moments from the archive of the FIFA Women’s World Cup starting every day from, 13 May.
Women Of The World Cup
This series will be a visual narrative of five women, who you should keep an eye out for at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019, available on the BBC Sport website and app.
BBC Women’s Footballer Of The Year Award 22 May
Fans from across the world are invited to vote via at BBC Sport online for their favourite women’s footballer of the year 2019. The winner will be announced on May 22 via BBC World Service and at BBC Sport online. The nominees are:
Pernille Harder - Vfl Wolfsburg - forward
Ada Hegerberg - Olympique Lyonnais - striker
Lindsey Horan - Portland Thorns - midfielder
Sam Kerr - Chicago Red Stars and Perth Glory - striker
Saki Kumagai - Olympique Lyonnais - defender
Sally Nugent Meets… 20-24 May
BBC Breakfast’s sports presenter, Sally Nugent will be joined on the Breakfast show by Shona Vertue, Toni Duggan and more TBA for a conversation on women’s sport.