Commonwealth Games: BBC to provide more than 200 hours of coverage

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JJ Chalmers, Gabby Logan, Clare Balding, Hazel Irvine and Jason Mohammad will front BBC's TV coverage of the Commonwealth Games

The BBC will provide more than 200 hours of coverage of the Commonwealth Games in Australia across television, radio and online from 4 to 15 April.

TV coverage runs daily from 00:00 BST across BBC One, BBC Two and Red Button, with further coverage on BBC Four and a highlights show on BBC Two.

BBC Radio 5 live will have a breakfast show and live commentary of the action.

Both the BBC Sport website and app and BBC iPlayer will stream the coverage with on-demand clips also available.

The BBC Red Button will provide a round-the-clock schedule of live and catch-up programming throughout the games.

The TV line-up includes athletics greats Michael Johnson, Steve Cram, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Steve Backley, Colin Jackson, Denise Lewis, Paula Radcliffe and Katharine Merry.

Away from track and field, other sporting greats providing expert analysis will include Sir Chris Hoy and Chris Boardman in the velodrome, Rebecca Adlington and Mark Foster poolside and Beth Tweddle and Craig Heap at the gymnastics.

Steve Parry, Allison Curbishley, Rob Hatch, John Hunt, Ed Harry and Sara Orchard present the radio coverage.

Barbara Slater, director of BBC Sport, said: "The Commonwealth Games are a hugely popular sporting event for people across the UK.

"Our unrivalled cross-platform offer will transport audiences to the Gold Coast and put them at the heart of the action to follow their sporting heroes throughout 11 days of top-class competition."

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