World Cup 2018: BBC TV, radio and online coverage times and channels

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2018 Fifa World Cup on the BBC
Host: Russia Dates: 14 June - 15 July
Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and mobile app.

BBC Sport brings you comprehensive coverage of the 2018 Fifa World Cup across TV, radio and digital platforms.

The tournament in Russia begins on Thursday, 14 June and concludes with the final on Sunday, 15 July in Moscow.

BBC TV is broadcasting 33 matches live, with highlights available of the rest. 5 live Sport has commentaries of every match.

BBC Sport online and BBC iPlayer will stream all of the BBC's World Cup matches on desktops, tablets, mobiles and Connected TVs.

BBC iPlayer will also stream matches live in 4K resolution and high dynamic range colour (HDR) on a limited first-come first-served basis.


All times BST. Schedule is subject to change and new programmes will appear once confirmed.

Fixtures and start times are subject to change. The BBC is not responsible for any changes that may be made.

National and regional variations

National and regional variations have been included in this list where possible, but please check your local listings for more detailed information.