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World Indoor Athletics Championships on BBC

February 28, 2024

In the build-up to the Paris Olympics this summer, BBC Sport is offering live coverage from the World Indoor Athletics Championships in Glasgow, as global track and field talent descend on Scotland. Viewers can follow all the action live on BBC Two and iPlayer.

Gabby Logan leads the BBC’s coverage of the World Indoor Athletics Championships starting at on March 1st. The schedule is loadad, with 26 titles to be won over the three days.

The BBC team also includes 2012 Olympic heptathlon champion Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, 2000 Olympic gold medallist Dame Denise Lewis, former world champion gold medal winning hurdler Colin Jackson and three-time winner of the London Marathon and former world record holder, Paula Radcliffe. Commentary will come from former 1500m world champion Steve Cram, four time European javelin gold medallist Steve Backley and Andrew Cotter. Former Team GB Olympic sprinter Jeanette Kwakye will get all the reaction and news reporting from the mixed zone.

Logan commented: “The World Indoor Athletics Championships are a great chance for fans to get to know the incredible athletes who will be putting everything on the line in the hopes of achieving glory in Glasgow. We’ll be following these breathtaking competitors and their inspiring stories on the BBC all the way through to summer with the highly anticipated Paris Olympics on the horizon.”

Fans across the UK can look forward to seeing many of the best athletes in the world including Noah Lyles, fresh from his three world titles in Budapest last summer, the 400m world champion and world record holder Femke Bol and world record holder in the Men’s Pole Vault, Armand Duplantis. The British medal charge will be led by 1500m world champion Josh Kerr who goes in the 3000m on March 2nd, alongside fellow Scot Laura Muir. In the Women’s Pole Vault, Britain’s Molly Caudrey has a great medal chance having jumped higher than anyone this year and Jemma Reekie will be hoping to end the weekend on a high in the Women’s 800m.

Philip Bernie, Interim Director of BBC Sport, added: “Audiences across the UK can follow live coverage and with expert commentary and analysis as so many great athletes bid for a world title in Glasgow. As we build towards the Paris Olympics, this weekend promises to be dramatic and competitive and we’ll be there for the live action.”

How to follow the World Indoor Athletics Championships

March 1st

BBC Two – 9.30am – 2.15pm and 6.45pm-10pm

Red Button – 9.55pm – 10.30pm

March 2nd

BBC Two – 9.30am – 1.15pm and 6.40pm – 10.15pm

Red Button – 10.10pm-10.30pm

March 3rd

BBC Two – 9.30am-12.15pm and 6.30pm to 10.15pm

Red Button, 12.10pm – 1.45pm

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