How to listen to the Olympics 2024 with the BBC

How to listen to the Olympics 2024 with the BBC

July 2, 2024 – Prepare to be swept off your feet this summer with live coverage of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games across the BBC, as the world’s biggest sporting event takes centre stage in the city of love.

From 26 July – 11 August the BBC is bringing people together so they can fall head over heels watching, listening to and reading about the biggest moments at Paris 2024 as they happen, across comprehensive, free-to-air, multiplatform coverage.

Radio and BBC Sounds

BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Sounds have a special Olympics schedule for listeners, bringing all day coverage of the Games, along with the hustle and bustle of Parisian life. Whether it’s at home, work, or on the move, fans can catch every Team GB medal with 12 hours of consecutive coverage a day from 10am-10pm, plus medal winners live throughout 5 Live Breakfast every morning.

Live from Salford, Naga Munchetty and Adrian Chiles kick off 5 Live’s daily Olympics schedule. From 10am-1:00pm they’ll take listeners through the excitement of the rowing and diving finals, as well as the athletic and swimming heats.

On the ground, Mark Chapman takes listeners through the afternoon, inviting guests into 5 Live’s Parisian café studio 1:00pm-3:30pm. Tony Livesey and Eleanor Oldroyd are presenting together from 3:30pm-6:30pm. They will be out and about in the French capital, as well as presenting live from gymnastics and track cycling events. Kelly Cates picks up the baton in the evening to bring listeners the medals being won in the swimming pool and at the athletics track.

5 Live Breakfast’s Rachel Burden and Rick Edwards will hear from team GB medalists, families and fans every morning, as well as bringing all the Olympics news.

Some of 5 Live’s best-loved voices will be calling the biggest moments at the Games. Athletics commentary will come from Olympic bronze medalist Katharine Merry alongside Allison Curbishley. Away from the track John Hunt, Alistair Bruce-Ball, Jonathan Overend, Steve Bunce and Sonja McLaughlan are also part of the team.

They are joined by Olympians Victoria Pendleton, Louis Smith, Steve Parry, Karen Pickering and Jess Eddie.

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