28 Nov From the section Boxing Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/46315685 Read more about sharing. Deontay Wilder v Tyson FuryVenue: Staples Center, Los Angeles Date: Saturday, 1 December (local) Time: From 04:00 GMT on Sunday, 2 DecemberCoverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live and live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and appTyson Fury's bid to win the WBC heavyweight title from undefeated American Deontay Wilder this weekend will be broadcast on BBC Radio 5 live.Briton Fury, 30, is trying to become a world champion for the second time in his career.What time is the fight?Commentator Mike Costello will call the action from Los Angeles' Staples Center from about 04:00 GMT on Sunday."Highly respected pundits have widely differing views on what might happen. In reality, anything could," he … [Read more...] about Wilder v Fury: WBC world title bout to be broadcast on BBC Radio 5 live
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Life by Press Association July 13, 2018, 1:10 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Former Strictly Come Dancing star Laura Whitmore has signed up as a DJ. The TV presenter, 33, will be hosting her first radio show, a live one-hour Sunday morning slot on BBC Radio 5. The ex-I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here Now! star will cover some of the news, views, music and entertainment of the week. Guests will include musicians, journalists and comedians and she will also interview a big name in the “Sunday Roast” slot. Whitmore said: “I’m delighted to be joining the BBC 5 Live family. “It’s going to be a lot of fun and full of debate and discussion over a wide range of topics. I can’t wait to get stuck in!” Laura Whitmore’s Sunday Session begins this summer, from July 22 at 11am on BBC Radio 5 Live, and will run for six weeks. Sign up to our Daily newsletter … [Read more...] about Laura Whitmore to host her first radio show – live
27 Jun From the section Notts County Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44633542 Read more about sharing. BBC Radio 5 live presenter Darren Fletcher has been named vice-chairman of League Two side Notts County.Fletcher, 42, is a long-term friend of chairman Alan Hardy and has been a member of the board since June 2017.Hardy said Nottingham-born Fletcher's role will see him given "responsibility to oversee the football department"."Darren has a huge wealth of contacts and knowledge across football at all levels and will continue to be a huge asset," Hardy added.Fletcher, who is also a commentator for BT Sport, said: "I will do everything possible to help Alan, Kevin Nolan [manager] and academy director Jon Goodman bring sustained success to the club."We have had a wonderful ride so far in our first 18 … [Read more...] about Darren Fletcher: Notts County name BBC Radio 5 live presenter as vice-chairman
Kylie Minogue will headline BBC Radio 2’s Live From Hyde Park festival this September.The Stop Me From Falling singer was revealed on the Chris Evans breakfast show as the main act and joins Rita Ora, All Saints and Manic Street Preachers at the day-long event.Minogue will perform hits from her latest album Golden.“I’m absolutely thrilled to be headlining BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park this year,” the Grammy award-winning artist said in a statement.“I can’t wait to get on that famous stage and celebrate a Golden year with the audience.”Appearing on BBC Radio 2 on Friday, she told Evans: “I’ve played at Hyde Park a few times and it’s such a good venue and the vibes are always good.”Lenny Kravitz and The Band Of Love will also perform to the 50,000-strong audience on September 9.Minogue’s headlining performance will mark the second BBC festival led by a woman, with Gladys Knight set to top the BBC Proms In The Park on … [Read more...] about Kylie Minogue to headline BBC Radio 2 Live From Hyde Park festival
DON'T have an invite to the Royal Wedding? - never fear, the BBC has you covered. Here's the FULL lowdown on when to watch Meghan and Harry tie the knot on BBC One and how you can tune in on the radio... What time is The Royal Wedding: Prince Harry And Meghan Markle on BBC One? BBC One will be broadcasting LIVE coverage of the Royal Wedding from 9am to 2pm. Kirsty Young, Huw Edwards and Dermot O'Leary will be reporting from the ceremony which begins at 12 noon. Guests are expected to arrive at St.George's chapel in Windsor from 11.20 am. ITV and Sky will also be covering the event on TV. Will the Royal Wedding be covered on BBC Radio 5 live and Radio 2? Yes - you can also tune in to Harry and Meghan's nuptials on the airwaves. Claire Balding will be providing a live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live and Radio 4 from 11.30 am. The wedding will also be broadcast on BBC World Service radio. From 8.05am - 11.30am Chris Evans will replace his usual breakfast show on Radio 2 … [Read more...] about What time is The Royal Wedding: Prince Harry And Meghan Markle on BBC One and what’s on Radio 5 live and Radio 2?