Today ` Sport and UK Athletics (UKA) announce a broadcast partnership and coverage for the 2024 major event series. Fans can follow live coverage of the UK Athletics National Indoor Championships, UK Athletics Championships and London Athletics Meet on ` One, ` iPlayer and the ` Sport website and app.
2024 is an eventful year, with the upcoming European and World Championships as well as the Olympic and Paralympic Games taking place in Paris this summer. Fans can watch the highs, lows and photo finishes of UK Athletics from February 17th and 18th at the UK Athletics National Indoor Championships at the Utilita Arena in Birmingham.
As the summer of sport heats up, ` Sport will also cover the Olympic Trials at the UK Athletics Championships on June 29th and 30th. Attention then turns to the capital for the London Athletics Meet as part of the Wanda Diamond League series on July 20, at the London Stadium.
Philip Bernie, Director of ` Sport, said: “This partnership represents great preparation for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Viewers will be able to follow ` Sport's exclusive coverage with expert commentary on TV and online and follow these athletes in top action.” Strive for excellence on the world stage.
Jack Buckner, CEO of UKA, said: “We are delighted to confirm ` Sport as our broadcast partner for our 2024 major event series.”
There's a big year ahead for our sport and we're looking forward to working with the team at ` Sport to bring our major events to people's homes. ` Sport’s digital and TV audience gives us a great platform and allows the British public to really follow the action leading up to the Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games.”
Viewers will be able to watch the final farewell to athletes heading to Paris on ` One when the Olympics opening ceremony begins just six days later. Both British Athletics Championships (indoor and outdoor) will be available on ` digital channels.