BBC has announced the full lineup. I am so excited just by seeing the TV schedule and presenters list. Basically it will be nothing but Olympics on TV for 2 weeks!!
Comprehensive coverage on BBC TV
As host nation broadcaster for the London 2012 Olympic Games, the BBC holds TV, radio, online, mobile and iPlayer rights in the UK. The flagship Olympic channels will be BBC One and BBC Three, as well as BBC Two (when BBC One switches to news), BBC HD and BBC One HD.
These channels will cover all of the key live action and top stories from the Games, as well as the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Coverage of every Olympic sport from every venue will also be available via BBC Red Button and bbc.co.uk/sport.
Please note: all transmission times are subject to change.
The Olympics 27 July – 12 August
Live coverage on BBC Red Button and bbc.co.uk/sport
Every Olympic sport from every venue through up to 24 simultaneous, HD-quality, live Olympic streams. 24 channels are also available to cable and satellite viewers through the BBC Red Button.
6.00am-9.00am BBC One/BBC One HD A combination of Hazel Irvine and Bill Turnbull or Chris Hollins and Sian Williams start the day with a look at the main stories from the day before and the highlights from the day ahead, also incorporating national and regional news and weather.
9.00am-11.30am BBC One/BBC One HD Mishal Husain brings the first of the day’s live action from the athletics, rowing and swimming heats. Venue presentation from Matt Baker, Clare Balding, Jonathan Edwards, Jake Humphrey and John Inverdale.
11.30am-1.45pm BBC One/BBC One HD The live action continues into the afternoon with Matt Baker, Clare Balding or Hazel Irvine. The focus will remain on the athletics, rowing and swimming heats plus other events including the men’s triathlon.
1.45pm-4.00pm BBC One/BBC One HD Clare Balding, Jake Humphrey or Hazel Irvine takes on the baton, focusing on the conclusion of events such as the cycling road races, tennis finals, equestrian and diving.
4.00pm-7.00pm BBC One/BBC One HD As we head towards the evening, Sue Barker brings us the action from the track cycling, gymnastics, tennis and equestrian.
7.00pm-10.35pm BBC One/BBC One HD Gary Lineker takes us through the evening and into the night with action from the competition finals including the athletics and swimming.
10.40pm-midnight BBC One/BBC One HD Gabby Logan, in the company of star guests from the world of sport and beyond, focuses on the stories and personalities that have dominated the day and looks at the sport still in progress.
00.15am-1.00am BBC One/BBC One HD Dan Walker rounds up the main stories from the day’s action.
1.00pm-1.45pm; 6.00pm-7.00pm; 10.00pm-10.40pm BBC Two
Coverage switches from BBC One to BBC Two during the main BBC News bulletins.
9.00am-7.00pm BBC Three
Manish Bhasin, Rishi Persad or Sonali Shah will complement BBC One with some of the best action on offer from the 26 sports at the Games.
7.00pm-11.00pm BBC Three
Jake Humphrey presents the best of the live action from the football, hockey, boxing and basketball.
BBC News: BBC One (1.00pm-1.45pm;
6.00pm-7.00pm; 10.00pm-10.40pm); BBC News Channel (including daily Olympics highlights programmes at 6.30pm, 10.30pm and 00.30pm) and bbc.co.uk/news
BBC News will be bringing you all of the stories from inside and outside of the Olympic venues, 24 hours a day, on the usual BBC One bulletins, the BBC News Channel and bbc.co.uk/news.
Ceremonies (opening and closing)
TV: Huw Edwards, Hazel Irvine, Trevor Nelson. Radio: John Murray.
TV: Eddie Butler, Liz Mynott.
TV: Steve Cram, Paul Dickenson, Jonathan Edwards, Brendan Foster, Colin Jackson, Michael Johnson, Phil Jones, Denise Lewis, Steve Trew.Radio: Kriss Akabusi, Steve Backley, Darren Campbell, Mike Costello, Allison Curbishley, Sonja McLaughlan, Katharine Merry
TV: Gail Emms, David Mercer.
TV: John Amaechi, Mike Carlson. Radio: Fabulous Flournoy, Chris Mitchell.
TV: Matt Chilton, Ed Leigh.
TV: Ron McIntosh, Jim Neilly, Lucy O'Connor, Richie Woodhall. Radio:Steve Bunce, Darren Fletcher.
TV: Andrew Cotter, Paul Dickenson, Helen Reeves. Radio: Alistair Bruce-Ball, Martin Cross, Anna Hemmings.
TV: Chris Boardman, Jill Douglas, Ed Leigh, Hugh Porter, Jamie Staff.Radio: Simon Brotherton, Matt Dawson, Rob Hayles.
TV: Bob Ballard, Leon Taylor.
TV: Andy Austin, Judy Harvey, Ian Stark, Michael Tucker. Radio: Pippa Funnell, Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes, John Hunt.
TV: Karim Bashir, Graham Bell.
TV: Steve Bower, Mark Bright, Garth Crooks, Martin Fisher, Alan Hansen, Mark Lawrenson, Alistair Mann, Guy Mowbray, Jacqui Oatley, Jonathan Pearce, Jo Potter, John Roder, Robbie Savage, Sue Smith, Lucy Ward, Faye White, Steve Wilson. Radio: Ian Dennis, Dion Dublin, Mike Ingham, John Murray, Jen O'Neill.
TV: Matt Baker, Mitch Fenner, Christine Still. Radio: Craig Heap, Alison Mitchell.
TV: Paul Bray.
TV: Mel Clewlow, Barry Davies, Sean Kerly. Radio: Mel Clewlow, Alistair Eykyn, Sean Kerly.
TV: Nicola Fairbrother, Nick Mullins.
TV: Steph Cook, Eleanor Oldroyd. Radio: Pippa Funnell, Lizzie Greenwood-Hughes, John Hunt.
TV: Garry Herbert, Sir Steve Redgrave, Daniel Topolski. Radio: James Cracknell, Martin Cross, Alan Green.
TV: Leigh McMillan, Shirley Robertson, Richard Simmonds, Rob Walker.Radio: Juliette Ferrington, Pippa Wilson.
TV: David Oates.
TV: Sharron Davies, Mark Foster, Andy Jameson, Adrian Moorhouse.Radio: Bob Ballard, Steve Parry, Karen Pickering.
TV: Andrea Holland, Eleanor Oldroyd.
TV: Ian Marshall, Matthew Syed.
TV: John Cullen, Nick Mullins. Radio: Jonathan Overend.
TV: Tracey Austin, Chris Bradnum, Andrew Castle, Andrew Cotter, Tim Henman, John Lloyd, Sam Smith, Virginia Wade. Radio: Iain Carter, Annabel Croft, Jonathan Overend.
TV: Matt Chilton, Steve Trew. Radio: Alistair Bruce-Ball, James Cracknell.
TV: Jonathan Legard.
TV: Nigel Adderley, Lisa Knights.
TV: Colin Bryce, Non Evans, Jim Neilly.
TV: Colin Bryce, Non Evans.
Presenters, news correspondents and reporters
Programme presenters: Matt Baker, Clare Balding, Sue Barker, Manish Bhasin, Chris Hollins, Jake Humphrey, Mishal Husain, John Inverdale, Hazel Irvine, Gabby Logan, Gary Lineker, Rishi Persad, Sonali Shah, Bill Turnbull, Dan Walker, Sian Williams.
News correspondents: David Bond, Sally Nugent, James Pearce, Dan Roan, Andy Swiss, Joe Wilson.
Feature reporters: Tina Daheley, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, Leon Mann, Jason Mohammad, Ore Oduba, Sir Matthew Pinsent, Garry Richardson, Helen Skelton, Michael Vaughan, Reggie Yates.