How to Watch World Athletics Championships 2023 in the United Kingdom

The World Athletics Championships is one of the most anticipated events in the sports calendar, drawing attention from all corners of the globe. If you're based in the United Kingdom and want to catch all the action from the 2023 edition, here's a comprehensive guide on how to do so.

1. Television Broadcasts

BBC:

Traditionally, BBC has been the primary broadcaster for the World Athletics Championships in the UK. Here's how you can tune in:

  • BBC One & BBC Two & BBC Three: Watch the live coverage on these channels during prime time and key events.
  • BBC Red Button: This service often provides additional coverage, especially when multiple events are occurring simultaneously.
  • BBC iPlayer: If you miss any action, you can catch up on events using the BBC iPlayer, which provides on-demand viewing of broadcasts.

2. Radio Broadcasts

BBC Radio 5 Live:

For those who prefer the radio format or are on the move, BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra typically provide live commentary and updates of the championships.

3. Online Streaming

BBC Sport Website:

You can stream the events live or watch highlights via the BBC Sport website. Ensure you have a stable internet connection to enjoy uninterrupted streaming.

4. Mobile Apps

BBC Sport App:

Stay updated on the go by downloading the BBC Sport app available on both Android and iOS. This app offers live streaming, news updates, and highlights, ensuring you don't miss a moment.

5. VPN

If you're using online platforms or mobile apps outside of the UK, consider using a VPN to access content, keeping in mind the terms of service.

  1. Get VPN (you can try Pure VPN here)
  2. Connect to the United Kingdom Server
  3. Watch BBC iPlayer for free

BBC coverage times and schedule of finals

All times listed are BST and are subject to change. Only finals listed for each event.

Saturday, 19 August

07:40-09:30 - BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - men's 20km race walk

09:00-13:30 - BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app

17:30-21:30 - BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - men's shot put final, women's 10,000m final and 4x400m mixed final

Sunday, 20 August

06:05-08:00 - BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - women's 20km race walk

08:00-13:30 - BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app

15:00-18:35 - BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - women's long jump final, men's hammer, women's heptathlon final event (800m), men's 10,000m final, men's 100m final

Monday, 21 August

17:30-19:30 - BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app

19:30-21:00 - BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - men's triple jump final, 110m hurdles final, women's 100m final

21:00-21:30 - BBC Three, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - highlights

Tuesday, 22 August

17:15-20:00 - BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app

20:00-21:00 - BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - men's high jump, women's discus, women's 1500m final, men's 3,000m steeplechase

21:00-21:30 - BBC Three, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - highlights

Wednesday, 23 August

08:30-13:00 - BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app

17:45-19:00 - BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app

19:00-21:00 - BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - women's pole vault final, men's 1500m final, women's 400m final, men's 400m hurdles final

21:00-21:30 - BBC Three, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - highlights

Thursday, 24 August

05:50-09:30 - BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - men's and women's 35k race walk finals

17:30-20:00 - BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - men's long jump final

20:00-21:00 - BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - women's hammer final, women's 100m hurdles final, men's 400m final, women's 400m hurdles final

21:00-21:30 - BBC Three, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - highlights

Friday, 25 August

08:45-12:15 - BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app

17:30-19:00 - BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app

19:00-21:00 - BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - women's triple jump final, women's and men's 200m finals

21:00-21:30 - BBC Three, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - highlights

Saturday, 26 August

05:55-12:00 - BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - women's marathon

13:00-15:15 - BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app

18:00-21:15 - BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - men's pole vault final, women's shot put final, men's 800m final, women's 5,000m final, decathlon final event (1500m), 4x100m relay men's and women's finals

21:15-21:45 - BBC Three, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - highlights

Sunday, 27 August

05:55-08:30 - BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - men's marathon

18:30-21:00 - BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - women's high jump final, men's 5,000m final, men's javelin final, women's 800m final, women's 3000m steeplechase, 4x400m relay men's and women's finals

21:00-21:30 - BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app - highlights

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