10th February 2022
UKA CONFIRM BBC AS BROADCAST PARTNER FOR 2022 MAJOR EVENTS SERIES
UK Athletics (UKA) today confirmed the BBC as the broadcast partner for their 2022 Major Events series.
In an exciting year for the sport boasting no less than four major track and field championships, BBC Sport will bring the key UKA events to fans via a combination of network television and digital coverage on platforms including BBC iPlayer, the BBC Sport website and the red button.
The event line up, commencing next week with indoor athletics is:
- Muller Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham, 19th February 2022
- UK Athletics Indoor Championships Birmingham: 26-27th February 2022
- Muller Birmingham Diamond League: 21st May 2022
- Muller UK Athletics Championships Manchester: 24-26th June 2022
Interim CEO Mark Munro said:
“We are delighted to once again be partnering with the BBC for our 2022 Major events series.
“Athletics is given a brilliant platform by BBC Sport and we’re looking forward to working with the team there to bring great athletics performances into people’s homes in the year ahead.
“The audience reach of their website, red button and iPlayer platforms coupled with the main network means our athletes’ journeys can be followed in a number of ways by fans of the sport and in this stellar year for athletics events it is more important than ever to maximise the exposure that the four major track and field championships will bring.”