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5 live Sport

5 Live Sport is the sports programme on BBC Radio 5 Live. The regular presenters are Mark Pougatch, Mark Chapman, Eleanor Oldroyd and Jonathan Overend.


5 Live Sport evolved from the Saturday afternoon radio sports programme Sport on 2 which started on BBC Radio 2 around 1970 and then transferred over as Sport on 5 on BBC Radio 5 in 1990. From August through to May, the main focus is on the football season, and in particular the Premier League. 5Live Sport has live Premier League commentaries on Saturdays at 12.45pm & 3.00pm, Sundays at 4pm, and Mondays at 8pm. They also have live commentaries from the Football League, Champions League and FA Cup. They also have extensive coverage of the England national team. Mark Pougatch presents the programme every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday while Mark Chapman hosts every Monday and Friday evening. Other major events such as the Six Nations and the Ashes are also aired. In the summer, major sporting events such as the Olympics, the Commenwealth Games, Wimbledon and the Open are all given extensive coverage.