Sport is very important to us here at JustCONNECT, we love it, especially when it’s on our British home turf or involves our great British Sports men & women.
So we thought it would be a good idea to check out what’s going on over the summer of 2013, & let you know where you can listen in on DAB Digital Radio.
Wimbledon: 24 June-7 July
Well, we have one question here; can a Brit win the 127th Championship? Especially after Andy Murray smashed his way to the final last year to play the mighty Roger Federer. You can keep up with the tournament when you are out & about with Annabel Croft, on BBC 5 LIVE DAB Digital Radio. Or maybe you should tune into TalkSPORT DAB Digital Radio for the latest debates & news updates on this great Championship.
Tour de France: 29 June-21 July
A gruelling 21 stages, covering a total distance of over 2,000miles!!! Can Bradley Wiggins or Chris Froome get the yellow jersey, UK pedal power? BBC 5 Live Sports Extra on DAB Digital Radio is providing full Live coverage. You could also tune into Alan ‘BERNARD’ Brazils breakfast show on the way to the office, & listen to everyone airing their views on each of the stages, maybe you’ll be the one talking!
Formula 1 British Grand Prix: 30 June
A great F1 race, Silverstone is one of our favourites, mainly because it’s on our home turf. Will McLaren’s Jenson Button be in the running; maybe Mercedes can power Lewis Hamilton with the right car & set up on the day. A great place to catch the race is with James Allen & Jennie Gow on BBC 5 Live’s dedicated Formula 1 program.
UEFA Women’s 2013 Euro Championships: 10-29 July
Hope Powell, for whom this tournament in Sweden will be her fourth Women’s EURO finals at the England helm, takes our girls to play France, Russia & Spain for the group stages. You can listen to all of England’s games, the Semi-Finals & the Final over on BBC 5 Live DAB & BBC 5 Live Sports Extra. TalkSPORT Digital Radio will be a great place to keep up to speed with the progress & public opinions of Powell’s team.
The Ashes: 10 July-25 August
It is great that we will host Australia in the Ashes series throughout July and August. The sides will contest their 5 test matches at Trent Bridge, Lord’s, Old Trafford, Chester-le-Street and The Oval. Don’t miss anything tune in & listen on BBC Radio 5 Live, they have secured a deal that means you get ball-by-ball coverage. TalkSPORT Digital Radio will be covering all the breaking news, big interviews and encouraging listeners to ring in and get their voices heard on all the important issues.
The Open: 18-21 July
Muirfield, East Lothian, Scotland is the place, Ernie Els is the man with an Open title to defend. Els lifted his 2 bogeys in the last 4 holes to lose by just 1 in 2012. It is sure to be a close championship, so be sure to catch it all, by tuning into the live golf commentary with John Inverdale on BBC Radio 5 Live.
IPC Athletics World Championships: 20-28 July
The worlds best Paralympic athlete’s head to the French city of Lyon. Our British gold medallists David Weir, Jonnie Peacock & Hannah Cockcroft will all be hoping to increase their list of Honours. The games will be covered on BBC 5 Live DAB Digital Radio.
London 2012 Anniversary Games: 26-28 July
Jessica Ennis, winner of the heptathlon at last years Olympics, joins fellow British gold medallists Greg Rutherford & Mo Farah in the Olympic Stadium for the 2013 anniversary games; this event doubles up as the 2013 London Grand Prix. So keep up with what promises to be magnificent again, & stay tuned with BBC 5 Live & TalkSPORT DAB Digital Radio.
IAAF Athletics World Championships: 10-18 August
The Russian capital of Moscow will host the 14th the Olympic stars of 2012 will be on show in their first major tournament since the London Olympics. BBC 5 Live & TalkSPORT are both great DAB Digital Radio Stations to tune in for all the latest news & coverage on the championship.
US Open: 26 August-8 September
The familiar trio of Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will provide a daunting obstacle for Andy Murray. You can expect Serena Williams to create some headlines at this event while she is in pursuit of a 5 the tournament.
So, we hope that this blog helps you get the most from the great 2013 summer of sport. For sure it will be busy & will have many incredible moments, which you won’t want to miss.
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