The BBC’s live red button coverage of the 2012 European Figure Skating Championships in Sheffield begins on Thursday. There is also limited coverage on Eurosport UK. The intended schedule is:
Thursday 26 January
BBC Red Button 18:30-21:30 European Figure Skating: Pairs Free Skating (Eurosport UK has one hour of highlights at 21:00, repeated Friday at 22.15)
Friday 27 January
BBC Red Button 18:00-21:20 European Figure Skating: Ice Dance Free (Eurosport UK has 75 minutes of highlights at 21:00)
Saturday 28 January
BBC Red Button 11:55-16:00 European Figure Skating: Men Free Skating (Eurosport UK has live coverage from 14:45)
BBC Red Button 17:30-21:25 European Figure Skating: Ladies Free Skating (Eurosport UK has 75 minutes of coverage from 21:00)
Sunday 29 January
BBC2 13:00-14:30 European Skating Championships highlights (moved to 1pm on Monday 30 January on BBC 2)
Eurosport UK has live coverage of the gala from 14:45 (the BBC has nothing).
Eurosport UK has further broadcasts of parts of the championships during the week beginning 30 January. There is a short version of the gala at 3.30pm on Tuesday 31 January.
BBC coverage details according to NISA. Times may be subject to change. Red button coverage on Freeview/terrestrial TV may be limited as other sporting events may be broadcast.
Outside the UK, the event can be watched on the ISU’s online skating pay-to-view channel: http://livemanager.eurovision.edgesuite.net/isu/pay/index.html
NISA link: http://www.iceskating.org.uk/node/5165
BBC Red Button: http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/tv_and_radio/5345480.stm