Exactly a year out from the Tokyo Olympics we hear from sprinter James Ellington who runs his first race on Saturday since a horrific motorbike accident nearly killed him two years ago.
Live at Wimbledon ahead of the Women's final and preview Sunday's Cricket World Cup final. We also head live to the Netball World Cup on it's opening weekend and meet the man who hitchhiked the length of Africa to cheer on his team at the Africa Cup of Nations, and ended up staying in the team hotel!
Plus we ride the route of the unusual stage 12 of the Tour De France. The race is famous for being set against the backdrop of impossibly beautiful villages and medieval city centers and picturesque French countryside... In fact it was originally set up to promote France as a vacation destination. So Stage 12 on Wednesday is likely to come as a bit of shock. The race is starting among the crumbling tower blocks of a gritty housing estate in Toulouse - more used to making the headlines for urban violence and stark poverty. Chris Bockman reports from southern France, tour organizers were persuaded by local residents that they deserved to be the limelight too.
Photo: The Venus Rosewater Dish trophy for winning the Women's Singles Final at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championship. Credit: Getty Image
Women's World Cup Final special
We're live in Lyon to preview the Women's World Cup final between Netherlands and USA.
Photo: Megan Rapinoe Credit Getty Images
Women's World Cup: Why South America is falling behind
We go live to France to hear how the hosts got on when they faced USA in the quarter finals of the Women's World Cup. We also hear from Brenda Elsy, one of the authors of a new book Futbolera: A History of Women and Sports in Latin America. She discusses why she thinks no team from South America have made it through to the last eight of the competition.
The New York Yankees will take on the Boston Red Sox at London's Olympic Stadium this weekend. It will be the first time a MBL game has taken place in Europe. We hear from the New York Yankees commentator Suzy Waldman who shares her own story of how she made it to baseball from the bright lights of Broadway.
The Africa Cup of Nations continues in Egypt this weekend with seven games in total. We hear from Ghana player Christian Atsu who is at the tournament, he explains how he is helping penal reform back in his home country.
Photo: Marta of Brazil looks on during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Round Of 16 match between France and Brazil (Getty Images)
The three trailblazing commentators
As the Women's World Cup continues in France we meet the female commentators from Fiji and Vanuatu making history.
Adele Willie, Jennesa Hinge Moli and Lavenia Yalovi, have been breaking new ground for women in the region, by broadcasting radio commentary of New Zealand's games in the languages of Bislama, iTaukei Fijian and Pacific English to listeners across the South Pacific. The three women are graduates of a training programme held in Fiji to help develop female sports commentators across the South Pacfic and were invited to the tournament by FIFA.
There's no United States team at the Cricket World Cup which is is of course the summer sport of choice for most Americans. But there was a time when cricket occupied that place. Could it do so again, and how transferable are the skills? Could a major league baseball player become a top cricketer? Richard Fleming in Colorado has been investigating.
Track and Field Athletics is regarded as the most pure of sports - running, jumping, throwing; it's also one of the most widely practiced. But the sport is being shaken-up at the European Games, which get underway in Minsk this weekend.
Under the "Dynamic New Athletics" or DNA format, field events will be knock-out competitions. We talk to the men behind this innovation.
And we're in Cairo as Football's Africa Cup of Nations gets underway.
Photo: Adele Willie, Lavenia Yalovi, Jennesa Hinge Moli (Aaron Kearney)