Royal Ascot 2017: Race schedule and BBC coverage

The five-day Royal Ascot meeting from 20-24 June includes eight Group One races, with the feature race starting at 16:20 BST each day. There are six races on all five days, with the main attraction being the Gold Cup on Thursday. The historic meeting, now in its 306th year, attracts 300,000 spectators over five days,…

Ride London-Surrey Classic: British Race gains men's UCI World Tour status

Ride London Venue: London Date: 30 July Distance: 187km Coverage: Live on BBC One Great Britain will host its first men’s UCI World Tour race when the Ride London-Surrey Classic takes place in July. The event, first staged in 2013, boasts the world’s richest one-day races, with equal prize money of 100,000 euros (£88,100) for…

Duffy wins World Series Triathlon race in Leeds

Media playback is not supported on this device Alistair Brownlee beat brother Jonny as they repeated last year’s achievement of a British one-two at the World Series Triathlon event in their home city of Leeds. The duo opened up a sizeable gap in the cycle before Olympic champion Alistair ran clear with 2.5km left to…

Usain Bolt wins final 100m race in Jamaica in emotional farewell

Media playback is not supported on this device Usain Bolt marked an emotional farewell at a sell-out stadium in Jamaica by winning his final 100m on home soil. The 30-year-old will bring down the curtain on his illustrious career when he retires in August after the World Championships in London and began his goodbye in…