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Beginning on February 7 and running for 17 days, this will be the 15th Winter Olympics to be broadcast by the corporation.
TV, radio, online and mobile coverage will combine to give audiences extensive access to live action, key moments, highlights, interviews and analysis throughout the Games.
Over 200 hours of network TV coverage is set to be delivered to audiences, alongside regular live updates on Radio 5 live, plus there will be up to six online streams covering all events live to ensure fans don’t miss a single moment.
Clare Balding, Hazel Irvine and Jonathan Edwards will anchor BBC Two and BBC Two HD’s live coverage direct from Sochi every day during the Games, starting at 7.00am and running through to 7.00pm.
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A daily highlights programme rounding up the all the key action will then follow on most days from 7.00pm to 8.00pm (weekend schedules may vary), presented by Clare Balding.
Reporters Sir Matthew Pinsent, Jason Mohammad, Nick Hope and Ollie Williams will bring all the news, interviews and behind-the-scenes updates throughout the games.
The BBC’s Sochi 2014 presenting trio of Balding, Irvine and Edwards will be joined by a world-class team of commentators, pundits and analysts.
These will be led by 2010 Olympic skeleton bobsleigh gold medallist Amy Williams, who makes her Winter Olympics broadcasting debut having joined the Ski Sunday presenting team earlier this year.
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Williams will be joining Paul Dickenson and Colin Bryce to offer expert insight across the skeleton and luge events.
Over on the slopes, five-time Olympian and Ski Sunday presenter Graham Bell will be joined by Matt Chilton and former British Olympian Emma Carrick-Anderson to oversee the alpine skiing.
Bell’s fellow Ski Sunday host Ed Leigh brings his excitable commentary style to all the snowboarding and freestyle skiing action alongside and Tim Warwood.
Former Olympian short track speed skater Wilf O’Reilly teams up with Hugh Porter to bring all the speed skating action, which will feature Great Britain’s Elise Christie.
Olympic Gold medallist and British skating icon Robin Cousins covers all the figure skating action along side Sue Barker.
Former world champion curler Jackie Lockhart and Steve Cram will be bring all the drama from the curling featuring Team GB’s Eve Muirhead and David Murdoch in the women and men’s events, while British Ice Hockey league veteran and current Cardiff Devils coach Brent Pope will be rink-side with Seth Bennett.
The gruelling biathlon, cross country, Nordic combined and ski jumping events will be brought to life by Patrick Winterton and Rob Walker.