Gymnastics

1:30pm Saturday 15 December on BBC ONE

Sonali Shah presents Britain’s only round of this year’s World Cup series, in which the world’s top artistic gymnasts compete by invitation only.

2012 Olympic Team GB stars Kristian Thomas – a bronze medal winner in London who is also a European team champion – and Rebecca Tunney, Team GB’s youngest member and the senior British all-around champion, will be showcasing their talent in Glasgow. Niamh Rippin, the 2012 British floor and vault champion, will also compete.

Big international names include Italy’s Vanessa Ferrari and Romania’s Larisa Iordache in the women’s event, and Germany’s Marcel Nguyen and Danell Leyva, from the United States, in the men’s competition. Commentary from Mitch Fenner and Christine Still.

2:30pm Sunday 3 June on BBC TWO

Matt Baker introduces highlights of the men’s European Championship, the final major event for these gymnasts before the Olympic Games.

Beijing 2008 Olympic bronze medallist Louis Smith is the star name of the Great Britain team in Montpellier, which also includes British champion Daniel Purvis, Kristian Thomas, Max Whitlock and Ruslan Panteyleymonov – all of whom will be desperate to stake a persuasive claim to make the London 2012 team.

This team event in southern France also comprises six individual apparatus finals, with a host of other world-class athletes battling for medals and Olympic squad places. Commentary by Mitch Fenner and Christine Still.

1:00pm Tuesday 11 October on BBC TWO

Matt Baker introduces the best of the action from the World Gymnastics Championships in Tokyo, with GB’s teams hoping to finish in the top eight and qualify for the London 2012 Olympics

1:00pm Friday 22 October on BBC TWO and BBC THREE

Coverage of the 2010 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships comes from Rotterdam

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