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Sports Season: what’s on this summer on BBC Nordic+

Monday 1 July 2024

From Wimbledon to the 2024 Olympic Games, discover a range of content to accompany you through the summer with Sports Season, available to watch now on BBC Nordic+.

Summer is here – finally – which means for many of us, the return of warmer climates, more time outdoors or spent relaxing with friends and family. But it also means the arrival of some of sport’s biggest events of the year – and 2024 is no small serving…

From tennis’s return to the prestigious courts of Wimbledon, football’s ongoing UEFA championships and perhaps most anticipatedly, the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, this summer promises a sports line-up to remember.

To mark the occasion, BBC Nordic+ will feature an array of sports-related content, available to watch throughout the summer as part of Sports Season.

With documentaries spotlighting some of the world’s greatest Olympians, tennis’s greatest icons to content featuring this Olympic Games’ host country, tune into BBC Nordic+ now and catch the must-watch sports programmes of the season. 


What’s in store?

Gods of Tennis

Gods of Tennis

In this three-part documentary, we witness how the 1970s and 80s – often referred to as the ‘golden age’ of tennis – and the players of the time, irrevocably changed the racket sport forever.

With Wimbledon as the focus, this documentary features archival footage and interviews with some of the tennis greats of all time. From Billie Jean King to Chris Evert, witness tennis royalty in action in Gods of Tennis, available to watch now on BBC Nordic+.

Just Call Me Martina

Gain behind-the-scenes access into the life of one of tennis’s most decorated champions, Martina Navratilova.

Delving into the professional and personal – and the trials and tribulations in between – this documentary gives insight into Martina’s early life, the rollercoaster journey that was her tennis career and her recent marriage to Julia Lemigova.

With insights from friends and famous faces including Sir Elton John and Billie Jean King, get to know Martina as she is now; retired, happy, a wife and mother of two in Just Call Me Martina, available to watch now on BBC Nordic+. 


Let the games begin!

Mo Farah_ Race of His Life

Mo Farah: Race of His Life

Get to know double Olympic and five-time world champion, Mo Farah, as he balances family life and a gruelling training schedule ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, in Mo Farah: Race of His Life.

Filmed over the course of a year, this documentary captures one of Britain’s most beloved athletes as he gets Olympic ready and the personal and professional milestones that have contributed to the man and athlete he is today.

Including interviews with Lord Coe, Haile Gebrselassie and Usain Bolt, tune into BBC Nordic+ to watch now. 



With the world’s eyes on France this summer ahead of the 2024 Olympic Games, find out more about the host country in a range of French-related content, as part of Sports Season.

Wild France S1

Wild France, Series 1 & 2

Experience the magical landscape of France in this two-series-long insight into the rich natural history of the country.

From the lush forests of Fontainbleau to the vast and mountainous Alps, journey through France’s many landscapes and witness the wildlife that live there in Wild France, with series one and two available to watch now on BBC Nordic+. 

The Art of France

Journey through French history as told by the country’s art.
Presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, witness the unification of France, the glory days of Versailles, through to the development of modern philosophy as told by the country’s sculptures, paintings and palaces.


What’s to come?

Secrets of the Paralympics

Paralympics: The Unfair Games? (Panorama)

Paralympic athletes share their experiences of the games in Paralympics: The Unfair Games? (Panorama), bearing witness to a classification system that has long garnered much controversy for pitting athletes with different abilities against each other. Available to watch now on BBC Nordic+.

You can also find Football, Prince William and Our Mental Health and the sixth episode of The Amol Rajan Interviews with tennis’s, Billie Jean King, already on BBC Nordic+.