Sky Sports

WWE signs deal with BT Sport, ending 30+ year relationship with Sky

WWE has announced a new multi-year exclusive pay TV agreement with BT Sport in the UK and Ireland, ending the wrestling company’s association with Sky of over three decades. WWE’s flagship shows – Raw and Smackdown – will move to BT sport beginning January 2020. “We are incredibly excited by our new partnership with WWE. […]

Sky launching dedicated American sports channel

Sky is launching a new pop-up sports service dedicated to American sports. Sky Sports USA will launch on January 3 and run to February 5, airing 40 live games from NFL American football and NBA basketball. The channel’s line-up will climax with the Super Bowl on February 3. Content on the channel will include every […]

Sky Sports strikes new deal for Scottish Premiership

Sky Sports has struck a new agreement with the Scottish Professional Football League to carry coverage of Scottish Premier League football for five years from 2020. Sky Sports will show up to 48 live Ladbrokes Premiership matches every season, as well as the Premiership/Championship Play-offs, on its dedicated channel, Sky Sports Football. As well as […]

Sky Sports launching new dedicated horse-racing channel

Sky Sports is launching a channel dedicated to horse racing, the latest in a series of channel launches dedicated to specific sports. The new channel, Sky Sports Racing, will replacing existing offering At The Races, and will be available to every Sky TV customer in the UK and Ireland at no extra cost. The channel […]

Amazon exploring Premier League options

Amazon has been actively exploring a possible acquisition of UK rights to the English Premier League in the run-up to next month’s auction, according to a report in UK newspaper The Telegraph. According to the report, citing unnamed sources, Amazon has been talking to industry figures about how it could incorporate premium football in its […]

Sky secures English Football League rights with expanded offering

Sky has secured the rights to show live coverage of English Football League (EFL) games until 2024, beating off competition from rival BT Sport. Sky has struck a deal that will see it show up to 183 matches exclusively live each year in the Sky Bet Championship, Sky Bet League One, Sky Bet League Two, […]

Sky Sports revamps offering

Sky Sports is to expand its service to offer 10 channels and is introducing new ways to consume the service. The revamped service will include dedicated channels for the English Premier League, football, cricket, golf and Formula 1. Two channels, Sky Sports Action and Sky Sports Arena, will offer a mix of rugby union, rugby […]

Sky Sports streams deadline day news via Twitter

Sky Sports is partnering with Twitter to deliver a global live stream of coverage of the English Premier League transfer deadline. Sky is broadcasting live coverage from the Sky Sports Newsroom via Twitter at two points during the day and in the final hour before the transfer window for players to change teams closes. Sky, which is […]

Sky Sports adds English netball to sports rights

Sky Sports has signed a four-year deal with England Netball to secure rights to live Netball matches, including both domestic and international games. Every netball match shown on Sky this season will be available on Sky Sports Mix, beginning with England’s series against Jamaica later this month. The channel, which Sky recently launched with the […]

Sky adds new sports-focused features to Sky Q

Sky has added new features to its advanced Sky Q offering, designed to make it easier for users to catch up on sports content. The updates include ‘Sports Split Screen’ for both live streams and video clips, allowing viewers to: watch two live sports events side-by-side; access two different camera angles for Formula 1 racing; […]

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