GOLF: Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley joins Sky Sports commentary team

May 21, 2013

European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has entered a two-year partnership to become a Sky Sports ambassador and join the on-air commentary team.

The agreement is aligned to McGinley’s current role as the 2014 European Ryder Cup Captain and will see him join the Sky Sports golf team at selected events over the next two years, including the forthcoming BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.

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BOXING: Ricky Hatton’s comeback live on Primetime

November 20, 2012

Ricky Hatton’s return to the ring against Ukrainian Vyacheslav Senchenko will be broadcast exclusively live by pay-per-view sports channel Primetime.

Former WBA welterweight champion Senchenko is expected to be a tough opponent for ‘The Hitman’ as he makes his comeback after a three-year absence in front of a sell-out home crowd at the Manchester Arena on Saturday, November 24 (fight start: 10pm approx).

The PPV broadcaster will screen the headline fight as well as three undercard fights from 7.00pm on channel 498 on Sky, Virgin on-Demand, streamed live via the Primetime website, and in selected pubs/bars and cinemas across the UK.

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FORMULA 1: BBC announces 2012 season line-up

January 11, 2012

The BBC has confirmed the names that will form its new-look Formula 1 team for the 2012 season.

Following the high-profile departures of commentator Martin Brundle and pit-lane reporter Ted Kravitz to Sky Sports, the corporation has found two experienced replacements to fill those roles.

As reported in December, Ben Edwards will partner David Coulthard in the commentary box, while technical analysis and expertise will be provided by former F1 technical director Gary Anderson.

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