CRICKET: Sky Sports announces 2013 County Cricket coverage

February 22, 2013

Sky Sports has confirmed its bumper live schedule of live English county cricket for the 2013 season.

They will show each county at least three times during the summer, with 60 live fixtures from the Yorkshire Bank 40, LV=County Championship and Friends Life t20.

In addition, Sky cameras will be at Essex when they host the England team for their Ashes warm-up match in preparation for their summer clashes against the Australians.

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FOOTBALL: Capital One Cup 2012/13 – Semi Finals – Live on Sky Sports

January 5, 2013

The first major silverware of the season is still in the sights of four teams as the Capital One Cup semi-finals take place in January, with all the action live only on Sky Sports plus extensive terrestrial highlights on BBC One. 

Two teams will book their place at Wembley Stadium for the Capital One Cup final on February 24, with the first legs being played on January 8-9, followed by the second legs on January 22-23.

Sky Sports will show both legs from each semi-final tie exclusively live as League Two giant-killers Bradford City meet Aston Villa, while FA Cup and Champions League holders Chelsea clash with Swansea City.

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FOOTBALL: Capital One Cup Quarter Finals – Live on Sky Sports

December 9, 2012

The first major silverware of the season is still in the sights of eight teams as the Capital One Cup quarter-finals take place, with two live games on Sky Sports and extensive terrestrial highlights on BBC Sport. 

Bradford City’s home tie with Arsenal on Tuesday, December 11, will be screened live on Sky Sports, as will Leeds United’s home clash with Chelsea on Wednesday, December 19, with highlights of all four ties in two seperate highlights shows on BBC One.

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COMPETITION: WIN 3 tickets to iPAY2PLAY charity football tournament at Wembley

May 10, 2012

Sport On The Box is giving one of our followers the chance to win 3 tickets to attend the inaugural iPay2Play, a one-off charity football event featuring many famous faces, at Wembley on Monday 21st May.

It is the brainchild of former Ghanaian U-21 international Papa Agyemang and Peterborough United’s Gabriel Zakuani, and aims to raise money for Tackle Africa, a charity that uses football coaching to educate young Africans about sexual health, relationships and HIV.

You will get the chance to sees a host of professional athletes and celebrities battle it out for glory on the Powerleague pitch located in the shadows of Wembley Stadium, the home of English football.

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LONDON 2012: Olympics Games – Trampoline

January 1, 2000

Prepare to be dazzled by the athletes in the Trampoline competition at the London 2012 Games, the newest of the three Gymnastics disciplines on the Olympic programme.

Since making its Olympic debut at the Sydney Games in 2000, the sport has consistently featured awe-inspiring displays of acrobatic excellence, with athletes jumping to heights of up to 10 metres.

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LONDON 2012: Olympic Games – Archery

January 1, 2000

The beautiful setting of Lord’s Cricket Ground will host the Archery competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

A sport which dates back around 10,000 years, when bows and arrows were first used for hunting and warfare, it developed as a competitive activity in medieval England.

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