BROADCASTING: Matchroom Sport seals new Sky Sports deal for fishing, pool and ping pong

April 8, 2013

Matchroom Sport has announced a new agreement with Sky Sports to continue its coverage of a wide variety of popular sporting events for a further five years.

Founded by Barry Hearn, the sports company’s new agreement guarantees nearly 200 hours of coverage from ten events on Sky Sports each year, including some of its most well-known sporting properties such as the Mosconi Cup, Fish ‘O’ Mania and the World Championship of Ping Pong.

The deal runs up to the end of 2017 and extends the long-standing relationship between the two organisations to over 25 years.

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BROADCASTING: BT Vision to carry British Eurosport

November 8, 2012

BT has signed a long term distribution deal to add both British Eurosport channels to the line-up of linear TV channels available on its BT Vision service.

The agreement will bring British Eurosport and British Eurosport 2 to BT’s TV service, offering sports fans the chance to watch major European and international sporting events.

British Eurosport content will complement a wider sports offering soon to be available from BT Vision on the BT Sport channel to be launched in the summer of 2013.

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CRICKET: Sky Sports secures long-term deals for live international cricket

September 19, 2012

Sky Sports has strengthened its position as the home of live cricket by securing six more England overseas tours, including next year’s Ashes series in Australia, under three new deals.

Long-term agreements with three international cricket boards will bring a range of live test cricket from Australia (2012-2016), South Africa (2012-2020) and India (2012-2018), giving Sky Sports viewers exclusive live coverage of six England overseas series as well as series featuring every test playing nation.

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