BOXING: Alexander v Purdy & Prizefighter Cruiserweights III – Live on Sky Sports

May 13, 2013

Sky Sports will screen a bumper double-header of international boxing this Saturday night (May 18).

Eight hours of continuous live coverage begins with the 30th installment of Prizefighter – the third edition of the cruiserweights – at the event’s spiritual home of York Hall in Bethnal Green.

Then at 12.30am, attention switches Stateside as Britain’s Lee Purdy aims to cause a major upset when he fights Devon Alexander for the IBF world welterweight title Atlantic City.

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CYCLING: Tour Down Under 2013 – Live on Sky Sports

January 16, 2013

The 2013 road cycling season begins in Australia as a selection of the sport’s top riders gather for the 15th Santos Tour Down Under, with extensive coverage on Sky Sports from January 20-27.

The 2013 edition of Australia’s six-stage competition takes riders on a 758km journey in search of the distinctive Ochre Jersey around the picturesque city of Adelaide, concluding with a 20-lap race on the city’s council street circuit.

Sky Sports will screen extensive coverage of the opening event of the 2013 UCI World Tour with all six stages of the race to be broadcast live for the first time.

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TENNIS: Mubadala World Tennis Championship 2012 – Live on ESPN

December 26, 2012

The Mubadala World Tennis Championship brings the curtain down on a thrilling year of tennis as six stars from the men’s game compete in the Middle East for the final trophy of 2012, live and exclusive on ESPN.

Set in the heart of Abu Dhabi, the 5,000 seater stadium at the Abu Dhabi International Tennis Complex is the exotic setting for this invitational exhibition event that features six of the top 12 players in the ATP Tour rankings.

The line-up includes US Open champion Andy Murray, who will be looking to regain the title he won in 2009. He will be joined by world number one and defending champion Novak Djokovic.

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CRICKET: Caribbean Twenty20 2013 – Live on ESPN

December 18, 2012

ESPN is to bring cricket fans full coverage of the Caribbean Twenty20 – the annual T20 cricket tournament in the region – for the third successive year.

The fourth edition of the tournament is set to feature some of the top players in the world, including those that help guide the West Indies to their first T20 World Cup title in Sri Lanka back in October.

ESPN will broadcast live or as-live coverage of every game from two-week tournament beginning on Sunday, January 6, through to the final in St Lucia on Sunday, January 20.

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SWIMMING: FINA World Short Course Championships 2012 – Live on British Eurosport

December 10, 2012

Following on from the European Championships in France last month, British Eurosport now turns its attention to the world stage with live action from the 11th FINA World Swimming Short Course Championships in Istanbul.

A 19-strong British team will take on some of the world’s top short course swimmers as they descend on the Sinan Erdem Dome in Turkey’s second city for the final major meeting of the calendar year from December 12-16.

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WINTER SPORTS: European Curling Championships 2012 – Live on British Eurosport

December 6, 2012

Sweden plays hosts the 2012 European Curling Championships as the continent’s top men’s and women’s teams head to Karlstad for seven days of competition.

With the focus for the top teams increasingly turning to the 2014 Winter Olympic games in Sochi just some 14 months away, a high standard of curling is expected, with both Scotland teams hoping to challenge for medals.

British Eurosport will have live and delayed coverage of the championships from December 8-15, with additional live matches available via Eurosport Player.

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SWIMMING: European Short Course Championships 2012 – Live on British Eurosport

November 20, 2012

British Eurosport will broadcast extensive coverage of the 2012 LEN European Short Course Championships from Chartres, France.

The meeting is the first international swimming championships since London 2012, effectively marking the start of the new four-year Olympic cycle.

Great Britain will send an 17-strong squad across the channel for the event, which features a mixture of experienced swimmers and talented youngsters making their senior debuts at an international competition.

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