RUGBY UNION: Aviva Premiership – Final round live games confirmed by ESPN & Sky Sports

April 22, 2013

ESPN and Sky Sports have announced their live match selections for the final round of the 2012/13 Aviva Premiership season.

Billed as ‘Super Saturday’, three games will shown on Saturday, May 4, with all of them set to play a role in deciding the semi-final line-up and the final Heineken Cup qualification place.

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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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FOOTBALL: David Beckham’s MLS finale – Live on ESPN

November 28, 2012

ESPN will broadcast a selection of programmes dedicated to David Beckham as he prepares to depart the MLS after five years in the United States.

The channel will air a live one-hour special edition of ESPNFC Press Pass entitled Beckham’s Goodbye To Hollywood on Friday, December 1, which includes an exclusive one-on-one interview with the former Manchester United and Real Madrid star himself.

Then on Saturday night, ESPN will have live and exclusive UK coverage of the MLS Cup Final between Beckham’s Los Angeles Galaxy and the Houston Dynamo, as Beckham tries to help Landon Donovan, Robbie Keane and the rest of his Galaxy teammates to a second straight title.

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FOOTBALL: Sir Alex Ferguson – 25 Years United – New series on ESPN Classic

October 18, 2011

ESPN Classic will broadcast a new series of special programmes paying tribute to Sir Alex Ferguson as he approaches his 25th anniversary in charge of Manchester United.

25 Years United will chronicle Ferguson’s long and illustrious reign at Old Trafford, with the help of classic archive clips and exclusive rare footage.

Starting on Monday 31st October, each episode of the five-part series will air throughout the week leading up to the 25th anniversary of Ferguson’s appointment as Manchester United manager on Sunday 6th November.

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