TV: BT Sport announces on-air presentation line-up

May 9, 2013

BT Sport has revealed its full line-up of presenters, analysts, commentators and reporters ahead the network’s launch this summer.

Among the BT team are some big name signings from the worlds of football, rugby union and tennis, plus brief details of two new regular sports magazine shows presented by Clare Balding and Tim Lovejoy.

Alongside a raft of major announcements made at BT Sport’s new headquarters on the Olympic Park, the channel’s advertising campaign hits television screens which reveasl the exciting and accessible personality of its new channels.

BT Sport has also set its launch date – Thursday, August 1, 2013.

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RACING: ‘A Racing Portrait: For The Love’ – Documentary on Channel 4

November 19, 2012

A documentary profiling top amateur jockey Sam Waley-Cohen, who became the first non-professional to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup for 30 years, will be broadcast on Channel 4 this Saturday.

The 30-minute film, entitled A Racing Portrait: For The Love, follows Waley-Cohen on the journey towards his historic victory in the 2011 Gold Cup onboard Long Run, beating the legendary Kauto Star and Denman in a spectacular display.

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CYCLING: The World According to Lance – UK premiere on ESPN

October 29, 2012

ESPN will broadcast the UK premiere of the exposé documentary into Lance Armstrong on Friday, November 2.

The World According To Lance investigates one of the biggest scandals in the history of sport, detailing the case against the American cyclist, who has been accused of employing illegal doping to enhance his athletic performances.

Australian journalist Quentin McDermott reviews the allegations against the Texan, featuring evidence from key players in the USADA investigation, including friends, teammates and some of cycling’s most influential players.

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LONDON 2012: Victoria Pendleton – Cycling’s Golden Girl – Documentary on BBC One

July 13, 2012

BBC One will screen a documentary following sprint cyclist Victoria Pendleton as she prepares for the 2012 London Olympics.

Victoria Pendleton: Cycling’s Golden Girl will be shown in prime-time on Wednesday 18th July, and offers a unique insight into the way an otherwise ordinary life has been consumed by the sacrifice and intensity required to win an Olympic event.

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