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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SNOOKER: Betfair World Championship 2013 – Live on BBC TV & British Eurosport

April 15, 2013

Snooker’s greatest prize is up for grabs in Sheffield as the city plays host to 17 days of slow-burning tension and drama with 32 of the world’s finest players going head-to-head for the 2013 World Championship trophy.

Last year’s winner Ronnie O’Sullivan returns to the Crucible Theatre to defend his title, marking his high-profile comeback to the sport following self-imposed break, and is among the favourites for glory despite having played just one competitive match since his Sheffield triumph last May.

BBC Sport and British Eurosport will have comprehensive coverage of the 2013 Betfair World Championship across all platforms, with the tournament starting in Sheffield on Saturday, April 20, running until May 6.

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CRICKET: Indian Premier League 2013 – Live on ITV4

April 1, 2013

World cricket’s most colourful, controversial and glamourous competition returns to ITV as the 2013 edition of the Indian Premier League takes place on the sub-continent.

Another hectic month-and-a-half awaits for some of the sport’s biggest names as they get ready to blend sublime skills with brute power for the biggest T20 competition of them all.

Known for its glamour and razzmatazz, the revolutionary IPL is now in its sixth year and ITV4 will be showing live free-to-air coverage of 72 of the 76 games during the seven-week long festival of T20 cricket, with the four other matches exclusively live on ITV.com.

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FOOTBALL: Scottish League Cup Final 2013 – St Mirren v Hearts – Live on BBC One Scotland

March 14, 2013

The first major final of the Scottish football season sees St Mirren take on Hearts for the prize of the Scottish Communities League Cup.

Hampden Park will be a sea of maroon, black and white as Hearts look to extend their recent major final form, whist St Mirren will be looking to banish the painful memories of 2010 with a monumental cup win to reward the Paisley faithful.

BBC One Scotland has exclusive live coverage of the final from the National Stadium on Sunday, March 17.

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GOLF: WGC Cadillac Championship – Live on Sky Sports

March 5, 2013

The world’s golfing elite descend on the Doral Golf Resort & Spa for the WGC Cadillac Championship, the second World Golf Championship event of the 2013 season.

Dominated by Americans since first being held in 1999, the tournament had never been won by a European player until last year, when England’s Justin Rose changed all that with a stunning final-round comeback that saw him climb up to seventh in the world rankings.

Sky Sports have exclusive live coverage of all four days of the tournament with daily live action starting on Thursday, March 7 and running through to Sunday, March 10.

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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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GOLF: WGC Accenture Match Play Championship – Live on Sky Sports

February 18, 2013

The first World Golf Championship event of 2013 tees off at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Dove Mountain in Arizona this week.

It’s the 15th year of the WGC Accenture Matchplay, an event that puts the world’s biggest names head-to-head in a unique competition over five days, all of which will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.

It is a straight-knockout event, with the 64 of the top 68 players on the sport’s official world rankings battling over 18 holes in the matchplay format, with the likes of Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Luke Donald and Lee Westwood all aspiring to lift the Walter Hagen Cup.

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