TENNIS: French Open 2013 – Men’s & Women’s Finals live on ITV & Eurosport

May 20, 2013

Roland Garros provides the grand stage for the greatest test of clay court tennis and second Grand Slam tournament of 2013 – the French Open.

Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova return to defend the singles crowns they won last year, while a host of big names will doing their best to claim clay-court tennis’ ultimate prize on the famous, dusty red courts of Paris.

Follow every serve, shot and slide on the famous clay courts of Roland Garros with live free-to-air coverage on ITV and ITV4, plus extensive daily output on British Eurosport.

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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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MOTORSPORT: ITV extends BTCC coverage to 2016

March 21, 2013

ITV will continue to broadcast live free-to-air television coverage of the MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) until at least the end of 2016.

With one year of the current agreement remaining a new three-year addition to the existing partnership has been agreed, securing the BTCC’s vast ITV broadcasting agreement for the next four seasons.

All BTCC race days will continue to be broadcast live on both ITV4, ITV4 HD and online via itv.com, with late-night highlights on ITV.

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MOTORSPORT: British Touring Car Championship 2012 – Live on ITV4

March 30, 2012

ITV will once again provide extensive coverage of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season.

All ten BTCC race days throughout the year will receive up to seven hours of live coverage on ITV4, meaning fans will be able to see every second of the action from Britain’s biggest four-wheeled motor racing championship unfold as it happens.

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TENNIS: ITV secures French Open rights

October 28, 2011

ITV will screen its first ever grand slam tennis tournament next year after acquiring the rights to the French Open.

In a landmark three-year deal with the French Tennis Federation, ITV will broadcast extensive live coverage from Roland Garros throughout the 15-day tournament, taking over from the BBC.

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