SPEEDWAY: British Eurosport signs three-year World Speedway deal

March 14, 2013

British Eurosport has signed a three-year deal to show live coverage of FIM World Speedway events.

The new deal guarantees UK television coverage of the FIM Speedway World Championships, FIM Speedway Grand Prix series and Monster Energy FIM Speedway World Cup until the end of 2015, after previous rights holders Sky Sports dropped the events at the end of 2012.

The 2013 season starts with live coverage of the New Zealand leg of the FIM Speedway Grand Prix series on Saturday, March 23, at 3.00am GMT with repeats and highlights throughout the weekend.

Read the rest of this entry »


LONDON 2012: Olympics Watch – Weds 1st August

July 31, 2012

After mixed fortunes in the road cycling races on the opening weekend, the focus of attention from an expectant home nation returns on Great Britain’s cyclists to deliver in the men’s and women’s individual time-trials.

Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins, who won two out of the three time-trials on his way to an historic first victory for GB in the race barely two weeks ago, will be the leading British gold-medal contender in the men’s race, while 2010 world time-trial champion and 2008 Olympic silver medalist Emma Pooley will carry the hopes in the women’s race.

Read the rest of this entry »


LONDON 2012: Olympics Watch – Thurs 26th July

July 24, 2012

The first set of men’s group games in the Olympic Football competition take centre stage on the day before the Opening Ceremony.

Team GB will face against Senegal at Old Trafford, a match which rounds off a busy day of action across the UK.

Read the rest of this entry »


LONDON 2012: Olympics Watch – Weds 25th July

July 24, 2012

London’s Olympic extravaganza begins two days before the opening ceremony with the Women’s Football competition.

The first action of the Games will be the Group E encounter between Great Britain team and New Zealand at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

Hope Powell’s Team GB side will be confident of producing a strong advert for the women’s game in what will be their first ever match at an Olympic Games.

Read the rest of this entry »