CYCLING: Tour Series 2013 – Highlights on ITV4

May 12, 2013

Fast-paced city centre bike racing returns to ITV4 this May and June with the 2013 Pearl Izumi Tour Series.

Starting in Kirkcaldy, Fife, on May 14 and concluding in Ipswich a month later, ten teams of five professional cyclists battle it out at each of the 11 rounds held on weekday evenings in town and city centres across the UK, as they aim for the right to be crowned the best team in Britain.

An hour-long highlights show of every round will be broadcast on ITV4 in a evening slot the day after each event takes place.

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XMAS WATCH: Sports Documentaries/Reviews on ITV4

December 14, 2012

A host of sports documentaries and review shows are to be broadcast on ITV4 as part of the channel’s Christmas schedules.

The programmes feature all the best moments from some of ITV’s top sporting events from 2012, including Bradley Wiggins’ magnificent Tour de France success, the story of the Euro 2012 and Chelsea’s phenominal UEFA Champions League triumph, as well as reviews of the British Superbikes and the British Touring Car Championship seasons.

There are also repeat showings of some of ITV4’s various motorsport programmes from 2012, including reviews of the Goodwood Festival of Speed and Revival, and the Isle of Man TT.

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TV: World of Sport – New four-part series on ITV4

September 5, 2012

ITV4 will broadcast a new four-part documentary series looking back over the last four decades of sports coverage on ITV, featuring some of the greatest sporting triumphs as well as a range of classic clips from the archives.

Ned Boulting has been digging through network’s vast and varied sporting archives to look at some of the weird and wonderful sport and characters that have appeared on ITV since the 1970s.

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LONDON 2012: Paralympic Games – Meet the C4 team

August 23, 2012

Channel 4’s pioneering coverage of the London 2012 Paralympic Games will be fronted by a ground-breaking team of presenters and reporters who will guide viewers through the biggest Games ever.

Around half of the on-air team are disabled – including eight new faces drawn from a nationwide talent search – and they will be partnered with a selection of established sports broadcasters.

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CYCLING: Tour de France 2012 – Live on ITV4 & Eurosport

June 24, 2012

ITV4 and British Eurosport will have comprehensive coverage of the 99th edition of the greatest cycle race on the planet – the Tour de France.

Some of the world’s best riders will contest the sport’s most prestigious event over the course of three intense weeks of racing, with Australia’s Cadel Evans returning to defend the yellow jersey that he claimed for the first time in his career 12 months ago.

From the prologue in Liege on June 30 to the final stage between Rambouillet and the Champs-Elysees in Paris three weeks later, ITV4 and British Eurosport will have all the action from this unique sporting institution.

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FOOTBALL: UEFA Euro 2012 – Live on ITV

May 30, 2012

ITV Sport is set to bring football fans comprehensive coverage of what promises to be a fantastic Euro 2012 tournament in Poland and Ukraine.

The action kicks off on the opening day on June 8, and will include England’s opening game at Euro 2012 against France three days later.

Adrian Chiles lead’s ITV’s coverage and will be joined by an all-star panel of experts to guide viewers through all the drama, with the ITV team based in a specially constructed studio in Warsaw, Poland.

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FOOTBALL: FA Cup Final 2012 – Chelsea v Liverpool – Live on ITV1 & ESPN

April 30, 2012

Wembley Stadium is the setting for the 131st staging of English football’s showpiece match as Chelsea lock horns with Liverpool in the 2012 FA Cup Final, renewing a rivalry that has produced some thrilling encounters in recent seasons.

ITV and ESPN will again provide comprehensive coverage of the day’s events, with the subscription broadcaster providing commercial-free and 3D coverage of the match itself.

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