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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SNOOKER: ITV4 to screen 2013 Haikou World Open

February 19, 2013

ITV will broadcast its first major ranking world snooker event for 20 years when it covers the Haikou World Open in China from February 25-March 3.

Featuring many of the sport’s biggest names, current champion Mark Allen will be defending his title against the likes of world number one Judd Trump, John Higgins, Mark Selby, Ding Junhui and 2010 World Open winner Neil Robertson.

The action takes place on Hainan Island and there is a top prize of £85,000 up for grabs. ITV4 and British Eurosport will have extensive coverage of the event throughout the week.

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FOOTBALL: Africa Cup of Nations 2013 – Live on ITV4 & British Eurosport

January 13, 2013

South Africa plays host to the 29th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations and you can see all the key games live on ITV4 and British Eurosport.

Africa’s three-week carnival of international football begins with hosts South Africa playing Cape Verde in the opening game at Soccer City in Johannesburg on January 19, with the final also set to be played there on February 10.

ITV4 will have live free-to-air coverage of 20 games, featuring every match from knock-out stages, while British Eurosport will screen all 32 games live during the competition.

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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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CRICKET: Indian Premier League 2012 – Live on ITV4

March 23, 2012

Cricket’s most colourful, controversial and glitziest tournament in the world returns to ITV4 this spring.

Known for its glamour and razzmatazz, the revolutionary Indian Premier League is now in its fifth year, and ITV4 will be showing 72 of the 76 games live, with highlights of the other matches.

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