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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BOXING: Amir Khan v Julio Diaz live on BoxNation

March 23, 2013

British boxing superstar Amir ‘King’ Khan’s first fight in the UK in two years will be screened exclusively live on BoxNation.

The Bolton fighter, a former unified IBF and WBA Super World Light-Welterweight champion, takes on Julio ‘The Kidd’ Diaz, himself a former world champion, on Saturday, April 27, at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield.

In addition to Khan’s BoxNation debut, Golden Boy Promotion’s Sheffield bill also includes Team GB Olympian Anthony Ogogo making his professional debut, as will Khan’s brother Haroon.

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BOXING: This Is It – Kell Brook v Hector Saldivia – Live on Sky Sports

October 16, 2012

It’s crunch time for Sheffield’s Kell Brook as he looks to continue his ascent towards becoming a world champion when he faces Hector Saldivia in a final eliminator for IBF world welterweight title.

Unbeaten in all of his 28 fights as a professional, the 26-year-old will earn a guaranteed world title shot if he can overcome the Argentine in his home town of Sheffield on Saturday night, exclusively live on Sky Sports.

If successful, Brook will become the mandatory challenger for the belt and go on to face the winner of the all-American clash between current champion Randall Bailey and Devon Alexander, which takes place in New York on the very same night.

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RUGBY LEAGUE: Championships Finals Day 2012 – Live on Premier Sports Extra

September 25, 2012

Premier Sports will broadcast exclusive coverage of the finale to the 2012 Co-operative Championship season.

Live coverage of both the RFL Championship and Championship One grand finals will be shown on Premier Sports Extra this Sunday, forming part of the channel’s Super Sunday Finals Day line-up.

A bumper six-hour celebration of Rugby League gets underway at 1pm, with the full Premier Sports on-screen team of Dave Woods, Ian Ramsdale, Natalie Quirk and Brian Noble guiding viewers through the day’s events.

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SNOOKER: Betfred.com World Championship – Live on BBC TV & British Eurosport

April 16, 2012

Snooker’s greatest showpiece gets underway this weekend as the iconic Crucible Theatre in Sheffield once again plays hosts the sport’s biggest stars in the Betfred.com World Championship.

BBC Television and British Eurosport will provide comprehensive live coverage throughout the 17-day tournament, where four-time champion John Higgins (above) defends his title.

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