CRICKET: New Zealand v England – Live on Sky Sports

March 3, 2013

Following on from their recent limited overs encounters, New Zealand and England move into the Test arena with the first of three matches coming from the University Oval in Dunedin.

Sky Sports will show all three Test matches live as England continue their preparations for a bumper of summer of Ashes battles against the Australians, as well as the visit of New Zealand in May and June.

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TENNIS: ESPN announces ATP and WTA Tour schedule for 2013

January 24, 2013

ESPN has announced its schedule of live ATP 250 and WTA Tour tournaments for 2013 featuring the world’s best players.

Following ESPN’s coverage of the ATP Brisbane International in January, where Wimbledon runner-up and London 2012 Olympic champion Andy Murray retained his title, the line-up of top international tennis continues throughout the year with a further 14 tournaments set be covered from February to November.

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CRICKET: Sky Sports to screen England’s next four tours of the Caribbean

December 14, 2012

England’s next four cricket tours of the West Indies will be shown exclusively live on Sky Sports as part of a new eight-year deal.

The agreement with the West Indies Cricket Board, beginning in 2013, features all Tests, ODI and Twenty20 international matches played in the region until 2020.

England will next visit the West Indies in 2014, with a further three tours to follow in 2015, 2017 and 2019.

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RUGBY UNION: Sky Sports secures exclusive British & Irish Lions rights

July 26, 2012

Sky Sports has won the exclusive live rights to the British & Irish Lions tour to Australia in 2013.

All three Tests along with seven additional tour matches will be shown live in June and July 2013 on TV, PC, mobile and tablet devices.

The deal extends the relationship between Sky Sports and the British & Irish Lions into its 17th year, and the tour will be the fifth shown exclusively live by the broadcaster since 1997.

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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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