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BT Sport in High Performance Podcast production deal

November 18, 2022

By Colin Mann

The High Performance Podcast, hosted by BT Sport football presenter Jake Humphrey plus renowned psychologist Damian Hughes, is teaming up with BT Sport to bring fans in depth insight into the mindset of some of the biggest sporting names around.

The content will sit on all major podcast platforms, BT Sport’s TV channels, as well as the HPP website, with extended versions of the podcasts available on BT Sport.

Upcoming content from the BT Sport and High Performance Podcast tie-up includes an edition focused on Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson, plus an edition featuring Rio Ferdinand, Joe Cole and Peter Crouch where they discuss the FIFA World Cup. BT Sport 1 will broadcast the FIFA World Cup edition on Saturday November 19th at 5.15pm.

The High Performance Podcast features some of the biggest names in sport such as Gareth Southgate, Toto Wolff, Christian Horner, Eddie Jones, Tracey Neville, Steph Houghton, Alex Scott, Kelly Holmes and Sir Clive Woodward. The podcasts provide a fascinating insight into the minds of high performing sports stars, exploring what makes them successful. High Performance will tour across the UK in 2023.

“We are excited to be expanding our long-term relationship with Jake,” declared Jamie Hindhaugh, head of BT Sport. “Working with the High Performance Podcast will provide our viewers with new insights into the lives of coaches, players and executives who make up the world of sport.”

“I’m delighted that High Performance have struck this exciting agreement with BT Sport,” added Humphrey. “It means even more people see the game-changing conversations we are having with global sports leaders. Taking a podcast onto TV shows the power of these long, in-depth conversations.”

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