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Sky Sports, ICC extend rights deal

Sky Sports has agreed a new long-term deal with the International Cricket Council (ICC). Beginning in 2024, the partnership will see Sky and streaming service NOW retain the ICC Broadcast and Digital rights to show all men’s and women’s events, including the ICC Cricket World Cups and ICC T20 World Cups through to the end […]

January 27, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Sky Sports signs SA20 cricket league deal

Sky Sports has announced a new 5-year rights deal within their cricket portfolio, with the new South Africa T20 cricket league. Beginning on January 10th, the league is set to entertain local and international cricket fans and seek to attract new audiences of all ages. Across four weeks, 33 matches featuring six global franchises will […]

January 3, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Kids to front Sky Sports Premier League broadcast

Sky Sports is putting four young football fans in front of the cameras and giving viewers at home a special presentation of the Premier League fixture between Brentford and Liverpool on January 2nd 2023. Titled Premier League Juniors, the broadcast will offer viewers an alternative way to watch the fixture, available exclusively on Sky Sports […]

December 20, 2022By Nik Roseveare

US Open returns to Sky Sports

Sky Sports has signed a new five-year partnership with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) for the US Open Championships. The new agreement will begin with the 2023 US Open at Flushing Meadows, starting on August 28th, with Sky Sports holding the exclusive broadcast rights up to and including the 2027 event. Sky Sports will […]

December 15, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Snapchat renews Sky Sports content deal

Snap has renewed its content partnership with Sky Sports to host made-for-mobile, short-form content on Snapchat Discover in the UK. Sky Sports, a content partner since 2015 with over 1.8 million Snapchat subscribers, will publish highlights from every single Premier League football match, Women’s Super League highlights, behind the scenes content, clips from Soccer AM, […]

November 1, 2022

Sky Sports remains UK home of NBA

Sky Sports will remain the home of NBA in the UK and Ireland for the 2022-23 season with 135 Regular Season games, the 2023 NBA All-Star Weekend in Salt Lake City in February, NBA 360 multiplex, the NBA Play-In Tournament, the best matchups from Rounds 1 and 2 of the NBA Playoffs and every game […]

September 28, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Sky Sports extends Scottish football rights

Sky Sports will broadcast more Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) matches than ever before under a new agreement with the League. The four-year extension to the current deal means Sky Sports customers can continue to watch SPFL live every week of the season until 2029. In addition, football fans will be able to watch exclusively […]

September 27, 2022

Sky Sports sees record audience for WSL

A record number of pay-TV viewers tuned in to Sky Sports’ coverage of Liverpool v Chelsea on September 18th, peaking at 420,000 – a 56 per cent increase on last season’s WSL opener.Sky Sports Managing Director, Jonathan Licht, commented: “Great to see such an exciting start to the WSL season and we were delighted that […]

September 22, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Sky Sports boosts WSL coverage

This season, Sky Sports will introduce multiple new features that it says will make this season’s Women’s Football schedule the most accessible yet, with opportunities to watch live, engage in new content and platforms to join the conversation. After a 171 per cent increase in viewing vs the 2020/21 season, the WSL returns on September […]

September 6, 2022By Nik Roseveare

UK landlord fined for illegally screening Sky Sports

Patrick Hennessy of the Boat Inn, Church Street, Wolverhampton has been found guilty of two offences of dishonest reception of a television transmission, in this case, Sky Sports televised football matches, with the intent to avoid payment of the applicable commercial subscription charge. Sky Sports is only available to licensed premises in the UK via […]

August 12, 2022