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Sky and Kick It Out partnership

Kick It Out has launched a new three-year partnership with Sky, that will see Sky become its key broadcast media partner in the drive for inclusion in football and the battle against discrimination in all its forms. Sky will commit £3 million over the next three years, in a mix of cash and value in […]

December 21, 2020

Sky offers free football, movies and data this Xmas

Sky is offering a number of gifts to its customers this festive season – including free movies, Premier League football, unlimited data on Sky Mobile, and free worldwide calls with Sky Talk. Sky says it hopes these gifts will help bring everyone together this Christmas, whether that’s connecting with loved ones using free data via […]

December 11, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Super League set to stay on Sky Sports

The Super League appears set to sign a new three-year broadcasting agreement with Sky Sports. Sky has seen off competition from rivals BT Sport for the rights to show the top flight rugby league competition until the end of the 2024 season, according to The Daily Mail. The current TV contract runs out at the […]

November 25, 2020

baggl pledges £1m of TV ad grants to small businesses

Amidst the chaos of the pandemic, innovative start-up baggl.com has pledged £1 million worth of its barter trade credits to help support other SMEs during the latest national lockdown and beyond, with match-funded TV advertising grants with a value of £3,500 per applicant. The initiative is being supported by AdSmart from Sky, as well as […]

November 19, 2020

UEFA Euro play-offs draw big for Sky Sports

Scotland and Northern Ireland’s dramatic UEFA Euro 2021 Play-off Finals provided Sky Sports with large audience shares on November 12th. This comes after Sky made the decision to offer both broadcasts for fans to enjoy free-to-air in recognition of the unique circumstances and the impact the pandemic is having on supporters in the UK. Scotland’s clash […]

November 18, 2020

Premier League opens up non-TV games

Following its decision to scrap its controversial PPV coverage of games not picked for TV while fans are unable to attend matches during the pandemic, the Premier League has confirmed that all fixtures from November 21st, and throughout the Christmas and New Year period, will be made available to fans to watch live in the […]

November 16, 2020By Colin Mann

British Basketball League returns to Sky Sports

Sky Sports has announced that coverage of the British Basketball League (BBL) will return this season. The two-year agreement will see Sky Sports air 30 live matches a season. As part of the agreement Sky Sports will air both the men’s and women’s finals including BBL Trophy Final, BBL Cup Final, BBL Playoffs. Sky Sports […]

November 13, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Sky Sports to air women’s title fights for free

Sky Sports will make Fight Night women’s boxing on November 14th available to watch for free. Taylor’s lightweight bout against Spaniard Gutiérrez – as well as Terri Harper’s WBC super-featherweight defence against Katharina Thanderz and Rachel Ball’s WBA bantamweight title fight with Jorgelina Guanini – will be available to everyone from 7pm on the broadcaster’s […]

November 10, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Premier League set to axe PPV games

The Premier League is set to scrap all pay-per-view matches after November’s international window. Football clubs will instead collectively look to devise a new solution that will cover the second lockdown period and the busy Christmas schedule. Although discussions are said to be ongoing, the controversial £14.95 fee for games not picked for TV are […]

November 6, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Lockdown 2: TV production & elite sport can continue

The UK government announced over the weekend that England will go into a ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown for at least four weeks starting November 4th. However, Premier League football and other elite sports have been granted permission to continue during the lockdown due to the testing measures in place. Amateur sports will be put on hold. As […]

November 2, 2020By Nik Roseveare