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Sky Sports pulls record audience for World Darts final

A record audience of over 4.8 million people tuned in to watch 2024 PDC World Darts Championship final on January 3rd, making it the most watched darts event ever on Sky and NOW. A peak audience of 3.71 million watched Luke ‘Cool Hand’ Humphries claim his first ever World Darts Championship title after defeating teenage […]

January 4, 2024By Nik Roseveare

ONE Championship signs Sky Sports deal

ONE Championship (ONE), the martial arts organisation, has announced an exclusive partnership with Sky Sports to air ONE events and ancillary programming on Sky’s broadcast and digital platforms across the UK and Ireland.The partnership will kick off with ONE Fight Night 18: Superlek vs. Mahmoudi, which will air live on January 13th at 1am GMT. […]

December 12, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Sky ups Premier League rights; TNT, BBC renew deals

Sky has secured the broadcast rights to show a record number of Premier League fixtures in a new four-year deal. With up to 100 more matches each season, its exclusively live coverage will increase by 70 per cent from 2025/26. With four packages awarded, the maximum for any one broadcaster, over 80 per cent of […]

December 5, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Prime Video signs Stelling; HDR Premier League

Prime Video has announced that Sky Sports broadcasting legend Jeff Stelling will return to UK screens to join Prime Video’s talent line-up, spearheading the Every Game Every Goalshow on December 6th, which allows fans to see all the goals and key moments from every game across all six of that evening’s fixtures.  In addition, Dan Walker will make his […]

December 1, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Sky Sports nets long-term tennis deals

Sky has agreed new five-year partnerships with both ATP Media, the broadcast arm of the ATP, and WTA Ventures, the commercial arm of the WTA, which will see over 80 tournaments made up of 4,000 matches available on Sky Sports, NOW and WOW. Both Tours will be available for fans year-round with Sky having secured […]

November 24, 2023

Sky Sports acquires NCAA College Football, Basketball

Sky Sports has secured the rights for the NCAA College Football through to the end of the 2024/25 season via an agreement with ESPN. The deal means that American Football fans will be able to watch up to three games per week throughout the regular season, from August to December. Sky Sports has access to […]

November 20, 2023By Nik Roseveare

PGA, Sky Sports extend rights deal

The PGA of America and Sky Sports have announced a three- year extension of their broadcast partnership, solidifying continued live coverage of the PGA Championship and KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship throughout the UK and Ireland. Sky Sports viewers will continue to have access to comprehensive coverage of the PGA Championship and KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship. […]

November 15, 2023

Hindi commentary on Sky Sports’ Cricket coverage

Sky Sports and streaming service NOW will show the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup knock-out stages with dedicated Hindi commentary – a first in broadcasting from a mainstream player like Sky. The commentary will be available for the semi-finals between India vs New Zealand (November 15th) and South Africa vs Australia (November 16th) as well […]

November 14, 2023

HBA secures global coverage for Melbourne, Breeders’ Cups

On November 3rd and 4th, the two-day Breeders’ Cup World Championship returns to Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif marking the 40th year of the event. This will launch-pad a bumper broadcast window of international racing, with Australia’s biggest horse racing festival – the Melbourne Cup Carnival – beginning at Flemington Racecourse on the same […]

November 3, 2023

Sky Sports scores 2025 British & Irish Lions Tour

The British & Irish Lions have re-appointed Sky Sports as its broadcast partner for the upcoming 2025 Tour of Australia. The event will be shown exclusively live on Sky Sports and NOW in the UK and Ireland as The British & Irish Lions travel to Australia to face the Wallabies. The Lions tasted Series success […]

November 2, 2023