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Sky Sports extends SANZAAR rights

Sky Sports has secured an extension to the broadcast rights to rugby union from New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Argentina. The agreement provides viewers with at least 150 fixtures a year headlined by the top club and international matches from the southern hemisphere until 2025, including Home Nations Summer Tours, The Rugby Championship, Super […]

March 16, 2022

Sky Sports partners with Sporting Equals

Sky Sports has announced a partnership with Sporting Equals to support the charity’s ambition of inspiring more opportunities for British South Asians in football. The partnership forms part of Sky’s £30m commitment to tackle systemic racism and make a difference in communities across the UK and will see Sporting Equals receive a six-figure donation as […]

March 11, 2022

Schiff to join Sky Sports Formula 1

Ahead of the new F1 season, Sky Sports has announced the launch of a new show and the arrival of Naomi Schiff as an analyst. Any Driven Monday will be a 60-minute live show streamed every Monday at 6pm on Sky Sports F1’s YouTube channel and will be fans’ go-to for all things racing, bringing […]

March 7, 2022

Sky Sports: Record audience for League Cup Final

The Carabao Cup final on February 28th saw the highest in-home peak and average viewing figures on record for a League Cup Final on Sky Sports. The match averaged 3.16 million viewers and peaked at over 4 million – the highest in-home peak for any match since the Premier League clash between Liverpool and Manchester […]

March 2, 2022By Nik Roseveare

PFL signs Sky New Zealand deal

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) and Sky New Zealand have announced an exclusive broadcast partnership for 2022. Sky Sport will become the exclusive PFL content provider in New Zealand, carrying both the PFL’s inaugural Challenger Series and the 2022 PFL Regular Season, Playoffs, and PFL World Championship. Additionally, Sky New Zealand will bring MMA fans exclusive […]

February 24, 2022

Sky price hikes will affect 1m subs

Sky has confirmed it will raise broadband and pay-TV prices on some of its packages from April 1st. Landline customers will also see their bills rise from the beginning of May. Sky says the average price increase will be less than 5 per cent, and the company will be contacting all affected customers to notify […]

February 17, 2022

Eubank Jr vs Williams anti-piracy warning

In advance of the Chris Eubank Jr vs Liam Williams middleweight bout on February 5th, only available in the UK on Sky Sports Boxing, Kieron Sharp, CEO of intellectual property protection body FACT, has warned of the danger fans face if they choose to stream the event illegally. “With an exciting fight coming up this […]

February 4, 2022

Sky Sports, Women’s Sport Collective extend partnership

Sky Sports is extending its partnership with the Women’s Sport Collective, the networking group driving positive change for women in sport. The initial collaboration in 2021 was born from a shared desire to help shape the industry to become a more accepting and inclusive environment for women. This continued partnership and investment from Sky Sports […]

February 3, 2022

Sky Sports News receives albert certification

Sky Sports News has been recognised as a carbon neutral sustainable production by albert, the organisation leading the UK TV and film industry in the charge against climate change. The accreditation for the sports news channel follows on from its landmark Transfer Deadline Day broadcast, which has received albert certification since October 2020. This wider […]

January 31, 2022

Sky Sports to air every game of The Hundred 2022

Sky Sports will show every game of The Hundred live this summer from August 3rd, starting with defending men’s champions Southern Brave launching the competition against Welsh Fire. Defending women’s champions Oval Invincibles will take on Northern Superchargers in the opening women’s clash on August 11th, which will mark the first men’s and women’s double-header […]

January 27, 2022