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PTO names Sky Sports’ Turner as Head of Broadcast

The Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) has appointed multi-award winning director and producer Martin Turner as Head of Broadcast. Turner’s appointment  follows the successful global broadcast of the inaugural Collins Cup earlier this year, which Turner executive produced alongside host broadcaster, Film Nova. Modelled after golf’s Ryder Cup, The Collins Cup is a competition between USA, […]

October 6, 2021

Football pundit gets schooled on illegal streaming risks

In a new campaign from UK IP intellectual property protection body FACT, TV presenter and former Premier League footballer Jimmy Bullard has been given a first-hand insight into some of the risks lurking behind illegal streams, from viruses and malware deliberately designed to infect your devices, to full-scale identity theft caused by the sharing of […]

September 23, 2021By Colin Mann

Sky, Spurs team for zero carbon match

Sky has partnered with Tottenham Hotspur to host what they say will be the world’s first net zero carbon football game at an elite level. The September 19th fixture between Spurs and Chelsea is supported by COP26 and the Premier League, and will be branded #GameZero, with the ambition of being net zero carbon. This […]

September 6, 2021

Sky Sports extends women’s golf rights

Sky Sports has announced a three-year extension of its existing rights deals for both the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) and the Ladies European Tour (LET). The extension of the LPGA deal will see Sky Sports continue to be the home for all five women’s golf majors: the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, the Evian Championship, […]

September 6, 2021

Sky Sports reveals winter boxing schedule

Sky Sports has announced details of its new generation of Boxing coverage following deals with promotional companies Top Rank and BOXXER, revealing the first fights in a busy new boxing schedule and fresh fight formats. Sky Sports is now the place to watch live Top Rank events from the United States in the UK & […]

September 1, 2021

WhatsApp, Sky Media Transfer Deadline Day partnership

WhatsApp and Sky Media have announced their media-first partnership with an in-show activation centred around the coverage of today’s (August 31st) Transfer Deadline Day. To support the recent launch of WhatsApp’s View Once feature the messaging service has become the official sponsor of Sky Sports’ Transfer Deadline Day. WhatsApp will be the first brand to […]

August 31, 2021

ECB: “Over 16m watched The Hundred”

The Hundred has proved a hit among new and existing cricket fans – with a total of 16.1 million people watching some of the action on TV alone, according to figures published by the ECB (English Cricket Board). A sell-out crowd at Lord’s on August 20th and 21st saw Oval Invincibles being crowned the first […]

August 24, 2021

Gravity Media’s HelmetCam steps up to the crease for The Hundred cricket

Gravity Media – a global provider of live broadcast facilities and production services to content owners, creators and distributors – has been debuting its new Globecam speciality cameras unit across grounds in England and Wales this summer at The Hundred cricket tournament. Gravity Media’s Globecam unit is renowned for creating ground-breaking, high-definition digital miniature live […]

August 19, 2021

BT Sport set to renew Ashes rights

BT Sport is reportedly set to announce that is has acquired the live broadcast rights for this winter’s Ashes cricket series having outbid its main rival Sky Sports. BT Sport paid £80 million (€94m) to acquire all Cricket Australia’s UK rights for 2016 to 2021, and are close to extending that deal, according to a […]

August 16, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Screwfix adds Soccer AM to sponsorship

Screwfix has added Soccer AM to its sponsorship line-up for the 2021/22 in addition to its Sky Sports Football, Quest and S4C sponsorships. Sky Media and Wavemaker have agreed a seven-figure deal – the partnership’s biggest to date. As Screwfix enter its 8th season as a football sponsor on Sky Sports across the UK and […]

August 16, 2021