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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

Virgin Media O2 amps up network capacity at UK events

Ahead of the August bank holiday, Virgin Media O2 has detailed the network coverage enhancements it has provided for sport and music fans at 17 events so far this summer – with another 14 to come. Virgin Media O2 has been working behind the scenes at locations including Silverstone and Reading and Leeds festival, installing […]

August 27, 2021

Summer of sport boosts EE streaming

After a bumper summer of sport, EE has revealed how customers used its mobile network to watch all the action, from Great Britain bringing home 65 medals from the Tokyo Olympics and Gareth Southgate’s England side reaching the Euro 2020 final, to the 2021 Grand Prix and Super Cup. Olympics – Some 90 per cent […]

August 19, 2021

BBC to air Team GB Homecoming Concert

To celebrate Team GB’s return from the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, BBC One will broadcast a 90-minute Team GB Homecoming Concert presented by BBC Radio 1’s Greg James and Clara Amfo. The concert, staged by The National Lottery, will be broadcast from The SSE Arena, Wembley on August 15th at 7.30pm and will be filled […]

August 4, 2021

31m watch England Euro final loss

A TV audience of 30.95 million watched the closing minutes of the Euro 2020 final, according to figures from the BBC. Ratings peaked during the penalty shootout between England and Italy at Wembley Stadium on July 11th, which was broadcast on both the BBC and ITV. An average of 29.85 million watched the whole match, […]

July 12, 2021

ITV, System1 unveil winner of Euros ad comp

ITV and System1 have announced that Aldi’s “Good Swap Bad Swap Euros” advert has won their creative contest to receive a free ad spot during Sunday’s eagerly awaited Euro 2020 Final as England take on Italy at Wembley live on ITV. Aldi’s advert, which features commentator Clive Tyldesley analysing a BBQ like a football match […]

July 9, 2021

UEFA picks Sunset+Vine production team for Euro 2020

UEFA has tasked Sunset+Vine’s football production team to play a key role in providing coverage for matches at the EURO 2020 tournament that kicks off on June 1th at the Olympic stadium in Rome, with Italy facing Turkey. UEFA has selected 11 of Europe’s top directors, including Sunset+Vine’s leading staff match director Jamie Oakford. Each […]

June 8, 2021

Nationwide to sponsor England football on ITV

Nationwide Building Society is the new stand-alone sponsor of England Men’s football matches on ITV covering all of the team’s friendlies and FIFA World Cup qualifiers until the 2022 tournament. The sponsorship agreement, which was brokered by Wavemaker, encompasses broadcast, online and social media and includes break bumpers in all live matches and highlights shows. […]

March 24, 2021

FA Cup final set for August 1st

The FA Cup final has been rescheduled for August 1st as the disrupted domestic football calendar begins to take on a new shape. Following news that the Premier League will resume on June 17th (subject to Government clearance), the Football Association (FA) has now announced its dates for the final three rounds of the FA […]

May 29, 2020