The broadcaster holds exclusive rights across the continent, except in the UK where the BBC provides free-to-air coverage, and is committing to providing 150 hours of live coverage.
The Grand National is steeped in history and dates back to the first run race in 1836 that was won by The Duke who again won the following year. The race is ran over 4 miles 514 yards with 30 fences jumping which is why it is widely regarded as the ultimate test for both horse and jockey. There has however been many successful Jockey’s over the years who have been victorious on multiple occasions.
The corporation have secured the rights to the tournamentuntil 2019 and with the addition of iPlayer, snooker fans are now able to catch up with all of the top-class action in a variety of ways.
It’s the business end of the UEFA Champions League and there are some big games coming up. When the quarter-finaldraw was made, two fixtures were touted by many as the potential ties of the tournament i.e. the Juventus vs Real Madrid match and the Manchester City vs Liverpool match.
Sky Sports have the exclusive rights to all four days of the opening major championship of the year and the par three competition that takes place on the Wednesday before the tournament, which has a special place on the golf calendar.