Launched in 2001, Sky Bet grew to become one of the leading operators in the UK’s online betting and gaming markets, benefiting from a strong partnership with Sky Sports and Sky’s technology and product innovation expertise.
In addition to Ascot, the channel holds the rights to the Boodles Chester May Festival, William Hill St Leger, Coral Welsh Grand National as well as the Breeders’ Cup, US Triple Crown, Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and the Melbourne Cup Carnival.
Eurosport has hired Sir Bradley Wiggins to host a brand new Tour de France podcast which will site alongside its “comprehensive” TV and Digital coverage of the world’s biggest cycling race. Entitled The Bradley Wiggins Show by Eurosport, the four-part series, will be broadcast every Monday starting July 9, and will be available on all […]
Running from 2018 to 2022, the deal will see ESPN air live coverage in the Caribbean of all international and domestic cricket played in England and Wales beginning May 24 with the first of two England men’s Tests against Pakistan, and later this summer a visit from rival Australia for five ODIs and a T20, followed by a full tour by India for five Tests, three ODIs, and three T20s.
Ever since BSkyB won the inaugural contract to screen the new competition’s matches, the game has evidently gone from strength to strength.