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Munich Air Disaster: I Was There

The National Geographic Channel is to air a new documentary on the infamous Munich Air Disaster which virtually wiped out the then Manchester United football team. The programme features an exclusive interview with Sandy Busby which has been especially recorded for the look back at the events of that fateful day over 50 years ago. Sandy is the son of former Manchester United manager Sir Matt Busby who died in

Rugby World Cup Warm Up: Scotland 10-6 Ireland

Scotland began their Rugby World Cup preparations in a narrow 10-6 win against Ireland at Murrayfield. In a tight scrappy affair Joe Ansbro for the Scot’s scored a late try to win the match.TD1 Radio’s Stuart Cameron brings you the full report…   Stuart Cameron’s audio is in association with www.bordersrugby.net

Man City 2-3 Man Utd – Community Shield: as it happened

Manchester United beat Manchester City with a last minute goal from Nani at Wembley on Sunday. The English football season curtain raiser, usually dubbed an ‘inflated friendly’ turned out to be a fantastic match between the two big teams from Manchester. Here is how the Afternoon of the match unfolded on TD1 Radio with Callum Patterson at the helm and Reporter Lawrence Moore at Wembley.  

Interview with Sky Sport’s Football Commentator Ian Crocker

ATV Today’s Callum Patterson has been speaking to Sky Sports number one Scottish Football commentator Ian Crocker as the new season in Scotland gets underway. Callum Spoke to Ian on his programme on TD1 Radio on Sunday 24th July and the interview had many talking points.  Discussed was the SPL – where a lot of his work lies – Scottish teams in Europe, SPL off the field politics, commentating at

Meet Callum, our Sports Features Reporter

We thought at ATV Today it would be nice to finally introduce you to our latest recruit, with his own section, ATV Sport. Hi, I’m Callum Patterson and I am part of ATV Today’s Sport section. I am a young man aiming to try and break into Sports broadcasting. I have being writing articles on ATV Today since late 2010 and I hope you enjoy reading them on the big

OUT! NBC lose Wimbledon coverage contract to ESPN

After 43 years, American fans of the Wimbledon tennis tournament will now have to turn to ESPN from next year. ESPN has won the coverage rights in a 12-year deal which will see coverage across ESPN 1 and ESPN 2 along with coverage online. ABC will air highlights and the live finals. The sports broadcaster has already aired some matches in the past, but this will be the first time

Aviva Premiership Rugby Details released from ESPN

The new Aviva Premiership Rugby season kicks off in September, with ESPN offering the first of its 43 live and exclusive matches through the season – including one semi final and the final – weekly TV highlights, classic Premiership Rugby games and extensive online coverage via ESPNscrum.com. ESPN’s live televised coverage of the new season opens with the now traditional double-header at Twickenham on Saturday 3rd September as London Irish

A Look Back: Australia win the IRB Edinburgh 7s (28th & 29th May)

Looking back to last weekend in the Sporting world, Australia were the Champions of the IRB Edinburgh 7s. The tournament held at Murrayfield was the last competition of this season’s series which has seen 7s events held all the way round the world including Adelaide and Hong Kong. In the overall standings New Zealand were the top dogs after some fantastic performances through the International 7s circuits.  This season has

Premier League ‘Survival Sunday’ as it happened at the end…

Various Media outlets were covering the big final day Drama in the English Premier League. If anyone missed the drama of the day, you can hear the drama as it happened with, ATV Today’s Callum Patterson, during his radio programme on Sunday 22nd of May on TD1 Radio.   Various Media outlets were covering the big final day Drama in the English Premier League. Any two from Blackburn, Blackpool, Birmingham,

SKY and ESPN team up to broadcast FA Cup in 3D

ESPN Jointly has announced with Sky, that the FA Cup Final in May will be in 3D.  The match between Stoke and Manchester City will be on channel 217, on SKY 3D but will remain a ESPN production.   The news highlights further the close bond between Sky and ESPN as in the past Sky have helped out ESPN in terms of producing live football games. John Cassy, Sky 3D