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BBC relaunches BBC Sport online

The BBC Sport website has been relaunched with a new look in the first major change to the site in a decade. The new look BBC Sport website was relaunched this morning with a new design, bringing it in-line with other ares of the BBC website. The sports section has over 11.5 million users each week and is the most popular destination for sport fans in the UK. Barbara Slater,

Extensive coverage from ESPN of Six Nations Rugby

ESPNscrum and ESPN Classic are combining to deliver an extensive RBS Six Nations offering on TV, online, social media and mobile. ESPNscrum will provide detailed coverage of the tournament with news, live scores and text commentary for every match as well as reports, reaction, analysis and player profiles. ESPNscrum’s Fan Zone blog will allow fans to comment and share their take on the tournament. In addition, stadia profiles will be

Damon Hill joins Sky Sports F1

Sky Sports have announced that former British Formula 1 World Champion Damon Hill will be part of Sky Sports F1 HD for 2012. Sky Sports have announced that former British Formula 1 World Champion Damon Hill will be part of Sky Sports F1 HD for 2012. The 1996 champion has joined the corporations new dedicated F1 channel after they won the rights to screen all twenty races from the 2012

Official Release: BBC F1 2012 Team

The BBC have officially announced their Formula 1 team for 2012. Bits and pieces of information have came out in the F1 off season after many of their TV and Radio talent including Martin Brundle, Ted Kravitz, David Croft, Antony Davidson and Natalie Pinkham are defected to Sky. For the BBC in 2012 Jake Humphrey remains with the corporation with Eddie Jordan alongside as main pundit. David Coulthard remains as

James Allen joins BBC Radio 5 Live’s Formula 1 team

Former ITV F1’s lead commentator James Allen is returning to Formula 1 Commentary, with BBC Radio 5 Live. “I’m delighted to announce that I am joining the BBC Radio 5 Live team as F1 correspondent and lead commentator this season.” He wrote earlier this evening on his website Allen was with ITV’s F1 coverage between 1997-2008 as a Pitlane Reporter and then Commentator after Murray Walker’s Retirement in 2001.

Alan Hansen Apologises for ‘Coloured’ comment

Former footballer and current BBC Match of the Day pundit has apologised today after referring to different ethnic minority players as ‘coloured’. Hansen was making the comments live on Match of the Day last night talking about the serious cases of Luis Suarez of Liverpool being banned for eight matches because of racist comments made on the pitch and Chelsea Captain John Terry facing trial over Racial abuse against Anton

Edwards to join Coulthard for 2012 BBC F1 Commentary

Ben Edwards and other F1 Journalists have announced via Twitter that he will partner David Coulthard in the commentary box for F1 2012 on the BBC. Ben on Twitter said: “So, it looks as though it’s really happening. I will be the BBC F1 commentator in 2012 and I can’t wait! It took a while for things to be sorted, and thanks to ITV for being so understanding. Really looking

BBC and ITV announce Euro 2012 Games

The BBC and ITV have announced their games they will be showing for Euro 2012. Both broadcasters will have sixteen matches each, sharing the final. The BBC will have exclusive coverage of both semi finals. For next year’s championships media rumors circulated that the BBC may broadcast their coverage from Salford rather than from a base in Ukraine and Poland due to cost cutting measures. If England and/or Ireland were

Lazenby, Brundle and Croft Lead Sky F1 Line Up

Sky Sports have announced their Formula 1 line up. Simon Lazenby, much rumoured to be getting the presenting gig for Sky’s brand new dedicated Formula 1 channel in 2012 has got the main presenting role. David Croft from BBC Five Live will lead the commentary with Martin Brundle.  Antony Davidson will be reunited with Croft to commentate on the practice sessions. Sky Sports Executive Producer Martin Turner has said: “In