ATV Sport

Aviva Premiership Rugby fixtures announced

ESPN has announced its latest set of live Aviva Premiership Rugby fixtures as it brings fans coverage of nine games over five rounds between late November and early January. Action from the latest televised fixtures begins on Friday 25th November with newly promoted Worcester Warriors’ clash against Bath Rugby, followed on Saturday 26th November by Gloucester Rugby taking on Leicester Tigers. Saturday 3rd December sees ESPN cover Leicester Tigers hosting

Sky Sports anchor banned from driving

Television sports personality Georgie Thompson has been banned from driving after an incident outside her home last month. Television sports personality Georgie Thompson has been banned from driving after an incident outside her home last month. She first appeared on Sky Sports in June 2001 and has hosted the A1GP Series, US Open tennis and the Speedway World Cup. Thompson is also a regular anchor on the Sky Sports News

Sir Alex Ferguson lifts BBC interview ban

In a joint statement between Sir Alex Ferguson and BBC Director General, Mark Thompson,  the Manchester United Manager has lifted a 7 year ban on BBC interviews. The statements says: “The issues have been resolved to the satisfaction of both parties. “Sir Alex will now make himself available to the BBC for Match of the Day, Radio 5 live and other outlets as agreed. “No further comment will be made

Interview with ESPN Football Commentator Derek Rae

On Sunday 21st August, ATV Today’s Callum Patterson spoke to ESPN Football Commentator Derek Rae from Fir Park on TD1 Radio. This was ahead of the game that took place between Motherwell v Rangers – in which Derek commentated on for ESPN. In the Interview, discussed was the Start of the Scottish Football season, domestically as well as some of the poor displays Scottish clubs have had in Europe.  Also

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

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