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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

ITV and Sky Sports to continue Champions League Coverage

Uefa have announced that ITV and Sky Sports will continue to broadcast the Champions League between 2012 and 2015.  In a deal similar to one of recent years, Sky will Broadcast the lions share of matches, with ITV having the first pick of one match on Tuesday Evenings.   ITV will also have Highlights on Tuesday evening as well as online highlights on both evenings matches online. Sky Sports will

Richard Keys resigns over sexism row

Sky Sports Football Presenter Richard Keys has resigned after his part in the sexism row that already seen the sacking of fellow colleague Andy Gray. Sky Sports Football Presenter Richard Keys has resigned after his part in the sexism row that already seen the sacking of fellow colleague Andy Gray.     Richard Keys, Andy Gray and Andy Burton were all caught up over last weekend discussing Premier League Lineswoman

Sky sacks Andy Gray over sexism row

Sky Sports commentator Andy Gray has been sacked after sexist remarks he and fellow presenter Richard Keys made about a female assistant referee. Sky Sports Football Commentator Andy Gray has been sacked with immediate effect after further evidence of unexeptable behaviour has been found this Afternoon to go along with the Sexism row over the weekend which has involved him and Sky Sports presenter Richard Keys. On Sunday, the Daily Mail