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ESPN celebrates 10 years of ESPN Classic in Europe

ESPN is celebrating ten years of broadcasting in Europe as ESPN Classic celebrates a decade on air. The channel has brought fans some of sport’s greatest moments, memories and legends from the world’s most famous and iconic events. ESPN Classic aired its first programme in France on March 4th 2002, screening the 1983 French Open Final between Yannick Noah and Mats Wilander. ESPN Classic is now among the leading sports

Moral victory for pub landlady who battled the Premier League

Pub landlady Karen Murphy says her battle against Sky, ESPN and the Premier League is a moral victory. A victory which seen her win a landmark legal battle over the rights to show football matches in public places. Murphy had been paying Sky Television £700 a month for the honour of screening football matches in her boozer, The Red, White and Blue Inn, and sought to find a cheaper way

ECB renew Sky Sports television deal

The England and Wales Cricket Board have announced a new broadcasting agreement with Sky Sports. The England and Wales Cricket Board have announced a new broadcasting agreement with Sky Sports running from 2014 until 2017, with an option to extend for a further two years until 2019. Sky Sports will show all England’s home Test matches. Also one-day and Twenty20 internationals live will be shown. Along with the main team,

Drury and Beglin contracts not to be renewed at ITV?

Rumors are circulating that ITV Sport commentator Peter Drury and football pundit Jim Beglin may not be offered new contracts after Euro 2012. ITV are rumoured to be cutting production costs and next season are moving their Champions League coverage to Tuesday nights, part of a new contract with Sky Sports. Along with this ITV are continuing with Europa League coverage leading to the possibility of first choice commentator Clive

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