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Sky Sports News is dead, long live Sky Sports News HQ

Sky Sports News is dead, long live Sky Sports News HQ

By 23 July 2014

Sky is rebranding and relaunching its Sky Sports News channel in time for the start of the new football season. Called Sky Sports News HQ, the new channel will appear on the Sky EPG at 401, elsewhere on other providers, and will be available from 12 August.... >>

Sky Sports 3, 4 and F1 HD channels arrive on Virgin Media as it reshuffles EPG to cope

Sky Sports 3, 4 and F1 HD channels arrive on Virgin Media as it reshuffles EPG to cope

By 16 July 2014

Virgin Media has rejigged its EPG to fit in the high definition versions of the Sky Sports channels it has started to introduce. The TV service had previously announced that, in a groundbreaking deal with Sky, it was to add the HD versions of Sky Sports... >>

Sky launches Sky Sports 5 channel ahead of the World Cup, its first dedicated to European football

Sky launches Sky Sports 5 channel ahead of the World Cup, its first dedicated to European football

By 10 June 2014

Sky has announced a new channel, Sky Sports 5, which will be its first that is dedicated to airing European football. The announcement, which comes ahead of the World Cup, states that Sky Sports 5 will air up to 600 live European football matches next... >>

Virgin Media to get Sky F1 HD channel at last, along with Sky Sports 3 and 4 HD and more

Virgin Media to get Sky F1 HD channel at last, along with Sky Sports 3 and 4 HD and more

By 12 May 2014

Virgin Media has signed a five year deal with Sky that means the cable TV operator will get all of the remaining HD channels it has previously lacked. Sky F1 HD, Sky Sports 3 HD, Sky Sports 4 HD, Sky Sports News HD and Sky News HD will join the service... >>

Support your team as you watch Sky Sports: Remotes available for Arsenal, Liverpool, Man City and more

Support your team as you watch Sky Sports: Remotes available for Arsenal, Liverpool, Man City and more

By 9 April 2014

Sky has unveiled seven football club branded remotes for its Sky+HD boxes. Each remote features the team's colours and badge. The teams available, as limited edition remote controls are: Arsenal, Manchester City, Newcastle United, Liverpool, Chelsea,... >>

Apple TV owners can now access Sky Sports through Now TV Day Pass

Apple TV owners can now access Sky Sports through Now TV Day Pass

By 17 December 2013

Sky's Now TV service has launched an application for Apple TV that allows owners of the media streaming box to access Sky Sports. If there is a particular sporting event you want to watch, you can purchase a Sky Sports Now TV Day Pass through the app,... >>

Behind the scenes with Sky Sports: Why digital is changing football for good

Behind the scenes with Sky Sports: Why digital is changing football for good

By 5 November 2013

When Sky Sports introduced the Red Button services to its football coverage, some considered the new feature a gimmick, others a side-show to the main event. But today, with the company's smartphone and tablet applications in full swing and unprecedented... >>

Sky Sports Pub Challenge launches, with app to match

Sky Sports Pub Challenge launches, with app to match

By 19 August 2013

Sky's new Pub Challenge app gives you the chance to win all sorts of amazing prizes, including Premier League tickets, weekly £2500 prizes and an annual £20,000 grand prize. And remarkably, all you need to do is go to a Sky Sports pub.  The app, available... >>

Sky Sports for iPad app updated with new Ashes specific event centre

Sky Sports for iPad app updated with new Ashes specific event centre

By 9 July 2013

Sky is to further bolster its iPad app offering with a new Ashes section so you can get the ultimate second-screen experience while watching the cricket. The app launches today, just in time for the Ashes, and features a lot of the clever stats and multi-camera... >>

BT responds to Sky Sports' free for a day promotion: BT Sport is free every day

BT responds to Sky Sports' free for a day promotion: BT Sport is free every day

By 27 June 2013

Sky fired the first salvo in what is going to be an interesting battle with BT to capture the attention of sports and specifically football fans by making Sky Sports 1 free on the first day of the new Premier League season, Saturday 17 August. However,... >>