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Sports TV channels

Updated: Friday 28 September, 2012


If you crave the action of the Premier League or the speed of Formula One, then you’ll need a digital TV package with plenty of sports channels. But which provider should you choose?

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TV with Sports

CompanyPackage NameIncluded Sports ChannelsSky SportsESPNHD Sports Channels 
Sky Entertainment TV + Sky Sports + ESPN12YesYesYes
TV: XL + Sky Sports Collection8YesYesYes

Popular sports TV channels

With more sports on TV than ever before you can now benefit from the following channels broadcasting live action throughout the year:

Sky Sports - Channels include Sky Sports 1, Sky Sports 2, Sky Sports 3, Sky Sports 4, Sky Sports Xtra, Sky Sports News and dedicated Formula One channel Sky Sports F1. With over 100 sports including live international cricket and live Premier League, Football League and Champions League games, not to mention every race of the Formula One season on Sky Sports F1, you are sure to get your fill of first-class sports. You can only get every Sky Sports channel through Sky, but a selection of channels is available through Virgin Media and BT Vision. To get Sky Sports with BT Vision, you must live in an area where BT Infinity broadband is available. You can find out if you can get Sky Sports with BT Vision where you live via the

ESPN - ESPN is the world’s leading multinational sports entertainment company. This season it will broadcast 23 exclusive Barclays Premier League matches live as well as exclusive live coverage of 30 Scottish Premier League games, 43 Premiership Rugby matches and much more. ESPN is available on Sky, BT Vision and Virgin Media.

Sky Sports

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High-definition sports channels

You can watch high-definition (HD) sports on ESPN, Eurosport and Sky Sports (including Sky Sports F1), putting you right in the middle of the action and bringing your TV to life.

This season you can watch the Premier league, European Golf Tour, international cricket and more all in crystal clear high-definition. HD sports channels are available through Sky and Virgin Media.

UK sports channel listings

Sky Sports and ESPN are not the only sports channels available in the UK. Other channels on offer include:

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