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With its live Champions League and Europa League TV rights, BT has proven to be a worthy sports broadcasting rival to Sky. The latter is now playing defence with renewed La Liga rights and a new deal with The Sun for mobile goal highlights. Sky TV customers with a Sky Sports subscription will get...

August 11th 2015 at 5:05am 0 Comments
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Twitter's hashflags have encouraged colourful conversations around the general election and Wimbledon already this year, and right on time, the social network has issued a new set for fans of the UK's most popular spectator sport. Launched ahead of the start of the Premier League footy season tomorr...

August 7th 2015 at 7:01am 0 Comments
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Look, there aren't many things which can truly impress New Yorkers. Yet, somehow, the Mini Countryman pictured above managed to make quite a few heads turn during a drive across Manhattan. Whatever it may have been, it's safe to bet those bright red colors draping the car had something to do with...

August 14th 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Remember how we'd heard that a British broadcaster is trialing 4K TV? We have a hunch as to which company that is: Sky now claims that it's the first UK TV network to have conducted a live 4K broadcast. The firm captured a weekend Premier League match in ultra high resolution using the same infras...

September 2nd 2013 at 10:28am 0 Comments
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BT's got far more important things to do than fill in the gaps in its fiber broadband coverage, like blowing around £10 million ($15 million) on buying ESPN's UK and Ireland channels from Disney. BT is trying to compete with Sky on sporting rights, and needs a channel to broadcast 38 Premier...

February 25th 2013 at 11:07am 0 Comments
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The app devs over at Sky Sports are having a busy year, and after improving their iPad offering for the F1 season, they're back with a "second screen" update for football (soccer) fans. Just in time for the start of the UK Premier League season, the new Football Match Centre adds a content bar alo...

August 20th 2012 at 4:29pm 0 Comments