Tag Archives: Sky Sports

Paddy Power donates £1m to Prostate Cancer UK after most-viewed darts final

SBC News Paddy Power donates £1m to Prostate Cancer UK after most-viewed darts final

After Paddy Power pledged £1,000 to Prostate Cancer UK for every 180 thrown at the 2024 PDC World Darts Championships, the operator has revealed its final donation.  Although a total of 914 180s were hit, the Irish bookmaker is generously rounding the figure up to whopping £1m. Prostate Cancer UK CEO, Laura Kerby, commented: “A massive thanks to Paddy Power …

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Premier League nets £6.7bn in media rights for new UK broadcast deal

SBC News Premier League nets £6.7bn in media rights for new UK broadcast deal

The Premier League has secured its biggest domestic broadcast deal worth £6.7bn, negotiating media rights with Sky and TNT Sports. The new deal will commence in the season 2025/26 and span a period of four years, as the Premier League has secured a further increase in broadcast fees from the £5.1bn deal secured in 2022. The previous round, negotiated with …

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Sky Sports keen to remain exclusive PL broadcaster despite Amazon interest

SBC News Sky Sports keen to remain exclusive PL broadcaster despite Amazon interest

Sky Sports is reportedly looking to buy four out of the five available rights packages for the Premier League that are currently up for tender.  With the current television deal for the English top-flight due to close by the 2024-25 season, the battle for domestic broadcasting rights further intensifies ahead of what is set to be a lucrative bidding process.  …

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Checkd revives podcast for Sky Sports Fantasy Football

SBC News Checkd revives podcast for Sky Sports Fantasy Football

Checkd Group has brought back the much-loved I Had Trials Once podcast series, to enhance its partnership with Sky Sports Fantasy Football. The podcast hosted by former non-league Radcliffe striker Jordan Hulme and ex-Salford star and now football agent Gareth Seddon has a popular following that has generated over 1m downloads. The new show started last weekend, with former Leeds and Sheffield United goalkeeper …

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