Tag Archives: sports

ESPN slam dunks NBA rights

Since taking over from the failed satellite sports broadcaster Setanta, ESPN has been quietly building up a significant portfolio of live sporting events, the latest being with the NBA. ESPN had.. more
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ESPN signs up the UFC

The new satellite sports channel, ESPN, is forging ahead with deals and agreements with sporting organisations. The latest signing is a deal with the UFC for the UK TV rights. The.. more
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Setanta about to return to the UK

This must be a month for returns as Lance Armstrong and Michael Schumacher have both returned, and now it seems that the same could be said about the satellite sports broadcaster,.. more
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ESPN launches new sports channel on 3rd Aug

The US satellite and cable broadcaster, ESPN, has announced that it will be launching a new sports channel specifically for the UK’s Premier League football matches, which it has won the rights to air following the collapse of Setanta UK. The new channel, which will.. more
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ESPN not falling for Setanta

The Disney owned sports broadcaster ESPN has initially ruled itself out of a potential deal with the struggling satellite sports channel Setanta, leaving the business struggling to find a lifeline. ESPN looked like the perfect partner for Setanta. It was a rival bidder when Sky.. more
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Setanta seeking last minute help

There is no doubt that the sports satellite broadcaster Setanta is not going to go down without a fight. It was expected, following long board meetings, that the administrators would have been called in yesterday. However, this has not happened, so could the management have.. more
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Setanta closed to new customers

The satellite sports broadcaster, Setanta, just cannot stay out of the news these days. As the vultures fly around overhead, visitors to the Setanta website, who may have been interested in watching the England game tonight, are being turned away. There are three pages to.. more
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Sky looking for review on sports

It looks as if Sky Sports is not going to be satisfied with having most of the top sporting events, as it is attacking the government’s so called “Crown Jewels” policy, where certain event are guaranteed to be available on free-to-view TV. BSkyB believes that.. more
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Setanta board discusses the options

The board of the struggling satellite sports broadcaster, Setanta, has been meeting to discuss if there is any future for the business. Yesterday it was announced that Deloitte has been lined up to take the company into administration. It would seem that today is going.. more
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Setanta running out of time?

The satellite sports broadcaster Setanta may have been able to show the live England world cup qualifying game against Kazakhstan, but that alone may not be enough to save the broadcaster. It seems that the vultures are circling around the still very much alive broadcaster... more
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