Sport

Sport, TV

Who Pays For the Super League?

Unless you’ve been asleep, you will know that, at time of writing, 12 named football clubs have agreed to join something called the...

Sport, TV

Super Bowl Technical Shortcomings

While it’s a few hours too early to know how many millions of Americans watched this year’s Super Bowl, it’ll certainly...

Olympics, Sport

When Should Athletes Get The Vaccine?

Note: This piece expands a little on a Twitter thread that I published earlier today. Today it was reported that the UAE Team Emirates...

Internet, Sport, TV

The Premier League in an SVOD World – Running the Numbers

This week, Amazon Prime in the UK has begun the first of its streaming-only games offered to Prime subscribers. You will recall that during...

Sport, TV

Amazon Prime Premier League Fixtures – Redux

I’ve repeatedly tried to explain why the Premier League was foolish to package rights to every fixture across two of their Match Days...

Sport, TV

Champagne Superova: Sport and TV

Sunday was an incredible day for sport. Personally, I spent quite a lot of time flicking between ITV4 and Eurosport’s coverage of...

Sport, TV

Sports TV: UK v US

Yesterday evening, UK time, the NFL championship games took place, deciding which teams will contest the Super Bowl. I have an on/off...

Sport, TV

Eleven Sports in the UK Reported to be in Trouble

I wrote something on Twitter about this, but thought I’d elaborate a little here too. There was something of a shake-up in rights...

Sport

Sporting Disdain

There’s a major sporting occasion that has been getting underway this week and climaxes at the weekend. It’s in Europe this...

Sport, TV

Sexist Coverage of the World Cup

No, I am not talking about Patrice Evra’s applauding of fellow ITV pundit and England footballer Eniola Aluko (nor his muttered...