Sky Sports

In 2014, Sky’s CEO told the NBR that their new SVOD service wouldn’t include sports content because “people prefer to watch sport live”.

At the time, I suggested that Fellet must have been completely oblivious to the fact that much of the sport content they hold the rights to that people really wanted to watch were able to be streamed live, and in HD, already.

This week, Sky have done an about face and have launched their new FanPass service which allows fans of Super Rugby, Rugby League, and Formula 1 to subscribe to a streaming service rather than paying for a full Sky subscription. Continue reading »

Friday 25 April (ANZAC DAY)

1.30am – CRICKET: IPL: DECCAN V RAJASTHAN LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1
With names like Afridi and Gilchrist, The Deccan Chargers have the potential to block any attack. Can the Rajasthan Royals keep them in check? LIVE at Rajiv Gandhi Intl Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad.

6.30am – FOOTBALL: UEFA CUP: SEMI-FINALS: LEG 1: TEAMS/VENUE TBA LIVE ON ESPN
UEFA Cup LIVE: Semi-Finals, Leg 1: Teams and venue TBA.

7.00am – GOLF: US PGA TOUR: EDS BYRON NELSON CHAMPIONSHIP: ROUND 1 LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1
The US PGA Tour travels to the TPC Four Seasons Resort in Irving, Texas. Join SKY Sport for LIVE coverage of Round 1 of the EDS Byron Nelson Championship.

5.15pm – RUGBY LEAGUE: NRL TELSTRA PREMIERSHIP: DRAGONS V ROOSTERS LIVE ON SKY SPORT 2
The 2008 NRL Telstra Premiership continues with round seven action from ANZ Stadium in Sydney. Join SKY Sport for LIVE coverage of the match between the Dragons and the Roosters.

5.30pm – GOLF: EUROPEAN PGA TOUR: BMW ASIAN OPEN: ROUND 2 LIVE ON SKY SPORT 3
The European PGA Tour heads to the Tomson Shanghai Pudong Golf Club in China. Join SKY Sport for LIVE coverage of Round 2 of the BMW Asian Open.

7.30pm – RUGBY: VERSATILE RUGBY REBEL SPORT SUPER 14: CRUSADERS V BLUES LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1 & THE RUGBY CHANNEL
SKY Sport brings you LIVE coverage from the AMI Stadium in Christchurch with the Crusaders taking on the Blues.

9.30pm – TENNIS: ATP MASTERS SERIES: MONTE-CARLO: QUARTER FINALS LIVE ON SKY SPORT 3
LIVE coverage of the ATP Tennis Masters series from Monte Carlo in Monaco with the quarter-finals.

9.35pm – RUGBY: VERSATILE RUGBY REBEL SPORT SUPER 14: BRUMBIES V LIONS LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1 & THE RUGBY CHANNEL
The Lions come to Canberra to prove they are the king of the jungle in this clash with the Brumbies at Canberra Stadium. Watch it LIVE on SKY Sport.

Thursday 24 April

6.30am – FOOTBALL: UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: SEMI-FINAL 2: LEG 1: TEAMS/VENUE TBA LIVE ON ESPN
UEFA Champions League LIVE: Semi-Final 2, Leg #1: Teams and venue TBA.

11.00am – BASEBALL: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: TEAMS/VENUE TBA LIVE ON ESPN
Major League Baseball LIVE: ESPN’s Wednesday Night Baseball: Teams and venue TBA.

5.30pm – GOLF: EUROPEAN PGA TOUR: BMW ASIAN OPEN: ROUND 1 LIVE ON SKY SPORT 3
The European PGA Tour heads to the Tomson Shanghai Pudong Golf Club in China. Join SKY Sport for LIVE coverage of Round 1 of the BMW Asian Open.

7.00pm – BASKETBALL: DOMINION FINANCE NBL: WAIKATO PISTONS V HAWKES BAY HAWKES LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1
The Waikato Pistons host the Hawke’s Bay Hawks in this LIVE game of the 2008 Dominion Finance NBL basketball competition from the Te Awamutu Events Centre.

9.30pm – TENNIS: ATP MASTERS SERIES: MONTE-CARLO: ROUND 4 LIVE ON SKY SPORT 3
LIVE coverage from round 4 of the Monte Carlo stage in this year’s ATP Tennis Masters series.

Wednesday 23 April

1.30am – CRICKET: IPL: DECCAN V DELHI LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1
The Deccan Chargers and the Delhi Daredevils will be looking to rock the party when they hit out at LIVE Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal, Hyderabad.

6.30am – FOOTBALL: UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: SEMI-FINAL 1: LEG 1: TEAMS/VENUE TBA LIVE ON ESPN
UEFA Champions League LIVE: Semi-Final 1, Leg #1: Teams and venue TBA.

9.30pm – TENNIS: ATP MASTERS SERIES: MONTE-CARLO: ROUND 3 LIVE ON SKY SPORT 2
LIVE coverage from round 3 of the Monte Carlo stage in this year’s ATP Tennis Masters series.

Tuesday 22 April

1.30am – CRICKET: IPL: RAJASTHAN V PUNJAB LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1
Tune in for the excitement of Indian Premier League twenty20 cricket as the big signings try and live up to their price tags. Rajasthan Royals host the Punjab Kings at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.

11.00am – BASEBALL: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: CHICAGO CUBS V NEW YORK METS LIVE ON ESPN
Major League Baseball LIVE: The Chicago Cubs will be looking to chew up the New York Mets and spit them back out east when they meet at Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL, USA.

9.30pm – TENNIS: ATP MASTERS SERIES: MONTE-CARLO: ROUND 2 LIVE ON SKY SPORT 2
LIVE coverage from round 2 of the Monte Carlo stage in this year’s ATP Tennis Masters series.

Monday 21 April

2.55am – FOOTBALL: BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE: MANCHESTER CITY V PORTSMOUTH LIVE ON SKY SPORT 2
Join SKY Sport for LIVE coverage of this 2007/08 Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Portsmouth from the City Of Manchester Stadium.

7.00am – GOLF: US PGA TOUR: VERIZON HERITAGE: ROUND 4
LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1
The US PGA Tour travels to Harbour Town Golf Links at Hilton Head, South Carolina. Join SKY Sport for LIVE coverage of Round 4 of the Verizon Heritage.

12.00pm – BASEBALL: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: TEAMS/VENUE TBA LIVE ON ESPN
Major League Baseball LIVE: Teams and venue TBA.

7.00pm – NETBALL: NETBALL ANZ CHAMPIONSHIP: TACTIX V STEEL LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1
LIVE coverage of the 2008 ANZ Championship with the Tactix taking on Southern Steel in this Trans Tasman netball competition from Westpac Centre, Christchurch.

9.00pm – NETBALL: NETBALL ANZ CHAMPIONSHIP: FIREBIRDS V PULSE LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1
LIVE coverage of the 2008 ANZ Championship with the Queensland Firebirds taking on the Pulse in this Trans Tasman netball competition from the Brisbane Convention & Entertainment Centre.

9.00pm – RUGBY LEAGUE: NRL TELSTRA PREMIERSHIP: RAIDERS V STORM LIVE ON SKY SPORT 2
The Canberra Raiders steel themselves as the Melbourne Storm venture into their lair. Catch all the big hits LIVE from Canberra Stadium.

9.30pm – TENNIS: ATP MASTERS SERIES: MONTE-CARLO: ROUND 1 LIVE ON SKY SPORT 3
LIVE coverage from round 1 of the Monte Carlo stage in this year’s ATP Tennis Masters series.

Sunday 20 April

12.55am – RUGBY: VERSATILE RUGBY REBEL SPORT SUPER 14: BULLS V HIGHLANDERS LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1 & THE RUGBY CHANNEL
Will the Bulls trample the Highlanders into the dust at Pretoria? Find out as SKY Sport brings you LIVE coverage of the match.

1.55am – FOOTBALL: BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE: FULHAM V LIVERPOOL LIVE ON SKY SPORT 2
Join SKY Sport from Craven Cottage in London for LIVE coverage of this 2007/08 Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Liverpool.

3.00am – RUGBY: VERSATILE RUGBY REBEL SPORT SUPER 14: STORMERS V HURRICANES LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1 & THE RUGBY CHANNEL
It’s a battle of the weather as the Stormers take on the Hurricanes at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town. Brought to you LIVE by SKY Sport.

4.10am – FOOTBALL: BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE: BLACKBURN ROVERS V MANCHESTER UNITED LIVE ON SKY SPORT 2
Join SKY Sport for LIVE coverage of this 2007/08 Barclays premier League match between the Blackburn Rovers and Manchester United from Ewood Park in Blackburn.

7.00am – GOLF: US PGA TOUR: VERIZON HERITAGE: ROUND 3
LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1
PGA Tour casts to Harbour Town Golf Links at Hilton Head, South Carolina. Join SKY Sport for LIVE coverage of Round 3 of the Verizon Heritage.

1.30pm – RUGBY LEAGUE: TOYOTA CUP: ROOSTERS U20 V KNIGHTS U20 LIVE ON SKY SPORT 2
Join SKY Sport for LIVE coverage of this 2008 Toyota Cup match between the Roosters U20 and the Knights U20 from Bluetongue Stadium in Gosford.

2.00pm – FOOTBALL: NZFC: GRAND FINAL: TEAMS/VENUE TBA LIVE ON SKY SPORT 3
It’s Grand Final time in the NZ Football Competition. SKY Sport brings you LIVE coverage of the Grand Final. Teams and venue to be advised.

2.30pm – BASKETBALL: NBA BASKETBALL: 2008 NBA PLAYOFFS: FIRST ROUND: GAME ONE: TEAMS/VENUE TBA LIVE ON ESPN
2008 NBA Playoffs LIVE: First Round, Game One: Teams and venue TBA.

3.25pm – RUGBY LEAGUE: NRL TELSTRA PREMIERSHIP: ROOSTERS V KNIGHTS LIVE ON SKY SPORT 2
Catch LIVE NRL Telstra Premiership action as the Sydney Roosters venture north of Sydney for their home game against the Newcastle Knights at Bluetongue Stadium in Gosford.

3.30pm – NETBALL: NETBALL ANZ CHAMPIONSHIP: VIXENS V THUNDERBIRDS LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1
LIVE coverage of the 2008 ANZ Championship with the Melbourne Vixens taking on the Adelaide Thunderbirds in this Trans Tasman netball competition from the Vodafone Arena, Melbourne.

5.00pm – RUGBY LEAGUE: NRL TELSTRA PREMIERSHIP: WESTS TIGERS V RABBITOHS LIVE ON SKY SPORT 3
Wests Tigers take on the South Sydney Rabbitohs at the Sydney Cricket Ground LIVE.

10.55pm – FOOTBALL: BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE: ASTON VILLA V BIRMINGHAM CITY LIVE ON SKY SPORT 2
Join SKY Sport for LIVE coverage of this 2007/08 Barclays premier League match between Aston Villa and Birmingham City from Villa Park in Birmingham.

Saturday 19 April

7.00am – GOLF: US PGA TOUR: VERIZON HERITAGE: ROUND 2
LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1
The US PGA Tour heads to Harbour Town Golf Links at Hilton Head, South Carolina. Join SKY Sport for LIVE coverage of Round 2 of the Verizon Heritage.

11.00am – BASEBALL: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: TEAMS/VENUE TBA LIVE ON ESPN
Major League Baseball LIVE: Teams and venue TBA.

2.30pm – NETBALL: NETBALL ANZ CHAMPIONSHIP: MYSTICS V FEVER LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1
LIVE coverage of the 2008 ANZ Championship with the LG Northern Mystics taking on West Coast Fever in this Trans Tasman netball competition from The Trusts Stadium in Auckland.

3.45pm – MOTORSPORT: INDYCAR SERIES RACING LIVE ON ESPN
ESPN brings you the Indy Japan 300 LIVE from Twin Ring Motegi, Motegi, Japan.

4.00pm – AUSSIE RULES: AFL: GEELONG CATS V SYDNEY SWANS
LIVE ON SKY SPORT 3
The Sydney Swans have a tough assignment as they visit last year’s champions, the Geelong Cats, at Skilled Stadium LIVE.

4.30pm – NETBALL: NETBALL ANZ CHAMPIONSHIP: SWIFTS V MAGIC LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1
LIVE coverage of the 2008 ANZ Championship with the NSW Swifts taking on the Waikato/BOP Magic in this Trans Tasman netball competition from the Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Newcastle.

4.30pm – RUGBY LEAGUE: TOYOTA CUP: BULLDOGS U20 V DRAGONS U20 LIVE ON SKY SPORT 2
Join SKY Sport for LIVE coverage of the 2008 Toyata Cup. The Bulldogs Under 20s take on the Dragons Under 20s from ANZ Stadium in Sydney.

6.55pm – RUGBY LEAGUE: NRL TELSTRA PREMIERSHIP: BULLDOGS V DRAGONS LIVE ON SKY SPORT 2
The Canterbury Bulldogs host the St George Illawarra Dragons at ANZ Stadium in Sydney. Tune in for the LIVE action.

7.00pm – RUGBY: VERSATILE RUGBY REBEL SPORT SUPER 14: WARATAHS V LIONS LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1 & THE RUGBY CHANNEL
Join SKY Sport for this LIVE match as the Waratahs take on the Lions at the Aussie Stadium in Sydney.

9.30pm – RUGBY LEAGUE: NRL TELSTRA PREMIERSHIP: SHARKS V PANTHERS LIVE ON SKY SPORT 3
The Penrith Panthers venture down from the foot of the Blue Mountains to the waterside for a meeting with Sharks at Toyota Park in Cronulla, Sydney LIVE.

9.30pm – RUGBY LEAGUE: NRL TELSTRA PREMIERSHIP: COWBOYS V WARRIORS LIVE ON SKY SPORT 2
The Warriors return to North Queensland to try and reverse the result of their final game last year. They’re taking on the Cowboys LIVE at Dairy Farmers Stadium in Townsville.

9.35pm – RUGBY: VERSATILE RUGBY REBEL SPORT SUPER 14: BRUMBIES V SHARKS LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1 & THE RUGBY CHANNEL
The Sharks circle Canberra as they prepare to attack the Brumbies at Canberra Stadium. See it LIVE on SKY Sport.

Saturday 19 April

9.30pm – RUGBY LEAGUE: NRL TELSTRA PREMIERSHIP: COWBOYS V WARRIORS LIVE ON SKY SPORT 2
The Warriors return to North Queensland to try and reverse the result of their final game last year. They’re taking on the Cowboys LIVE at Dairy Farmers Stadium in Townsville.

Friday 25 April (ANZAC DAY)

7.30pm – RUGBY: VERSATILE RUGBY REBEL SPORT SUPER 14: CRUSADERS V BLUES LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1 & THE RUGBY CHANNEL
SKY Sport brings you LIVE coverage from the AMI Stadium in Christchurch with the Crusaders taking on the Blues.

Saturday 19 April

9.30pm – RUGBY LEAGUE: NRL TELSTRA PREMIERSHIP: COWBOYS V WARRIORS LIVE ON SKY SPORT 2
The Warriors return to North Queensland to try and reverse the result of their final game last year. They’re taking on the Cowboys LIVE at Dairy Farmers Stadium in Townsville.

Friday 25 April (ANZAC DAY)

7.30pm – RUGBY: VERSATILE RUGBY REBEL SPORT SUPER 14: CRUSADERS V BLUES LIVE ON SKY SPORT 1 & THE RUGBY CHANNEL
SKY Sport brings you LIVE coverage from the AMI Stadium in Christchurch with the Crusaders taking on the Blues.