FOXTEL is bringing its A-Game to sports broadcasting with 15 dedicated subscription sport and sport news channels and an additional seven simulcast High Definition sport channels, offering FOXTEL customers the best in Australian and international sports coverage, news and programming.
Each month FOXTEL broadcasts more LIVE sport than anywhere else with over one thousand LIVE sport hours, including local and international sport across the FOX SPORTS 1, 2 and 3 channels, FOX FOOTY, Eurosport and ESPN and ESPN2 channels, as well as dedicated sport channels FUEL TV, SPEED, SKY Racing, Sky Racing World, Sky Racing 2, TVN, Eurosport News, and FOX SPORTS News.
The amount of Australian and international sports coverage broadcast on FOXTEL is only set to increase with the LONDON 2012 Olympic Games which will broadcast 1100 hours of LIVE sport coverage and 3200 hours of sport in total – commencing July 27, 2012.
Peter Campbell, FOXTEL Director of Sports & Olympic Games said, “For many Australians, watching sport on TV at home with the family is a ritual that cannot be missed. FOXTEL offers its customers coverage of just about every Australian sport – much of which is broadcast LIVE – and many international sports including popular American and European sports.
“The addition of the FOX FOOTY channel, launched in February, gives our customers the ultimate AFL destination with every game of every round LIVE of the Toyota AFL Premiership Season. FOX Sports broadcasts five LIVE NRL games in every full round of the Telstra Premiership season and every single match of the Super Rugby season with all codes’ games simulcast in High Definition.
“The depth and breadth of sports television offered on FOXTEL is unmatched by any other broadcaster in Australia. Combine this with the convenience of FOXTEL iQ, and there’s no easier way to follow every game played by your favourite team or sports star.”
Australian sports include the National Rugby League, the AFL and Rugby Union, with a range of international sports including Rubgy Union, the NBA, NFL, Cycling, Football, Cricket, Tennis, Golf, Baseball, Super League, Motor Sports including NASCAR, IndyCar and the World Superbike Championship, and much more.
High Definition sports channels include FOX SPORTS 1 HD, FOX SPORTS 2 HD, FOX SPORTS 3 HD, FOX FOOTY HD, ESPN HD, ESPN2 HD, and SPEED HD. FOXTEL is also home to 3D sports broadcasts with a dedicated 3D Channel 201.
FOXTEL’s sport highlights this winter include:
2012 NRL TELSTRA PREMIERSHIP– SEA EAGLES V ROOSTERS
LIVE AND EXCLUSIVE
RUGBY UNION WALLABIES JUNE TESTS
JUNE 5, 9, 16 AND 23
2012 WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONSHIPS
JUNE 25 – JULY 8 LIVE (UNTIL QUARTER FINALS)
2012 TOYOTA AFL PREMIERSHIP SEASON
MAY 18 ROUND 8: COLLINGWOOD v GEELONG CATS LIVE
HALL OF FAME AWARDS
INDYCAR INDY 500
ASP WORLD TOUR BILLABONG RIO PRO RIO DE JANEIRO
MAY 9 – 21
GIRO D’ITALIA (TOUR OF ITALY) CYCLING
ATHLETICS: DIAMOND LEAGUE DOHA, SHANGHAI, ROME
EQUESTRIAN: GLOBAL CHAMPIONS TOUR
LIVE AND EXCLUSIVE
2012 STOBART ENGLISH SUPER LEAGUE
MAY 27 MAGIC WEEKEND
RUGBY: FRENCH TOP 14 FINAL
TENNIS – 2012 ATP WORLD TOUR – MUTUA MADRID OPEN
THE UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE FINAL
NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION (NBA)
FULL COVERAGE OF THE EASTERN & WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS
GOLF – CHAMPIONS TOUR
SPANISH PRIMERA DIVISIÓN – LA LIGA
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL (MLB)
X GAMES 18
JUNE 29 – JULY 1