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BT Sport
BT Sport logo
Launched 1 August 2013
Owned by BT Group
Picture format 576i (16:9 SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audience share 0.37% (BT Sport 1)
0.33% (BT Sport 2)
0.10% (BT Sport 3)
0.03% (BT Sport//ESPN)
0.03% (BT Sport Showcase)
0.01% (BT Sport 4K UHD) (April 2017 (2017-04), BARB)
Slogan Be There
Country United Kingdom, Ireland
Broadcast area United Kingdom
Headquarters Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London
Sister channel(s) BT Sport ESPN
AMC from BT (UK only)
Freeview Channel 115 (Showcase HD)
Sky Channel 413 (1)
Channel 414 (2)
Channel 417 (3)
Channel 426 (ESPN)
Channel 427 (1 HD)
Channel 433 (2 HD)
Channel 457 (3 HD)
Channel 458 (ESPN HD)
Virgin Media UK Channel 527 (1 HD)
Channel 528 (2 HD)
Channel 529 (3 HD)
Channel 530 (ESPN HD)
Channel 531 (1)
Channel 532 (2)
Channel 533 (3)
Channel 534 (ESPN)
Channel 548 (Showcase)
BT Channel 408 (1)
Channel 409 (2)
Channel 410 (3)
Channel 411 (ESPN)
Channel 430 (1 HD)
Channel 431 (2 HD)
Channel 432 (3 HD)
Channel 433 (4K UHD)
Channel 434 (ESPN HD)
Channel 450–455 (Extra 1–6)
Channel 465–470 (Extra 1–6 HD)
Plusnet Channel 408 (1)
Channel 409 (2)
Channel 410 (3)
Channel 411 (ESPN)
Channel 430 (1 HD)
Channel 431 (2 HD)
Channel 432 (3 HD)
Channel 434 (ESPN HD)
Channel 450–455 (Extra 1–6)
TalkTalk TV Channel 408 (1)
Channel 409 (2)
Channel 410 (3)
Channel 411 (ESPN)
Eir Vision Channel 422 (1)
Channel 423 (2)
Channel 424 (3)
Channel 425 (ESPN)
Channel 411 (BoxNation)
Vodafone Ireland BT Sport 1, 2, 3 and ESPN
Streaming media
BT Sport Player Watch live (1, UK only)
Watch live (2, UK only)
Virgin TV Anywhere Watch live (1, UK only)
Watch live (2, UK only)
Watch live (3, UK only)
Watch live (ESPN, UK only)

BT Sport is a group of sports television channels provided by BT Consumer; a division of BT Group in the United Kingdom and Ireland that was launched on 1 August 2013. The channels are based at the former International Broadcast Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.[1][2] BT Sport is available on the BT TV, Sky and Virgin Media television platforms in the UK.

BT Sport holds exclusive live UK TV rights to 42 Premier League matches per season, up to 75 Aviva Premiership Rugby matches, all Australia’s home cricket matches, the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, National League, Serie A, Ligue 1, the Bundesliga, the Primeira Liga, the FA Community Shield, the FA Trophy, MotoGP, the FIH Hockey World League and the Anglo-Welsh Cup. BT Sport also holds shared rights to the FA Cup with the BBC, the Scottish Professional Football League with Sky Sports and BBC Alba, rugby union’s Champions and Challenge Cups with Sky Sports and the BDO World Darts Championship with Channel 4.


On 2 May 2013, BT Sport 1 and 2 were added to the BT TV EPG, followed by Sky the next day along with an on-screen message that the channel was coming soon. On Sky, the channels replaced BT's placeholders, Sailing 1 and 2.[3] The BT-owned terrestrial feeds of Sky Sports 1 and 2, which were also used for Top Up TV, were dropped on 1 July in favour of BT Sport 1 and 2.[4] The terrestrial feeds were only available to BT TV subscribers in non-BT Infinity enabled areas. These were removed from the platform in 2015. BT signed a wholesale deal with Virgin Media on 15 August 2013 bringing the channels free of charge to customers on the TV XL package.[5] In the Republic of Ireland, BT Sport channels (except 4K UHD) are bundled with Eir Sport subscriptions, as a part of a deal BT had with what was Setanta Sports back then.[6][7] The deal means BT Sport 1, 2, 3, ESPN and BoxNation are part of the Eir Sport Pack in the Republic, along with Eir Sport 1 and Eir Sport 2.

An interactive service, BT Sport Extra, launched in September 2014, broadcasting additional content at selected times.[8] One video stream was available at launch which expanded to seven in August 2015. BT Sport Extra can be accessed directly from the EPG on BT TV and from the red button on Sky and Virgin Media.

On 1 August 2015, BT launched three new channels: BT Sport Europe, a dedicated channel for its coverage of European football and rugby union including the UEFA Champions League, Europa League and rugby challenge and champions cups; BT Sport Showcase, a free-to-air only HD channel which will show a number of sporting events unencrypted via Freeview such as Champions League; and BT Sport Ultra HD, the UK's first and only 4K television channel which will broadcast a number of events in ultra-high-definition exclusively on BT TV.[9] On 4 August 2016, BT Sport Europe was renamed BT Sport 3 and BT Sport Ultra HD to BT Sport 4K UHD.

BT Sport 1 is currently offered for free for BT's broadband subscribers as 'BT Sport Lite', who may elect to view the channels via Sky, whether or not they have a Sky subscription, by having their viewing card activated. Customers who wish to view the remaining channels can subscribe to the 'BT Sport Pack' for £6 per month.[10] BT also provide broadband subscribers access to the channels via the BT Sport online player and mobile app.[11] Sky UK customers who subscribe to the 'BT Sport Pack' also have exclusive access to the AMC from BT channel.


Plans for the channels launch came about when it was announced in June 2012 that the broadcast rights to the Premier League from the 2013–14 to 2015–16 season were awarded to BT and Sky, outbidding existing broadcaster ESPN for the rights.[12] BT showed 38 live matches from the Premier League each season, including 18 first pick matches, from the 2013/14 season to the end of the 2015/16 season.

In October 2012 BT announced it had also agreed deals to air Serie A, Ligue 1, Brasileirão and Major League Soccer, all of which were previously broadcast on ESPN,[13] as well as Premiership Rugby.[14]

In January 2013 BT announced they will also broadcast Women's Tennis Association matches from 21 tournaments.[15]

On 25 February 2013, BT announced that it had acquired ESPN's UK channels and their sports broadcasting rights, including rights to the FA Cup, UEFA Europa League, Scottish Premier League, Bundesliga and NASCAR.[16] This led to the shutting down of ESPN Classic and ESPN America in favour of the BT Sport channels.

On 7 May 2013, BT Sport acquired the rights to air Ultimate Fighting Championship events and taped programming in the UK and Ireland for three years, from 1 August.[17] Two days later it was announced that BT Sport had acquired an exclusive five-year deal to broadcast MotoGP races from the 2014 season, including free practices and qualifying as well as full coverage of Moto2 and Moto3.[18] BT Sport also broadcasts the FA WSL, A-League and programming from Red Bull Media House.[4][19]

On 9 May 2013, BT announced that they had acquired the exclusive UK TV rights to MotoGP along with the Moto2 and Moto3 championships.

Later in May BT Sport acquired rights to the Football Conference for two years with 25-30 live games a season, including the end-of-season play-offs.

On 9 November 2013, BT announced a £897 million deal with UEFA to broadcast the Champions League and Europa League exclusively on BT Sport from the 2015–16 season for three years. The deal will end two decades of the competition being broadcast free-to-air on ITV, although BT stated that the finals of both competitions and at least one match per season involving each participating British team would still be broadcast free-to-air.[20][21]

In January 2014, it was reported that BT Sport had acquired the rights to broadcast the World Rally Championship for the 2014 season.[22][23]

Football coverage

Premier League

BT Sport currently has the rights to show 42 live Premier League matches from the 2016–17 to 2018–19 seasons. Their packages (B and F) give BT the rights for 12 1st pick matches. The coverage for the current rights period see BT Sport showing live matches on Saturday evenings at 5:30 pm, they also show midweek matches. The rights to the Premier League are shared with Sky Sports, who have 126 live matches, and the BBC, who have highlights on Match of the Day. BT Sport Score is a weekly television programme broadcast on BT Sport during the football season. The programme was launched in 2016 to rival the BBC's Final Score and Sky Sports' Soccer Saturday. The programme updates viewers on the progress of association football games in the United Kingdom on Saturday afternoons between 2:30 pm and 5:30 pm. Mark Pougatch and Jules Breach present BT Sport Score with Breach giving updates on Fantasy football and social media. Pundits on the programme include Chris Sutton, Robbie Savage, Jermaine Jenas, Paul Ince, David James and Dean Saunders.

Premier League matches are anchored by presenter Jake Humphrey. Lead commentary is provided by Darren Fletcher and Ian Darke. Co-commentators include Steve McManaman and John Hartson. The main studio pundits include Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard, Rio Ferdinand, Owen Hargreaves, Jermaine Jenas, Martin Keown, Richard Dunne and Paul Scholes. Des Kelly is the main touchline reporter.

Champions League and Europa League

BT Sport has exclusive live coverage of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League until 2021.

Gary Lineker fronts all of the Champions League action with Jake Humphrey, Lynsey Hipgrave, Darrell Currie and Matt Smith also presenting coverage.

James Richardson hosts the Goals Show every Champions League matchday with Julien Laurens, Raphael Honigstein James Horncastle and Andy Brassell joining as pundits to keep viewers up to date of all the scores and they can watch every goal go in live.

Additional commentators and co-commentators for the competitions include Peter Drury, Jon Champion, Paul Dempsey, Jim Beglin, and Don Hutchison.

FA Cup

BT Sport obtained the rights to the FA Cup through its acquisition of ESPN, who had one year remaining in their existing contract. In 2016, BT Group extended its contract with The Football Association to show up to 30 live games a season from the competition from 2018–19 to 2020–21.[24]

FA Community Shield

Since 2015, BT Sport have had exclusive live coverage of the FA Community Shield. In 2017, Jake Humphrey presented, with Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard and Glenn Hoddle. Ian Darke and Steve McManaman commented, and Des Kelly reported.

Vanarama National League

BT Sport has exclusive rights to the Vanarama National League covering 1 game a weekend. Matt Smith is the main presenter, with James Richardson the relief host, often being joined by pundits David James, Kevin Davies and Chris Hargreaves. Match commentator Adam Summerton is joined by co-commentator Adam Virgo in the commentary box. Steve Bower also commentates when his schedule allows, normally during matches broadcast during the international break.

FA Trophy

BT have the full exclusive rights to the FA Trophy. BT Sport showed the 2015 FA Trophy Final live. BT Sport also showed the 2016 FA Trophy Final between Halifax Town and Grimsby Town live on 22 May as part of a double-header along with the 2016 FA Vase Final. In 2017 highlights of the semi finals were shown on the channel during their National League highlights show. The same presentation team as the National League coverage is used, with Adam Summerton and Adam Virgo commentating.

Scottish Professional Football League

BT host rights to show 30 Scottish Premier League games a season, sharing the rights with Sky Sports and BBC Alba. Darrell Currie is the presenter, with studio pundits including Chris Sutton, Stephen Craigan, Ally McCoist, Terry Butcher, Alan Stubbs, Michael Stewart and Kevin Thomson. Rory Hamilton is the main match commentator, sometimes substituted by Rob MacLean. Sutton, Craigan and Stewart join him as co-commentators. Emma Dodds and Eilidh Barbour serve as the pitch-side reporters. From the 2016/17 season, BT Sport have aired a 30-minute preview show "Scottish Football Extra" before every live match. Also from the start of the 2016-17 season, BT Sport has been the home of exclusive live coverage of the Scottish League Cup, showing two or three live matches per round, from July through to the final in November.


BT Sport have full exclusive rights to the Bundesliga. The match commentators are Tim Caple, Dan Mason, Dave Farrar and Paul Dempsey. Don Hutchison, Danny Gabbidon, Chris Perry and Efan Ekoku all appear as co-commentators.

Bundesliga 2

BT acquire the rights to the Bundesliga 2. Commentary comes from either Dan Mason or Tim Caple.

Serie A

BT also host the full exclusive rights to the Serie A. Adam Summerton, Steven Wyeth, Wayne Boyce and Simon Brotherton are the match commentators. Co-commentators include Stewart Robson, Nigel Spackman, Tony Dorigo and Richard Hughes.

Ligue 1

BT currently have exclusive rights to Ligue 1. Jonathan Pearce, John Anderson, Oliver Wilson, Seb Hutchinson and Trevor Harris are the main match commentators. Whilst Clive Allen, Kevin Gallacher, Paul McVeigh and Leroy Rosenior appear as co-commentators.


BT Sport have exclusive rights to the A-League where Fox Sports commentators and pundits are used

Rugby union coverage

BT Sport has exclusive live rights to the Anglo-Welsh Cup, as well as being senior broadcast partner of Premiership Rugby. The original Aviva Premiership coverage deal ran until the 2016/17 season and allowed BT Sport to exclusively broadcast up to 69 live games per season. The Aviva Premiership's viewing figures rose by 40% in TV audiences in its first season with BT Sport.[25] A new deal was signed in March 2015 to cover the Premiership Rugby until 2021 covering up to 80 matches a season from 2017–18 and introducing an extended highlights programme from the 2015-16 season.[26] Subsequently, in 2017 Channel 5 announced a deal that would see them simulcast five matches per season for the remaining duration of the deal.[27] BT currently shares rights to European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR)’s champions and challenge cups with Sky Sports, each broadcaster will exclusively broadcast up to 30 pool matches, 2 quarter-finals and 1 semi-final from each competition with the finals being shown by both. BT will also receive first pick on Champions Cup matches involving Premiership Rugby clubs. For four seasons from the 2018-19 season, BT Sport will become the official broadcast partner of the Champions and Challenge cups and broadcast up to 134 matches per season.[28] The Challenge Cup will be shown exclusively on BT Sport whilst broadcasting of the Champions Cup will be shared with Channel 4 in the UK and TV3 in the Republic of Ireland with both channels simulcasting one match from each round and the final.

Craig Doyle is the main presenter of the coverage whilst Lawrence Dallaglio acts as the main match analyst. Sarra Elgan and Martin Bayfield also present live action whilst further reporting comes from Tim Cocker, Jill Douglas and Chris Hollins. Austin Healey, Brian O'Driscoll, Ben Kay and Ugo Monye provide further punditry and co-commentary. BT Sport usually have one forward and one back acting as co-commentators on every match so one of Dallagio or Kay, along with one of Healey, Monye or O'Driscoll join Nick Mullins, Alastair Eykyn, Martin Gillingham, Andrew Cotter, Gareth Rhys Owen, Andrew McKenna or Sam Roberts in the commentary box. Occasionally guest pundits and guest co-commentators are used.

Combat sports coverage

Mixed Martial Arts

BT Sport currently has the rights to all UFC numbered pay per view events, FOX events, Fox Sports 1 events all live along with The Ultimate Fighter and associated Countdown and magazine programming. In addition, BT Sport broadcasts live Cage Warriors events.


BT Sport has an association with BoxNation to show certain live fights. Paul Dempsey is presenter alongside the likes of Jamie Moore and Steve Bunce. The main commentator is normally John Rawling, the main commentator on BoxNation, who commentates with Barry Jones among others. Ronald McIntosh is the designated main reporter.

Cricket coverage

In August 2015, it was announced that BT Sport had claimed the rights for Australia's home matches for five years starting in the Australian 2016-17 season. This means that BT will show the Ashes series between England and Australia in 2017-18 with the deal also including the Big Bash League, the Women's Ashes and the Women's Big Bash League.[29]

Coverage is presented by Matt Smith alongside a rotating panel of Michael Vaughan, Ricky Ponting, Adam Gilchrist, Geoffrey Boycott, Graeme Swann and Damien Fleming. Commentary was provided by Alison Mitchell with two of the experts at one time, with Mitchell also reporting alongside Alex Gordon-Martin.

BT also broadcast all 34 matches from the Caribbean Premier League.

Tennis coverage

In January 2013, BT Sport signed a deal with the WTA to show 21 live tournaments from the women's tennis tour. The coverage can consist of up to 800 live hours of coverage every year until 2016, each season ending with the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships. Coverage is presented by Lynsey Hipgrave with Martina Navratilova. Former Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli, Anne Keothavong, David Mercer, Nick Mullins, Sam Smith and Alastair Eykyn are the commentators.

Motorsport coverage

BT Sport has rights to numerous British, European, American and global motorsport series both in live and highlights form.

MotoGP is BT Sport's flagship motorsports event and in addition to the main MotoGP event, BT shows the Moto2, Moto3, Red Bull Rookies and CEV Repsol championships. Suzi Perry, Craig Doyle and Gavin Emmett hosts alongside pundits Jeremy McWilliams, Colin Edwards, James Toseland and Neil Hodgson. Commentary is provided by Keith Huewen and Michael Laverty at six of the rounds with additional commentary from Colin Edwards, James Toseland, Gavin Emmett and Neil Hodgson during practice and qualifying and at the other rounds. BT also produces a highlights programme which is broadcast on Channel 5 on the Monday evening following the race. Gavin Emmett, former World Feed commentator, would take up the role of BT Sport's MotoGP reporter. The presenter who presented earlier host an analysis show called Chequered Flag aired after the MotoGP race has finished. Iwan Thomas previously presented.

IndyCar Series coverage on BT Sport is just world feed pictures and commentary usually from either ABC or NBC Sports. For ABC as of 2018, Allen Bestwick is the lap-by-lap commentator while former IndyCar drivers Scott Goodyear and Eddie Cheever serve as colour commentators. Then for NBC Sports Leigh Diffey is the lap-by-lap commentator with the other commentators being Townsend Bell and Paul Tracy. Perry presents coverage of the Indianapolis 500.

Other live series include the World Rally Championship, Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters and the Australian Supercars Championship where the world feed is taken directly from the host broadcaster. For World Series by Renault, BT Sport take world feed images but produce their own commentary, usually from Ben Evans and a journalist or racing driver. Highlights packages are also shown on BT Sport for series such as BRDC Formula 4 Championship, FIA European Formula Three Championship and the British Formula Three Championship.

American sports

BT Sport shows extensive coverage of American sports, including Major League Baseball, NBA, American College Sports, Major League Lacrosse, and X Games. Also ESPN-produced American sports magazines, such as College Gameday and Baseball Tonight, are shown, often live. The majority of American sports coverage is broadcast on BT Sport ESPN apart from the NBA which is usually shown on one of the main channels.

BDO Darts

It was announced in December 2014 that BT Sport would share the rights to the 2015 BDO World Darts Championship alongside BBC Sport. Coverage would be presented by Ray Stubbs for the first two years of their coverage. In August 2016 they signed a new 2 year deal to share rights this time with Channel 4. Currently Matt Smith presents live coverage with Chris Mason as studio pundit. Reshmin Chowdury is roving reporter. Commentators on BT Sport Darts coverage are John Rawling, Jim Proudfoot, Vassos Alexander, Paul Nicholson, Deta Hedman and Chris Mason, these are shared with Channel 4's coverage, as the commentary is produced independently.

Magazine shows

  • Rugby Tonight - Wednesdays at 8:00 pm sees Craig Doyle, Ugo Monye and Ben Kay present a debate about rugby union. Their guests include current and former players and referees reviewing and previewing the Aviva Premiership and France's Top 14.
  • MotoGP Tonight - Presented by Craig Doyle and Iwan Thomas every Tuesday night following a race weekend, MotoGP and motorbike racing are discussed in front of a live studio audience.
  • Motorsport Tonight - Aired every Tuesday night whenever MotoGP isn't shown, Abi Griffiths is joined by guests from the world of motorsport. Highlights are also shown of motorsport events broadcast on BT Sport.
  • UFC: Beyond The Octagon - Presented by Caroline Pearce alongside Gareth A Davies
  • Boxing Tonight - Presented by Paul Dempsey
  • Premier League Tonight - Saturdays at 8pm sees Jake Humphrey and a team of experts present the latest news and gossip from the Premier League.
  • European Football Show - Sunday evenings sees James Richardson and a team of experts discuss the latest news regarding the Eurppean football.
  • BT Sport Score - Saturdays at 2:30 pm, keeps up with the latest scores across the UK presented by Mark Pougatch who is joined by various pundits.
  • UEFA Champions League Magazine - Fridays at 7:00 pm.

Classic sport

BT Sport's weekday daytime schedules often include sporting action from yesteryear. Football features heavily and includes league matches from the 1970s and 1980s from both the ITV Sport, including full editions of The Big Match, and the BBC's Match of the Day archives. Also featured are FA Cup matches from the 1970s to the present day and UEFA Champions League matches. Other sporting action includes boxing matches from the ESPN and ITV Sport archives as well as MotoGP races, BDO Darts and Ashes cricket.


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