Sports enthusiasts keep looking for windows for getting the latest in sports news. Gone are the days when one had to wait for the local news in order to get some information regarding the several sporting activities that took place around the globe. Most of the times the information that one got was not enough but that had to suffice in the absence of any other form or source of information. With developing times, the sources of information have also increased and have become more informative and resourceful. There is no dearth of information available over the internet. Most media companies are also capitalizing on this powerful medium and are using it to bring more and more information to sports enthusiasts.
There are several channels that span the globe and are dedicated towards covering all forms of sporting events that take place around the world. Not only so they bring to their viewers live broadcasts of popular games but also fill them in on the details, intricacies and statistics of the sports being played. Along with that they also telecast regular news shows that cover all the happening activities that take place in this exciting world.
It can be safe said that some of the most successful and popular sports channels across the world are ESPN, Fox Sports, Sky Sports and BBC Sports. These sports channels continue to remain popular as they have evolved with changing times and have their hand on the pulse of the audience.
ESPN is the self proclaimed ‘undisputed leaders in the world of sports’ and covers a range of sports activities such as football, baseball, golf, equestrian sports, athletics to the lesser known but fast developing extreme sports. This network also covers all the collegiate and university sports played in the United States and Canada and has been active in promoting these activities.
In the United Kingdom and Ireland BBC Sports and Sky Sports are the most popular sports news channels that bring to its viewers the latest sporting action. They have been going neck to neck in terms of popularity and ratings until Sky Sports got itself a major makeover with new program formats, anchors and upped their glamour quotient.
Sky Sports brings the latest especially from the world of football. They also have several programs that bring interviews of established as well as upcoming sports starts. BBC Sport is known for its correct sports reports and data analysis. They also provide a calendar for all the major sports events that are to take place each year.
Fox Sports is by far the most popular sports channel network in United States as well as Canada and Australia. They are prominent broadcasters of the NASCAR series, the Daytona 500’s, Formula one racing series, Major League Baseball World Series and several major football championships from across the world. They have a wide network of sister channels that help them cover and broadcast all these events along with covering and broadcasting the latest news from collegiate sports.