BT Sport secure 2017-18 Ashes TV rights from rivals Sky Sports

BT Sport has grab the 2017-18 Ashes TV rights from rivals Sky Sports, according to the Daily Mail.

They’ve secured rights to Australia home matches for next five years in a contract believed to be costing the company around £16m a year.

The deal’s centrepiece is the Ashes clash in 2017-18, when the home side will be hellbent on regaining the urn.

Sky – who will pay £11m-a-match in a new Premier League deal – were not able to compete with BT’s £80m offer for cricket rights.

Sky’s Cricket coverage has grown in recent years and is second only to their Premier League coverage.

BT recently won the rights to the Champions League and FA Cup from Sky and ITV.

Updated: Sunday 23 August 2015
Manchester City v Shakhtar – UEFA Champions League – Live TV Coverage on BT Sport 3

Manchester City host Shakhtar Donetsk in Group F of the UEFA Champions League at the Etihad Stadium this evening. City moved to the top of Group F with victory at Shakhtar Donetsk and are looking for a third straight win to consolidate their advantage in…

Juventus v Manchester United – Live UEFA Champions League on BT Sport

Juventus and Manchester United clash in Group H of the Champions League at the Allianz Stadium this evening. Paulo Dybala’s 17th-minute goal at Old Trafford on matchday three proved enough for Juve to make it three wins out of three in Group H – establishing…

Tottenham v PSV Eindhoven – UEFA Champions League 2018/19 – Live TV Coverage on BT Sport

Tottenham welcome PSV Eindhoven to Wembley for a vital Group B clash in the Champions League tonight. Spurs need a win as they lie bottom of the group with one point after three matches. A 2-2 draw in Eindhoven on matchday three proved little use…