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Footage shows axed former Sky Sports presenter Gray making offensive chant at female colleague

Champions League TV rights deal may be last of its kind

Sky Sports and ITV have reached a new £400m three-year deal for Champions League broadcasting rights, although senior Uefa official William Gaillard has warned future contracts may be less generous.

Robin Scott-Elliot: After nuzzling Fergie, Newbon has really gone to the dogs

View From The Sofa: Greyhound Racing/Football, Sky Sports

Ian Burrell: Coverage now in league of its own

TV games that pre-date Sky Sports seem to belong in the same archive as the 1966 commentary

The irresistible rise and rise of Sky's new world of sport

It's 20 years since the broadcaster transformed live coverage. Simon Turnbull goes behind the scenes of a rolling revolution

Boxing: Row with Sky costs Khan 'big lump sum'

Amir Khan has lost "a big lump sum" by apparently refusing to lower himself to fighting on Sky Sports 3 this Saturday. The WBA light-welterweight champion's defence against Paul McCloskey in Manchester was downgraded from Sky Box Office to the broadcaster's regular subscription channels before Khan yesterday confirmed he would instead appear on the minor pay-per-view station Primetime TV. It is believed Sky took the card off box office as a quality control decision, not as a result of sales figures, after a strong undercard was weakened by withdrawals.

Win VIP tickets to see Arsenal v Blackburn

We’ve teamed up with BT Vision to offer one lucky winner a pair of tickets to see Arsenal take on Blackburn Rovers on 2 April. The winner will enjoy hospitality and a prime view of the action.

Glenn Hoddle apologises after racist gaffe on Sky Sports

Glenn Hoddle today apologised for comments he made live on air during Sky's broadcast of the Barclays Premier League game between Fulham and Chelsea last night.

Keys and Gray make radio debut

Andy Gray and Richard Keys made their radio debut today after the Sky Sports sexism row.

Sky Sports plan for life after Richard Keys and Andy Gray

David Jones will present Sky Sports' Super Sunday coverage this weekend, the first such programme since the departure of usual presenters Richard Keys and Andy Gray.

Letter from the editor: The soap opera of transfer deadlines

One of our news editors, Vicky, is a charming woman who, as well as being extremely good at her job, is a talented gardener and a devotee of The Archers. She also happened to be the only person at afternoon conference who wasn’t deeply interested in the details of who was going where, and for how much, on the closing day of the football transfer window.

Leading article: Who are you?

"Everyone knows a bloke called Dave," said the owners of UKTV G2 in 2007, explaining the digital television channel's quixotic rebranding exercise. But they probably ought to have checked if there were any companies out there called Dave too. For it turns out that there was a media consultancy just around the corner from the broadcaster already operating under that blokeish moniker.

Massey taken off referee duty due to media interest

Sian Massey is to be replaced for her match this weekend as a result of intense media attention.

Sian Massey withdrawn from weekend match

Sian Massey, the match official at the centre of a sexism storm this week, will not take charge of her planned match this weekend due to the intense media attention.

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