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BT Sport To Remain Exclusive Home Of UFC In UK & Ireland

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BT Sport has confirmed that they will continue as the official home of the UFC in the UK and Republic of Ireland after signing a new broadcasting rights deal that will come into effect in January.  The new deal means that all UFC pay-per-views and Fight Nights will be shown live and exclusive on BT Sport TV, as well as …

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BT Sport Reportedly Lose Rights To UFC From Early December

The UFC in Great Britain and Ireland is likely to have a new home by 2019. The world’s biggest MMA promotion has only been available to view in full on BT Sport since they bought the rights from ESPN in 2013. That hasn’t been without its problems (i.e. not being available on Virgin Media in Ireland with the Fight Pass …

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Watch: Upcoming BT Sport Documentary ‘No Hunger In Paradise’ Looks To Be A Great Watch

BT Sport will air a documentary on English football culture which, judging by the preview snippets released, will be nothing less than fascinating.  For years, players, managers, pundits and fans alike have discussed, argued and ran around in circles in attempts to put their finger on why the national team underachieves so often. In truth, there is a plethora of …

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Watch: Steven Gerrard Admits Exacting Revenge On Players Who Landed Big Fouls On Him

Passion, power, pace, skill, all in abundance. These are some of the things that made Steven Gerrard a Liverpool and Premier League legend.  One attribute, however, helped drive the former midfielder to the top of world football and maintained he stayed their during his prime. That was his attitude. Gerrard openly admits that his hard work, obsessive focus and determination …

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Watch: Gerrard And Keown Savage ‘Liability’ Mesut Ozil After Arsenal Defeat

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BT Sport pundits Steven Gerrard and Martin Keown were less than impressed with Mesut Ozil’s performance in Arsenal’s defeat to Stoke City on Saturday. Arsene Wenger’s side were beaten 1-0 at the Bet365 Stadium thanks to a second-half strike from new Stoke signing Jese Rodriguez, though they did have a goal from Alexandre Lacazette controversially disallowed for an adjudged offside. …

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Irish Legend O’Driscoll Questions Elements Of Lions Queenstown Break

Former Ireland and Lions centre Brian O’Driscoll has questioned elements of the Lions’ Queenstown break which they took after their dramatic 24-21 series-levelling win over the All Blacks in Wellington last Saturday. The Lions spent a couple of days in the South Island tourist resort of Queenstown resting and relaxing after six weeks of non-stop rugby which has seen them …

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BT Sport Secure Rights To European Champions Cup Coverage

European Rugby Champions Cup Press Conference Aviva Stadium Dublin 22/4/2017 Munster vs Saracens BT Sport Brian O'Driscoll TV Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

BT Sport have secured the rights to broadcast European Champions Cup and European Challenge Cup in the UK and Ireland from 2018/19. Currently, the coverage is split between Sky Sports and BT, but this move will see Sky frozen out of the picture, as the competition moves to one pay-TV broadcaster. BT Sport will now show up to 134 matches …

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Liverpool Legend Gerrard Admits Pogba’s Potential Is One Scary Thought

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 31: Paul Pogba of Manchester United in action against Grant Leadbitter (L) and Marten de Roon (R) of Middlesbrough during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Middlesbrough at Old Trafford on December 31, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

English football has always had some of the sport’s most venomous rivalries between clubs but there really aren’t that many that even come close to the animosity shared between the supporters of Manchester United and Liverpool, the country’s two most successful teams. It’s a relationship built on years of back-and-forth success between the two sides and while United’s dominance over …

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Opinion: Nonu Should Not Be The Premiership’s First £1 Million Player

PARIS, FRANCE - APRIL 10: Ma'a Nonu of Toulon leaves the field dejected following his side's defeat during the European Rugby Champions Cup Quarter Final between Racing 92 and RC Toulon at Stade Yves Du Manoir on April 10, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Jack O’Toole argues that New Zealand star Ma’a Nonu should not be the Premiership’s first £1 million player.  “When Trevor Francis became the first British player to break the seven-figure barrier, 30 years ago on Monday, it felt like the sporting equivalent of putting a man on the Moon,” wrote The Telegraph’s Simon Briggs of football’s first million pound player Trevor Francis in …

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Opinion: Irish Rugby Will Suffer From The Wealth Of European Clubs

Guinness PRO12, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 2/4/2016 Leinster vs Munster Leinster's Devin Toner and Simon Zebo of Munster at the final whistle Mandatory Credit ©

The IRFU have made a number of smart, educated decisions since the dawn of professional rugby in 1995 and while Irish Rugby has done extremely well to succeed in this time, the bubble may be about to burst. The Union’s shrewd decision making and acute foresight has brought Irish rugby a lot of success over the past few decades, in both club …

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