One of the most popular sports broadcasters of his generation is to remain at Sky Sports after initially saying he’d quit at the end of the current football season.
The Premier League is to put its controversial pay-per-view service on ice until at least the New Year.
Sky and BT will screen additional Premier League fixtures on a pay-per-view basis after the Premier League agreed it would continue to make all matches available to fans until at least the end of October.
Premier League football, cricket and golf contributed to Sky Sports’ best-ever day of viewing.
The return of the Premier League to Sky Sports has given the broadcaster its most watched match in over three years.
Sky has reached a series of agreements with sports rights bodies that will cut its expenditure as the broadcaster looks to offset losses after coronavirus hit its live schedules.
beIN Media Group has signed Sky Sports commercial director Richard Verow as its chief sports officer.
Long serving Sky Sports executive Barney Francis is to depart the Comcast-owned broadcaster later this year.
BT Sport is facing stiff competition to hold onto its exclusive Champions League rights with ITV and Sky both expected to table bids ahead of Monday’s deadline.
Sky has agreed an exclusive channel distribution partnership with Premier Sports that will allow it to offer every televised Premier League game in Ireland.