Naomi Schiff a welcome addition to Sky’s F1 team – not having her at Saudi Arabian GP was a mistake

From diversity, modernity and striving for progress, we turn to the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Schiff was not on the presenter roster for this fixture, a missed opportunity perhaps for Sky to capitalise on her emergence, but then the Jeddah... Read more

Jeff Stelling to continue presenting Soccer Saturday on Sky Sports after shock about-turn

It is a turnaround befitting of long-time sidekick Chris Kamara’s iconic catchphrase: “Unbelievable, Jeff!” Almost five months after announcing he would retire as lead presenter of Soccer Saturday at the end of the season, it was revealed on Monday that... Read more

Naomi Schiff a welcome addition to Sky’s Formula One team – not having her at Saudi Arabian GP was a mistake

From diversity, modernity and striving for progress, we turn to the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Schiff was not on the presenter roster for this fixture, a missed opportunity perhaps for Sky to capitalise on her emergence, but then the Jeddah... Read more

Get well soon, Chris Kamara – Saturday afternoons will not be the same without you

Compared to what is going on in Ukraine, it might well be reckoned the most minor of blips on the news agenda. But the fact that Chris Kamara is stepping down – he hopes temporarily – from his role on... Read more

Shane Warne’s no-bull punditry and wicked humour made him appointment TV viewing

This remarkable skill – not just to understand the game but to bend it to his will – made his lectures on spin bowling appointment viewing. The Sky Sports masterclasses he did with Ian Ward were gripping, not just in... Read more

From boxing to football, skilful Sky refuses to turn a blind eye to sporting controversies

How should sport cover controversy? Lean in, or stick to the on-pitch action? Sky had two tricky assignments this weekend, one it would have invested thought in preparing for, and one which emerged, from left-field, in real time. Kelly Cates... Read more

Matt Le Tissier exclusive: ‘My Soccer Saturday mates call me a Covid conspiracy theorist – I’m really not’

Le Tissier came off social media briefly before his Sky exit, referencing “trolls and bots out there who try to belittle me” and, for his own wellbeing, limits his daily social media activity. He has no regrets, however, about any... Read more

Matt Le Tissier exclusive: ‘My Soccer Saturday mates call me a Covid conspiracy theorist – I’m really not’

Le Tissier came off social media briefly before his Sky exit, referencing “trolls and bots out there who try to belittle me” and, for his own wellbeing, limits his daily social media activity. He has no regrets, however, about any... Read more

Sky Sports closing in on new deal with ECB to keep England’s home internationals for another 10 years

Sky Sports is in advanced talks with the England & Wales Cricket Board about keeping home internationals with the broadcaster for another decade. Industry sources expect Sky and the governing body to reach agreement on extending the current deal, which... Read more

David Lloyd to be confirmed as commentator for Talksport after departure from Sky Sports

David Lloyd is close to being confirmed as a commentator for Talksport radio after ending his 22-year role with Sky Sports following “closet racist” accusations raised by Azeem Rafiq. Industry sources say the News Corp-owned station swooped for “Bumble” after... Read more

David Lloyd leaves Sky Sports Cricket a month after ‘racism’ apology to Azeem Rafiq

David Lloyd has ended his 22-year role as a commentator at Sky Sports just a month after he was accused by Azeem Rafiq of being a “closet racist”.  Rafiq is said to have immediately contacted the former England head coach... Read more

David Lloyd was a joyous antidote to today’s bland commentators – Sky and the BBC need more pundits like him, not fewer

Test Match Special has nothing to boast about either: it is held together by the magnificent professionalism and character of Jonathan Agnew, and if he were to leave then the exercise would become pointless. Soon, if the pitiful quality of... Read more

Roy Keane vs Jamie Carragher: Tale of the tape after two punditry heavyweights go toe-to-toe

Round one Keane is in peak sullen punditry mode. Slouched in his chair, he has the air of a man who would rather be tucking into a cup of tea and a Starbar at a motorway service station on his... Read more

Formula One’s TV coverage drawing on increasing appetite for showbiz side of sport

The era of the sporting fly-on-the-wall has given fans some enjoyable peeks behind the curtain; few have done it better than Formula 1: Drive to Survive. The Netflix series has revealed the character of the drivers, these strange and singular... Read more