18 Facts About Sky Sports

1. Sky Sports has announced its latest selection of live Sky Bet EFL fixtures, with promotion hopefuls and local rivals going head to head over Christmas and the New Year.

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2. In 2006, Sky Sports began showing a replay from a match in the Elite Ice Hockey League every week.

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3. In 2014, Sky Sports signed an exclusive 4-year deal to show live matches from the Dutch top-flight league Eredivisie.

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4. Sky Sports was the long-time home of La Liga, the top-tier of Spanish domestic football, having broadcast the competition for 20 years.

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5. Sky Sports had been the first channel to show the Community Shield live and as with the FA Cup, Sky has not broadcast this event since 2011 after rights transferred to ITV and then BT Sport.

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6. On 30 January 2014, Sky Sports announced they had signed another five-year deal with WWE.

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7. Sky Sports has not covered any BDO Darts since the split in darts.

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8. Sky Sports shows live coverage of the sport's premier event, the Ryder Cup.

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9. Since its inception in 1999, Sky Sports has broadcast the World Golf Championships exclusively live, with the exception of the 2001 WGC-American Express Championship, which was broadcast on the BBC.

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10. Sky Sports dropped coverage of their only Grand Slam the US Open after a 25-year association in 2016 when they decided not to sublet the coverage from Eurosport.

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11. In July 2011, Sky Sports acquired joint rights to broadcast Formula One in the United Kingdom from 2012 until 2018.

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12. In 2016, Sky Sports added yet another competition to its unrivaled schedule of live football with the addition of the Ping An Chinese Football Association Super League.

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13. Sky Sports will show 126 live Premier League matches this season.

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14. Sky Sports has made a number of high-profile sports broadcasts available on its 3D television service.

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15. Sky Sports acquired the rights to Scottish football and the League Cup.

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16. At this point, Sky Sports became a subscription channel, available with a monthly subscription on a standalone basis, or at a reduced price if taken with Sky's movie channels.

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17. Sky Sports is the dominant subscription television sports brand in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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18. Sky Sports is a group of sports television channels operated by the satellite pay-TV company Sky.

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