SBS Sport

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SBS Sport
Special Broadcasting Service logo.svg
Division of: SBS Television
Major events: FIFA World Cup
Tour de France
UEFA European Football Championship
UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
World Superbikes
FA Cup
Parent: Special Broadcasting Service
Website: SBS Sport

SBS Sport is the name given to the Special Broadcasting Service's sport's programming broadcast on SBS Television and SBS Radio.


SBS Television broadcasts significantly less sport than the other Free-to-air Australian TV networks. SBS currently holds the broadcast rights to a range of sports, which are broadcast on SBS One & SBS Two.


Sport Event Broadcast Partner(s) Date Notes
Association football A-League Fox Sports 2013– One Friday Night game live on SBS One plus all finals on a one hour delay and a highlights show on Sunday Night on SBS 2.
Association football FIFA World Cup 1986– All matches live on SBS 1 or SBS 2
Association football FIFA Club World Cup 2012–
Association football FIFA Confederations Cup 2013–
Association football FIFA U-20 World Cup 2013–
Association football UEFA European Football Championship 2012–
Association football UEFA Champions League ESPN, ESPN2 1980–
Association football UEFA Europa League Setanta Sports 1980–
Association football FA Cup 2012–
Athletics IAAF World Championships 2013
Cycling Tour de France Fox Sports 1980–
Cycling Tour of California Eurosport 2006–
Cycling Vuelta a España Eurosport 2010–
Cycling UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2011–
Cycling Mountain Bike World Championships 2010–
Cycling UCI Road World Championships 2011–
Cycling UCI World Cups 2011–
Cycling UCI BMX World Championships 2010–
Motor racing Superbike World Championship 2012–
Netball ANZ Championship Fox Sports 2013– SBS shows a game live each week and has also programmed a highlights package.
Rally racing Dakar Rally 2013–


Sport Event Broadcast Partners(s) Dates Reason/Subsequent Broadcasters
Summer Olympics Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 Seven Network (2004, 2008) 2004, 2008 Outbid: Seven Network and Foxtel
American football Super Bowl ESPN 2003–2008 Dropped: Seven Network, ESPN
Association football Premier League Fox Sports (1995–2000) 1993–2000 Dropped: Fox Sports
Association football National Soccer League[1] 2003–2004
Baseball World Series ESPN 2002 Dropped: ESPN
Basketball FIBA Basketball World Cup 1982–1998 Dropped: TBA
Cricket The Ashes in England Fox Sports 2005–2009 Dropped: Nine Network and Fox Sports
Cycling Tour Down Under Eurosport 1999–2011 Dropped: Nine Network
Ice hockey Ice Hockey World Championships ESPN 2004 Dropped: ESPN

Sports News Programs[edit]


Sports coverage and programs made by SBS Sport have been won and been nominated for several awards at the Logie Awards. They include:

  • 1998: Won the Most Outstanding Sports Coverage for the Australia v Iran World Cup Qualifier
  • 1999: Nominated in the Most Outstanding Sports Coverage for the FIFA World Cup
  • 1999 Logies: Nominated for the Most Outstanding Sportscaster (to: Les Murray)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Seven Network response to ASTRA submission". Retrieved 24 November 2010. 

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