Nova Sports

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Nova Sports
Νova Sports.png
Launched 1994
Owned by Forthnet
Picture format 16:9, 1080p (HDTV)
Country Greece
Language Greek
Formerly called SuperSport (1994–2008)
Sister channel(s) Nova Cinema
Nova Life
Website www.novasports.gr
Availability
Satellite
NOVA Greece NovaSports 24HD: Channel 112
NovaSports Stories HD: Channel 116
NovaSports 1HD: Channel 301
NovaSports 2HD: Channel 302
NovaSports 3HD: Channel 303
NovaSports 4HD: Channel 304
NovaSports 5HD: Channel 305
NOVA Cyprus NovaSports 1: Channel 201
NovaSports 2: Channel 202
NovaSports 3: Channel 203
NovaSports 4: Channel 204
NovaSports 6: Channel 206
NovaSports 7: Channel 207
Cable
Cablenet (Cyprus) NovaSports 1HD: Channel 551
NovaSports 2HD: Channel 552
NovaSports 3HD: Channel 553
NovaSports 4HD: Channel 554
NovaSports 5HD: Channel 555
NovaSports 24HD: Channel 558
IPTV
Vodafone TV 'NovaSports 1HD: Channel 211
NovaSports 2HD: Channel 212
NovaSports 3HD: Channel 213
NovaSports 4HD: Channel 214
NovaSports 5HD: Channel 215
CytaVision(Cyprus) 'NovaSports 1HD: Channel 211
NovaSports 2HD: Channel 212
NovaSports 3HD: Channel 213
NovaSports 4HD: Channel 214
NovaSports 5HD: Channel 215
PrimeTel(Cyprus) NovaSports 1HD: Channel 611
NovaSports 2HD: Channel 612
NovaSports 3HD: Channel 613
NovaSports 4HD: Channel 614
NovaSports 5HD: Channel 615

Nova Sports is a premium Sports service in Greece and is owned by Forthnet Group, a subsidiary of Greek Telecommunications company Forthnet. It launched in 1994 as Supersport and at the time was the first ever premium sports service in Greece. It is available exclusively on Nova, a DTH satellite service. Nova Sports is available terrestrially and via satellite only on Nova.

Nova Sports covers most major national and international sports, such as first division soccer, the top leagues in Europe and around the world (Euroleague basketball) and exclusive coverage of the English League Cup. Nova Sports also broadcasts other sports such as volleyball and table tennis.

SuperSport[edit]

From 1994 until 1 June 2008, Nova Sports was known as SuperSport.

The SuperSport brand is still prevalent in South Africa as the name is used there by DStv which is a satellite television provider owned by MultiChoice South Africa, the previous owners of Greece's SuperSport as well.

Some events shown on Nova Sports are still taken directly from SuperSport (South Africa) broadcast feeds, complete with SuperSport logos and on-screen promotions. These normally include Golf and Rugby Union matches, and occasionally result in the second audio feed, which usually broadcasts English alongside Greek, broadcasting commentary in Afrikaans.

Channels and content[edit]

Nova Sports operates six multiplex channels:

  • Nova Sports 24 HD: News, scores and highlights all the time.
  • Nova Sports 1 HD: Live matches from Super League, French Ligue 1 and European leagues; Also airs EuroLeague basketball.
  • Nova Sports 2 HD: German DFB Pokal Cup, as well as leagues across Europe.
  • Nova Sports 3 HD: Basketball channel (EuroLeague), also includes soccer, volleyball.
  • Nova Sports 4 HD: Special events channel (Tennis, rugby, golf and more)
  • Nova Sports 5 HD: Matches from various leagues (Ligue 1, EuroLeague basketball etc).

Sports[edit]

Football[edit]

National
European leagues

Basketball[edit]

Europe

Golf[edit]

Tennis[edit]

External links[edit]