This is a timeline of the history of ITV Sport, provider of sports coverage for the British ITV network and ITV Digital Channels.

1950s

1960s

1970s

1980s

1990s

2000s

2010s

2020s

See also

References

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  7. ^ "Hatton, Calzaghe and Khan on ITV". BBC News. 1 July 2005. Retrieved 20 March 2007.
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  9. ^ "BBC 'sour' over football deal". BBC News. BBC. 15 June 2000. Retrieved 16 January 2012.
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  11. ^ Clancy, Oliver (9 August 2001). "Saturday night TV fever". BBC News. Retrieved 15 May 2009.
  12. ^ "ITV Digital goes broke". 27 March 2002 – via news.bbc.co.uk.
  13. ^ ITV axes 'On The Ball' Digital Spy, 2 April 2004
  14. ^ Channel 4 becomes new home of NFL on terrestrial TV
  15. ^ Plunkett, John (26 November 2004). "BBC loses Boat Race radio rights" – via The Guardian.
  16. ^ Gibson, Owen; correspondent, media (21 March 2008). "F1 returns to BBC but ITV wins Champions League". The Guardian.
  17. ^ Tryhorn, Chris (30 March 2007). "ITV to pay £275m for FA Cup". The Guardian.
  18. ^ "ITV drops Boat Race for football". BBC News. 9 December 2008. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  19. ^ Sweney, Mark (4 March 2010). "ITV buys IPL cricket rights". The Guardian.
  20. ^ Sweney, Mark (17 November 2010). "ITV to air nightly Ashes highlights show". The Guardian.
  21. ^ ITV4 pots multi-yearn Power Snooker deal
  22. ^ "Sky Sports and PDC agree new five-year deal". Sky Sports. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  23. ^ Deans, Jason (28 October 2011). "ITV nets French Open tennis TV rights". The Guardian. London.
  24. ^ ITV snatches Europa League from Channel 5
  25. ^ "SNOOKER: ITV4 to screen 2013 Haikou World Open". 19 February 2013.
  26. ^ "ITV Darts 2015". Sport on the Box. 15 November 2014.
  27. ^ ITV to screen Champion of Champions event
  28. ^ Gibson, Owen (17 July 2013). "BBC and BT Sport to share FA Cup TV rights". The Guardian.
  29. ^ Formula E secures live UK television deal with ITV
  30. ^ Deans, Jason (17 February 2014). "BSkyB wins UK rights to IPL Twenty20 live cricket coverage". The Guardian.
  31. ^ ITV scores cricket World Cup highlights
  32. ^ Sweney, Mark (22 November 2013). "ITV wins rights to Champions League highlights" – via The Guardian.
  33. ^ ITV to cover inaugural World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge
  34. ^ "ITV announce Horse Racing Deal". ITV Press Centre. ITV. Retrieved 5 December 2016.
  35. ^ "ITV to show Eubank Jnr World Title fight". ITV. 13 December 2016. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  36. ^ Rees, Paul (2015-07-09). "BBC and ITV join forces to stop Sky winning Six Nations broadcast rights". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2020-03-30.
  37. ^ "ITV appointed UK rights holder for men's and women's Rugby World Cup events". World Rugby. Archived from the original on 2017-02-21. Retrieved 12 May 2017.
  38. ^ "BT win exclusive UEFA Rights". BT Sport. BT. Retrieved 2017-06-27.
  39. ^ "ITV announce groundbreaking deal with Haymon Sports and Premier Boxing Champions". 11 December 2018.
  40. ^ ITV extends World Snooker Tour deal to 2022
  41. ^ "ITV Box Office Closure notice". Retrieved 25 January 2020.
  42. ^ "Eurosport secures exclusive Roland Garros rights from 2022". 11 June 2021.
  43. ^ ITV to be home of England Women’s football Team
  44. ^ Premiership Rugby seals new partnership with ITV Sport
  45. ^ ITV to broadcast EFL highlights from next season