Sports enthusiasts keep looking for windows for obtaining the latest in sports news. Those days are gone when one had to wait patiently for the local news to get some information regarding the several sporting events that took place around the globe. Most often the details that one got was not enough but that had to suffice in the absence of any other form or method of obtaining information. With developing times, the resources have also increased and also have become more informative and resourceful. There is no dearth of data available over the internet. Most media companies are also taking advantage of this powerful medium and so are using it to bring more and more information to sports enthusiasts.

There are several channels that span the world and are also dedicated towards covering all kinds of sporting events that take place all over the world. Not only so they bring to their viewers live broadcasts of popular games but in addition fill them in about the details, intricacies and statistics of the sports being played. Along with that they also telecast regular news shows that cover all of the happening activities that occur in this exciting world.

It can be safely said that some of the most successful and popular sports channels across the world are ESPN, Fox Sports, Sky Sports and BBC Sports. These sports channels continue to remain popular as they have evolved with changing times and have their hand on the pulse of the audience.

ESPN is the self proclaimed undisputed leader in the world of sports and covers a range of sporting events such as football, baseball, golf, equestrian sports, athletics to the lesser known but fast developing extreme sports. This network also covers all the collegiate and university sports played in the USA and Canada and it has been active in promoting these activities.

In the United Kingdom and Ireland BBC Sports and Sky Sports are the most popular sports news channels that bring to its viewers the most up-to-date sporting action. They’ve been going neck to neck with regards to popularity and ratings until Sky Sports got itself a significant makeover with new program formats, anchors and upped their glamour quotient.

Sky Sports brings the latest especially in the world of football. They also have several programs that bring interviews of established as well as upcoming sports starts. BBC Sport is known for its correct sports reports and data analysis. In addition they provide a calendar for all the major sports events that are to take place each year.

Fox Sports is by far the most popular sports channel network in USA as well as Canada and Australia. They are prominent broadcasters of the NASCAR series, the Daytona 500s, F1 racing series, Major League Baseball World Series and many major football championships from across the world. They have a wide network of sister channels which help them cover and broadcast all these events along with covering and broadcasting the most recent news from collegiate sports.