Sky Sports Changes

Virgin Media Staff

Sky Sports will be relaunching on Tuesday 18th July.

Sky Sports channels 1-5 are changing to become dedicated channels for individual sports, and two new channels – Sky Sports Action and Sky Sports Arena – will be joining the team.

Here’s all you need to know to enjoy the new line-up of channels – you just need to provide the armchair.

What’s the line-up?

Here’s what each new Sky Sports channel will offer:

Sky Sports Main Event
The new destination for the biggest live events

Sky Sports Premier League
The new home of the Premier League

Sky Sports Football
The home of EFL, SPFL, La Liga, Internationals and other football

Sky Sports Cricket
More live games this summer than ever before

Sky Sports Golf
The new must have channel for all Golf fans

Sky Sports F1
The only place to see every F1 race live

Sky Sports Action and Sky Sports Arena
The new home of Rugby Union, Super League, ATP Tennis, Darts, Boxing, NFL, GAA and WWE

Sky Sports news
The home of sports news, 24 hours a day

Sky Sport Mix
Sport for everyone


What are the new channel numbers?

With these changes and dedicated sport channels some of your favourite channels may have a new channel number and name and have moved in the TV Guide.

There’s nothing you need to do, and don’t worry: the changes won’t affect your WishLists or your Favourites list.

The EPG will be changing on the 18th of July to reflect the new channel line-up.

Your EPG will now be displayed as follows :

501 - Sky Sports Main Event HD
502 - Sky Sports PL HD
503 - Sky Sports Football HD
504 - Sky Sports Cricket HD
505 - Sky Sports Golf HD
506 - Sky Sports F1 HD
507 - Sky Sports Action HD
508 - Sky Sports Arena HD
509 - Sky Sports News HD
510 - Sky Sports Mix HD
511 - Sky Sports Main Event
512 - Sky Sports PL  
513 - Sky Sports Football
514 - Sky Sports Cricket
515 - Sky Sports Golf
516 - Sky Sports F1
517 - Sky Sports Action
518 - Sky Sports Arena
519 - Sky Sports News
520 - Sky Sports Mix

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