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Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

July 24 - August 8

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What To Watch On Sky Sport

All Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa and Trans-Tasman plus all grades from First XV and Grassroots club rugby through to the Farah Palmer Cup and the Bunnings NPC. All Blacks, the Bledisloe Cup, the Rugby Championship and the Steinlager Series. Offshore Sky Sport has the Heineken Champions Cup, Six Nations, Women’s Six Nations, Japan Top League and Guinness Rainbow to add to the Gallagher Premiership, Guinness Pro 14, Top 14, Currie Cup, and more. Also: Sevens, Touch, Toa 10s.


NRL, State of Origin, the Sky Sport Premiership (women’s) with NZRL and the men’s competition too.  When it comes to the Kiwis, we’re waiting to hear what is possible in 2021 but rest assured it will be on the Home of Rugby League; Sky Sport 4. Sky continues to support rugby league roadshows throughout Aotearoa, to help grow the love of the game.


Sky has every ICC fixture, the Big Bash League, Cricket Australia, BCCI, South Africa cricket, West Indies internationals at home and domestic competitions in Sri Lanka and Pakistan and now the ICC World Test Championship.


Wimbledon comes back to Sky while Roland-Garros/Paris Open is extended in a multi-year deal along with the US Open and Australian Open, ATP and more. Game. Set. Match.


Our mana wāhine are in action on courts up and down the country in the ANZ Premiership, Constellation Cup, national club league and more from Australia and the UK.  

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The Tour de France, the Giro d’Italia, the Milk Race and every other key race, inspiring all who pull on their branded lycra for a trip over the Hunuas, the Port Hills or the flats of Southland, alongside World Triathlon and Endurance events in which Kiwis excel.


Formula E is new and exciting for Sky Sport, sitting alongside our long-term deal for Supercars, NASCAR and IndyCar (featuring the ‘Great Scotts’ McLaughlin and Dixon). D1NZ Drifting is back, with Superbikes, the Dakar Rally, Le Mans, Rally du Maroc and even the Battle of Jack’s Ridge. 


Our deep relationship continues with the Sky Sport Breakers as they target a 5th Championship after a heart-stopping effort in 2020. We’re also 100% behind Basketball New Zealand with Sal’s NBL (men and women’s), 18in18 and 3x3 competitions. It’s one of Aotearoa’s fastest growing codes and we’re there for all the action.


The beautiful game.  To go with our support and coverage for New Zealand Football’s ISPS Handa Premiership, we have A-League, W-League, FIFA, EFL, Bundesliga, La Liga, La Ligue, Serie A and the FA Cup. 


The game that frustrates even the expert, but inspires millions to hit the greens, and might we add, is enjoying a renaissance off the back of Covid.  You’ll find anything that matters on Sky Sport 6 including: PGA, LPGA, European Tour, Majors and Opens, and the legendary Masters.

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UFC, WWE, Bellator, Boxing, all to fight for with Sky Sport. Team that content up with Snooker, Darts and other barstool sports from around the globe and the roster is just about complete.  Only, it isn’t quite yet.

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The grace of the wave catchers in World Surf League comps around the globe meets the audacity and sheer bravery of a multitude of sports and stunts from Red Bull, including Crankworx in Rotorua.

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Sky is honoured and privileged to bring you all the action from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, which now be held from 23 July 2021. With 12 HD channels plus the Olympic Video Player you will not miss a moment! We're excited to see our NZ athletes take on the world, proudly wearing the silver fern. It is our privilege to bring you the Summer, Winter and Youth Olympic Games.


We’re bringing US Sports to avid fans including NBA (feat. our own Stephen Adams for the Pelicans, WNBA, MLB, MLS (men’s and women’s), College Football and Basketball (featuring the Leger-Walker sisters), and NHL plus a host of great ESPN sport shows and documentaries.

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Sky Sport Next – delivers more than 50 sports not normally profiled on our screens.  We’ll be seeing everything from Equestrian and Water Polo to Skateboarding, Surfing, Canoe Polo and Weightlifting, all of which eventually make their way to the pinnacle of human sporting endeavour – the Olympic Games, the Commonwealth Games and a host of World Championships. 

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Commonwealth Games: Our promise for Birmingham 2022 (and 2026) is that we will deliver outstanding sport experiences for all New Zealanders. As rights-holding broadcaster, Sky will deliver all the Birmingham 2022 events live on multiple Sky Sport channels and selected events and highlights will be free to access - helping Kiwis get in behind their hero athletes!

This Week on Sky Sport
July 19 - 25
NASCAR: Foxwoods 301 
Watch live coverage of the 2021 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301, the last Cup Series race of July, from New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Will race favourite Kyle Larson take the win? Find out, Monday 19 July from 6.30am on Sky Sport 5.

Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
There’s no need to wait for Friday’s opening ceremony to watch Kiwis in action! On Wednesday 21 July catch the Football Ferns v Australia, followed by the OlyWhites v Korea on Thursday and on Friday morning it’s the Mens’ Single Sculls. With twelve dedicated channels, you won’t miss a moment of the action. Be sure to check out the Kiwi schedule here.

World Superbikes
As we gear up for the World Superbike Dutch round from Assen this weekend, Yamaha rider Toprak Razgatlioglu is sitting at the top of the ladder after Jonathan Rea’s crash and fall from the lead at Donnington Park. Practice Race 1 starts Friday 23 July at 8.20pm on Sky Sport 5, with racing continuing over the weekend on Sky Sport 5 and Sky Sport Select. 

Sal’s NBL Grand Final 
After an exciting season, it’s finals time! Thursday 22nd July catch the semi-final double-header with Wellington Saints v Auckland Huskies followed by Southland Sharks v Hawkes Bay Hawks. Coverage starts at 5.30pm on Sky Sport 2. Then, Friday 7.30pm it’s the Sal’s NBL Grand Final.
UFC Fight Night
Don't miss a single second when top-tier bantamweights Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw face off again at UFC Fight Night on Sunday 25 July. Prelims start at 8am, followed by the main card at 11am live from Las Vegas on ESPN.

Springboks v British & Irish Lions
The three-test series kicks off at Cape Town Stadium this Sunday when the Lions take on reigning World Champions in what is expected to be one of the most anticipated Lions Test matches of all time. Watch it live Sunday 25 July, 3.50am on Sky Sport 1. 

Farah Palmer Cup
The best of Kiwi women’s provincial rugby continues this weekend with six live games across Saturday and Sunday. Our top pick; Auckland v Otago, Sunday 25 July, noon on Sky Sport 1.

ANZ Premiership 
This coming weekend will be the last round of the regular season (Round 15), with teams competing for the spot in the Elimination Final on Saturday 1 August, where 2nd and 3rd place play off to meet 1st place in the Grand Final on Saturday 8 August. Check the guide for details.