Sport 24 channel to show the Ashes inflight


Sport 24, the 24-hour live sports channel for the airline and cruise line industries, is to show full coverage of the upcoming Magellan Ashes Series of cricket between Australia and England.

For the first time, passengers traveling internationally with Sport 24’s partners will be able to watch live action from all five of the Magellan Ashes Test matches, as well as the five Gillette One Day Internationals and three Gillette T20 International tri-series matches.

Richard Wise, SVP, for channels and content at IMG Media, the owner and operator of the channel, said: “The Ashes is always an eagerly anticipated affair played by cricket’s oldest rivals. We are delighted passengers will be able to see live action on both channels across all parts of the Tour for what promises to be yet another competitive and passionate series of matches.”

Sport 24 is currently available across 12 different airlines also shows live sporting content including the Premier League, the Bundesliga, NHL, NFL, UEFA Champions League, NBA, MotoGP, all four golf Majors and each of the tennis Grand Slams.

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