V Sport (Norway)

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V Sport
Country Norway
Broadcast area Norway
Ownership
Owner Nordic Entertainment Group
Sister channels Viasat Golf
History
Launched17 October 2008
Replaced Viasat Sport 1
Viasat Sport 2
Viasat Sport 3
Viasat Fotball
Viasat Motor
Viasat Hockey
Former namesViasat Sport (2008-2017)
Viasport (2017-2020)
Links
Website www.viasport.no

V Sport is a group of Norwegian television channels owned by Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT), and a part of the pan-Nordic V Sport brand.

The channel launched on 17 October 2008, when Viasat re-tooled their sports channels in Norway and Sweden. Together with Viasat Motor, it replaced Viasat Sport 1, 2 and 3 in Norway.

When the channel launched, exclusive highlights on the channel were several football events such as the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, 2010 World Cup qualifications, the FA Cup and League Cup, as well as Formula One, NFL, boxing, cycling, GET-ligaen and Ice Hockey World Championship. [1]

In 2017, Viasat Sport in Norway was renamed Viasport, and in 2020, Viasport was renamed V Sport, the common brand for NENT sports channels.

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References

  1. "NEW SPORTS CHANNEL LINE-UP IN SWEDEN AND NORWAY" (Press release). Modern Times Group. October 6, 2008.