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Your guide to returning sport

Your guide to returning sport


From Premier League football to Formula One action, here are the top picks to watch out for in June and July

By Virgin TV Edit

With sport slowly returning to pitches, tracks, courses and TV screens, it’s time to get your diary out and pencil in a few dates.


Whether it’s football from the Premier League, Sky Bet Championship and Emirates FA Cup, the start of the F1 season or world-class golf – you can watch it all across Virgin TV. Beats staring blankly at the walls every weekend, right?


Want some fascinating sports stories to sink your teeth into right now? Check out our list of the best documentaries and films to watch.


It’s important to remember that these events could yet be postponed but, for now, here’s some of the live action you’ve got to look forward to over the next couple of months…



From Thursday 11 June, 9pm, Sky Sports Golf/HD (CH 515/505)

Did you know there’s live golf on the box this week? The PGA Tour swings into action in Fort Worth, Texas, for the Charles Schwab Challenge – and the field is absolutely red hot. Rory McIlroy, Brooks Koepka, Justin Thomas and Dustin Johnson are among the top names taking to the tee, making this one tournament you won’t want to miss.


Premier League

From Wednesday 17 June, Sky Sports + BT Sport + BBC + Pick + Prime Video

It’s back. Premier League football returns to the box this month, with a bonanza of live games across Sky Sports, BT Sport, the BBC, Prime Video and Pick. From Liverpool clinching the title (come on, it’s inevitable) to the nail-biting battle for UEFA Champions League qualification, you don’t have to miss a moment on Virgin TV. Check out our comprehensive fixtures guide here.


Sky Bet Championship

From Saturday 20 June, Sky Sports Football/HD (CH 513/503)

Get ready for a feast of footy from the Sky Bet Championship when the season resumes this month. The games are set to come thick and fast for the likes of Leeds United, West Bromwich Albion, Fulham and more, and you can follow the biggest moments live on Sky Sports. There’s no other league quite like it.


Emirates FA Cup

From Saturday 27 June, BBC + BT Sport

Club football’s most historic competition kicks off again later this month with the quarter-finals – and there are plenty of big teams remaining. Both Manchester clubs, Arsenal, Leicester City and Chelsea are among the teams with their eyes on the prize. Find out who will reach the last four when the drama returns live on BBC One and BT Sport.


Formula One

From Friday 3 July, 9.30am, Sky Sports F1®/HD (CH 516/506)

The fastest show on four wheels is ready to rock, with eight European races kicking off the 2020 season this July. The first race of the campaign starts in Austria, while Silverstone will host two meetings during the initial stages of the sport’s big return. Hold onto your hats, your weekends are about to get fast and furious.


Watch on the go

Virgin TV customers who subscribe to Sky Sports can watch on the go with the Sky Sports app. Not only will you be able to take your Sky packages with you, but you get in-depth sports coverage, as well as exclusive videos and interviews. On iPad and Android tablets you can also access Sky Sports’ cutting-edge second-screen functions. Download from the Apple app store for iPad or iPhone, or from Google Play.


Upgrade to Sky Sports now

Don’t have Sky Sports? You can find out about our Sky Sports package and upgrade here.


Don’t have BT Sport?

You can upgrade to our Virgin TV Full House package online via your My Virgin Media account here and get all 4 BT Sport channels in HD. If you’ve not registered for My Virgin Media or have forgotten your sign in details just head over to


How to watch Amazon Prime Video with Virgin TV

Prime Video is available to all Virgin TV customers with a V6 box, powered by TiVo®. Simply sign up to Amazon Prime Video via their website, and you can log in on the box. And because Prime Video is fully integrated into TiVo®, you can search without even going into the app. Just select Search & Discover from the Home menu and type in the name of the show or movie you’re after.

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