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Sport And Cinema

HBO Sports 24/7 Franchise Takes on Hockey

Teaming up with the National Hockey League, after forays into the world s of racing and boxing, HBO offers a compelling behind-the-scenes look at the rivalry between the Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins as they prepare for the 4th Annual NHL Winter Classic. [...]

The Last Gladiators

One of the featured documentary films on the program at the upcoming Toronto Film Festival is one about hockey. No surprise Eh? [...]

NBCU Wins Olympic TV Rights Through 2020

According to an Associated Press report, NBC, bidding against ESPN/ABC and Fox, has retained the U.S. Olympic television rights in a four-games deal through 2020 worth more than $4 billion. [...]

2011 Stanley Cup Preview – Vancouver Canucks vs. Boston Bruins

Two traditional hockey towns, Boston and Vancouver, face each other beginning Wednesday in the 2011 Stanley Cup both with high hopes of bringing the NHL crown back home. [...]

2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi Add New Events

The sports program of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Russia was expanded by six events recently when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed the inclusion of ski halfpipe (men and women), women’s ski jumping, biathlon mixed relay, figure skating team event and luge team relay. [...]