Raahil Chopra
May 21, 2010

Sports on TV: UCL Finals, French Open, cricket and lots more!

The weekend is upon us once again and it brings with it some great sporting action. Cricket, football, tennis and motorsports fans have plenty to look forward to this weekend.

Sports on TV: UCL Finals, French Open, cricket and lots more!

The weekend is upon us once again and it brings with it some great sporting action. Cricket, football, tennis and motorsports fans have plenty to look forward to this weekend.

On Saturday, there’s the UEFA Champions League final. Four time winners, Bayern Munich play Jose Mourinho’s in-form Inter Milan. Both the teams have won their respective leagues and will have plenty of confidence going into this game. Bayern Munich, eliminated Manchester United and Lyon while Inter Milan took out favourites Barcelona and Chelsea on route to the final. The final will be played in Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu and will be LIVE on TEN Sports from 22:30 hrs onwards.
 
For tennis enthusiasts, there’s the second grand slam of the year - The French Open. Roger Federer will look to defend his maiden French Open title victory from last year, but Rafael Nadal will be back wanting to get back to winning ways at Roland Garros. The action starts on Sunday from 14:30 hrs onwards live on STAR Sports.
 
The action stays in France with the third round of the world MotoGP. The race is on Sunday and it begins at 14:30 hrs, LIVE on ESPN.
 
Further, there’s plenty of cricket action too. New Zealand and Sri Lanka are in the USA, to play two T20 international games. The first of which, will be played at 00:50 hrs on early Saturday morning. The second game is on Sunday and will start at 21:30 hrs. Both the games are live on STAR Cricket.
In the Caribbean islands, South Africa will play the West Indies on Saturday in the first ODI. The game begins at 18:50 hrs and will be live on TEN Sports.
 
For adlanders there’s Storyboard on CNBC-TV18
 
This Week On Storyboard...
 
The exit of the Indian cricket team from the 2010 ICC T20 World Cup brings with it a strong sense of déjà vu. And while the post mortem is on in full swing, Storyboard finds out how the sponsors of the tournament on ESPN Star Sports are reacting. Storyboard also meets Pedro Ros, global CEO of leading market research firm TNS for a chat on the agenda for his India visit, and which sectors are coming good for market research. And find out why "advergames" or online branded games are catching the fancy of advertisers. All this and more on CNBC Storyboard on Saturday @ 8:30am and 2:30pm, Sunday @ 11:30am.

 

Source:
Campaign India

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