News presentation and formats have long since changed and that too quite dramatically. From pre designed scripts which were just to be read; now news has become more interactive with a lot more features, reviews and interviews being added to the normal news bulletin.

Another major development has been the airing of breaking news, live action as it happens in the hub of action. Breaking news is just not restricted to covering social, political or economic happenings but has extended to the world of sports. Sports breaking news is quickly becoming a regular feature of most of these news channels who focus on finding the complete lowdown on the sports action.

A great deal of sports information gets listed daily and is also listed as sports breaking news. But for the sports enthusiast, it is actually of extreme importance this information is authentic and of consequence. It is often noticed in a number of cases where sports bloopers are presented as sports breaking news. Usually it takes a while to filter such information and get information which is of any real consequence.

To fill out these discrepancies there are some reliable sports news channels which cover virtually all of the sports breaking news events and provide them to their viewers. A few of these channels are ESPN, Sky Sports News, BBC Sport and Fox Sports and bring latest sports news from across the world for their viewers.

Fox Sports is one of the most favored sports news providers in the United States. Since their inception they have aimed at covering major and very popular sports activities from across the country. Through the years this channel since the channel became more popular; it increased its network and started covering sports action from around the world. Initially their primary focus was around the NASCAR series and the Daytona 500 and had the exclusive broadcasting rights on the latter.

The channel then began focusing on Major League Baseball, National Hockey League games and the Bowl Championship Series and also since 2000 Fox Sports have been given the broadcasting rights for the airing of the World Series. Besides this, they, together with their sister channels, also cover football championships from countries such as Japan, Brazil, Argentina, Australia, Italy etc. Fox Sports has also forayed into the arena of action sports with the help of Fuel TV another sister channel.

ESPN on the other hand calls itself the “worldwide leader in the world of sports”. True to their declaration, they have been successfully covering and bring live sports news and events t their viewers. Along with covering regular sports like basketball, baseball, cricket, ice hockey etc, ESPN have been key in popularizing extreme sports by broadcasting the only one of the kind X Games that may be considered as one of the most prestigious of all extreme sports competitions.

Sky Sports and BBC Sport remain very well liked in Europe covering virtually all of the sports action form that region. They are going neck to neck in terms of viewership and cover all the sports breaking news and bring it across for their viewers through their sports news programs.