FreeSports: Channel number, TV schedule and programme info

James McMath

11 Sep 2017

Updated: 24 Apr 2023

FreeSports was launched in August 2017 on Freeview channel 95, FreeSat channel 252 and Sky channel 424.

The channel is also available on TalkTalk channel 95 and BT Sport channel 95.

It shows free live sports, including Spanish La Liga matches and Portuguese Primeira Liga games.

The FreeSports official website is here.

FreeSports HD is currently not available.

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It also shows one Barcelona Champions League game via Barca TV and Budesliga and Champions League games via Bayern TV.

FreeSports say: For too long top quality sport has been locked behind a paywall, but now FreeSports aims to break this barrier and bring live sport back to the masses.

"Our ever growing sports line up includes football, rugby league, tennis, ice hockey, MMA, basketball, cricket, speedway, Nascar, athletics, wrestling and lots more world class action brought to you in partnership with some of sports' leading rights holders including; IMG, MP Silva, Lagardere, Pitch & Infront.

"Televised sport is back where it belongs, live and free on FreeSports - because sport is better free."

FreeSports TV schedule

The website does not currently have a FreeSports programme schedule, nor does it appear on The Radio Times Website or TVGuide.

FreeSports is on air 24/7.

The best place to find a FreeSports schedule is on your programme guide on you PVR or SkyBox.

General manager Richard Sweeney said: “We are super excited to be launching this new free-to-air sports channel which marks a first for our business and a first in the UK TV market.

“We believe our new service will be welcomed and enjoyed by UK consumers, many of whom don’t have access to a dedicated live sports channel.”

The full list of planned sports is here:

Watch free live football

  • Portuguese Primeira Liga- 2 games a week
  • Belgian Pro League – 3 games a week
  • Spanish La Liga 2 - 1 game a week
  • Superliga Argentina - 2 games a week
  • Barca TV - full game from La Liga and Champions League
  • Dortmund TV - 1 hour weekly game highlights
  • Bayern TV - full game from the Bundesliga and Champions League
  • AC Milan TV full game from Serie A and Europa League


  • Australian V8 Supercars live
  • NASCAR Cup Highlights
  • NASCAR Xfinity series live
  • NASCAR Truck series live
  • Swedish Speedway live in 2018
  • Monster Jam highlights
  • Arena Cross highlights
  • Formula Drift highlights
  • FIA World Rallycross Championships highlights
  • On the Limit Sport magazine show

Ice Hockey

  • National Hockey League – 3 games a week that can’t go live on Premier
  • International Ice Hockey Federation – 20 live games from Championships and 5 GB games from Div1A
  • Champions Hockey League – 20 live games
  • Swedish Hockey League – 2 live games a week
  • Spengler Cup live semi's and final

Rugby League

  • 50% of NRL live until the end of 2017
  • Select games from the Rugby League World Cup live
  • Championship Rugby League – Toronto matches in England live
  • NRL Full-Time
  • The NRL Footy Show
  • Rugby League Back Chat

Other Sports

  • ATP 250 – 25 events mostly live
  • New York, Berlin and Melbourne Marathons
  • IAAF Athletix
  • Spanish Basketball League and Copa Del Rey final stages
  • FEI Nations Cup
  • One Championship
  • World Series of Fighting
  • FIS Magazine show
  • Transworld Sport
  • Drone Champions League
  • Weight Lifting World Championships
  • Pro Bull Riding
  • Golfing World
  • Crankworx World Tour