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Classic Sport FAQ

What kind of programmes does ESPN Classic Sport show?
ESPN Classic Sport offers a programming mix of full-length matches, highlights and documentaries tailored in language and content to each territory, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Where can I find Television listings for ESPN Classic Sport France, ESPN Classic Sport Italy, and ESPN Classic Sport Europe?
For ESPN Classic Sport Europe:

For ESPN Classic Sport France:

For ESPN Classic Sport Italy:

How do I obtain a copy of an ESPN Classic Sport programme?
Unfortunately ESPN Classic Sport does not release or sell copies of its programmes.

What does ESPN stand for?
It doesn't stand for anything, but the story is this ... When ESPN started in 1979 we were the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (thus, ESPN). However, the full name was dropped in February 1985 when the company adopted a new corporate name, ESPN, Inc., and a new logo. ESPN is a subsidiary of ABC, Inc., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Co. The Hearst Corporation has a 20 percent interest in ESPN.

What is the difference between ESPN Classic and ESPN Classic Sport?
ESPN Classic launched in the US in 1997, bringing viewers the greatest moments in sport.

In 2002 ESPN brought ESPN Classic Sport to Europe, dedicated to showcasing the greatest moments in sport, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and showing an addictive mix of full-length matches, highlights, profiles, documentaries and sports films, with a distinctly local emphasis.

ESPN Classic Sport France launched in March 2002, and is available on all major cable and satellite operators in France.

ESPN Classic Sport Italy launched in July 2002, and is available on Sky Italia.

ESPN Classic Sport Europe launched in December 2003. This English-language channel is available across Europe.

What is ESPN Classic Sport's mailing address?
ESPN Classic Sport
McCormack House
3 Burlington Lane
London W4 2TH

Are there employment opportunities at ESPN Classic Sport?
ESPN Classic Sport has offices in the UK and France. If you are interested in applying for a position at ESPN Classic Sport, please contact Moira Gill, Director of Human Resources, at the above mailing address, or email

How do I advertise on ESPN Classic Sport?
If you are interested in advertising opportunities on ESPN Classic Sport, please contact Chris Nicholls, Director of Advertising Sales, at the above mailing address or email

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