Click for larger image Screensport
1985
Click for larger image Screensport was an early cable sports channel launched back in 1984, it was owned by WHSmith.
 
Screensport made the transition to Astra in 1989, but did not survive the competitive market, instead merging with Eurosport in 1993.


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Click for larger image Screensport Ident (long version)
1989
Click for larger image This is a great ident, using stylised graphics to suggest the motion of different sports.

Click for larger image Screensport Ident (short version)
1989
Click for larger image It's idents show the various names it operated under for different European markets, the audio could be switched on your satellite box. (UK - Screensport, France - TV Sport, Germany - Sportkanal, Netherlands - Sportnet)

Click for larger image Screensport Update
1989
Click for larger image So what's on today? here's an update...

Click for larger image Screensport Start-Ups
1989
Here's 2 different start-ups for Screensport, each clip is over 3 minutes
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Click for larger image Screensport Presentation
1989
Click for larger image Here's 3 minutes of pres.. various promos and a link into the next programme

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Screensport Ident
1989
A new contemporary ident is introduced in late 1989, gone are the white backgrounds, they're all black now, and feature specially shot live action..

Screensport Continuity
1989 / 1990
Click for larger image Continuity link to Powersports
 
right clip - 2 minutes of continuity


Screensport Ident
1990
A glossy new 3d animation, the symbol is broken up into pieces, maybe to suggest the original ident?

Click for larger image Screensport continuity
1990
Click for larger image Here's what's coming up tonight on Screensport

Click for larger image Screensport channel promo
1990
Click for larger image a whopper of a promo - 3 minutes



Click for larger image Olympic Report
1992
Click for larger image A news bulletin for the 92 Olympic games

Screensport Break Bumper
1992
A quick break bumper animation

Click for larger image Screensport Continuity
1992
Click for larger image The Screensport ident with continuity followed by some promos...

Click for larger image Screensport Trailer
1990s
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Click for larger image Screensport Eurosport Promo
1993
Click for larger image As Screensport nears it's final days of broadcasting, this promo explains the changes which take affect from the 1st March 1993, as the channel merges with Eurosport

Click for larger image Screensport Final Transmission
1993
Click for larger image Here it is ... the very last transmission of Screensport