World Superbike TV Is a Go in U.S.
By: Henny Ray Abrams
The 2013 World Superbike Championship
will make its live U.S. television debut on beIN SPORT
television on Saturday night.
BeIN Sport, which has the U.S. broadcast rights to World Superbike, will show the first race live in the U.S.on Saturday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m. EST. (Phillip Island is 16 hours ahead of EST.) Though the beIN SPORT website doesn't list World Superbike on its schedule, a spokesperson confirmed the time slot. It will also be available live online through the beIN SPORT website.
BeIN SPORT TV, which is owned jointly by Time Warner Cable of New York and Al Jazeera, is a sports channel that primarily broadcasts the top levels of European soccer, but also televises tennis, golf, volleyball, boxing, rugby and basketball. It's currently available on DISH and DIRECTTV, as well as in many areas on Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks, and Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico.