Sky Sports News HD is launching on Monday 23rd August, available in the UK and ROI on Sky channel 455, and completing the line up of 5 Sky Sports HD channels that are only available with Sky.

Sky Sports News HD will be available to their customers taking the News & Events Pack or any Sports Pack with the HD Pack. In addition to this all Sky+HD customers will also receive Sky Sports News HD at no extra cost until 23 Feb 2011.

The launch of Sky Sports News HD ties in with the re-launch of Sky Sports News, bringing customers a bigger and better viewing experience, including the move to widescreen format and new on-screen graphics. Sky Sports News is sports fans’ number one choice for breaking news and exclusive insight – and will be even better in crystal clear high definition.