03:33 PM ET, October 6th, 2014

“ROOTS: OUR JOURNEYS HOME” kicks off Sunday, October 12th, with a two-hour primetime special airing Tuesday, October 21st at 9 pm ET Storytelling is at the core of what CNN does, and in a week-long series beginning Sunday, October 12th, thirteen of the network’s prominent hosts and anchors set out on a journey to find […] Full Post

CNN Airport Network to air daily coverage of 2014 FIFA World Cup
June 12th, 2014
04:40 PM ET

CNN Airport Network to air daily coverage of 2014 FIFA World Cup

Network Will Air CNN International’s “World Sport” Show Live From Brazil Beginning June 12 And Running Through July 13

CNN Airport Network, the nation’s preeminent source for on-the-go news and entertainment in the airport industry, is ramping up its sports programming to bring airport viewers live, daily coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Beginning today, CNN Airport Network will air CNN International’s World Sport show each day at 12pm ET/PT, featuring highlights from the day’s games and events surrounding the World Cup broadcast live from Brazil. World Sport is CNN International’s daily global sports news program featuring all the key highlights, profiles and interviews with the newsmakers and stars of sport around the world.
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Topics: World Sport
CNN to deliver live, interactive multimedia coverage for Brazil 2014 World Cup
May 27th, 2014
06:22 AM ET

CNN to deliver live, interactive multimedia coverage for Brazil 2014 World Cup

- CNN Facebook partnership to engage global fan community
- Live TV coverage from Brazil throughout tournament
- Dedicated programming building towards the big kick-off and beyond

London 27 May 2014. CNN International will be bringing its audiences a range of in-depth news, analysis and features – across TV, online and mobile – during the build-up to the 2014 World Cup, and throughout the tournament.

The network’s coverage will include live programming from Brazil, feature programming from around the world, and online initiatives that will bring audiences up to the minute reaction and analysis from all corners of the globe. FULL POST


Topics: CNN • Frederik Pleitgen • Press Releases • World Sport
World Sport Presents: Journey of the Gay Athlete
Speed skater, Blake Skjellerup
January 9th, 2014
08:16 AM ET

World Sport Presents: Journey of the Gay Athlete

One-hour original documentary on CNN featuring:

  • LA Galaxy footballer, Robbie Rogers
  • Phoenix Mercury basketball player, Brittney Griner
  • Speed skater, Blake Skjellerup

Character, camaraderie, integrity; attributes often touted in the world of sport. But in recent years, there’s one action that’s gradually being tested on the field and in the ring… tolerance. The topic of homosexuality and homophobia in sport seems to have run rampant among the world’s leading sporting federations. FULL POST


Topics: Press Releases • World Sport
Lara Baldesarra Joins CNN
November 13th, 2013
09:41 AM ET

Lara Baldesarra Joins CNN

CNN announced today that Lara Baldesarra is joining the network’s sports unit in Atlanta. Starting in December, she will anchor World Sport, the flagship sports news program on CNN International, and contribute to sports-related event coverage across all CNN platforms.

“We’re thrilled with Lara’s addition to CNN’s global sports operation,” said Bill Galvin, senior vice president of sports programming and development for CNN. “Her expertise as a leading voice in the sports world aligns perfectly with CNN’s commitment to providing a thoughtful perspective across a broad range of news and events.”

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Preview 2012: CNN International Programme Information Weeks 32 & 33
CNN’s Amanda Davies at the Olympic Park in London (from ‘World Sport Presents: An Uneven Playing Field’)
July 19th, 2013
10:11 AM ET

Preview 2012: CNN International Programme Information Weeks 32 & 33

Living Golf

US Open Champion Justin Rose. Credit: Robert Beck / Sports Illustrated

US Open Champion Justin Rose. Credit: Robert Beck / Sports Illustrated

Thursday 08 August at 1030 BST / 1130 CET and 1730 BST / 1830 CET
Saturday 10 August at 0830 BST / 0930 CET and 2200 BST / 2300 CET
Sunday 11 August at 1730 BST / 1830 CET
Saturday 17 August at 1730 BST / 1830 CET
Sunday 18 August at 0830 BST / 0930 CET and 2230 BST/ 2330 CET
Duration: 30 minutes

August's edition of ‘Living Golf’ has an exclusive interview with US Open Champion Justin Rose, the first Englishman to claim the title since Tony Jacklin in 1970. FULL POST


Topics: CNN • CNN International • Living Golf • Press Releases • World Sport
May 17th, 2013
12:55 PM ET

CNN Exclusive: Mario Balotelli – I was unfairly treated in England

In an exclusive interview with CNN's Pedro Pinto (@pedrocnn), AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli says he believes he was treated unfairly in England.

Highlights

On England:
“I’m out from England, I’m happy that I’m out from England. That’s it.”

On his lifestyle:
“Women,I think is normal. Cars? I like fast cars and I don’t see the problem if I like fast cars.”

On the UK media:
“The stuff that they said in the newspaper that I did in England in the past, a few of those are real. The others are really just the imagination of the journalists.”

Full transcript after the jump.

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