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SuperSport has gone the extra ‘live’ mile in lockdown

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It is common knowledge, including for powerful commercial reasons, that broadcasters love live sports fare, making the last few months a headache (no, migraine?) to them across the globe during the peak of the coronavirus crisis.

SuperSport, on our shores, plays second fiddle to few at the best of times for volume and variety of active sport, and I think it would be ungenerous to find any glaring fault for the way it has responded to the gradual easing of lockdown … and live material, by extension, happily trickling back onto the roster.

Put it this way: as balls increasingly started to be hit or kicked again planet-wide, happily meaning that endless, inevitable "repeats" have largely returned to storage, the company were just as quickly poised to get them onto our screens.

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