GB OLYMPIC QUALIFIERS TO BE SHOWN ON FREESPORTS

All three of Great Britain’s games at next month’s Olympic Qualifiers in Nottingham will be shown live on FreeSports.

GB, Hungary, Estonia and Romania will compete in the IIHF Olympic Pre-Qualification Round 3 Group J, with winners progressing to final qualifying in August for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

The tournament – being held at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham – runs from Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th February 2020.

Andy French, Ice Hockey UK general secretary, said: “It is great that such an important tournament for GB will be showcased on free-to-air television.

“FreeSports – and Premier Sports – have been with us on our remarkable journey for the past few years and it is fantastic that the most exciting moments for Great Britain have been seen by thousands and thousands of people.

“We’d like to thank FreeSports for their continued support of Great Britain.”

Richard Webb, COO of FreeSports, said, “We are delighted to announce coverage of these all important Team GB Olympic Qualifiers and continue our commitment to ice hockey coverage in the UK.”

Commentary comes from four-time Olympic broadcaster Aaron Murphy and former Great Britain forward Paul Adey.

FreeSports is available free on Sky Channel 422, Virgin Media Channel 553, on Channel 64 on Freeview and BT and on Freesat Channel 252.

GB SCHEDULE
Thursday 6th February 19:30 – Great Britain v Romania
Saturday 8th February 18:00 – Estonia v Great Britain
Sunday 9th February 18:00 – Great Britain v Hungary