Reshmin Chowdhury, a British Asian sports journalist broadcaster, has been confirmed as one of the lead faces on the newly launched, TNT Sports in the UK. The channel replaces BT Sport.
Chowdhury will anchor the UEFA Champions League matches, building on her previous role presenting the UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League. Reshmin also previously led Eurosport’s coverage of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 from its award-winning Cube studio.
Chowdhury joins the channel’s other strong female line-up of presenters including Laura Woods, will host TNT Sports’ exclusive coverage of the UEFA Champions League, as well as major live boxing fight nights.
Lynsey Hipgrave will continue to host live coverage of the Premier League in a role she began at the start of the 2022/23 season. Jules Breach will take on a broader role presenting the UEFA Europa League, reporting on key matches across the Premier League and UEFA Champions League and will front a new-look show to start Saturday’s Premier League coverage on TNT Sports.
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Rio Ferdinand, Peter Crouch and Joe Cole also form the channel’s output.
Andrew Georgiou, board member of the Joint Venture and President and Managing Director, Warner Bros. Discovery Sports Europe, said, “We are hugely excited to launch TNT Sports across the UK and Republic of Ireland. TNT Sports goes live with a new and contemporary brand, a fabulous new and exciting line-up of talent, great value for viewers as well as flexible ways to buy and watch.
“From today, fans can watch TNT Sports in the same places they enjoyed BT Sport and without any interruption to their access. In addition, with TNT Sports now on discovery+ in the UK we can begin to deliver a simple and even more compelling offer that appeals to the whole household, combining more live sport together with entertainment. We believe this is an exceptional value proposition for fans offering a compelling combination of sport and entertainment that is unique to discovery+.”