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Welcome to Front Runner – the new home of free sports

As the first and only free-to-air dedicated sports channel in the UK, Front Runner leads the way in showcasing the best in action sports from across the globe. We bring you action, lifestyle and documentaries from the worlds of skateboarding, motocross, snowboarding, surfing, mountain biking and much more.

Along with adrenaline-fuelled action from the X Games, there’s also boxing, UCMMA cage fighting, World Tour Poker, comedy and chat.

And that’s not all – in the coming months we’ll be adding LIVE sport to our schedules – sign up to keep up to date with what’s coming soon.

OUR PROGRAMMES

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Mobil 1 the Grid

Mobil 1 the Grid offers behind the scenes access to race days, team news and insights into the technology used on your favourite cars from the world of motorsport. The show provides arguably the most comprehensive coverage of four-wheel racing on television, with news and discussions about Formula 1, NASCAR, the Daytona 500 and more. Features include some of motorsport’s biggest stars with the likes of Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo.

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EIHL Fan League (Ice Hockey)

The Elite Ice Hockey League is the only professional sports league with teams in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It is the most watched UK indoor sport, with over 850000 fans taking in a live EIHL game last season.

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International Chessboxing

This hybrid fighting sport combines two traditional British sports; boxing and chess. Competitors play rounds of chess, followed with rounds of boxing until a winner is declared either via knockout or checkmate.

Since its creation, the sport has grown rapidly in popularity within the UK as well as Germany, India and Russia. Highlights of these fights include a politics special as UKIP MEP Jonathan Arnott will face off with Liberal Democrat activist Toby White.

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Poker Night in America

Some of the big names on Poker Night in America include Mike Matusow (aka The Mouth), Phil Laak (aka The Unabomber) and Will Failla (aka The Thrill). All will be playing “cash games”, using real chips and there’s real money at stake.
Each episode is set in a different location, starting at Turning Stone Casino in Verona New York – one of best casinos in the United States. Poker Night in America is aired on Thursday nights on Front Runner TV.