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Nelonen Sport
Ruutu+ Urheilu 2
Launched1 February 2010 as Nelonen Sport
Owned byViasat
Nelonen Media
Audience share0.6% (2010, [1])
Country Finland
Formerly calledNelonen Sport
(February 2010 - December 2010)
Nelonen Pro 2
(January 2011 - March 2017)
ReplacedUrheilukanava
(August 2001 - February 2010)
Sister channel(s)Nelonen (HD)
Nelonen Prime
Nelonen Nappula
Nelonen Maailma
Jim
Liv
Hero
Nelonen Pro 1 (HD)
Nelonen Pro 2 HD
Nelonen Pro 3
Nelonen Pro 4
Nelonen Pro 5
Nelonen Pro 6
Nelonen Pro 7
Nelonen Pro 8
Websitewww.nelonenpro.fi
Availability
Terrestrial
PlusTVChannel 59
dna WelhoChannel 60
Channel 102 (HD)
Satellite
Canal DigitalChannel 25
Cable
ElisaChannel 226
dna WelhoChannel 451
Channel 244 (HD)

Ruutu+ Urheilu 2 is a Finnish TV channel that specializes in sports. Urheilukanava was launched on August 27, 2001 and it was especially popular among Finnish football fans since the channel made it possible to watch both high standard domestic and international football on TV for free. Urheilukanava was replaced by Nelonen Sport in February 2010. Nelonen Sport was renamed to Nelonen Pro 2 in January 2011 and it became a pay TV channel.

Current programming

The channel televises lots of sports, like these:

Ice Hockey

  • Delayed SM-liiga matches (The Match of the Month, semi-finals, finals - shown live on Nelonen Pro 1), live SM-liiga/Mestis qualification matches and a weekly highlights magazine.
  • Hockey Friday (Kiekkoperjantai) is a Friday night block, which shows matches from NHL, KHL and Swedish HockeyAllsvenskan. Also before the weekly match-up, there is an NHL magazine focusing on last week's highlights.
  • Red Bull Open Ice

Football

Track & Field

  • IAAF Indoor Grand Prix' live and delayed 3-4 times a week.

Nelonen Pro 2 also televises floorball (both national and international), pesäpallo (Finnish variant of baseball), horse riding, basketball, MotoGP and a few other sporting events and magazines.

Former programming

Urheilukanava was especially popular among Finnish football fans since the channel has made it possible to watch both high standard domestic and international football on TV for free. These leagues have included the Finnish Veikkausliiga, Spanish La Liga, French Ligue 1, German Bundesliga, Swedish Allsvenskan, FA Cup and many others. It also used to show sports such as ice hockey (Mestis, SM-liiga, Swiss NLA, IIHF World Championships), volleyball (Finnish league, FIVB World League) and golf.

References

  1. ^ "Results From The TV Audience Measurement". Finnpanel. Retrieved 2011.

External links


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