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Best 3 Live Streaming Sport Sites - How to watch sport live online explained

Susan Tully in WATCH ONLINE 12 Oct 2015

Here are our favourite 3 live streaming sites to watch sport online, on your tablet or phone (iOS and Android).

In order of preference, here are our three favourite live streaming providers where you can not only watch but also bet on sport live streams at the same time.

1. Bet365

So what do bet365 have that our other live streaming partners don't? Well, it's simple really. None of our other live streaming partners can equal the fantastic range of international and domestic sporting events covered by this industry leader free of charge. Furthermore, no one can match the superb quality of bet365's live streaming coverage.

bet365 members can watch and bet on 40,000 sporting events every year.Bet365's live streaming calendar is absolutely superb. With 30,000+ events streamed live every year, they offer the most comprehensive sport live stream service online - across all the major sports and leagues. 

No matter which sport you like, you're bound to find that bet365 are broadcasting it via their watch & bet live streaming service. This is free to all members and joining bet365 is free as well.

Here are just some of the Football Leagues streamed online:Championship - EnglandCapital One CupLa LigaBundesligaSerie ALigue 1MLS - USACONCACAF Champions LeagueAllsvenskan SwedenCopa do Brasil

Other sports include Tennis - every tournament from Grand Slams to Masters and Challenger matches - darts, snooker, volleyball, ice hockey, handball, table tennis, badminton, squash, basketball, baseball and the Rugby League.

There is no shortage of sport streaming at bet365 and if you'd like to watch your favourite sport, team, tournament or player streamed live online, you should become a bet365 member and enjoy the excellent quality of their watch & bet live streams all year round.

The bet365 website is one of the fastest in the industry and with its vFabric private cloud technology, the infrastructure can handle thousands of changes per second. As a result, data latency has been reduced to less than two seconds. This means that bet365 can receive and process large amounts of incoming customer data whilst simultaneously delivering a continuous stream of real-time information.

2. Paddy Power

Although not in the same league as bet365, Paddy Power are still a major presence in the world of live streaming sport. The Irish firm stream over 3,000 events live every year and look to go the extra mile with humorous, sometimes controversial, editorial to accompany many of their homepage-featured sporting events, while that theme continues with their entertaining customer emails.

The Paddy Power site is quick, clean and easy-to-use. They have one of the easiest sign-up processes in the industry and finding your live stream is a pretty straightforward process. They have often been industry leaders when it come to technological innovation. In May 2010, they launched their iPhone App available at the Apple App Store. They also have apps for the iPad and Android phones and in 2011 launched streaming on their mobile apps. Now you can watch any race being streamed by At the Races on your mobile.

Paddy Power stream most major sporting events every year - free for members

In 2013 Paddypower.com underwent a make over ahead of the 2013-14 football season. Less orange, go-faster-stripes and generally more of a modern look.

Watch live racing on your iPhone or iPad! If you are a horse racing fan and are accessing Paddy Power using your iPhone or iPad, you can now avail of their Live Streaming Service on all 56 UK and Irish racecourses covered by At The Races. This service is available on both their Store App or through their Web App.

In order to watch a race live on the go, all you have to do to is place a bet of £/€1 or more on that race. Once you have done this the race will be listed in the “My Live Races” page in “Horse Racing". The stream will start a couple of minutes before the race is due to start and will continue of for several minutes after it has finished.

3. Betfair

Betfair is one of our top live streaming partners. As the world's leading betting exchange, Betfair has a superb selection of live streams from which to choose. From football to tennis, horse racing and basketball, Betfair caters for a wide variety of sporting interests.

Betfair boasts an incredibly slick, quick and user-friendly interface which allows customers to navigate the site quickly and easily.

Finding a live stream is straight forward, simply go to Betfair and sign in, then click on In Play and Available to watch to see the latest live streaming schedule. From here, you can select a match of your choosing or browse the upcoming list of events.

With Betfair you can watch an impressive array of sports live.

When you select a live stream to watch at the Betfair Live Video site, it plays directly in your browser, however, you can separate the video screen from the Live Video site by using the "Player Only" button. 

 This will allow you to watch multiple Betfair Live Video events on the screen at the same time. Although, you will need a fast connection to watch several videos at once. Click on "Return to Live Video Homepage" button to return back to the original site. 

All football matches on Betfair have live commentary as well. This is mainly in the English language, though some matches are available in Spanish, Italian, French and Chinese.