How to watch sport live on your iPad

Susan Tully in WATCH ONLINE 23 Sep 2015
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Want to watch sport live on your iPad? We have picked out the best TV channels, apps and streaming services for you.

1. bet365

Bet365 are our number one live streaming partner, and they've changed the world for roaming sports fans forever with their multi-platform mobile video streaming product, which allows customers to watch and bet on live sporting events via Apple iOS powered smartphones, the iPad or iPad2 and android devices.

Sports enthusiasts can sign up for a free account at and enjoy thousand of events on their iPads, in addition to 10,000 horse races from the UK and Ireland.

Our number one live streaming partner bet365 offering live coverage of a host of sporting leagues and event such as the Primera Division in Spain, Germany's Bundesliga, England's npower Championship, as well as Euroleague and NBA basketball, Premier League Darts, Champions League handball, and more.

Fans can watch top class action streamed live to their PC, mobile, iPad (1 & 2) or android device and with 40,000+ events streamed live every year, including the tennis Grand Slams at Melbourne Park, Wimbledon and the US Open. There truly is something for everyone on offer at the site.

Why do we rank bet365 number one? Firstly, no other online streaming provider offers first class coverage of so many international and domestic sporting events free of charge. And secondly, none of our other partners are able to stream these events in such high quality whilst allowing a bigger size streaming window.

The bet365 website is one of the fastest in the industry and thanks to its vFabric private cloud technology, their infrastructure is able to handle thousands of changes per second. And as a result, data latency has decreased 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. Watching sports streams on your iPad at the site is free to members, all you'll need is a funded account.

To watch & bet on live streaming sport on your iPad at bet365 you simply need to be a member and have a positive account balance.

Bet365 stream 30,000+ events every year and there is something for everyone, but here is just a small sample of what is on offer:Football - La Liga, npower Championship, BundesligaTennis - ATP & WTA events including Grand SlamsBasketball - Euroleague, Liga ACB, NBL & PBADarts - PDC World Cup, Premier League DartsSnooker - PTC Snooker, The Masters, UK ChampionshipHandball - Champions League, Bundesliga, Liga AsobalSquash - World Open, US Open, PSA World SeriesBadminton - Super Series, China Open, World ChampionshipsVolleyball - CEV Champions League, Beach Volleyball

As we said, all you need is a funded account with bet365 (it's free to sign up) or to have placed a bet for as little as 0.10 cent in the last 24 hours prior to a race and hey presto, you can watch top class sport on the go.


You can watch Sky Sports live on your iPad with NOW TV

Powered by Sky Sports, the NowTV service gives you the ability to watch Sky Sports streaming live - and here at, we've got all the information you need on how to access the service via your iPad free of charge and with no deposit required!

You'll usually pay £9.99 for 24 hours of access to all six Sky Sports channels on Now TV. However, by signing up for the service via this page, you can get access to the live streaming service completely free of charge!

To access NowTV, you require a voucher code. If you don't have a voucher code, you need to shell out a tenner and purchase the 24 hour pass. But if you're looking for live streams of Premier League football, or want to watch live coverage of tennis, Formula 1, golf and more via your iPad - or via your mobile phone, Android tablet or Xbox 360 - it is totally worth the money.

There is always a feast of live sport on Sky Sports, with the football season coming to an end and that means important Premier League, Champions League and La Liga matches being shown. Not forgetting the English play-offs where one team from the Championship will claim the final spot in the top flight.

Cricket fans are in for a treat this summer when the Ashes take place in England, while darts enthusiasts can enjoy the climax to the Premier League as well as a host of major tournaments which will see Michael van Gerwen hoping to become number one ahead of Phil Taylor.


If you hold a Sky Sports subscription, you can simply log on to your account via the Sky Go app and take your sports subscription with you. Watch your favourite sports on the go, as if you were sitting at home on your own couch.