Sport (magazine)

Sport (magazine)

The frontpage of the London edition of Sport, Issue No. 52
Editor-in-Chief Simon Caney
Categories General Sports magazine
Frequency Weekly (Fridays)
Circulation 317,093
Publisher UTV Media
First issue 29 September 2006
Country United Kingdom (London-wide)
Language English

Sport is a free French and London-based weekly sports magazine. It specialises in football, rugby, and tennis, together with handball in France and cricket in London. In France, the magazine distributes a half a million copies, with about a million readers, while in London, over 300,000 copies are given out.

It started in France in the autumn 2003 as a free monthly and in March 2004 as a weekly. The London edition started on 29 September 2006, the first of its type in the UK.

In France, it is given out in train stations, the Paris Métro, and in hotels and sports clubs. In London it is given to commuters outside railway and London Underground stations and is available in sports clubs and hotels. Both magazines aim at 20-45 professional males [1] The French edition, its editor-in-chief is Bruno Clement, while in London, it is Simon Caney.

In 2008, the London version was sold to talkSPORT owners UTV Media following a significant decline in its advertising revenue. It has since reduced the number of its distribution outlets.


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