Sky Sports News: Look back at how we covered breaking news of yesteryear

Look back at our pioneering coverage ahead of August 12 relaunch

Last Updated: 02/08/14 12:09pm

Ahead of the launch of Sky Sports News HQ on August 12th, we take a look at the memorable moments from 2002

Sky Sports News has pioneered sports news broadcasting for more than 15 years.

And ahead of our relaunch on channel 401 as Sky Sports News HQ on August 12, we’re looking back at some of the moments that have defined its place in the sporting landscape.

Today we take you back to 2002 when some of the headlines on Sky Sports News included:

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- David Beckham's metatarsal was the talk of the nation

- Ronlado fired Brazil to World Cup redemption.

- Roy Keane was sent home by Ireland.

- Sam Torrance led Europe to Ryder Cup glory.

- Wayne Rooney scored his first Premier League goal.

- Lennox Lewis beat Mike Tyson in round eight.

Hit the video at the top of the page to see how Sky Sports News covered the big stories of the day.

And remember, from August 12 Sky Sports News HQ will offer even more breaking news across a streamlined TV, digital and mobile service. 

Launched for the new football season, Sky Sports News HQ will put the viewer at the heart of sports news with a new schedule, upgraded studio and improved digital services including redesigned apps and integrated social media coverage. 

Sky Sports News HQ will launch on Sky channel 401, providing viewers with an unrivalled sports news service plus a showcase of other content on the Sky Sports channels. 

For more information, visit www.skysports.com/newshq