The Week: City news - TalkSport tops the league

TalkSport has outperformed the industry and other radio stations owned by its parent company UTV in the first four months of 2008.

In a trading update, UTV recorded an annual revenue boost of 19 per cent year on year for talkSport, compared with a fall of 3 per cent in the same period across UTV's 16 local radio stations. Despite the drop in earnings across its local radio stations, talkSport's strong performance meant that UTV Radio posted an overall 7 per cent growth compared with the same period in 2007.