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Sport365 Kodi Addon: Live Sports Streams

Addons offering live sports feeds are always in high demand with Kodi users. Unfortunately, these rarely have much in the way of life expectancy, since copyright holders are especially keen to crack down on any illicit streams to their content. Thus, whenever a new live sports addon crops up AND works well, the Kodi community at large tends to take notice. That has certainly been the case with the excitement surrounding Sport365!

Always Use a VPN with Kodi

Before delving into the details of Sport365, we want to make a case for your security. We always recommend you use a virtual private network when streaming with Kodi, and especially when using live sports addons. This is because unofficial addons like these can allow access to content which is copyrighted in some parts of the world. As such, copyright holders have taken a dim view of Kodi, and may retaliate whenever they detect its users in action. You may be sticking to legal streams, but they often don’t care to give you the benefit of the doubt when levying fines or interruptions of service.

A VPN keeps your traffic hidden and your identity safe by encrypting all data transmitted to and from your device, then routing it through a proxy server to label you with an anonymous IP address. With the right provider, no one–not overzealous ISPs or aggressive authorities–will be able to tell who you are or what you’re doing online.

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The Sport365 User Experience

Third-party Kodi addons tend to run the gamut in terms of user friendliness. Sport365, however, is dead simple to use! When you first launch it, you’ll see  a single menu item called Sport365 LIVE. Click on this and you will open up a long list of sporting events that are available to stream. Each of these links come from the Sport365 website (which is one of the best unofficial live sports streaming sites around) and is listed in chronological order based on the times that they are taking place. What’s more, the list appears to update on a daily basis.

Because it is listed by time, the content can seem a bit jumbled, with different sports all mixed together. Thankfully, all the matches are clearly listed with the event, sport, and teams playing clearly labelled in the title. It is therefore not terribly difficult to scroll through the addon to find the event you are looking for.

Available events will be marked with a green dot and when you click on them, a number of relevant links will appear. Simply click on your chosen link and your stream should begin. In our testing, while the quality of streams was variable, the majority of links appeared to work, which is not always the case with live sports links.

How to Install Sport365 Kodi Add-on

  1. On the Kodi homepage, navigate to SYSTEM (the cog icon) > File Manager > Add Source > None
  2. Type the following EXACTLY http://meserak86.github.io/QWERX and select Ok. (Always ensure that QWERX is in capitals)
  3. Highlight the box underneath and give this media source a name like QWERX and then click OK
  4. Go back to your home screen
    • For Kodi 17 Krypton or later: Select Add-ons > Add-on Browser (open box icon)
    • For Kodi 16 or earlier: Select SYSTEM > Add-Ons
  5. Select Install from Zip File > QWERX > repository.qwerx-x.x.x.zip > and wait for a notification indicating a successful install
  6. Select Install from Repository > Qwer Repository > Video Add-ons > Sport365 > Install
  7. Wait for the add-on enabled notification
  8. Congratulations! Sport365 is now ready to stream.

Conclusion

Live sports addons are always a valuable commodity for Kodi users. But even if Sport365 wasn’t something of a rarity, it would still be a valued addon. It is extremely simple to use, offers a lot of content, and most of the links on offer a reliable and of a decent quality. You cannot hope for much more from an unofficial sports addon, and Sport365 is definitely a worthwhile addition to any sports-loving Kodi user’s addon library.

Need help with installation? Let us know in the comments below!

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