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FIFA launches Women’s World Cup 2023 rights sale

FIFA has launched an invitation to tender (ITT) in the UK for the sale of media rights to the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023. Since its inception in 1991, the FIFA Women’s World Cup has grown to become the most-watched single-sport event for women globally. The most recent edition – the FIFA Women’s World Cup […]

June 9, 2022

EA Sports, FIFA deal to end with FIFA 23

For the first time, FIFA will launch new football video games developed with third-party studios and publishers, which it says will provide more choice for football and gaming fans in the lead-up to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023. A number of new non-simulation games […]

May 11, 2022

Brazil: Eleven, CBF sign women’s football partnership

Eleven has partnered with the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) to deliver free coverage of women’s football in the country. Starting in 2022 and running for three years, matches from the Campeonato Brasileiro Feminino Séries A1, A2, and A3 will be available to watch on the global OTT platform Eleven Sports. The three competitions will also […]

April 29, 2022

Eleven supports FIFA+

Eleven has reached an agreement to provide services to FIFA to add live matches from FIFA’s Member Associations onto the newly launched digital platform FIFA+. Matches from over 90 Member Associations across the men’s, women’s and youth game will be showcased on the platform, with women’s football to make up more than a third of […]

April 14, 2022

FIFA launches FIFA+ OTT

World football governing body FIFA is launching FIFA+, describing it as a world-class digital platform created to connect football fans across the globe more deeply with the game they love, for free. FIFA+ will provide access to live football matches from every corner of the world, interactive games, news, tournament information, together with what FIFA […]

April 12, 2022By Colin Mann

Study: Countries with highest-earning eSports gamers

A study by casino experts MapleCasino analysed the total earnings countries have gained from eSports, along with the number of eSports players the country has, to establish which countries have the highest earning professional gamers. The analysis revealed that Jordan has the highest average earnings per eSports gamer, with the country’s 84 athletes earning a […]

April 1, 2022

FIFA Foundation partners with Generation Amazing, Qatar Foundation

FIFA Foundation signed MoUs with Qatar Foundation and Generation Amazing to deliver a range of football initiatives to empower youth and the community of Qatar that go beyond the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.In addition to the MoU signings, FIFA Foundation, QF and GA also hosted a launch event at the Generation Amazing Community Club […]

March 28, 2022

Sportec Solutions attains majority shareholding of Vieww

Sportec Solutions, the sports technology joint venture between Deltatre and DFL, has assumed the majority shareholding of Vieww GMBH a leading provider of Goal-Line Technology (GLT) and Video Assistant Referee (VAR) solutions. DFB Schiri, has also appointed Sportec Solutions as the new officiating technology partner for the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2. STS will utilise Vieww […]

March 21, 2022

Arctic7 closes £2m seed round

Arctic7, a newly announced games development company founded by Igor Efremov, Mark Rizzo and Alan Van Slyke,  has successfully closed its seed round of $2million. Bay Area-based venture capital firm Grishin Robotics leads the round, alongside two angel investors. A brand-new venture delivering technical and creative solutions within the games industry, Arctic 7’s ambition is […]

March 14, 2022

Bank: Ukraine war impact on media

A report from investment analysts at Berenberg Bank looks at the sectorial impact, and in particular on media, and says that while there are some broadcasters have business interests in Russia, but their exposure (to specific losses) are modest. The bank says its own portfolio coverage has very limited exposure to Russia and Ukraine, noting: […]

March 11, 2022