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Greece: Antenna TV scores World Cup 2022 rights

Following the tender process in Greece to acquire the media rights to the World Cup 2022, FIFA has awarded them to Antenna TV. Antenna TV will provide daily free-to-air coverage of the tournament, with at least 32 matches, including the opening match, quarter-finals, semi-finals and final, to be shown via its primary channel, Ant1TV. All […]

May 25, 2021

Research: 76% say tech has positive impact on TV sport

Instant replays, slow motion and the ability to rewind live TV are fans’ favourite innovations in sports broadcast, according to research commissioned by BT Sport. Meanwhile, teletext and waiting for Match of the Day highlights on Saturdays make more fans nostalgic than any other aspect of sports broadcast. A survey of 2,000 sport fans across […]

May 20, 2021

FIFA on track despite pandemic

Covid-19 severely disrupted football at all levels in 2020, with the cancellation or postponement of leagues and FIFA’s football tournaments around the world. Despite the impact of the pandemic on the international match calendar and global economy, FIFA says that its revenue in 2020 exceeded its revised budget. In addition, preparations for its flagship tournament, […]

March 22, 2021

UEFA: “Euro 2020 definitely this year”

Dr Daniel Koch, UEFA’s medical advisor, has said that the Euro 2020 tournament will definitely go ahead this year, and believes that fans could yet be allowed to travel internationally to the games. The tournament was postponed last summer because of the pandemic and rescheduled for June 11th to July 11th this year. “There is […]

February 25, 2021By Nik Roseveare

ITV Commercial revives Euros ad competition

With the UEFA Euro 2020 confirmed for a hotly anticipated return in Summer 2021, ITV Commercial today announces it will be reviving its creative contest that will see one advertiser scoop a free ad spot during the rescheduled Euro 2020 final. Partnering with System1, ITV are issuing a call out to all advertisers, media agencies […]

February 16, 2021

BT Sport offers 26 Premier League game for £25

BT Sport will show a total of 26 Premier League games over 30 days – including every team playng twice over the next 10 days – and football fans can catch all the action for £25 with the BT Sport Monthly Pass. Standout fixtures include Spurs v Liverpool on January 28th, Spurs v Chelsea on […]

January 25, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Son Heung-Min doc on Prime Video UK

Zig Zag productions’ new Sonsational feature will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on January 18th. The documentary follows Tottenham Hotspur footballer Son Heung-Min who has become one of the leading players internationally and a bonafide superstar in his home country of South Korea. The feature focuses on Son’s life in 2019 and features testimonials by teammates […]

January 18, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Harry Kane partners with DAZN on boxing doc

DAZN, the global sports destination, has teamed up with international football icon, Harry Kane, to produce ‘40 DAYS: CANELO VS. SMITH’. The three-part docuseries debuts on DAZN’s Global platform today and spotlights the Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez as he returns to the super middleweight division to face undefeated champion Callum Smith on Dec.19. This latest […]

December 14, 2020

Prime Video ready for bumper Premier League coverage

Amazon Prime Video will host 23 live Premier League games this December, starting with coverage of Liverpool vs Wolves match on December 6th. A number of games will be available in UHD HDR with Dolby Atmos sound (see below) to heighten immersion alongside Amazon’s X-Ray functionality – which includes real-time statistics and in-game highlights. Alex […]

December 4, 2020By Nik Roseveare

AIA teams with Dugout to maximise reach of new Spurs series

AIA Group Limited, the Global Principal Partner of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, has been working with global media company Dugout to produce and distribute a brand-new series of content featuring Tottenham Hotspur’s players to accompany the Premier League season. The new ‘Every Team Needs’ content explores the key attributes that support AIA’s campaign to help people live ‘Healthier, Longer, Better […]

October 27, 2020