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Extreme Sports Channel to air NJPW’s Destruction in Kobe

Extreme Sports Channel UK will exclusively broadcast New Japan Pro Wrestling’s (NJPW) Destruction in Kobe 2023 on September 29th, just five days after the live event. NJPW’s Destruction series began in 2007, now taking place multiple times per year across various locations in Japan. Destruction in Kobe will host some of the world’s most renowned […]

September 25, 2023

Channel 4 partners with 2023 Variety Club Disability Sports Awards

Channel 4 has announced its partnership with the Variety Club Disability Sports Awards – the UK’s only annual disability sports awards – at Queen’s Hotel, Leeds on October 30th. Awards will be presented in nine prestigious Awards categories, in addition to a tenth special achievement award presented by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson. Hosted by Variety, the […]

September 22, 2023

BalleBaazi rebrands as SportsBaazi

BalleBaazi, India’s sports gaming platform, has announced its rebranding to SportsBaazi to demonstrate its commitment towards revolutionising the sports engagement landscape in India while continuing on rapid growth and expansion trajectory. Along with the unveiling of the new brand logo, SportsBaazi also announced the launch of the ‘LIVE Mein Hai VIBE’ campaign to introduce the […]

September 19, 2023

Simplestream forms alliance with Globecast

Simplestream, a provider of Live, Live2VOD, VOD, and VOD2Live streaming services, has announced a new business alliance with Globecast, the broadcast, media and entertainment managed services platform provider. Together with the new collaboration, Simplestream also reveals a full revamp to its Sports Video Platform solution. Globecast plays a key role in providing the fully managed […]

August 30, 2023

Amagi powers Urban Edge Network’s sports content

Amagi, the global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced a partnership with the media company The Urban Edge Network (UEN), to orchestrate live events on its Owned & Operated (O&O) platforms and apps. The UEN platform hosts the most high-profile Historically Black College and University (HBCU) teams and conferences. […]

August 25, 2023

IMG appoints Co-Heads of Multisport Content

IMG, a specialist in sports, events and media, have announced Sally Brown and Steve Rudge have been appointed as Vice Presidents and Co-Heads of Multisport Content for its production business. In the newly created roles, Brown and Rudge will oversee IMG’s production relationships with the likes of UFC, EuroLeague, Super League Rugby, World’s Strongest Man, […]

August 24, 2023

The Switch takes SlamBall Summer Series to new heights

The Switch, a provider of production services and global live video delivery, created a unique configuration and workflow for the SlamBall Summer Series after being chosen to curate, produce and deliver all live coverage of the event. Hosted at the University of Nevada Las Vegas’ Cox Pavilion throughout July and August – culminating today with […]

August 23, 2023

Netflix tracks the world’s fastest humans

Netflix is in production on a new sports documentary series tracking top sprinters from countries including the US, Jamaica, the UK, Ivory Coast, Kenya and Italy. This series delves deep into the psyches of those elite competitors who train to be the fastest person on the planet. Netflix will invite viewers to take an exclusive […]

August 17, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Starzplay launches MENA Fantasy Sports game

Starzplay, the MENA VoD service, has launched Starzplay Fantasy Sports, a free-to-play Web 3.0 fantasy sports game. Starzplay Fantasy Sports, launched ahead of the new 2023/24 Serie A season, will be exclusively available on StarzplaySports. Players can make predictions around live Serie A matches and other regional leagues, from forecasting scores and possession percentages to […]

August 15, 2023

Cloud ID scores deal with major US sports league

A major U.S. professional sports league will use Synacor’s Cloud ID identity and access management platform to streamline authentication and identity management across multiple streaming services, the company announced today. The league is deploying Cloud ID to streamline access to games for consumers with viewing rights, increasing opportunities to engage and monetise local and national […]

August 8, 2023