Monthly Archives: April 2021

Football Summit: Watch recordings of the sessions on-demand

Written on April 30, 2021 at 08:25, by

Recordings of all the Football Summit sessions from 21 April are now available to watch on-demand without the need for registration. Please note, some content is unavailable due to copyright restrictions.  More

Deltatre agrees renewal of Gold sponsorship of SVG Europe

Written on April 30, 2021 at 08:08, by

Deltatre, which is trusted by major sports federations, leagues and media companies across the globe, including Juventus, ATP World Tour, IAAF, DFL, WWE, Indian Super League, MLS, BBC and the Premier League, has renewed its Gold sponsorship of SVG Europe. Deltatre’s product and services portfolio offers innovations in over-the-top streaming, websites and apps, graphics, data, […]  More

Experiencing sensory overload: Timeline TV’s live broadcast bonanza

Written on April 29, 2021 at 19:31, by

April 2021 saw Timeline TV have one of its busiest weekends ever as it worked simultaneously on Formula E, Sail GP, Premier League, National League, Women’s Super League and the Women’s Six Nations coverage. The base for the big weekend of sport (24-25 April) was split between Timeline’s Ealing broadcast centre and BT Sport’s Stratford […]  More

AI specialist Veritone joins SVG Europe as Gold sponsor

Written on April 29, 2021 at 14:44, by

Veritone, a provider of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and solutions, has joined SVG Europe as a Gold sponsor. Its proprietary operating system, aiWARE, powers a diverse set of AI applications and intelligent process automation solutions that are transforming both commercial and government organisations. aiWARE orchestrates an expanding ecosystem of machine learning models to transform audio, […]  More

Activision Blizzard extends esports media rights deal with SPORT1

Written on April 29, 2021 at 11:59, by

Activision Blizzard is expanding its distribution rights with SPORT1’s pan-European channel project, following the conclusion of their initial two-year deal signed with the launch of eSPORTS1 in 2019. The multi-year agreement renews the TV-exclusive rights to the Overwatch League from the start of the season, which began on 16 April, across Germany, Austria and Switzerland. […]  More

Scams and malware found on 90% of illegal football streaming sites

Written on April 29, 2021 at 11:48, by

Research from cyber resilience company Webroot has exposed the extent of scams and malware found on illegal streaming sites that were shared on social media channels during a big weekend of football across Europe. Football fans trying to watch the Carabao Cup Final or major clashes across the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and […]  More

Discovery invests in EWS-owner Enduro Sports Organisation

Written on April 29, 2021 at 11:35, by

Discovery has invested in Enduro Sports Organisation, the owner and operator of the UCI-recognised Enduro World Series (EWS) and EWS-E mountain bike and electric mountain bike championships. The move will see Discovery’s Play Sports Group lead the further expansion of Enduro World Series events through the creation of new live and on-demand content, as well […]  More

The UCI Track Champions League reveals dynamic new racing format

Written on April 29, 2021 at 11:26, by

The UCI Track Champions League has unveiled its new racing format that will premiere for the inaugural series in November 2021. Consisting of six rounds across six weeks, the series will see four riders ultimately emerge as the champions: the best male and female sprint riders and the best male and female endurance riders. Created […]  More

BT Group exploring sale and investment options for BT Sport

Written on April 29, 2021 at 10:54, by

The BT Group has confirmed that is in talks to sell a stake in, or find a partner for, its sports broadcasting business BT Sport. The UK newspaper The Telegraph reports that Amazon, Walt Disney, ITV and the sports streaming service DAZN have all shown interest. BT said in a statement: “Further to media reports, […]  More

Report: IABM releases content creation and production trends report

Written on April 29, 2021 at 10:37, by

Rounding off its Q1 focus on activities in the Content Creation & Production segments of the BaM Content Chain, IABM has released a comprehensive report on trends in these two dynamic areas at the start of the content chain. The report focuses on the state of the market and the business and technology drivers in these […]  More