Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Editor

DPP unveils industry-wide sustainability programme for broadcast suppliers and content providers

SVG Europe is supporting a major new initiative devised by the DPP to promote environmentally sustainable practices among broadcast industry suppliers and content providers. The DPP ‘Committed to Sustainability Programme’ provides a self-assessment checklist that enables companies to record their progress in implementing sustainability policies, and awards them a score out of five. Completion of […]  More

North London and Manchester rivals lead the way as Premier League clubs are ranked by environmental impact

Liverpool FC may currently be eight points clear at the top of the English Premier League table but it is four other clubs that lead the way when it comes to environmental sustainability. According to data collected by Sport Positive, North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur and the two big Manchester clubs, City and […]  More

DAZN Group appoints new MD for FIBA Media joint venture

Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) global media, legal and business affairs boss Andrew Ryan has joined DAZN Group as managing director of FIBA Media, the joint venture with the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). Reporting directly to Stewart Walker, EVP global rights partnerships, Ryan will be responsible for driving FIBA Media’s growth strategy, to create opportunities to […]  More

Former Belgium internationals join fans to watch ‘Der Klassiker’ online via Eleven Sports

Eleven Sports sprinkled its ‘Watch Together’ service with a touch of footballer stardust at the weekend when it gave subscribers in Belgium the chance to enjoy Bayern Munich against Borussia Dortmund in the virtual company of two former international footballers. Watch Together enables fans to watch live sporting action together with friends and family in […]  More

FutureSPORT 2019: Virtualised hardware for sports production to be debated on 26 November at Chelsea FC

ATP Media chief technology officer Shane Warden will lead a discussion at FutureSPORT 2019 (26 November, Chelsea FC) on the potentially thorny subject of virtualised hardware. The seminar, called ‘Virtualised Hardware for Sports Production: Breaking the Deadlock’, will take its lead from the desire of several tier-one sports rights owners, service providers and broadcasters to […]  More

Masstech Innovations appoints first chief digital officer

Masstech Innovations, the storage and asset management company, has appointed a chief digital officer for the first time. James Whitebread takes up the newly created tole having previously been at MarcoPolo Learning, the online children’s educational technology and media company, where he was chief technology officer. Whitebread has a 15-year background in product design and […]  More

Eurosport secures five-year deal to show British Speedway in UK from 2020

Eurosport has signed a five-year deal with the British Speedway Promoters’ Association (BSPA) that will see it screen British Speedway live in the UK both on TV and online from next year. Starting in 2020, Eurosport will broadcast live on-site coverage from 18 rounds across the domestic SGB Premiership League season. Highlights from each round […]  More