Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Editor

Great combination: IMG Replay to digitise Frank Warren Boxing archive

IMG Replay will digitise and market Frank Warren Boxing’s archive of more than 2,000 fights dating back over 110 years after signing an agreement with Queensberry Promotions. Among the highlights within the archive are Frank Bruno’s world heavyweight title win over Oliver McCall, Joe Calzaghe’s triumph over Mikel Kessler at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium, Ricky Hatton’s […]  More

Sustainability in sports production: BBC Sport signs up to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

BBC Sport has signed up to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Sports for Climate Action Framework. The framework brings together representatives from across the global sports community to drive change by setting clear targets and standards in line with the Paris Agreement, as well as harnessing the power of sport to […]  More

Sky Germany and SVG Europe to hold COVID-safe in-person sports TV industry event in October

Bucking the trend across the continent, Sky Germany and SVG Europe will be holding an in-person COVID-safe sports broadcasting conference in Munich next month. The invite-only Sky Sport Summit 2020 will take place on Thursday 8 October at the Dolby Cinema inside the Mathäser Filmpalast and will feature panel discussions and presentations as well as […]  More

Vizrt unveils virtual production system

Vizrt has launched a software-only, IP-based live production solution for broadcasters and producers that can handle remote contributors dialling in using popular video conferencing platforms such as Skype, Microsoft Teams and Zoom. Viz Vectar Plus can be installed on-premise or in a virtualised cloud environments and is said to operate on any infrastructure that meets […]  More

Eurosport secures six-year handball rights deal in France and Poland

Eurosport will be the new home of elite handball in France and Poland after the Discovery-owned broadcaster agreed a six-year deal with the European Handball Federation (EHF) and EHF Marketing. The deal gives Eurosport exclusive rights to the EHF Champions League, EHF European League and EHF European Cup – both men’s and women’s tournaments – […]  More

SVG Europe On-Demand: Sports Production Leaders Briefings 2020 with Producers and Host Broadcasters

In the second of the Sports Production Leaders Briefings, SVG Europe brought together representatives from production companies and host broadcasters to discuss the latest production, workflow and technology trends. You can now watch a re-run of the event.  In this video, speakers from European sports production companies bring their considered thoughts to the virtual table, […]  More

SVG Europe On-Demand: Sports Production Leaders Briefings 2020 with Broadcasters and OTTs

On Tuesday 15 September, SVG Europe ran the first of three online Sports Production Leaders Briefings, this one featuring speakers from Broadcasters and OTTs. You can now watch a re-run of the event.  Following an introduction from title sponsor Panasonic, a panel of representatives from broadcasters and over the top (OTT) service providers discuss new […]  More