Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Editor

UEFA postpones European Football Championship until 2021

European football’s governing body UEFA has postponed the Euro 2020 football tournament until the summer of 2021 to allow the domestic European leagues more time to complete their seasons amid the coronavirus pandemic. The decision comes after UEFA held conference calls with its 55 member associations, the board of the European Club Association and the […]  More

Sports TV Awards 2020: Entries must be in by Wednesday 18 March

The last and final deadline for submissions for the SVG Europe Sports TV Awards 2020, sponsored by Canon, is tomorrow (Wednesday 18 March). Don’t miss out on your chance to enter. The SVG Europe Sports TV Awards 2020 will recognise and honour the outstanding companies, teams and individuals that pushed sports broadcasting and production forward […]  More

Seachange highlights fast D2C video service launches amid Coronavirus crisis

SeaChange International, the provider of cloud and on-premise video delivery platforms, has this week been highlighting how its technology can help content owners to launch direct-to-consumer (D2C) video services. Citing Covid-19 and the increase in viewers self-isolating, SeaChange has noted how its managed, cloud-based video delivery service makes it easy to reach consumers at home […]  More

Coronavirus crisis: Broadcast union urges UK government to help TV freelancers

The UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, is being urged to do more to protect the income of TV freelancers who are seeing their livelihoods threatened by the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. Self-employed crew and production staff working in television, including sports TV, continue to fall through the safety net despite measures announced […]  More

IMG Arena and CEV agree global live betting streaming deal for volleyball

The European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) has secured a long-term, worldwide live betting streaming and betting data rights partnership with IMG Arena. The deal covers volleyball, beach volleyball and snow volleyball allowing sports betting operators access to content across all events organised by the CEV. Included are CEV’s blue riband volleyball events, the biennial EuroVolley, which […]  More

Gender diversity advocate Rise expands into North America and Asia

Rise, the membership organisation for gender diversity within the broadcast technology sector, is to launch in North America and the APAC region. Originally a UK-based initiative, the expansion will see Serena Harris, North American sales director at Annex Pro, running Rise North America. Harris, who is based in Vancouver, has over two decades of experience […]  More

Exclusive MotoGP content to be made available on Facebook Watch

Dorna Sports has agreed a digital partnership with Facebook that will see original and exclusive MotoGP video content made available on the social media company’s Watch service. The MotoGP videos will be between three and seven minutes in length and will take fans “behind-the-scenes like never before” as well as taking them “closer to the […]  More