Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Editor

Football Summit 2020: La Liga, Bundesliga and Premier League graphics to feature in AR session

Augmented Reality (AR) graphics created to embellish coverage of La Liga, the Bundesliga and the English Premier League will be the focus of a special showcase session at this month’s Football Summit 2020 in Berlin. Sunset+Vine’s Premier League output for Amazon, Sky Deutschland’s work for the Bundesliga and WTVision’s LaLiga TV projects will all be […]  More

Matchroom Sport to launch OTT platform

Matchroom Sport is to launch a global OTT platform offering access to a portfolio of live and on-demand sports content including coverage of darts, pool and snooker. Built and powered by sports streaming and video technology company StreamAMG, Matchroom Live will feature 12 sports in total and will be made available online and via native […]  More

Sky Sports secures exclusive rights to show new horse racing league

Sky Sports has secured the rights to show the Racing League, a new flat racing team-based format that has been devised to bring “improved levels of innovation, fan engagement and accessibility” to British horse racing. Held over six consecutive evening race meetings in July and August 2020, the Racing League will be contested at four […]  More

UK included as DAZN announces major expansion plans for streaming service

DAZN, the live and on-demand sports streaming service, will be made available in more than 200 countries and territories, including the UK and Ireland, during 2020, it has been announced. The first global event on DAZN will be Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez’s soon-to-be-announced fight during Cinco de Mayo Weekend, which will take place on Saturday […]  More

Sports TV Awards 2020: Entries rolling in, submission advice published

Entries are starting to come in for SVG Europe’s Sports TV Awards 2020 which will take place on 27 May at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London. Ahead of the 11 March deadline, submissions have been received in all four categories, with various countries and organisations from across Europe represented. For anyone thinking of entering the […]  More

French Tennis Federation takes Roland-Garros TV coverage in-house

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has decided to go in-house with the production of the TV coverage of the French Open from 2021. Following a consultation process, the FFT has chosen HBS France Production to support it with this task, granting it host broadcaster status for the Parisian Grand Slam event from 2021 through to […]  More

Football Summit 2020: Sky Sport News HD presenter Katharina Kleinfeldt to host Berlin event

Sky Germany’s Katharina Kleinfeldt will be the host when SVG Europe’s Football Summit 2020 rolls into Berlin on 31 March.  The Sky Sport News HD and Handball Bundesliga Konferenz presenter will open proceedings and link the day’s sessions as well as conducting an interview or two along the way.  Kleinfeldt has been at Sky for […]  More

Eurosport snaps up Nordic rights to handball Olympics qualifiers

Eurosport has secured the rights to screen the 2020 IHF Men’s and Women’s handball Olympic qualification tournaments on an exclusive basis in Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway. The agreement, facilitated by global sports marketing agency Lagardère Sports, a long-term partner of the IHF and Discovery means viewers will be able to enjoy all six events […]  More

Eleven Sports grabs Italian Cup Handball rights

Eleven Sports Italy will broadcast all 12 matches of the Handball Men’s and Women’s Italian Cup finals live from Friday 21 February. The Italian Cup is the latest addition to Eleven’s handball offering, which also includes the Champions League, Bundesliga and EHF Euro. Eleven Sports launched its Italy operation in 2017 with a pure OTT […]  More

Eurosport to show Tour de France until 2025 after extending rights deal

Eurosport has agreed a new rights deal with the Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) and Eurovision Sport that will see it show every minute of every stage of the Tour de France until at least 2025. The two-year extension sees Eurosport retain exclusivity to show cycling’s flagship event in full across 38 markets* in Europe. Eurosport […]  More