Recent Posts by Will Strauss, Editor

Sky Sports’ Mark Lynch joins Whisper as lead cricket director

Multi-award-winning director Mark Lynch has left Sky Sports to join Whisper as the lead director of its cricket coverage. Lynch, who has been a key part of three BAFTA winning teams, joins next month. He will work on coverage of all international cricket in the West Indies, New Zealand and BBC’s test match highlights show. […]  More

SportTech Journal 2021: Digital edition now available for download

The digital edition of SVG Europe’s 2021 SportTech Journal is now available to download and view. The SportTech Journal is a specially curated review of the major sporting events of the past 12 months, including extensive coverage of the Olympic Games and Euro 2020. Highlights include: Live from Tokyo: Behind the scenes with BBC Sport, […]  More

Discovery snaps up rights for the Cyclo-cross Superprestige series

Discovery Sports has expanded its cycling offer for fans by adding the exclusive global Cyclo-cross Superprestige rights to its portfolio of live events. A new long-term deal will bring live and on-demand global coverage of the Cyclo-cross Superprestige series to viewers via Discovery Sports’ leading sport brands Eurosport, GCN+ and discovery+. The eight-race Superprestige season […]  More

TVU Networks to offer expanded customer support and new solutions for the Beijing Winter Olympics

TVU Networks has updated its customer offering for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, following lessons learnt from working on the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games. The move will see the company offer TVU One mobile transmitter rental, including equipment delivery, pick up, set up, technical assistance and exchange, and complimentary office space in the TVU […]  More

The National Futsal Series signs three-year rights deal with BT Sport

A new three-year rights deal has been agreed between the National Futsal Series (NFS) and BT Sport that will see seven weekends of the 2021-22 National Futsal Series Men’s Tier One and Women’s Super Series season shown live on BT Sport. The National Futsal Series was established in 2019 and incorporates 43 teams in five […]  More

Green is the colour: Spurs vs Chelsea set to become the world’s first net-zero elite football match

Sunday’s Premier League clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea has been designated as the world’s first net-zero carbon elite-level football match. Thanks to a partnership between Spurs and Sky, #GameZero, as it has been named, will see carbon emissions reduced as much as possible, with the remainder offset through natural projects that remove emissions from […]  More

COVID-19 concerns force cancellation of NAB Show for second year

The annual NAB expo in Las Vegas has been cancelled for a second consecutive year amid further concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. The move follows announcements by various high profile exhibitors that they were pulling out of the show. The show was due to take place from 9 October to 13 October at the Las […]  More

Women’s Volleyball Bundesliga included as Sport1 launches new multi-sports streaming service for DACH region

The German network Sport1 has launched a new pay-TV multi-sport streaming platform in Germany, Austria and Switzerland that will become the new home to Women’s Volleyball Bundesliga. Sport1 Extra online and mobile platform will offer live and on-demand sports content on both a pay-per-view basis and through league and club passes. Among the content touted […]  More