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IPTV battles with 3D in Spain

Rapid TV News: Forget Mourinho and Guardiola: there’s a bigger grudge match in Spain between IPTV and 3DTV. Experts differ about which platform will emerge victorious and the latest market research says that IPTV sets will gain ground over 3D TV sets in three years time, with IPTV sets growing by 30% a year during […]  More

London 2012 Olympic ticket demand passes 20m

BBC: London 2012 organisers have revealed that they received applications for more than 20 million tickets from 1.8 million people for the Olympic Games. That figure is more than three times the 6.6 million tickets available to UK sports fans for the event.  More

Political row threatens new Lyon stadium

insideworldfootball: An escalating row between Lyon mayor Gérard Collomb (pictured) and France’s Sports Minister Chantal Jouanno is threatening to derail plans for Olympique Lyonnais’ proposed new stadium, the Stade des Lumiéres, which is a probable venue for the 2016 European Championships.  More

Pinewood to sell to Peel

Televisual: Pinewood is to be sold to Peel Holdings in a deal that values the company at £96.1m. Following the deal, each Pinewood shareholder will be entitled to receive 200 pence in cash per Pinewood Share. The announcement of Pinewood’s intention to sell comes less than a week after Mohammed Al-Fayed expressed an interest in […]  More

London 2012 issues first sustainability report

Setting out the ways in which London 2012 is taking sustainability considerations into new areas, ‘A Blueprint for change‘ covers the key themes set out in the original plan, first published in 2007.  More

Denmark to host Giro 2012 start

La Gazzetta Dello Sport: After the positive experience of Holland 2010, next year’s race starts in Herning, in the heart of Jutland. There are 3 stages proposed for the country where everyone cycles.  More