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First-ever electric powerboat world championship announced in Monaco with UIM E1 World Electric Powerboat Series

The world’s first electric powerboat championship, the UIM E1 World Electric Powerboat Series, has been launched today. It is being developed under the Formula E banner featuring closely alongside new motorsport series, Extreme E, and in association with SailGP. At the Monaco Yacht Club it was announced that the UIM E1 World Electric Powerboat Series […]  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

Indian Premier League partners with AE Live once again for COVID-safe tournament

AE Live is working on its eleventh consecutive Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The competition got underway on 19 September with the opening game between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings, won by the latter by five wickets. AE Live is the graphics partner for […]  More

Eurosport prepares remote production and Cube studio for Roland-Garros

Following its postponement in March the main tournament of the delayed 2020 French Open tennis at Roland-Garros commences this Sunday with broadcaster Eurosport adapting its innovative Cube presentation following success at the recent US Open. Eurosport head of graphics and innovation Alex Dinnin told SVG Europe, “In the same way as the US Open, understandably broadcasters […]  More

Asociación de Clubs de Baloncesto partners with WSC Sports to automate highlight creation and engage fans

One of Europe’s top basketball leagues has used technology from WSC Sports to grow its social media following, create new revenue opportunities and engage fans more during lockdown. Asociación de Clubs de Baloncesto (ACB) is a professional basketball organisation that regulates the Spanish basketball league, known as Liga Endesa, as well as Copa del Rey […]  More

Extreme E pushes green agenda with the launch of refurbed ship for sea freight of cars and teams

New electric off-road racing series Extreme E is pushing its green agenda with the upcoming launch of the St. Helena, following an 18-month long refit making the ship suitable for the freight of cars and teams for the inaugural season starting in January 2021. Extreme E secured exclusive use of the former Royal Mail ship […]  More

Sennheiser partners with Backstage Academy to support future sound industry talent

Sennheiser has partnered with the Backstage Academy in a long-term education partnership as part of its commitment to the UK sound industry’s future talent. The audio expert will be offering a range of audio equipment to Backstage Academy for the audio professionals of tomorrow to hone their skills on. Founded in July 2009 by Adrian […]  More

Bubblebee tech used to capture COVID-safe audio on BBC’s Formula E coverage

The sound recordists responsible for delivering this year’s FIA Formula E coverage for the BBC made use of Bubblebee Industries technology to help circumnavigate the impact of COVID-19, which had threatened to scupper the sport’s 2019-2020 season. Like so many sports, Formula E faced challenges because of the pandemic. Normally the fully electric, single-seater cars […]  More

Swiss Football League goes for Riedel Bolero S to enhance referee communications

The Swiss Football League (SFL) has used Riedel Communications’ Bolero S to enhance its referee communications during the 2019/2020 season. In partnership with production company NEP, Riedel provided Bolero S, a managed-service offering built around the award-winning Bolero wireless intercom, to drive the SFL’s Video Assistant Referee (VAR) program. Bolero S is a fail-safe intercom […]  More

Gravity Media partners with Atalanta Media to elevate women’s football

Gravity Media has announced it is to deliver a brand new women’s football offering for Atalanta Media. The partnership with Atalanta, the women’s football company elevating the sport and its players, will expand the global audience for the women’s game, whilst bolstering Gravity Media’s established football production portfolio, which includes the last two editions of […]  More