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Live from Cricket World Cup: Sunset+Vine execs discuss storytelling and adding production ‘gloss’

As the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 reaches the semi-finals stage, Sunset+Vine head of cricket Huw Bevan and chairman Jeff Foulser discuss their company’s role in capturing the action, and telling the story of each match, for ICC TV. We’re getting to the business end of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 now, both on […]  More

Live from Wimbledon: NEP refines operations for WBS and ESPN

This year’s Wimbledon tennis Championships is year two of a four-year relationship between Wimbledon Broadcast Services (WBS) and NEP whereby the latter is providing technical gear and engineering services for the tournament. And while year two of deals can occasionally see some major changes and overhauls, the Wimbledon technical plan has seen only minor changes […]  More

Live from Wimbledon: Eurosport team delivers for wide range of regional needs

When it comes to Grand Slam tennis production Eurosport has a lot of mouths to feed. There are the needs of an international signal that is distributed across Europe in more than 20 languages as well as regional Eurosport channels that want to deliver a more tailored experience for viewers. And while the Wimbledon footprint, […]  More

Live from Wimbledon: Game, set and match to WBS with second Championships as host broadcaster

One year on from Wimbledon Broadcast Services’ (WBS) successful debut as host broadcaster for the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) annual Championships and the atmosphere is far more relaxed. After taking over from the BBC’s 90-year run as host last year, WBS has settled comfortably into its role after the mammoth project that saw […]  More

Live from FIFA Women’s World Cup: One last push from TV teams for the tournament final

Sunday night’s FIFA Women’s World Cup final between the Netherlands and the United States brought to a close a month-long showcase for some of the best athletes in the world. Ratings have been up, often impressively, compared to 2015. The quality of play and competitiveness of the matches has also improved. And for the team […]  More

Van Wagner and Ross Video drive stadium screens for MLB London series

Major League Baseball (MLB) set foot in the UK for the first time in history at the end of June as two of the league’s titans, the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox, came head-to-head for a two-game series at the London Stadium. A packed stadium crowd enjoyed a thrilling pair of matches, […]  More

Mediapro to supply VAR services for two competitions in Morocco

The Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) has chosen Mediapro as its video assistant refereeing (VAR) system supplier for the Botola Pro League and Moroccan Throne Cup for the coming four seasons In a statement FRMF said that, with this award, it “entrusts” Mediapro Group’s experience to implement VAR in the “best national competition in the […]  More

RT Software and Mo-Sys in service for BBC Sport AR studio at Wimbledon

Sports graphics company Moov is using RT Software’s AR solution on a three-camera set-up, that also features Mo-Sys’ StarTracker camera tracking technology, to enhance BBC Sport’s coverage of Wimbledon 2019. Extending the studio with AR graphics is allowing the BBC to improve the viewer experience with high impact graphics that would not be possible in […]  More

ESL Gaming comes home to the Cologne Cathedral of Counter-Strike

Last weekend saw the biggest ever Counter-Strike: Global Offensive eSports event staged by ESL Gaming in its hometown. ESL One Cologne 2019 attracted sold-out crowds to the LANXESS arena 5-7 July, with $300,000 in prize money on offer to 16 of the world’s best CS:GO teams and fans from more than 60 countries making the […]  More

Sky Sport Summit 2019: Video interview with Broadcast Solutions’ Antti Laurila

Broadcast Solutions’ global sales director Antti Laurila, in conversation with SVG Europe editorial director Fergal Ringrose, outlines his company’s relationship with the sports broadcasting market across Europe and discusses the challenges of producing live sport. The interview took place at the Sky Sport Summit 2019 in Munich.  To watch a re-run of the Sky […]  More