Recent Posts tagged with US
By George Bevir | Friday, January 20, 2023 - 10:01
SPORT1 has acquired exclusive rights package for the next two seasons of XFL, the new US-based, American football league that kicks off in February. SPORT1, the multichannel sports platform for the German-speaking region in Europe, will show the XFL from February 18 live and in highlights on free-TV and on pay-TV channel SPORT1+ as well […]
By Jo Ruddock | Saturday, December 10, 2022 - 13:14
Four of the world’s greatest golfers will go toe-to-toe in The Match – the first time fans will be available to watch the annual event on Warner Bros. Discovery platforms in Europe. The iconic Tiger Woods is set to team up with Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy to face Americans Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth – the quartet boasting 24 Major golf championships and each previously […]
By Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG Editorial Director | Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 09:27
The 2022 FIFA World Cup has shifted from the grind of the Group Stage, with four matches a day, to the knockout stage. For the Fox Sports production team, getting to this point has taken years of planning and months of onsite activity to ensure that new workflows and old workflows mesh and help deliver […]
By Will Strauss | Wednesday, October 19, 2022 - 10:21
Pixotope has launched a new camera tracking software innovation that is said to make it easier to create and follow augmented reality (AR) graphics elements that have been designed to work with a live feed from a drone. Called Pixotope Fly, the markerless, through-the-lens (TTL) tracking solution uses computer vision technology to leverage video from […]
By Heather McLean | Monday, August 22, 2022 - 11:50
Warner Bros. Discovery Sports, which first screened the US Open under the Eurosport brand in 1989, will show 250 hours of live coverage with every US Open match and every point available live and on-demand via discovery+, Eurosport and Eurosport App across Europe. WBDS will harness the full-breadth of its network, with live coverage of […]
By Brandon Costa, Director of Digital | Friday, August 12, 2022 - 09:37
If it ain’t broke don’t fix it. That was the mantra that Fox Sports took into the TV coverage of the second Major League Baseball (MLB) at Field of Dreams on Thursday, a game played at the site of an iconic 1989 Kevin Costner movie set in a small-town cornfield in Eastern Iowa.
By Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG Editorial Director | Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 16:12
The 2022 US Open golf championship is in the books from the Country Club at Brookline, MA, and with it a new champion in Matthew Fitzpatrick, another step back to normal for big event golf, and another successful golf major production for the NBC Sports golf team.
By Fabrice Marinoni, French Correspondent | Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 10:26
NBCUniversal nailed down another four Olympic games, thanks to a $4.38 billion deal with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that covers rights to the 2014, 2016, 2018, and 2020 Olympic Games.
By SVG Staff | Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 09:55
USA: Sony Electronics has extended its official sponsorship of ESPN 3D in the US for another calendar year. Sony Director of 3D Business Development Rob Willox broke the news yesterday at SVG’s 3D & Beyond Summit in New York. “I’m very proud to announce that we’re going to sponsor ESPN3D for another year,” he said. […]
By Andy Stout | Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 14:55
Augusta National has always been a larger-than-life golf course, but, in the past few years, the Masters tournament has become a larger-than-life production. This year, CBS Sports will produce not only its signature wall-to-wall HD coverage, which began on Monday with a four-camera extended practice show on Masters.com, but also a full 3D broadcast of […]