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Positive COVID-19 cases for FIA Formula E Championship stakeholders before end of season racing in Germany commences

ABB FIA Formula E has announced two positive cases of COVID-19 amongst its stakeholders this week, as the Championship prepares for its restart following lockdown with a packed series of races set to take place from 5 August at Tempelhof Airport, Berlin, Germany. As of Monday 3 August 3, 1,421 people within the Formula E […]  More

Esports, women’s and local the focus as Eleven Sports expands content offering

Eleven Sports is adding three new content streams to its bouquet of sports streaming services as it celebrates five years in business. The OTT broadcaster, inaugurated in 2015, will launch Eleven Women, showcasing the best of women’s sport from around the world, Eleven Next, a dedicated offering for ‘local sport’, and Eleven Esports. Eleven Women […]  More

France Télévisions works with XD Motion for broadcast of Coupe de France and the Coup de la Ligue

XD Motion was able to help host broadcaster of the Coupe de France, France Télévisions, with its plans for the Cup Final between Paris St Germain versus St Etienne on Friday 24 July. The premier knockout cup competition in French football, the Coupe de France, (also known as the Coupe Charles Simon,) is organised by […]  More

ITV picks up Bafta for Rugby World Cup final coverage

ITV Sport’s coverage of the 2019 Rugby World Cup final between England and South Africa has been bestowed a Bafta television award. The live broadcast from the International Stadium in Yokohama fought off competition from the ICC Cricket World Cup Final Production Team (Sky Sports, Sunset+Vine and ICC TV) as well as the 2019 Women’s […]  More

Ateme to merge with Anevia to create major player in video broadcasting infrastructure

In a mutually agreed transaction, Ateme and the main shareholders of over the top (OTT) and IPTV software publisher, Anevia, who together hold 87% of the share capital and 90% of the theoretical voting rights of the latter, have entered into exclusive negotiations to transfer their interest in the share capital of the Anevia to […]  More

Heads Up on BT Sport’s remote production of the FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Chelsea

The Heads Up FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Chelsea, which took place last weekend (Saturday 1 August) and saw the Gunners defeat their London rivals 2-1, was produced remotely by BT Sport. BT Sport was the host broadcaster for Saturday’s match, which was dedicated to the nation’s mental health. The competition was also broadcast […]  More

Red Bee renews Gold sponsorship at SVG Europe citing support during COVID pandemic

Red Bee has once again renewed its Gold Sponsorship of SVG Europe, stating that during the COVID-19 pandemic the association has proven to be, “an important forum for considering the challenges and opportunities in keeping sports fans engaged, until we reach a new normal”. Margaret Davies, chief marketing officer at Red Bee, said on SVG […]  More

The Motorsport Show 2020: Ralf Schumacher and Sky Sport to discuss the return of Formula 1

Former Formula 1 driver Ralf Schumacher will be the special guest at SVG Europe’s live-streamed event The Motorsport Show 2020 which is taking place on Thursday 6 August at 3pm UK time. Chatting alongside Sky Sport Germany director of editorial and digital for live sports Karl Valks, the German racing driver, mentor and Sky Sport […]  More

Badminton Europe adds OTT platform after extending Sportradar agreement

Badminton Europe (BEC), the governing body for international Badminton tournaments in Europe, has added an OTT platform to its output after extending its agreement with the sports betting and sports entertainment products and services company Sportradar. The multi-year agreement adds to the betting and broadcast partnership that has been in place since 2015 and sees […]  More