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Riedel renews Gold Sponsorship for SVG Europe innovation and networking

Riedel has again renewed its Gold level sponsorship with SVG Europe, citing the unique ability of the association to provide market insight and professional networking. Riedel Communications head of marketing and communications Christina Bockskopf said, “as a technology supplier for some of the world’s largest sporting events, Riedel’s global success has always been intricately linked […]  More

CES 2019: Twitter to live-stream single-player, iso-camera angle from NBA on TNT games

At CES 2019 the NBA, Turner Sports and Twitter announced a live-streaming deal that will provide fans in the US with a complementary experience on Twitter for 20 NBA on TNT games this season. During the second half of each of the games, fans can watch the action through a single-player, isolated camera view. Fans will […]  More

LaLiga 2 matches to be shown for free on YouTube

LaLiga will make live coverage of all of the matches from its second division, LaLiga 2, available for free on YouTube. Coverage will be shown, with English commentary, on the LaLiga 1l2l3 YouTube channel and made available in more than 155 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. In addition to broadcasting eleven matches from […]  More

Former C4 sport boss Lyle re-joins BBC to lead cricket coverage

The former head of sport at Channel 4 Stephen Lyle has re-joined the BBC to oversee its televised cricket coverage. Already in his new role, Lyle is now the lead executive for TV cricket and iPlayer commissioning, a freshly created position within BBC Sport. In his previous stint at the BBC, Lyle (pictured, right) was series editor […]  More

Sunset+Vine retains BBC Sport production deal for World Indoor Bowls

Sunset+Vine will continue to produce live coverage of the World Indoor Professional Bowls Championships for BBC Sport after winning a three-year contract. The new deal, which also includes highlights production, lasts until 2021. The production will once again be run out of Sunset+Vine’s Glasgow office. The sports production company worked on the last three World […]  More

CTV helps Input Media produce 21 live games for the FA Cup Third Round

CTV was contracted by Input Media to supply 21 OBs for coverage of the Third Round proper of the Emirates FA Cup for world feed and BBC Sport last weekend. Under an agreement as the FA’s broadcast production partner, which runs to 2021, Input Media provides a range of production and technical services, including live […]  More

Predictions for 2019: Trends and challenges according to Signiant

As 2019 arrived we spoke to Signiant’s Rick Clarkson, chief strategy officer, about where he sees the trends and challenges for sports broadcasting over the next 12 months. What are interesting trends in sports broadcasting going into 2019? For live sporting events, the evolution from on-site production teams to remote ‘at home’ production will continue […]  More

Deltacast renews Gold Sponsorship of SVG Europe for hot sports broadcast trends

Once again Deltacast has renewed its Gold level Sponsorship of SVG Europe, citing the organisation’s ability to find the hottest sports broadcast trends and its events as key reasons for staying in the fold. Erik Kampmann, international sales manager at Deltacast, commented: “Deltacast is pleased to have renewed its SVG Europe membership and is looking […]  More

BBC Sport senior producer joins C4 as head of sport

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has appointed BBC Sport senior producer Pete Andrews as its new head of sport. In his new role, Andrews will lead on all of Channel 4’s sports coverage including the 2020 Summer Paralympics from Tokyo and its 2019 Formula 1 coverage. He replaces Steve Lyle who has left to join another […]  More

Registrations flooding in for Football Summit 2019

Almost 150 sports professionals have already signed up to attend SVG Europe’s Football Summit on 28 February despite the event still being seven weeks away. With speakers yet to be announced, the annual conference, which is taking place in Paris, has attracted an early surge of interest with delegates signing up from a number of […]  More