HomeEsportsEsportsGlobal

Google hoping an exclusive esports splash will take YouTube Gaming to the next level

A view of The San Francisco Shock and Vancouver Titans will face off at the Overwatch League Grand Finals 2019 at Wells Fargo Center on September 29, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Blizzard Entertainment)

Twitch has been the video game streaming sector’s market leader since its inception in 2015, but YouTube is now coming for that crown. Callum McCarthy speaks to Ryan Wyatt about the platform’s aggressive move into live esports.

Most recent

Covid-19 disrupted 23 Capital’s business more than most other football financiers, nixing the sale of a majority stake in the company. Now, co-founder Jason Traub is looking to press ahead after a tough year at the office. Callum McCarthy reports.

The NBA signed up more sponsors than it lost after the shutdown in March 2020 Innovation and safety around the ‘NBA Bubble’ enhanced the league’s reputation Chi

Saudi Arabia's bid to host Asia’s continental football championship, the AFC Asian Cup, in 2027 contains a broader plan to become a centre for learning and development for the Asian football industry. Tom King reports.

In this week's episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Russ D'Souza, co-founder and president of SeatGeek, and also discuss the emergence of ViacomCBS streaming service Paramount+ and the rise of athlete investment vehicles.