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Canadian blockchain company more than triples its prior valuation

Streaming technology solutions company MediaKind has promoted its chief technology officer Allen Broome to chief executive

Major League Soccer expansion team St. Louis City SC has unveiled a team app, which contains behind-the-scenes content and insider access to engage fans ahead of the club's inaugural season in 2023

Five-year agreement is the largest partnership in league history

The National Football League and American telecommunications giant Verizon have secured an extended and expanded 10-year partnership, which will further enhance the rollout of advanced 5G cellular technology…

Miguel Angel Leal has been appointed chief executive of LaLiga Tech, the new entity created by the governing body of the top two divisions of Spanish club football

Deal closely follows completion of $200m Series F funding round

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Jon Tonberg, director of technical solutions and delivery for digital transformation business Kin + Carta, argues that Covid-19 has prompted some innovative technological adaptations from sports right-holders which have mostly been to the benefit of fans

Murray Barnett, a sports media and commercial expert formerly of F1, World Rugby and ESPN, and director of new OTT consultancy D2C Sport, says sports rights-holders needs to be wary of getting the wrong advice when developing a streaming service

The MotoGP motorcycling championship claimed a world-first at the weekend’s British Grand Prix by showcasing a stand-alone private 5G network for sports broadcasting.

Wearable technology company triples its valuation compared to last fall

IT solutions company Cegeka has acquired naming rights to the home ground of Belgian Pro League club KRC Genk in a wide-ranging deal that will see the venue become the first 5G-compatible stadium in the…

The NBA team's remarkable turnaround during the 2020-21 season, which included its first postseason berth in 11 years and a trip to the NBA Finals, owed in part to analytics work done with the United States-based telecommunications giant at its new $45m training facility. US Editor Eric Fisher reports.

Sports data and technology company Stats Perform has agreed a multi-year deal to aid the development of start-up firm TicketSwift

The DFL’s EVP of innovation Andreas Heyden explains how the league is investing in content localisation, data and the mobile experience to increase the value of its media rights to broadcasters. Ben Cronin reports.

Football-based media platform OneFootball will stream live coverage in Brazil of tonight's DFL Supercup match between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund in a 'vertical format' designed for smartphones…

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Mixed martial arts promoter One Championship is launching its first-ever non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace through an exclusive partnership with the blockchain platform Theta Network

The German Football League (DFL) has expanded the global broadcast reach of the second-tier 2

The National Hockey League has taken up its option to sell its 10-per-cent shareholding in Disney Streaming Services, the interactive media and internet company formerly known as BAMTech Media, to The…