Digital Sport’s Weekly Wash-Up 30/0/16

Marcel Desailly captures magic While on punditry duty at the Champions League tie between Monaco and Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday,

Are Discovery the latest provider to aim to launch the ‘Netflix of Sport’

The other week, we wrote about the exciting possibilities the new ‘Netflix of Sport’ would present for the online streaming

Podcast #6: Jon Burkhart talks newsjacking, tapping into sports fan’s passion and BALLSY content

Jon Burkhart is a speaker, author, content creator and all round bundle of energy that you may have seen at

Why golf could have fantasy sports to thank for huge rise in popularity

When you step onto a golf course, you really are forced to look like a golfer. That might not be

Esports investment shows how watching people play video games can become a pastime

It’s all about entertainment. Whatever entertains people will become a popular pastime. Think about all those hours you whiled away

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Being first in sport social

It’s not easy being the first. An hour before kick-off in the changing room of my local team, everyone from

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Being first in sport social

It’s not easy being the first. An hour before kick-off in the changing room of my local team, everyone from the keeper to the third choice striker, was on their phone. It’s quiet. Fingers swipe. Posts load. “Barry’s reached 600 PL games” the keeper offers to nobody in particular. The room barely acknowledges the ‘Breaking News’ from Twitter. They’ve already seen

Delivering BBC Sport’s social media offer for the Rio Olympics

Rio 2016 was a truly digital Olympic Games, exceeding all the records set during London 2012. More than 68 million UK unique browsers visited the BBC Sport website to follow the incredible exploits of Team GB’s athletes – an increase of 29 million on four years ago. Social media is one of the key ways we support our cross-platform coverage,