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Should we be worried about only getting access to sportspeople on social media?

It used to be that there was a line between the celebrity – or an institution – and the fan. Journalists would be the go-betweens. Long-form interviews in Sunday morning

Stade de Reims closes down all its social networks for the Champagne derby

There’s a big derby in France’s second division, Ligue 2, on Monday night. Perhaps you didn’t know that! Well, with falling attendance rates at football games in France, teams are

Digital Sport’s Weekly Wash-up 16/12/16

F1 go 8-bit Social media is oversaturated, and even your beloved sports content is part of the noise. When a third of all online activity consists of watching videos, creativity

What the Hero Challenge needs to do if it is to help grow participation in golf back to what it used to be

An article posted right here on Digital Sport back in October explored Golf’s European Tour’s latest innovation, the Hero Challenge. The challenge is essentially a par three, knockout playoff played

Video Replay used to award first penalty as football struggles with modernity

We’re inching closer and closer to a time when football will join other sports in using technology to make its own game better. With the introduction of goal line technology

Chelsea’s new Instagram hit, and the importance of creativity

Issues around holding the broadcast rights to sporting events can force people to get creative. If you’re unable to show a goal or a touchdown, then use your imagination and

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Olympique Lyonnais team up with EVS to boost fan engagement in-stadium

French Ligue 1 giants Olympique Lyonnais may only have moved into their spanking new Parc OL a couple of months ago, but already they’re innovating. The seven-time French Champions have

Sportego Celtic eSports League brings professional gaming to UK and Ireland

The field of eSports is growing fast. Probably faster than most people on the outside looking in would have expected. We keep hearing about the investment in the industry: from

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Paul Pogba and the rise of the Social Media footballer

Social media is now of unprecedented importance to footballers. That’s probably not a controversial statement, and it’s probably only going to become even more important. But a player’s presence on

Luis Figo’s Dream Football launch app to give young footballers a chance

Luis Figo’s Dream Football company has launched an app aimed at allowed young footballers to catch the eye of scouts and professional teams. Last month, Figo said, (H/T SportTechie)“We are