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Esports comes to the BBC in first of its kind deal

‘Big announcement,’ reads the first sentence of the BBC’s statement. And they’re not wrong. For the first time, the British national broadcaster will show live Esports on their now purely

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Aston Villa bring Hisense in as ‘technology partner’ to aid fan engagement push

Aston Villa have today announced that global consumer electronics brand Hisense as their first ‘technology partner’. They will help the club push to the next level within areas such as

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Big Data and Sport – Delving Deeper into the Statistics

Over the last few years, data has grown in importance, becoming vital in many different sports. Professional sport is now a world where everyone at the top has access to

AS Roma trial new Twitter League

AS Roma have proved recently they’re not shy when it comes to testing out fan engagement opportunities on digital. From crowdsourcing ideas for their new website on Reddit to parodying

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Esports Insider Forum Series: How can clubs can get involved with Esports

Last week saw the first in a regular series of events from Esports Insider, and they started off on a topic that has been much debated here at Digital Sport:

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What has a year in podcasting taught you? An interview with Dan McLaren

Over the last year, Digital Sport founder Dan McLaren has been raking up the numbers on the Digital Sport Insiders podcast. It was the end of August – just 11

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Sports Media Fragmentation and Hacking The Game

This is a guest post by Will Pyne, Chief Creative Officer at Digital Media and Social Media Broadcaster, Brave Bison. Facebook has been tipped to win the rights to broadcast

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Snack Media looks for new partners

The Snack Media network is growing and looking for new partners. Internet forums and message boards are the oldest form of social digital media and still command huge, loyal followings.

RESULT Sports ranks football clubs and their power on social media

Twice a year – once on the turn of the calendar year, and once at the end of the European football season – German digital communication and marketing experts RESULT

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Making a once-a-year event relevant: The Open and year-round fan engagement

This week, one of sport’s oldest traditions tees off at Royal Birkdale, golf’s Open Championship: a huge undertaking over four days as organisers welcome the world of golf to the