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Current thinking about illegal streams risks masking the root of the problem

Back in May, the Sport Industry Group launched a survey to find out young people’s attitudes towards illegal streaming of pirated live sporting events. The results were depressingly predictable –

Sunday Wrap: What’s hot in Digital Sport this week

This week, the football transfer window opened across Europe. Whilst it had been open in Britain for a few weeks, deals between clubs happen all over the continent, and we’re

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Five things we learned about fan engagement from #FECBrighton

On Wednesday, Brighton and Hove Albion’s stunning AMEX stadium played host to the #FECBrighton conference, hosted by DigitalSport.co and SportEgo.ie. It was a day bringing together many and varied speakers

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Wimbledon, Twitter and the age of video highlights

As Wimbledon starts, it’s clear that this is an event which will be heavily followed on social media. For the last decade, that’s been increasingly obvious, but as Facebook and

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Hammer Series delivers the digital numbers for professional cycling

This is a guest post by Mark Coyle, Head of Media, Velon. One month ago, on Sunday June 4 2017, Tao Geoghegan Hart forced his way over the finish line to

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Wimbledon’s fan-led innovations show how sport can exceed expectation

The grass has been trimmed to eight millimetres, the strawberries have arrived and the cream is in the fridge – Wimbledon starts tomorrow. It’s an eagerly anticipated stalwart of the