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Adidas’s ditching of TV shows the digital revolution is moving on apace

The digital revolution is growing at pace. And televising it is not on the agenda. Not for Adidas, anyway, according to latest quotes from the sportswear giant’s CEO Kasper Rorsted.

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Durham’s fightback begins off the pitch

It was brutal. After accepting £3.8m in financial aid from the ECB last year, Durham’s punishment was relegation and a points deduction in all three formats of the game. The

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Pushing the boundaries: Social Media, MLS, and the rise of Snark

The following is a guest article from Richard Clarke, a sports digital consultant, who blogs at MrRichardClarke.com and tweets @MrRichardClarke. He ponders whether he is suffering from an acute attack of the frequency illusion* or “snark” is everywhere right now.

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BT Sport shows that rights to live sport is still a winner in social media conversation

We’ve heard a lot, recently, about how having the rights to live sporting events isn’t the be all and end all when it comes to covering sport. With the rise

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What’s in a goal? How NHL sides celebrate on social media

Once upon a time, National Hockey League Twitter accounts were strictly business. They announced events, released important information and live-tweeted events with little regard for humour. It simply wasn’t the

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Speed, excitement and power: Why can’t your content be as good as the sports it is talking about?

“Hang on… I have an idea…” What happens next has changed recently. It used to be your newly formed idea would need to go over many hurdles to get to

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Man City give another example of how club created content can enrich the fan experience

There’s a ritual to watching sport. If you’re going to a game, you’ll have your own one beforehand. But even if you’re watching on TV there’s a routine: you watch

Formula One allows videos of testing to be posted on social media for the first time

As reported on Motorsport.com, Formula 1 teams are now allowed to post video from the first week of testing in Barcelona to their social media channels. #F1Testing, Day 1: afternoon

FC Bayern’s new TV channel app highlights football club’s new fan engagement strategies

FC Bayern Munich has become the first German football club to launch its own TV channel, FCBayern.tv. 27 February 1900. The top German football club, Bayern Munich, was founded. pic.twitter.com/gAQhoBfU6o

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Streaming on social benefits everyone involved – but are we moving too quickly?

Last week, Spain’s top football league, La Liga, streamed a live game on Facebook Live. They plan to stream one game a week on the platform. The week before, it