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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, Marcel Desailly decided to capture some of the action by filming himself

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 of sport in the future. The German company behind that

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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 the most substantial reason, but over the past few years,

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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 playing solitaire and minesweeper on Windows 98. Think about the

German football clubs look to buy into esports and show it’s not a just a craze

Esports are more than just a new craze, it seems. Every week, it feels like a new company is investing, or a new big name is giving its endorsement. It

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Dutch Football Association in novel new way to deal with hooligans

In Holland, a novel way to prevent known hooligans from entering football stadiums looks set to get the green light from the Dutch Football Association, the KNVB. The KNVB has

Digital Sport’s Weekly Wash-Up 23/09/16

Give Spurs’ social media man a medal! This was the week that the #PochettinoPose invaded social media feeds everywhere. The Tottenham manager appears to have constructed a signature stance for

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BT Sport team up with Ericsson to bring Augmented Reality into your living room

Swedish technology company Ericsson have announced that BT Sport will be using their PIERO augmented reality software to bring their analysis to life. Thorsten Sauer, Head of Broadcast and Media

PSG launch Virtual Reality app for fans

French football giants Paris Saint-Germain have launched “FANSPARC”, a new app dedicated to offering fans an immersive experience of the club’s stadium, Parc des Princes. According to PSG, the app brings the PSG community and

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Twitter’s live streaming of the NFL was perfect – now if others would only catch up

We’ve talked for weeks about Twitter’s coverage of ten Thursday night NFL games, and up until now it’s all been speculative. Hypothetical analysis of a potential feat of exclusive online