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The BBC signs a deal with Eurosport to show Olympics

In a huge save-of-face for Britain’s favourite free-to-air broadcaster, the BBC has struck a deal with Eurosport to show both the summer and the winter Olympic Games until at least

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Eurosport Receives Best Ratings from Australian Open

The newly re-branded Eurosport received its best ratings in the UK over the weekend on the back of the Australian Open Women’s and Men’s Finals on Saturday and Sunday respectively. Eurosport

Cool Job: Social Media Editor at BBC Sport

As we keep an eye out on the coolest digisport roles out there at the moment, here is one from the BBC, working in the sports department. World Cups, Wimbledon and Premier League beckon!

BBC launches new Sport App – but is it a game changer?

The BBC Sport team this morning launched a new app to support their web efforts and push the boundaries once again. But is it a game changer or just ok?

BBC Sport launches beta Facebook App ahead of Olympics

BBC Sport yesterday launched a Facebook application offering audiences live streams of major sports events, including Wimbledon and up to 24 streams of Olympics coverage. This is the first time the BBC has live streamed events on Facebook.

Social Media, the Olympics and BBC – setting up for London 2012

So what part will social media play in the BBC’s coverage? How will athletes and journalists use social media during the Olympics? How can the BBC’s audience expect to interact with broadcast coverage and the key players from the worlds of sports and entertainment?

‘Social Media & Sport’ programme on BBC 5 Live

Last week (29th June) I had the pleasure of appearing on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss ‘Social Media & Sport’ with Matt Dawson (ex-England Rugby International) and Paul Kelso (Daily Telegraph). The show also included pre-recorded interviews with footballers Rio Ferdinand and Robbie Savage

#smwldn_sport – event roundup and video

Thank you to everyone who came to the event at the Design Council in London tonight and those who couldnt make it but managed to watch it on Livestream instead. Some great stats from the night – in total we had over 120 people attending, the video viewing topped 150 at one stage, over 550 #smwldn_sport tweets sent out and the same again retweeted and the hashtag trended in London during the 2 hour event….. amazing!

Twitter ye not? (bbc sport article)

I wanted to share this on the site as it contains some of my thoughts on footballers especially using social networking sites, such as Twitter.