UCI to broadcast its events live on YouTube

This week the world cycling governing body (UCI) announced that, for the first time, it will provide free, live broadcasts of the Cyclo-cross World Championships on its YouTube channel

RFU launch #fansfortress ahead of 6 Nations opener

Ahead of the first 6 Nations Rugby matches this weekend, the RFU have launched a great online/offline Twitter initiative to get fans engaged and excited

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!

Team Sky and Social Media

Great interview with Team Sky’s Digital Manager by the guys at Tour Down Under. A look at what they see as objectives going forward and how they prep when at races. Interesting stuff!

Event Recap: Q&A with Richard Ayers

Last night saw the first UKSN event of 2013 take place. Check this out if you want a recap of what happened through storify with our Q&A session with Richard Ayers

Twitter and now YouTube used to break transfer news

Twitter is a must for breaking football transfer stories but now QPR have used YouTube to help break the latest transfer of striker Loic Remy

UKSN Event – 22nd January w/ Richard Ayers Q&A

To help celebrate our 3rd birthday we’ve put together an event here in London to start the New Year with a bang! Come along and get together for a drink with friends old and new in the industry. With us we will have Richard Ayers who will be taking part in a Q&A session, which UKSN founder Dan McLaren will be hosting

Australian Open ‘Social Leaderboard’ – Future of Datatainment?

At the end of last week I took a look at the different ways in which fans can keep up-to-date with events (on and off court) across various social platforms. One which particularly took my interest was the IBM powered ‘Social Leaderboard’

Great Twitter chat on Social Media and Football

This weeks (always good) #CommsChat featured Adam Hulme (QPR Multi-Media Officer) and Joe Ferrari (Norwich City’s Head of Media). Some great topics covered and insights given

20m strong voice-blogging service Bubbly launches in UK with Rio Ferdinand

Today sees the official announcement that Bubbly, the worlds leading voice blogging service (or social network), has launched in the UK. With 20 million fans across the world, it’s hitting our shores with all-new celebrities, including football superstar Rio Ferdinand

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