Weekly Wrap – Man United chief’s prediction, NFL graphics, and the return of the WSL

This weekend sees the Women’s Super League return as a winter league for the first time in its history, switching from playing summer soccer this autumn. That in itself is

Man United chief predicts major development in TV rights landscape

Amazon and Facebook will join the bidding for Premier League broadcast rights, or so predicts Manchester United chief Ed Woodward. On a regular conference call with investors, Woodward made the

As the Women’s Super League kicks off, the sport continues to grow with clever digital strategy

On Friday night, the Women’s Super League season will begin with a bang as Merseyside rivals Liverpool and Everton face each other in what you might describe as a baptism

Sports broadcasting and social media platforms: A symbiotic relationship?

Social media services offering online streaming are seen as the upstart challengers to traditional sports broadcasters – but the relationship can still be a symbiotic one.

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What Esports can learn from the global growth of other sports

At the Betting on Sports conference last week at London’s Olympia, Esports was firmly on the agenda. One of the interesting things about the nature of Esports compared to traditional

Blackpool’s AR Match Programme is the Future of In-Stadium Engagement

This weekend, League One side Blackpool became the latest club to use augmented reality in their matchday programme. It seems to be the new trend among football clubs trying to

Snack-Media signs joint venture to monetize digital fan engagement

Sports Digital Publisher & Fan engagements experts, Snack Media announced today the launch of Snack Gaming a joint venture between Jon Trigg the former founder of Fantasy sports business Silent

Digital Sport London: What we learned about the future of sports broadcasting

With representatives from traditional broadcasting platforms, online streaming providers and sporting rightsholders, the future of sports broadcasting was dissected from all angles at our Digital Sport London event.

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Facebook’s new addition could give us a glimpse of its video strategy

We know now that Facebook has changed its tack somewhat with regards to what it’s doing in sport. We know that live video is still key to its output, as

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Esports is at a crossroads, and lessons from FIFA should be taken on board

Today at the Betting on Sports Conference at London’s Kensington Olympia, some of the morning’s focus was on esports and the role the sector plays in the betting industry. For