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Eurosport’s The Cube could be the biggest innovation of this Winter Olympics

Every Olympic Games is the birthplace of one new tech innovation: this year’s big breakthrough might be Eurosport’s The Cube.

Newly-launched World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe signs first partnership with Sportradar OTT

The newly formed World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe (WBSC Europe) has today announced the signing of Sportradar as its inaugural partner and service provider.

True Geordie, WillNE and Stephen Tries partner with Ball Street to launch XO

Football social media marketing specialists Ball Street have teamed up with some of the UK’s leading YouTube talent to launch a new sports channel, XO. The True Geordie (710k subscribers),

Discovery games-ready with unveiling of Olympic studios and cutting-edge technology

With just 24 hours until the lighting of the cauldron at the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium, Discovery’s leading sports brand Eurosport has unveiled the first images of its studios in PyeongChang and UK.

Broadcasters must learn from the mistakes of the internet’s past

Are broadcasters making the same mistakes publishers made at the beginning of the internet?

BBC’s Sports Report still cuts a modern figure in a fast-changing world

The 70th birthday of BBC’s Sports Report has come and gone, and the broadcaster is still as well-positioned to thrive on the media landscape as it ever was.

Will OTT take over, or is the cord-cutting phenomenon really a red herring?

As Sky and BT Sport announce they’ll share their content, we ask if the cord-cutting phenomenon is really a red herring.

ESPN show how broadcasters have to allow for the changing faces of sports fans

ESPN’s latest innovation in live sports broadcasting shows how taking all types of sports fans into account is the best way to keep your audience interested.

The role of live-streaming in the soap opera sporting culture

If viewing figures are falling, and it’s not down to streaming, then why are media rights deals soaring higher than ever before?

Amazon’s deal with Pro Beach Volleyball is one to keep an eye on

Amazon has snapped up rights to show live beach volleyball in almost every country around the world. It could be a test case to watch for plenty of other sports rights holders.