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It’s Masters weekend so Golf’s most prestigious take centre stage in the sporting world.
Loads of great news this week with new funds being launched by HYPE Sports, leAD accelerator looking for its next cohort, as well as all the usual news on partnerships, esports news, OTT news and many more.
The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) announced a multiyear partnership with AT&T, making the global communications and technology company the first non-apparel partner to have its logo featured on the front of all 12 team jerseys throughout the league.
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that INDYCAR, the sanctioning body of the NTT IndyCar Series, the preeminent open-wheel series in North America, is using its VOS®360 SaaS for live sports streaming. Featuring a competitive, pay-per-use business model and flexible cloud-native media processing that covers the entire workflow — from ingest to playout, transcoding, packaging and origin server capabilities — Harmonic’s VOS360 SaaS enables INDYCAR to speedily deliver live coverage of auto races, cost-effectively and with exceptional video quality.
Topgolf, the fast-growing high-tech sports entertainment company, plans to debut a new concept for dense areas in the Seattle suburb of Kirkland later this year. The Dallas-based company today unveiled Topgolf Lounge, a combination of sports bar and virtual driving range, with the first location to…
MGM Resorts International became Major League Baseball’s official gambling partner in the U.S. and Japan, a deal made as the sport tries to ensure more prevalent legal sports betting does not lead to any scandals of the type sparked by illegal wagers in its past. “Over the past 18 months we’ve had various senior people in the office involved various aspects of the sports gaming project,” baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said at Tuesday’s announcement. “I think that we have ensured ourselves on the integrity front by updating our policies, making clear what employees and players can and cannot do on the one hand, and on the other developing clear guidelines for the commercial activity that central baseball, meaning Major League Baseball will engage in and similarly the kind of commercial activities that will be allowed on the club level, as well.”
Little Black Book, ABB FIA Formula E Championship Rolls out Sustainable Branding and Trackside Signage. CSM Live was tasked by Formula E to develop non-PVC material to reduce plastic production and waste