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Sports Tech Live - Issue #116

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Sports Tech Live

All your Sports Tech news in one place, covering topics like AR/VR, Data Analytics, eSports, Live Streaming, Sports Betting, Wearables, etc.

Streaming Wars
Fan Controlled Football scores 700k+ live views on Twitch during opening games - SportsPro Media
NASCAR President Prefers Races on Broadcast TV Over Streaming Services
‘European super league less valuable to broadcasters’: BT Sport’s Simon Green - SportsPro Media
THE PLAYERS Championship announces the return of Every Shot Live along with fan engagement opportunities in Northeast Florida
Eleven picks up exclusive Nascar rights in Portugal | SportBusiness
ESPN+ lands Belgium Pro League rights to boost its soccer lineup | Engadget
Formula E and BBC renew rights deal for 2021 - SportsPro Media
Eurosport to show Giro d'Italia via discovery+ and Global Cycling Network until at least 2025 - Eurosport
Gambling
Sportradar to launch Universal Fraud Detection System - Gaming Intelligence
Bally’s Becomes Official Sports Betting Partner of the NHL | GamblingNews
WSC Sports Inks Deal With FanDuel to Produce Sports Highlights for Sports Betting Customers
Saudi Wealth Fund Made $3.3 Billion Bet on Video-Game Makers - Bloomberg
esports & Gaming
BBC set to broadcast FIFA 21 Global Series European Regional Qualifiers - Esports Insider
"Casters get paid nothing": Valorant caster Uber explains why there are broadcasting issues for esports tournaments
Ninjas in Pyjamas and Samsung sign Three-Year Partnership - Fan Engagement and Gaming Experience Platform
Sportfive, Riot Games and Freaks 4U Gaming team up for new esports series | SportBusiness
IOC Executive Board proposes Olympic Agenda 2020+5 as the strategic roadmap to 2025 - Olympic News
Marketing & Social
UFC Teams With TikTok for Live Weekly Shows - Variety
LaLiga Exhibition will bring new interactions & Club experiences to fans around the world! - Arunava about Football
4 million extra bobbleheads? 2020's lost MLB giveaways could be a jackpot for fans
Partnerships
Workday steps in as title sponsor for World Golf Championships event - SportsPro Media
Shell and Ferrari renew Innovation Partnership | www.sportindustry.biz
Deals
PFL eyes international expansion after US$65m funding round - SportsPro Media
Varo Bank raises another $63M, led by NBA star Russell Westbrook – TechCrunch
Kevin Durant, James Harden, Aaron Rodgers Among Investors In Therabody, Maker Of Theragun Massage Device
Adidas plans to sell struggling Reebok brand | Reuters
Women In Sport
Patience and Perseverance: How Hilary Knight Is Building a Future for Women’s Hockey
Hardware & Wearables
PlayerMaker CEO: ‘We Have Turned the Shoe Into Technological Infrastructure’
Long Reads
Trust Me, Sports Without Fans Is Not Sports - The New York Times
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