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MUMBAI: The fallout from global industry data major Nielsen's announcement earlier this week of plans to “exit several smaller, underperforming markets and non-core businesses” has had an immediate negative impact in the Asia Pacific region with the closure of the India and Singapore offices of Nielsen Sports.

In a related development, the South Africa office of Nielsen Sports has also got the chop.

While the India business will now be handled out of Dubai, the Singapore business will be managed from Japan.        

Jul 07, 2020 16:07
SINGAPORE: Leading Asian MMA promotion ONE Championship Tuesday announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft that will harness the tech giant’s cloud to transform the digital fan experience and enhance collaboration for its employees.
Jul 07, 2020 16:07
JOHANNESBURG: Cricket South Africa (CSA) has appointed Stats Perform, the SportsTech leader in data and AI technology, as their exclusive Official Data Partner for international and domestic competitions.
Jul 01, 2020 18:07
LAUSANNE: As part of its mission to empower and support athletes around the world, the IOC, in partnership with Intel, is to extend life-coaching, mentoring, and learning and development services to athletes through the Athlete365 community.
Jun 26, 2020 19:06
LONDON: Global technology company IBM and the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), home to the Wimbledon Grand Slam Championship, recently put pen to paper on a new long term contract, extending a 30-year partnership. However looking to the future, IBM and the AELTC have agreed a new model for the next phase of their partnership.
Jun 25, 2020 16:06
LONDON: Formula 1 is poised to unveil a raft of new graphics for the revised 2020 season, developed alongside Amazon Web Services, with the first set to make its appearance at the Austrian Grand Prix on July 3-5.
Jun 24, 2020 16:06
LONDON: Stats Perform, the SportsTech leader in data and AI technology, and provider of opta data, Tuesday announced it has been awarded exclusive official rights by Football DataCo to collect and distribute detailed event data for the major English and Scottish football leagues, including the English Premier League, to the world’s media, fantasy, broadcast and professional teams.
Jun 22, 2020 20:06
DUBAI: The International Cricket Council Monday revealed record viewing figures for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020, which has become one of the most watched women’s sporting events in history as the sport continues to set new benchmarks on and off the field.
Jun 22, 2020 19:06
LONDON: Reigning Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has announced the launch of The Hamilton Commission, a new research partnership aimed at making motorsport “as diverse as the complex and multicultural world we live in”. The announcement comes amid global protests around the world in support of Black Lives Matter, a campaign which Hamilton – the first black superstar in F1 history - has vocally supported.
Jun 19, 2020 20:06
MUMBAI: Disney+ Hostar has finally filled the vacancy left by the departure of erstwhile chief executive Ajit Mohan when he joined Facebook as its India head in January 2019.  Sunil Rayan has been appointed as the new president and head Disney+ Hostar. Rayan joins Disney+ Hostar from Google where he was for over seven years in various capacities. 
Jun 18, 2020 20:06
MADRID: LaLiga Santander increased its international viewing figures by more than 48% on the first matchday (Matchday 28) following the restart of the league on June 11 compared to the average for the first 27 matchdays prior to the forced suspension of the Spanish league due to the COVID-19 pandemic.