Esports

COLOGNE: The Central European division of Universal Music Group (UMG) have announced a multi-year partnership with ESL Gaming, the world’s biggest eSports company that will be managed out of UMG’s Berlin headquarters.

The aim of the agreement is to exclusively help Universal discover and promote new artists through ESL’s global tournaments and channels. In an industry first, UMG will partner with ESL to create the ultimate destination for gaming and music fans alike to experience the official soundtrack of the world’s esports leagues and tournaments. 

Jul 14, 2020 19:07
MUMBAI: The Esports Federation of India (ESFI) has appointed sports communication firm Artsmith.in to extend its awareness in India. After having tasted great success working with world's top sports bodies and leagues since its inception in 2011, Artsmith added yet another feather to its hat following an official announcement of the partnership on Monday.
Jul 13, 2020 17:07
MUMBAI: The Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports (FIFS), India’s first & only self-regulatory industry body for Fantasy Sports (FS), Monday unveiled the findings of a report  titled ‘Business of Fantasy Sports’ in collaboration with KPMG, at its flagship event FIFS Game Plan 2020.
Jul 10, 2020 22:07
MUMBAI: New-age digital entertainment and technology company JetSynthesys has raised Rs 3 billion from existing stakeholders Infosys’ co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan, Adar Poonawalla's family office and Navani family-owned Jetline Group, among others.  Thermax family office, Triveni Group and DSP Group have also invested in this round.
Jul 10, 2020 20:07
MUMBAI: India's leading fantasy sports platform Dream11, which is also a major sponsor of the Indian Premier League (IPL), has come under scrutiny after the BCCI’s anti-corruption unit (ACU) provided inputs to Punjab police questioning the role of the platform's sister firm FanCode, a streaming website that live broadcast the Uva T20 League shown as being held in Sri Lanka but actually played at a local club ground in Sawar
Jul 10, 2020 17:07
ZURICH: FIFA and EA SPORTS Friday announced that the FIFA eChallenger Series would be extended this weekend to host a day of special inter-nation matches between China PR and Korea Republic.
Jul 07, 2020 17:07
MUMBAI: Leading Indian sports technology company Dream Sports, with brands such as Dream11, FanCode, DreamX and DreamSetGo in its portfolio, has been ranked 7th in India’s Great Mid-size Workplaces 2020 by the Great Place to Work Institute, making it the only sports tech company to be featured in the list.
Jul 02, 2020 20:07
MUMBAI: Facebook has brought on board Paras Sharma, Francis Jose and Manohar Hotchandani beef up its growing partnership team in India.  With an overall aim for driving better value for business partners, these new additions with extensive experience in technology, telecom, media and entertainment, will help lead strategic partnerships and initiatives to support Facebook’s continued growth in India. 
Jun 26, 2020 19:06
MUMBAI: The second edition of Spartan Poker’s online poker tournament, India Online Poker Championship (IOPC), is all set to run from 9 July to 26 July at the official site Indiapokerchampionship. The second edition of IOPC boasts an increased prize to Rs 250 million. IOPC 2020 will feature 113 tournaments with buy-ins starting from Rs 550 to Rs 105,000.
Jun 25, 2020 17:06
MADRID: Electronic Arts and LaLiga Wednesday announced a long-term partnership that will continue to offer unrivaled authenticity to EA SPORTS FIFA players for the next 10 years. 
Jun 23, 2020 17:06
ZURICH: FIFA and EA SPORTS announced Monday a FIFA organized esports activation for Asia, bringing together football stars, influencers, and professional esports players that will go head-to-head in a special remote EA SPORTS FIFA Online 4 competition series to take place later this month.