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 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 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 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.
Jun 22, 2020 21:06
MUMBAI: At present, most of the match-fixing cases which are being investigated by the International Cricket Council have originated from India, Steve Richardson, coordinator of investigations at ICC's Anti-Corruption Unite (ACU), has revealed.  As per reports, fixers are now targeting state leagues as well as lesser-known competitions rather than the major events like the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Jun 22, 2020 20:06
TOKYO: Japan based global advertising giant Dentsu Group Inc Monday announed a strategic partnership with the newly established Global Esports Federation, "to promote the global development of the growing esports business".
Jun 19, 2020 19:06
MUMBAI: The Rummy Federation (TRF), the self-regulatory body for the online rummy industry in the country, has officially changed its corporate name to The Online Rummy Federation (TORF) and unveiled its new brand identity. 
Jun 17, 2020 21:06
MUMBAI: Indian live game streaming app Pocket Aces has entered a long-term strategic partnership with global esports organisation Fnatic. Fnatic is one of the world’s pre-eminent esports organisations and has a decade-long legacy in a variety of games like League of Legends, Counter-Strike, Dota 2 and more. The company is now pioneering the PUBG Mobile esports space with their squad based out of India.