Technology

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. 

May 07, 2021 17:05
LONDON: Genius Sports Limited, the official data, technology and commercial partner that powers the ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media, announced Thursday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Second Spectrum, a leading provider of cutting-edge data tracking and visualization solutions, at an aggregate value of $200 million.
May 06, 2021 17:05
LONDON: The FIA and Discovery have agreed a long-term partnership for the promotion of the FIA Electric GT Championship launching in 2023. Discovery, the global media group, was appointed by the FIA with its subsidiary, Eurosport Events, winning a competitive tender process to become the worldwide promoter of the FIA Electric GT Championship.
May 05, 2021 15:05
CHICAGO: Stats Perform, the sports tech leader in data and AI, announced Tuesday the launch of PressBox – an AI-powered online platform that delivers data-driven insights, video clip discovery and data research.
May 05, 2021 14:05
DUBAI: The International Cricket Council has invited tenders for providing data collection services and exploiting certain data-related rights at ICC events between 2021 – 2023.
May 05, 2021 08:05
LONDON: Williams Racing has appointed James Bower as commercial director while Tim Hunt moves to become chief marketing officer.
May 05, 2021 08:05
KOCHI: Kerala Blasters FC is partnering with DataPOWA as their real-time sports media valuation engine.
May 04, 2021 00:05
NEW YORK: Global market research company YouGov and gaming business media outlet Business of Esports have announced a new partnership, making YouGov the Business of Esports' exclusive research and data analytics partner. With the partnership, YouGov will become an official sponsor of the weekly Business of Esports livestream and provide proprietary esports and gaming industry insights to be included in the show.
Apr 28, 2021 23:04
NEW YORK: ESL Gaming, the world’s largest esports company, has announced the renewal of its long-standing partnership with Intel in what is the biggest brand partnership deal in esports history to date. 
Apr 28, 2021 19:04
MADRID: MotoGP commercial rights holder Dorna Sports has announced Michelin, tyre supplier for the world’s fastest motorcycle racing championship, as title sponsor for the 2021 Finnish GP.  The event, set to take place from the 9th to the 11th of July, will be the first motorcycle Grand Prix to be held at the new KymiRing and will be named the Michelin Grand Prix of Finland.
Apr 16, 2021 17:04
MADRID: MotoGP commercial rights holder Dorna Sports has announced an agreement with EM Motorsport to supply the FIM MotoGP World Championship with 22 digital, high-tech flag panels for use at each Grand Prix event.