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NBA TV breaks new ground as Turner Sports and NBA take it direct-to consumer
NBA TV breaks new ground as Turner Sports and NBA take it direct-to consumer

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EA to double down on live services as Apex Legends tops 70millon players
EA to double down on live services as Apex Legends tops 70millon players

ELECTRONIC ARTS are to 'double down' on their live services after proclaiming 'strong Q2 results'. The games company announced its results for the period up to September 30 this week. It was revealed Apex Legends has now reached 70 million total lifetime players, having topped the 50 million mark in March. FIFA Ultimate Team un ...

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Watford's venture into cryptocurrency is more than just a sleeve note
Watford's venture into cryptocurrency is more than just a sleeve note

WATFORD have been sporting the Bitcoin logo on the sleeves of the shirts this season as part of an educational drive led by main shirt sponsor Sportsbet.io. Sports betting brand Sportsbet.io announced a pioneering three-year partnership with Watford in June which has seen it become the first company involved with blockchain and ...

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The Ocean Race has been officially sanctioned by World Sailing
The Ocean Race has been officially sanctioned by World Sailing

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Tweet causes a China crisis for the NBA
Tweet causes a China crisis for the NBA

The NBA's ties with China are in meltdown over a tweet posted by Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey in support of �the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. It has been reported that all of the league�s official partners in China have suspended their ties as part of a nationwide backlash to the Twitter post. Those bus ...

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Rugby World Cup big in Japan thanks to partnership with TikTok
Rugby World Cup big in Japan thanks to partnership with TikTok

The Rugby World Cup has taken social media by storm claiming more than 40million impressions on TikTok even before the group stages are complete. In an interview with SportsPro, World Rugby�s chief marketing officer Marissa Pace offered an insight into the digital strategy for the tournament in Japan. ...

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F1's Gregg Morris openly admits the concept of a fans forum is nothing new, but in the supposedly innovative world of Formula 1 it has been groundbreaking.
F1's Gregg Morris openly admits the concept of a fans forum is nothing new, but in the supposedly innovative world of Formula 1 it has been groundbreaking.

<p><a href="https://digital-transformation-sports.com/gregory%2Dmorris%7E436">GREG MORRIS</a>&nbsp;openly admits the concept of a fans forum is nothing new, but in the supposedly innovative world of Formula 1 it has been groundbreaking.</p> <p>Liberty Media bought the motor racing series for more than $4billion from the private ...

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Varcis Capital opens the door to investment sports technology in Asia
Varcis Capital opens the door to investment sports technology in Asia

Asia's first sports technology investment and advisory house has been launched in Hong Kong. Varcis Capital has been founded to plug into the world's fastest growth market for sports, media, entertainment, fitness and health. The core belief is Asia's 4.7billion people will have a big role to play in the future intersection bet ...

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Barcelona the first name on Fabebook's Fan Subscription team-sheet
Barcelona the first name on Fabebook's Fan Subscription team-sheet

Barcelona are to be the first sports organisation to join Facebook's new Fan Subscription service. The subscription service operates on a monthly payment basis and offers exclusive club content which can be shared on Facebook walls and access to exclusive Facebook groups for Barcelona fans. ...

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NBL hits big three pointer with Facebook Watch streaming partnership
NBL hits big three pointer with Facebook Watch streaming partnership

The National Basketball League has joined forces with Facebook Watch to live stream games in the US, Australia and New Zealand for the upcoming 2019-20 season. It is a move made to take full advantage of the arrival into the league of 18-year-old hot prospects LaMelo Ball and RJ Hampton, who are both expected to be leading pick ...

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Dazn’s Sports Streaming Platform Goes Live In Brazil
Dazn’s Sports Streaming Platform Goes Live In Brazil

DAZN has launched its live and on-demand streaming service in Brazil, extending its reach to nine markets across four continents.The service will give sports fans in Brazil access to premium domestic and international football competitions including; CONMEBOL Sudamericana, Campeonato Brasileiro ...

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How Virtual Reality Is Changing Sports Training
How Virtual Reality Is Changing Sports Training

The 2nd annual Immersive Technology in Sports & Entertainment Summit is to be held in the Bay Area in November. And the sequel to last years successful summit could not have come at a better time as 2018 has been a breakthrough year for immersive technology in sports. Virtual reality (VR), in particular, is trudging ever so clos ...

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Growing attendance model (GAM)
Growing attendance model (GAM)

<p><strong><span style="font-size: 16px;">Growing attendance model (GAM)&nbsp;</span></strong></p><p>The purpose of this model is to provide football federations, leagues and clubs with a framework on how they can grow attendance on game days. There is a general acceptance that achieving success on the pitch will have a positive ...

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Interview with Sohrob Farudi, CEO & Co-founder at the Fan Controlled Football League
Interview with Sohrob Farudi, CEO & Co-founder at the Fan Controlled Football League

Ahead of the 2nd Annual Immersive Technology in Sports & Entertainment in San Francisco next month (November 13-14) we spoke to Sohrob Farudi, CEO & Co-founder at the Fan Controlled Football League to hear his thoughts on the size of the immersive market in sport, how traditional and eSports are becoming ever closer, new techno ...

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MLS technical director of youth development Fred Lipka on the rise of Alphonso Davies and Miguel Almiron and the next level of the league's evolution
MLS technical director of youth development Fred Lipka on the rise of Alphonso Davies and Miguel Almiron and the next level of the league's evolution

In the final part of our interview with MLS technical director of youth development Fred Lipka, he talks about the rise of Alphonso Davies and Miguel Almiron and the next level of the league's evolution. Fred Lipka hopes Alphonso Davies and not Christian Pulisic will be the example young North American footballers follow. ...

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The key to producing adaptable footballers is to first make coaches adaptable
The key to producing adaptable footballers is to first make coaches adaptable

In part two (of three) of our interview with MLS Technical Director of Youth Development Fred Lipka, he speaks about adaptable coaches and the challenges of working in a country where football is not the dominant sport.  Fred Lipka has a very clear vision of the attributes the top footballers of the future should possess. Top of ...

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The Evolution of Talent Identification in Football
The Evolution of Talent Identification in Football

The last ten years has seen significant advancements in technology that have enabled scientific operation to impact not only on match results, but on recruiting new talent. Advanced analytics are now being employed to identify rising stars and reveal previously untapped potential in undervalued players. ...

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