Month: July 2018


Amazon to broadcast Premier League matches from 2019

Amazon and Premier League

Amazon will show English Premier League soccer matches for the first time from the 2019-20 season after the American tech giant bought the broadcasting rights for 20 matches per season recently, according to several international media reports. Sky Sports and BT Sport will continue to broadcast...
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Daktronics and VITEC offer joint solutions to venues

Daktronics and Vitec

Daktronics – a top designer and manufacturer of electronic scoreboards, digital billboards, programable display and control systems – and VITEC – a leading end-to-end video streaming solutions provider – last month announced a strategic partnership to offer a unique and powerful integrated...
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BAM bags contract for Heidelberg sports centre

BAM Heidelberg

BSG Bau- und Servicegesellschaft mbH has awarded the contract to build a sports centre in Heidelberg to BAM Sports, a subsidiary of BAM Deutschland (venue construction). The contract value is over €22 million, BAM announced on its official website. The sports complex will accommodate 5,000...
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Air Canada Centre is now Scotiabank Arena

Air Canada Centre now Scotiabank Arena

Toronto’s Air Canada Centre was renamed Scotiabank Arena as the country was celebrating Canada Day on July 1. The $800-million deal finalized last August gives Scotiabank the naming rights to the multi-purpose indoor sporting arena for 20 years. The bank has been working closely with the...
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Louisville City FC breaks ground on $65mn stadium

Louisville City FC_- new stadium

Louisville City FC and Louisville Metro officials hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking for the club’s soccer stadium district at the Butchertown neighborhood site, Louisville Courier Journal reported, calling the event “a symbolic declaration of commitment to the project even as club owners...
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Real Sociedad’s Anoeta to be smart stadium

Real Sociedad - smart stadium

LaLiga football club Real Sociedad in partnership with Microsoft will develop their club’s Anoeta Stadium in San Sebastian, into a smart stadium, according a report Microsoft’s official website. The San Sebastian-based Spanish club in collaboration with Microsoft Sports and Global Sports...
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Rugby World Cup Sevens engaged fans like never before

Rugby Sevens World Cup - World Rugby

The recently concluded Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 in San Francisco, which saw New Zealand lifting the cup as champions, set new standards in sevens fan-engagement in a testimony to the exciting innovations program launched by World Rugby. Reflecting a sport that has attracted a fan-base of 33...
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