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Georgia's Six Nations hopes crushed as tournament's chief executive says 'there is no vacancy'

• <b>EXCLUSIVE: John Feehan says Georgia don't have a chance of competing</b>• <b><br>The Six Nations chief executive rules out growing calls for reform</b>• <b><br>Sir Clive</b> …

WWE Quadruples Sponsorship Revenue Thanks To Unique Value Proposition

To say WWE is unique amongst its peers in both sports and entertainment is an understatement, especially when it comes to the opportunities it presents for its partners. From the WWE Network, its wholly-owned over-the-top network, to <i>Monday Night Raw</i>, <i>SmackDown Live</i> and its pay-per-view events, the …

Advertising

Where is Twitter Streaming Making An Impact In Sports? How About Lacrosse?

There was huge buzz around Twitter’s mega partnerships with leagues like the NFL and how the live streaming of games on the platform will be …

Lacrosse

Budapest Olympics firm suspends operations amid bid turmoil

Budapest (AFP) - The firm in charge of Budapest's troubled bid to host the Olympic Games in 2024 said Saturday it is suspending operations as long as …

Europe

Telstra learns from Optus EPL mistakes with NRL and AFL as streaming content battle heats up

Telstra chief executive Andy Penn has pledged to avoid Optus' controversial English Premier League football strategy of forcing fans to become …

AmpThink’s Wi-Fi data reveals interesting attendance trends for collegiate customer

AmpThink infographic about how Wi-Fi data can help teams discover attendance information (click on photo for link to infographic page)<p>If there’s a …

Trends

Tottenham Hotspur's stadium naming rights package might not delight fans, but it will entice brands

Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is not known as one of football's great romantics, instead enjoying a reputation as the game’s toughest negotiator.<p>This …

Soccer

How crawfish and beer saved the NBA in New Orleans

“Coming to the games reminds me that we can be normal again,” she said.<p>If the Hornets couldn’t sell basketball they could at least sell why they …

NBA

How's enterprise technology evolving sports over the world

Watching a live game is the most exciting thing to do. Be it a game of soccer or cricket or tennis, watching it live while sitting in the stadium …

Big Data

Kaval out to improve Coliseum fan experience

A's president discusses ongoing search for new stadium location<p>MESA, Ariz. -- The Coliseum food scene is getting a makeover under the watch of new …

Oakland

The Connected Stadium: If You Build It, Fans Will Come

Think about the last live sporting event you attended. Did you have great seats? Did you head in the wrong direction when you got to the concourse on …

Networking

#eSports enters the mainstream. What now? eSports Model to consider!

<b>#eSports enters the mainstream. What now?</b><p>eSports is a hot topic in the sports industry at present and when you consider the rate of growth it is easy …

eSports

How the NBA's best team taps Silicon Valley tech for an extra edge

At next Sunday's NBA All-Star game in New Orleans, the first-place Golden State Warriors will make up a quarter of the Western Conference's roster, …

Silicon Valley

The Year in Sports Media Report: 2016

The Growing Realm of eSports<p>The Year in Sports Media report also looks ahead at some of the commercial trends shaping the future, such as the …

Sports Media

Tackling Tech: A Sports Fan's Guide to Unlimited Data Plans

Unlimited wireless data plans provide fans many opportunities to boost mobile video consumption - and numerous challenges when it comes to finding …

Net Neutrality

NFL Regular-Season TV Audience Trend (Graphic)

NFL

Is China on a collision course with world football's governing body?

fstockfoto/ShutterstockTrent Sainsbury may not realise it, but he recently became the epicentre of a seismic shift in global football governance. The …

China

Truth in engineering: how Germany beat Brazil and won a fanbase in China

Big in Beijing Marcus Brandt/EPA Big in Beijing. Marcus Brandt/EPAIt is entirely predictable that the famous Audi advertisement and its tagline, …

Soccer

United confirms MUTV app launch

English Premier League football club Manchester United has launched a subscription-based application that will allow its in-house television channel, …

English Premier League

Taking Another Kick With Super Bowl Social And Beyond With Jeramie McPeek | Sports Marketing & PR Roundup

Event like Super Bowl give you a chance to catch up with old friends and colleagues, one of which was NBA social pioneer Jeramie McPeek, who was …

Social Media Marketing

Wi-Fi Data Holds Big Surprises for College Football Marketers

In every industry, there is a belief system – conventional wisdom that underlies the way people behave and processes are structured. Partially based …

Wi-Fi

For the good of the game: Gideon Haigh on sports governance

<b>Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD): Are there any common traits that the most financially strong sporting bodies and clubs have?</b><p><b>Gideon</b> …

Governance

Why Professional Sports Franchises Are a Hot Investment

Don Cornwell, a partner in the advisory group at PJT Partners, discusses the outlook for sports deals with Bloomberg's Jason Kelly at the Bloomberg …

Sports Industry

Facebook to live-stream football in deal with Univision

The world’s largest social network has struck a deal with broadcaster Univision to livestream matches from Mexico’s top football division Liga MX, …

Facebook

How the A's Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Oakland

Oakland sports fans can be forgiven for having abandonment issues.<p>The NBA’s Golden State Warriors will move in 2019 to a shiny new arena in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood after more than four decades in the East Bay. The NFL’s Oakland Raiders have filed paperwork to relocate to Las …

Oakland

BBC Blogs - About the BBC - An uncertain future for listed events

An uncertain future for listed events<p>Barbara SlaterDirector, BBC Sport<p>Tagged with:<p>Sport<p>Comments<p><i>Barbara Slater, Director of BBC Sport, writes about the importance of the Government and Parliament updating the listed events regime for a digital age.</i><p>It’s been six months since Team GB and Paralympics …

Rio Olympics

How to Reach the Unreachables: A New Kind of Sports Community

After a twenty-five year career that included senior marketing and content roles with the U.S. Olympic Committee, the Walt Disney Company and two …

Game Development

Virtual reality has a growing impact on college football

Deshaun Watson shredded the vaunted Alabama defense when it mattered most–in the fourth quarter of the national title game to give Clemson its’ first …

College Football