Over the past few years, the Amazon Prime service has dipped its toe into the football rights environment and although the platform has been more the preserve of their fantastic “All Or Nothing” documentary series, there has also been a smattering of live action.
Shanghai cements title as global esports capital, Chinese Baseball Academy opens in Tianjin, Nike China cuts 400 jobs, Manchester United launches on Douyin, FIBA announces deal with Henan Zhongwo, Bilibili Gaming establishes HQ in Hangzhou, China stalls Ant Group’s IPO, MLB’s first celebrity livestream hits 68M impressions. In this week’s From The Top, we spoke…Details
With the United Soccer League (USL) play-offs completed for 2020, it is fair to say that anticipation levels were building nicely for the showpiece event between the Tampa Bay Rowdies and Phoenix Rising FC. An event that would see the winner crowned as this year’s USL champions and cap off what has been an entertaining…Details
If you were to look back at the sporting headlines for Tuesday November 3rd, Diogo Jota’s hat-trick for Liverpool in the Champions League will have garnered the most column inches, while the scores in that evening’s EFL League One fixtures will have been forgotten by the next morning. That is unless you are a supporter…Details
As England enters another period of lockdown, the question regarding sporting activity is once again thrust into the spotlight and although the elite levels of football have survived a second hiatus, the same good fortune has not been afforded to those lower down the chain. While although those clubs who operate within the auspices of…Details
İstanbul Başakşehir FK, Turkey’s defending Champion have started an important social responsibility project through their 2020-21 alternative kits. The green designed 3rd kit will point out the importance of foresting against climate change and aims to raise awareness in this direction.
Like so many competitions around the world, America’s National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) has had to deal with scheduling upheaval in 2020 and although navigating their Challenge Cup through to completion was difficult, there is certainly reason to be cheerful at the end of it.
To say the last three months have been tumultuous at Barcelona would be a massive understatement and even though it is three months since their embarrassing exit from last season’s Champions League quarterfinals, the effects are still being felt today. Effects that nearly saw their greatest ever player leave in the summer and with Lionel…Details
With an inability to enter English football stadia and plenty of competitive action scheduled across the next six months, the opportunity to screen more matches than ever before is one that is currently presenting itself. However, that opportunity also has a cost and with the Premier League already handing over the live broadcast rights in…Details
Borussia Dortmund are well-recognised as a powerhouse in German and European football. From the atmosphere of the famous Yellow Wall of passionate Dortmund fans, to the silky football the team plays on the pitch, the club, its fanbase and their personality are highly regarded throughout the world of football. In the wake of COVID-19, having…Details