Although most of CONCACAF’s confederations currently lie dormant, the decision makers have been hard at work and with Qatar 2022 quickly coming into focus, there is perhaps good news for some of their lesser nations. News that comes in the redesign of the qualification process and in doing so, it means the level of protectionism…Details
As the UK Government unfolds its roadmap for post-pandemic life, the continuation of sporting activity is at the forefront and although several competitions have restarted, they do so without the roar of the crowd to spur them on. None more so than in the Premier League and although ‘Project Restart’ was an unqualified success, the…Details
It’s a heart breaking and devastating fact that 14 babies die during pregnancy, childbirth or shortly after every day. That’s one baby nearly every two hours. Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity supports anyone who has been affected by the death of a baby. During this time and the days, months and years that…Details
Lewis Wiltshire, former Twitter head of sport and BBC Sport editor, has been appointed as the new CEO of Mailman EMEA and Seven League, Europe’s leading digital sports agency & consultancy and part of the global Mailman Group. Richard Ayers, founder and current CEO of Seven League, will remain with the organisation as Chairman.
Football’s return has been given a financial boost through the Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football Foundation. Following £7m of investment through the Pitch Preparation Fund, which is helping clubs get their playing surfaces match-fit, the Foundation today announced it is awarding 3,383 grants worth £1,691,500 to organisations across the country through the Club…Details
Although football is a sport steeped in the use of technology, it is fair to say that the relationship is symbiotic and with each digital evolution that is unveiled, the beautiful game tends to benefit because of it. However, the use of technology is also now eyeing up football for more nefarious reasons and with…Details
As the European football season finally comes to something akin to a close, there is cause for collective celebration. Not because of personal or team accolades that have been awarded, but because of the tireless efforts of the past few months. In what was undoubtedly the game’s biggest ever hurdle, the unknown of the unknown…Details
Here’s what’s been making the headlines this week: The NHL unites hockey community with digital fan event, UFC’s Dana White excited for Performance Institute results, MLB & Tencent celebrate Opening Day, EPL football returns to CCTV5, PP Sports welcomes back CSL, Jay Chou’s Kuaishou livestream nets US$2.6M, MORE Sports launches Trae Young, and Digitas agrees…Details
FC Barcelona and Canon Medical have announced a renewal of their partnership agreement, through which the Japanese medical device company will continue to be one of the club’s Global Partners for the next five seasons to 30 June 2025.
With leagues halted or folded early, the amount of football on show has been slightly diminished and although restarts across Europe have acted as some form of recalibration, this season cannot be considered anything in the way of normal. For example, continental club competition has been halted until August, the European Championships pushed back until…Details