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How to Choose a Display for the Best Esports Viewing Experience

The esports industry has been around for a while, but within the past few years it has started to gain momentum and interest from big-time investors, collegiate athletic departments and fans. As the industry grows there is an escalated need for venues to host events. Esports stadiums and arenas are being built or converted from […]

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Tokyo 2020 Unveils 5G Spectator Viewing Experiences

The Tokyo Organizing Committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games is partnering with Intel to showcase 5G technology with enhanced sports viewing experiences at three separate competition venues during the Games, which start on July 23 with the Opening Ceremony. The new viewing experiences will allow spectators to enjoy events with ultra-high resolution […]

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Vegas Golden Knights Launch Series of NFTs

The Vegas Golden Knights have launched their first series of collectible NFTs (nonfungible tokens) with eight up for auction that will have premium physical redeemables tied to them as well. There are eight NFTs in the inaugural batch with seven featured on Crypto.com/NFT in an auction-based format for a limited time of only 48 hours, […]

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World Triathlon Partners With OnePlan to Streamline Event Planning

World Triathlon has teamed up with the event planning platform OnePlan, designing a tool to help local organizing committees and simplify the staging of the world’s biggest triathlon races as part of its mission to reduce event costs and open triathlon-hosting opportunities to more cities and countries around the world. The planning tool can be […]

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Hockey Dives Into NFT Collectibles Partnerships

The New Jersey Devils and Fanaply have announced a digital collectibles partnership, allowing Fanaply to host, mint, sell and distribute Devils’ licensed NFTs that include moments throughout the franchise’s history. The partnership’s first collection will include an “NJD EST 1982” NFT coin, which will be available as a 1/1 collectible and sold in auction-style format. […]

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The New National Stadium, a venue designed for the opening and closing ceremonies for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, is seen prominently in the Tokyo cityscape seen from an observation tower. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

NBC, Twitch Partnering on Olympic Content

NBC Olympics and Twitch are partnering to produce and deliver live content that will live on a new NBC Olympics Twitch channel leading into and throughout the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo in 2021. The effort will consist of unique programming tailored to the Twitch community including highlight studio shows, game-ified pre-Olympic activations, Olympic athlete interviews […]

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NASCAR Turns to AI to Answer Fan Questions

Satisfi Labs will partner with NASCAR and its racetracks to provide an AI-powered “Answer Engine” to engage with fans throughout the season. Under terms of the deal, Satisfi Labs will provide racing and venue information to all NASCAR-owned tracks including Darlington, Daytona, Homestead, Martinsville, Phoenix, Richmond and Talladega. Through the effort, fans will be able […]

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Clear2Play offers organizers a way to track COVID-19 symptoms among participants and store any waivers that need to be signed.

Clear2Play Offers Way to Track COVID-19 Compliance

Bill Kerig seems to have a knack for easing the pain points of sports organizations. In 2012, he founded RallyMe, a crowdsourcing company that aimed to help youth and amateur sports organizations as well as national governing bodies address one of their biggest needs — fundraising. Now through his new company, Clear2Play, he is addressing […]

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Sparta Science Focusing on Injury Prevention Through Technology

Injuries have been a prevelant topic for any sports league during the coronavirus pandemic. Between shortened offseasons in the NBA and teams at all levels having to start and stop because of contact tracing issues, many teams have seen a spate of muscle injuries and assorted other issues that come with not having a regular […]

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Poised for Pandemic, SloCoach Makes Move in United States

On the surface, it would appear that SloCoach would be one of those companies that must have formed as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. An online coaching tool where athletes can upload videos of themselves practicing their sports—with professional or Olympic-level athletes or coaches returning a video critique—seems to be tailor-made for the new […]

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