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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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ESL, DreamHack Team Up with Twitch

DreamHack and ESL have agreed to a three-year contract with Twitch that will see tournaments organized by the pair streamed to the service exclusively through 2022. Twitch currently holds non-exclusive rights to streaming events at DreamHack and ESL competitions in 2020, but that will be converted to exclusive coverage the following two years. As part […]

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Kentucky, Gen.G. Organizing 64-Team Esports Tournament

The University of Kentucky will put on a 64-person NBA2K tournament that will be broadcast on the school’s Twitch channel and organized by its gaming partner, Gen.G. The tournament is open to gamers who are at least 13 years old, have a PS4 and own the NBA2K20 game. The 64 players will be chosen at […]

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Twitch Named Founding Partner of Allegiant Stadium

The live streaming platform Twitch has been added as a founding partner of Allegiant Stadium, the upcoming home of the NFL’s Raiders in Las Vegas, with promises of a Twitch-branded lounge at the stadium and the potential to host esports competitions in the future. As part of the partnership between Twitch and the Raiders, the […]

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NWHL to Stream Games on Twitch

The National Women’s Hockey League, in a period of upheaval for the women’s professional game, has signed a landmark streaming partnership with Twitch, a three-year deal that pays the NWHL a rights fee on top of being on the popular live streaming platform. Under terms of the deal, Twitch will stream every NWHL regular season […]

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Team USA's exhibition match with Canada in the lead-up to the FIBA World Cup was among the games included in a new streaming deal between USA Basketball and Twitch. Photo: Rick Rycroft/AP Images

USA Basketball Draws Up Play With Twitch

  Twitch is known for its longtime role as an online platform in esports, where players can build a following and fans can watch events from around the world, either in real time or after the fact. But the growing platform hasn’t ventured too far into the Olympic landscape until a recent announcement that it […]

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Los Angeles to Host New Dragon Ball FighterZ Tournament

The Majestic Downtown in Los Angeles will host Red Bull Final Summoning in January 2019, a new esports tournament that will serve as the culmination of the Dragon Ball FighterZ 2018/2019 World Tour. The tournament for the Bandai Namco-developed game will be staged January 26–27 and be livestreamed on Twitch. Twitch also serves as the […]

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