Samba Digital is delighted to announce the launch of Sports Translate, an online translation platform that supports properties within the sports industry in their strategy to expand internationally.
Leeds United Football Club and the San Francisco 49ers – led by Chairman Andrea Radrizzani and CEO Jed York, respectively – are pleased to announce a new investment by an entity affiliated with the 49ers, bringing the total minority ownership stake in Leeds United managed by 49ers Enterprises to 37%. This new investment also sees Paraag Marathe, 49ers Enterprises President and current LUFC Board Member, become the Vice Chairman of Leeds United.
The SPIA conference and awards platform recognised the solution proposed by LaLiga and MEDIAPRO for broadcasting matches without fans by creating a virtual tribune and sound.
FIFA has launched the FIFA Professional Football Landscape, the first-ever digital database comprising key facts and figures on players, clubs, transfers and top-tier competitions across all 211 member associations.
How do you go from barman to Bundesliga coach in just nine years? Just ask new Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel, who spent the best part of a decade honing his craft on the touchline with Mainz and Borussia Dortmund and saw his PSG side edged out by Bayern Munich in the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League final.
Making headlines this week: Man City launches Alipay partnership, PP Sports countersues the English Premier League, FIBA fines the Chinese Basketball Association, Tencent Cloud agrees to virtual World Rowing deal, LD Sports partners with Inter Milan, Seven League predicts the digital trends in sports for 2021, and a big week for China Power.
LaLigaCasters has created a new Audio Channel to enjoy our football in a different way. The best influencers, youtubers or streamers on the national scene, will cast (narrate) a match per day during the next 19 days of LaLiga Santander. LaLigaCasters will start this Sunday, January 24 at Movistar LaLiga with Atlético de Madrid-Valencia CF (matchday 20) and will run until the end of the 2020/21 season.
In sweeping sporting changes heading into Year Two, Inter Miami CF have named Phil Neville head coach and Chris Henderson chief soccer officer and sporting director, the club announced Monday.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, FIFA launched a relief plan which has made up to USD 1.5 billion available to assist the global football community. In a strategic move, the Mexican Football Association (FMF) has decided to use most of FIFA’s grants to support women’s football, and in particular to help run the women’s football league – the Liga MX Femenil – and to support the women’s national teams, including through the implementation of safety protocols and COVID-19 tests.
Lars-Christer Olsson, President of the European Leagues, has issued a statement on the internal discussion that has surrounded the prospect of a closed European Super League, that has already been opposed by football confederations from around the world.
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