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Listed in the official World Surf League (WSF) calendar, this competition sees twelve of the best professional surfers duke it out by night under the light of gigantic Airstar balloons. Equipped with LED-lined surfboards (lumiboard), the riders compete for this coveted League trophy and put on a real show with daring tricks.
DFL broadcast services subsidiary Sportcast has entered into a joint-venture with global sport media services company Deltatre to establish a new company named Sportec Solutions GmbH, based in Cologne. The new company will be in charge of all official match data gathering, storage and distribution for Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 matches. Innovative R&D in the football data field will also be driven forward with this joint venture.
In a wild and windy season finale, pilot Matthias Dolderer was crowned Germany’s first Red Bull Air Race World Champion in Las Vegas on Sunday. Australia’s Matt Hall, the only pilot able to challenge Dolderer’s dominance in the final stages of the season, shared the champagne from the second step of the podium. Third place was confirmed for Austria’s Hannes Arch, the former championship winner whose dynamic season was cut short when he perished in a private helicopter accident in early September.
For the 2016 milestone sporting event, Airstar do Brasil deployed a total of 34 Flex lighting balloons – 12 Flex 4K and 22 Flex 1K – in the legendary Copacabana area. The lighting solutions were installed around the field of play at the Beach Volley Arena (BVA) and the Triathlon Stadium (FTC).
The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Coordination Commission concluded its first visit Wednesday with praise for the future host's adherence to the vision presented during the candidature phase.
LiveU’s is pleased to announce that Swedish communications company Spocks Family, which specialises in storytelling for video production, turned to LiveU to bring the complete 2016 ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Championship live in high quality to online viewers. The LiveU technology and support was provided by Mediability (formerly AVIT Systems).
With an annual turnover in excess of 90 billion dollars and competitions all over the globe, video gaming has become the latest professional sport. National leagues and world championships continue attracting followers en masse. The league of reference in Spain (Liga de Videojuegos Profesional) with more than 250,000 registered players joins forces with the European leader in the audiovisual sector, the MEDIAPRO Group, to professionalize, expand and promote competition, thereby consolidating its leadership in Spain in the eSports sector and its position as an international benchmark. MEDIAPRO has acquired a majority stake in the capital of Fandroid, the driving force behind LVP. Operators such as ESPN, SKY Sports, FOX Sports, BBC, Yahoo and Turner all bid for live broadcasts of eSports competitions for their platforms and have made significant headway in attracting younger audiences, promoting leagues and launching themed channels.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC)s Coordination Commission for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 wrapped up its seventh visit well pleased with the progress of venue construction.
The Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) is the world’s premier equestrian event series, bringing together the top 30 ranked show jumpers, including Olympic and World Champions, to compete in prestigious locations. Millions of spectators enjoy the thrilling action from the Tour’s 15 stops via the LGCT website, national sports broadcasters or at the venues themselves.
Matthias Dolderer of Germany became a new Indy hero on Sunday, winning the first Red Bull Air Race ever hosted at the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway – and clinching the 2016 World Championship with the season finale still to come. Nigel Lamb of Great Britain flew to second in Indy, with Pete McLeod of Canada in third.
September 29, 2016 was a day to remember for the pilots of the Red Bull Air Race as they got their first opportunity to capture images of the USA’s Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the mythic motorsport track where they will be racing this weekend for the very first time.
Earlier this year, HBS teamed up with Hawk-Eye Innovations and EHF Marketing GmbH, the marketing arm of the European Handball Federation (EHF), to test innovative production methods for indoor team sports broadcasting.
The most highly anticipated stop of the 2016 Red Bull Air Race calendar happens on 1-2 October, when the official world championship comes to the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the first time. The jam-packed weekend of racing action will be a landmark event for the legions of sports fans in America’s Midwest, for the field of top pilots looking to join Indy’s legendary winners and, especially, for the two men locked in a battle for the overall crown with only two races to go.
The leading international sports marketing company Infront Sports & Media has secured a number of comprehensive media rights agreements with Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR for flagship FIS events. The long-term agreements include the FIS World Cup events for the upcoming 2016/17 season through till 2020/21 as well as the FIS World Championship events taking place in 2017, 2019 and 2021.
A record-breaking audience of 156,990 witnessed the “Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol” live, played between University of Tennessee and Virginia Tech on Saturday, 11, at Bristol Motor Speedway, Tennessee. wTVision helped make history, managing the graphics and providing real-time data parsing for the American football game with the highest attendance ever.