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Held concurrently in Jakarta and Palembang for the first time in their history, the 18th Asian Games ended in September with a closing ceremony in the Indonesia state capital of Jakarta where their opening ceremony had been staged 15 days earlier. The 18th Asian Games Jakarta-Palembang 2018 – widely called the "Olympic Games of Asia" – includes disciplines practiced only in Asia. In addition to the well-known Olympic sports, dragon boating and the Chinese martial art of Wushu were among those contested.
The EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 took place during the first 10 days of August 2018. It is the first issue of these championships. Around 4500 athletes from 52 different countries have participated and competed for one of the 187 gold medals at stake.This first European Championships issue has been held in two different main locations: Glasgow and Berlin, with another two sub-venues: Edinburgh for some swimming contests and Gleneagles for golf competitions.
Finnish broadcast production company Streamteam Nordic has gone live with a new 4K/UHD remote production hub and virtual studio in Helsinki. The facility will handle all matches of the Finnish Ice Hockey League, which will be broadcasted by Finnish/Swedish telecom provider Telia via its IPTV service, set-top boxes and streaming platform, beginning with the 2018/2019 season.
FIFA and Electronic Arts Inc. have announced today the tournament schedule for this season’s EA SPORTS™ FIFA 19 Global Series, mapping out the Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup 2019.
“We are thrilled to unveil Pitt Studios,” said Director of Athletics Heather Lyke. “This has been a terrific collaboration between the athletic department, the university and NEP Group. With the expertise and help from NEP, Pitt is well prepared for the launch of the ACC Network with a state-of-the-art broadcast facility that is among the best in the country.”
Strengthening its position as a leader in the delivery of video assistant referee technology, EVS’ Xeebra system has been selected as the exclusive video assistant referee (VAR) system by Spanish football’s top division, LaLiga Santander. Use of the tool kicked off ahead of the 2018/2019 season, where it already proved to be useful in the Supercopa de España between Sevilla FC and FC Barcelona in Tanger.
Riedel Communications' Bolero wireless intercom and Artist digital matrix intercom system are playing a unique role in BBC Radio's coverage of a global, open-wheel auto racing series. Taking advantage of Bolero's high audio quality, on-location production crew members for USP Content use the beltpack with an external mic to transmit live, on-air audio for the radio broadcasts of races throughout Europe and beyond.
As a new competitive project, e-sports appeared for the first time in the history of the Asian Games. Although it was attributed to the performance of the Asian Games in Jakarta, the Asian Olympic Council has officially announced that the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games e-sports will become an official competition, which would have a far-reaching significance for e-sport’s Olympics bid.
IBC2018, the world’s most influential media, entertainment and technology show, will shine a spotlight on the growing world of eSports and the opportunities and challenges that it presents, looking at everything from media rights and sustainable commercial models to the technologies and services needed to support the rapid growth.
Afyonkarahisar,hosted world motocross championship which is one of the ten most popular branches of the world. The pitch installed on a 250 m2 area and nominated as “World’s Best Motocross Pitch” hosted world famous motocross competitors and teams. The teams and FIM-Youth Stream team was hosted in Afyonkarahisar between 28 August - 3 September with 50 trucks of equipment.
Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has announced a collaboration with FACEIT, the leading competitive gaming platform and event producer, to bring a live eSports competition to IBC 2018. Hosted on the Grass Valley booth (9.A01), an exclusive gaming area will be set up for professional players to compete, and for IBC attendees to take in the action of a live eSports viewing experience.
The Mercedes Benz Arena in Berlin was transformed into a giant live e-sports battle environment for the PUBG Global Invitational 2018, the first major international live tournament organized by the PUBG Corporation, and the first world championship in competitive PUBG. Twenty outstanding 4-person teams competed for a share of some serious prize-money over four days.
Throughout IBC2018, demonstrations on stand 8.B90 will show visitors how live esports event producers can use technology from EVS, the leading provider of live production solutions, to output the highest-quality live esports programming.
LiveU and Auto24, the official Silk Way Rally 2018 production and broadcasting company, have joined forces to bring all the excitement of the international off-road rally in Russia to car race enthusiasts everywhere. For the first time, live transmissions were shared during the rally itself. With 50 participating teams, the annual eight-day rally along the historical silk way is one of the highest-profile, challenging sporting events in the country. Competing in trucks, jeeps and large cars, international teams travel across the same route as merchants journeyed hundreds of years ago, crossing remote desert regions and rural terrain.
Perfect weather and 128,000 spectators greeted the Red Bull Air Race return to Kazan, Russia on 25-26 August, where Martin Sonka captured his second race victory in a row. In second place, the USA’s Michael Goulian regained the top of the overall leaderboard, while fellow American Kirby Chambliss repeated on the Kazan podium, this time in third.