The most complex race car in Audi’s history to date passed its baptism of fire at the Dakar Rally with flying colors. All three Audi RS Q e-tron rally cars mastered the world’s toughest off-road rally on their debut in Saudi Arabia. In total, they covered around 24,000 desert kilometers – almost three times the 8,700 test kilometers that Audi had previously completed. Mattias Ekström/Emil Bergkvist finished ninth in Jeddah as the best Audi driver team in a demanding edition of the desert classic. With the arrival of electric mobility, Audi has ushered in a new era in off-road rallying. Continue reading
MELBOURNE, Jan 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Tennis World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, who lost his visa battle to compete in the Australian Open this week, is not the only player who will be absent from the tournament’s starting line-up on Monday.
There are no openly gay or bisexual male players competing for the Grand Slam title, highlighting a dearth of LGBT+ players in top-level men’s tennis that contrasts with their growing visibility in other major sports.
Ben Sherman and Team GB proudly collaborate for the second time this year to outfit the official delegation of Team GB athletes attending the Opening and Closing Ceremony at the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games. Continue reading
Arria NLG, a leading provider of Natural Language Generation (NLG) technology, today announced it has acquired Boost Sport AI, whose proprietary technology uses data analytics and computer vision to automate sport performance and power digital storytelling across media, betting, and e-commerce. Continue reading
The9 Limited (Nasdaq: NCTY) (“The9”), an established internet company, today announced that its NFT community and trading platform NFTSTAR has signed an exclusive license agreement with Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, a world-renowned soccer player. NFTSTAR will develop, sell, and trade NFT collectibles authorized by NR SPORTS, a company specialized in image management, exclusively acting in Neymar Jr.’s carrer. Continue reading
Orange Comet, Inc., (“Orange Comet” or the “Company”), a premium NFT (Non-Fungible Token) and blockchain experience company today announces its official multiyear partnership with the New York Islanders and UBS Arena to produce and sell NFTs on the Orange Comet Marketplace powered by the Avalanche blockchain. Continue reading
Stats Perform Integrity and Starlizard Integrity Services have released their fourth annual Suspicious Betting Trends in Global Football Report. The report aims to provide fellow stakeholders in the sports integrity community with a significant and informative overview of current trends in suspicious football betting. Continue reading
On 15 October, the first NFT trophy for UEFA EURO 2020 goal of the tournament was awarded. The award was initiated by Gazprom, an official partner of the tournament, and was handed to Czech national football team forward Patrik Schick. Russian calligrafuturism artist Pokras Lampas was invited to design the award. Continue reading
With the group stage of the UEFA Women’s Champions League officially kicking off, global sports streaming platform and host broadcaster DAZN together with partner YouTube are thrilled to begin live broadcast coverage for fans around the world, marking the official start to the landmark multi-year deal announced earlier this year. Continue reading
The chance to speak with Usain Bolt capped off the first Pho3nix Future camp for high-performing junior athletes across Europe which took place in Lausanne, Switzerland from September 6-12. Continue reading