Category Archives: Sports

20Jan/22

Audi RS Q e-tron at the Dakar Rally: Successful start into a new era in electrified racing

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

18Jan/22

Novak Djokovic is not the only notable absence at the Australian Open – no openly gay or bisexual men are taking part in the tournament

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.

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06Dec/21

Arria NLG Acquires Boost Sport AI to Enhance Industry Portfolio and Re-Define the Personalized, Data-Driven Sport Experience

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

22Nov/21

The9 Limited Announced Its NFTSTAR Signed Exclusive License Agreement with Soccer Star Neymar Jr for NFT Collections Development and Sales

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

16Nov/21

Orange Comet Named Exclusive NFT Partner of the New York Islanders and UBS Arena


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

25Oct/21

2021 Suspicious Betting Trends in Global Football Report

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

22Oct/21

First NFT Trophy for UEFA EURO 2020 Goal of the Tournament presented to Patrik Schick

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

04Oct/21

DAZN And YouTube Launch UEFA Women’s Champions League Coverage Live Around The World


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