Tag Archives: England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)

Stats Perform named FA WSL official data provider

Stats Perform has bolstered its stable of major sports organisation partners, striking a deal with the FA to become the data provider of the FA Women’s Super League (FA WSL). Under the terms of the three-year agreement, Stats Perform will generate Opta Analytics insights, covering metrics such as expected goals and assist as well as defensive coverage, from every FA …

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Stats Perform to ‘boost exposure and appeal’ of BWF fixtures

Stats Perform has secured a partnership with the Badminton World Federation (BWF), becoming the exclusive distributor of the sport’s live streams and real-time stats to licenced betting operators. The agreement will cover the elite men’s, women’s and mixed tournaments of the global badminton, including distribution of data concerning 100% of all players on the courts.  Tournaments covered under the terms …

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Stats Perform partners with CWI to enhance cricket offering

Stats Perform has added Cricket West Indies (CWI) into its portfolio of partners, incorporating exclusive and official international and domestic data and live streams from the sports authority to its official cricket service. Covering live streams, live data and news videos for all CWI home international fixtures featuring the men’s, women’s and ‘A’ teams, the sports tech provider will supply …

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Racing attendance raised in parliament as industry calls for greater reopening

The issue of spectator attendance at British racetracks has been raised in parliament, as calls for an increase in venue capacity from leading industry figures and organisations continue to mount. Raised during a debate regarding the Events Research Programme, MPs discussed the success of pilot events in helping inform decisions about the safe relaxation of social distancing measures. Questioning sports …

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Racing to ‘continue to press hard’ for 10,000 racecourse capacity

UK horse racing industry leaders have confirmed that the sector’s representatives will ‘continue to press hard’ to receive the 10,000 capacity limit enjoyed by seated stadiums, as the government pushes ‘Freedom Day’ back until 19 July. The delay in the relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions was announced yesterday by Prime Minister Boris Johnson – having originally been scheduled for 21 June …

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Sportradar acquires InteractSport in third takeover of 2021

Sportardar has made its third commercial takeover of 2021 by acquiring InteractSport, which will allow the supplier to strengthen its data and content offering across Oceania and Asia. InteractSport is an official partner of Cricket Australia, and also provides services to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) – which will allow Sportradar to grow its presence across these markets, as …

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RCA in talks with government over Royal Ascot spectators

The Racecourse Association (RCA) remains in talks with the UK government’s Events Research Programme (ERP) regarding the return of spectators for the Royal Ascot meeting between 15 and 19 June. As reported by the Racing Post, David Armstrong, Chief Executive of the RCA, confirmed that the organisation is still in discussions with the government ahead of the easing of national …

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British sports bodies ‘see the benefits’ of vaccine passports

The BBC has reported that a group of elite-level British sporting bodies have backed the use of vaccine passports as a possible measure for supporting the return of spectators to stadiums. In a letter addressed to the leaders of the major political parties, the FA, Premier League, English Football League (EFL), England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), the Rugby Football …

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