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Blavatnik’s Access Industries wants Perform to be the ‘Netflix of Sports’

Len Blavatnik’s firm Access Industries, which has investments in the media & technology sectors, is reported to have rejected a number of co-funding approaches from US tech giants in Perform Group (Perform). This weekend The Daily Telegraph reported that Blavatnik had turned down equity funding partnerships from the likes of Amazon, Facebook and YouTube, as Access Industries aims to turn …

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Perform targets German growth with launch of DAZN live sports streaming network

Targeting growth in German-speaking nations, digital sports content media provider Perform Group (Perform) has announced the launch of its DAZN service in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. A live sports streaming network, DAZN will offer German language sports streams of Premier League, La Liga (Spain), Serie A (Italy) and Ligue 1 (France) matches, plus Bundesliga highlights for regional customers paying €9.99 …

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FanDuel confirms UK August launch with Opta agreement

Fantasy sports operator FanDuel has today announced a partnership deal with sports data provider Opta, ahead of launching its fantasy football product in the UK later this summer. FanDuel has secured an agreement with Opta, part of Perform Group, to provide live performance statistics for FanDuel’s brand new fantasy football platform, to be launched in early August. It will be available on …

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Perform secures J-League streaming rights via DAZN platform

Sports media and digital content publisher Perform Group has signed an exclusive 10-year digital streaming contract with the J-League, Japan’s highest professional football body. Perform’s live content streaming deal is reported to be worth ¥210 billion (£1.5 billion) The content partnership will see J-League J1, J2 J3 division matches broadcast live via Perform owned streaming platform DAZN (www.DAZN.com). The J-League is …

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Perform extends Chinese football content with Baidu partnership

China’s largest search engine Baidu, has formed an exclusive partnership with sports data and content provider Perform Group which will see the creation of football news and analysis portal Goal.Baidu. Offering live match feeds and football insights through Perform data subsidiary Opta, the partnership aims to become the leading Chinese-language football portal, with Perform governance stating the partnership is one …

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Australia Rugby Union names Opta as data and statistics provider

The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) have announced a four-year partnership with Perform, naming its data brand Opta as its official data and statistics provider. Perform will supply the ARU with Opta data to power its network of websites, mobile applications and social media activity, with live scores and statistically driven insights. The ARU will use Perform’s professional services brand, OptaPro, …

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Betting on Football transfers to Stamford Bridge

This year’s Betting on Football Conference, being held on 21st April, has relocated to Stamford Bridge, the home of Premier League Champions Chelsea FC. Two years after #bofcon was launched at Stamford Bridge, the dedicated betting conference will now return to the football ground, setting up home in the Harris, Drake and Vialli suites. The one day conference was originally planned …

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Live from the USA…Perform Group launches OptaUS

Sports data and media right supplier Perform Group (Perform) has announced the launch of OptaUS, its specialised content division for the US market. Opening commercial offices in New York with the support of data facilities in Charlotte, OptaUS will aim to collect, package, analyse and distribute live data and content for all major US sports. Perform governance detailed that OptaUS …

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Perform secures Worldwide FIBA media distribution rights

FIBA – The International Basketball Federation has confirmed the appointment of Perform Group (Perform), as its worldwide distributor of media-related rights attached to FIBA sanctioned tournaments and competitions. FIBA governance awarded Perform Group the distribution rights for a period of four years, with the partnership set to cover more than 5000 live games. Perform will further gain exclusive rights to …

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Perform launches new IP retail service

Digital sports content and media group, Perform, has today announced the launch of its new IP retail betting service. The service is optimised for retail and incorporates video, visualisations, pre-match and in-running data. It also offers bookmakers the opportunity to incorporate their own odds via the new Perform Odds Store. Available video includes full coverage of major sporting competitions, such …

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