Tag Archives: Sportradar

SBC Digital – India: Why cricket could be a catalyst for regulatory development

Why cricket could be a catalyst for regulatory development in India

The main goal for introducing a legalised sports betting framework across India is to protect the end user, said Sportradar’s William Howie, who stressed that regulated operators have a responsibility to ensure that their offering is more engaging than that of the grey market. Howie, Head of Premium Cricket at Sportradar, spoke as part of a cricket-focused panel at this …

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Sportradar adds 10-year extension to EHF integrity deal

Sportradar adds 10-year extension to EHF integrity deal

Sportradar has extended its integrity partnership with the European Handball Federation (EHF) for a further 10 years.  Under the agreement, Sportradar Integrity Services will provide a range of solutions and services to help safeguard EHF national team, club and international youth competitions from integrity threats through to 2030. Celebrating the 10-year extension, Sportradar Integrity Services Managing Director Andreas Krannich said: …

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Sportradar takes over AFC data distribution contract

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Sportradar has been selected as the official video and data distribution partner to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), in an eight-year agreement running from 2021 to 2028. The global data and video rights deal, which was negotiated by Football Marketing Asia (FMA), will see Sportradar collect and distribute audio-visual content and match-related data from AFC national team tournaments and club …

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US mogul Ted Leonsis opens ‘Sportradar Connect’ series

Sportradar has launched its new ‘in-house curated’ media series ‘Sportradar Connect‘, providing viewers exclusive insights, analysis and deep takes on the business of sport, technology and innovation facing future disruptions. The series will begin on 23 February with sports and entertainment mogul Ted Leonsis, who is the founder of Monumental Sports – the franchise owner of the Washington Capitals (NHL) and …

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Jeffery Yabuki joins Sportradar’s global board of directors

Jeffery Yabuki joins Sportradar’s global board of directors

Sportradar has strengthened its global Board of Directors with the appointment of Jeffery Yabuki as its new Chairman, effective immediately. Yabuki will join Carsten Koerl (Global CEO), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB)’s Hafiz Lalani, John Doran, Chuck Robel, Marc Walder, Hervé Couturier and George Fleet on the Sportradar Group Board. “As the leading global provider of sports data intelligence, …

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Jens Hilgers, Bayes Esports: Digital and analogue realities will continue to merge

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Bayes Esports will carry out a generational change to its software and a complete overhaul of the odds system in 2021, says co-founder Jens Hilgers (pictured above), as the company looks to capitalise on the huge growth of the esports betting market. A leading esports data provider, Bayes – like so many others in the sector – has seen demand …

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Carsten Koerl joined by three regional CEOs in Sportradar reorganisation

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Sportradar Group CEO Carsten Koerl will be supported by three regional CEOs in a company reorganisation, effective from 1 January 2021.  The new setup, explained Sportradar, provides it with more flexibility to support future growth, while enabling the business to operate in closer proximity to its end markets. The three new regional CEOs will be Arne Rees (North America), Werner …

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Sportradar nets broadcast rights and integrity deal with Australia’s NBL

Sportradar nets broadcast rights and integrity deal with Australia’s NBL

Sportradar has been named as the international media distributor and OTT partner, as well as an official integrity partner, for Australia’s Hungry Jack’s National Basketball League (NBL). Through the agreement, which will commence from 10 January 2021, Sportradar will work closely with the NBL to enhance both distribution and coverage for its media rights across broadcast and online platforms. This …

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Extending trading capability to improve bookmaker performance

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Paolo Personeni, Managing Director of Managed Trading Services (MTS) for Sportradar (pictured), highlights how capitalising on flexible third-party trading and risk management services will improve business performance for bookmakers. Outsourcing trading and risk management has typically been taboo within our industry, with the assumption that operators that require third-party assistance have an inferior offering compared to others who may do …

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CAT takes lead judiciary of UK football data rights dispute

The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), UK law’s main court for business and economic disputes, has ruled that it will act as the lead judiciary in the data rights and competition infringement claim made by Sportradar against Betgenius and Football DataCo (FDC). As judiciary, the Tribunal has dismissed the applications made by Football DataCo and Betgenius to transfer Sportradar’s ‘competition claim’ …

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