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Genius Sports supports DFB in new integrity programme

The German Football Association (DFB) has strengthened its fight against match-fixing and betting-related corruption by launching a new integrity programme in collaboration with Genius Sports. The new initiative will monitor over 7,500 games per year, offering increased visibility across global betting on all Bundesliga, 2. Bundesliga, German internationals, women’s and youth team fixtures. Steven Burton, Managing Director at Genius Sports, …

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Romain Vez hired as Genius Sports’ global basketball lead

Genius Sports has appointed Romain Vez to head up the company’s global basketball strategy, significantly enhancing the data supplier’s senior team. Vez will be tasked with overseeing the management and expansion of Genius Sports’ partnerships with over 250 basketball leagues and federations worldwide. Commenting on his new position, Vez stressed: “Genius Sports has an unrivalled reputation for delivering major digital …

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Genius Sports nets official Premier League match data licence for South Africa

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Football DataCo, the official data rights holder of all the professional football leagues in England and Scotland, has granted Genius Sports the exclusive rights to supply and sub-licence official match data and fixture lists to licensed betting operators in South Africa. The exclusive data partnership will elevate the betting opportunities for South African punters, enabling licenced betting operators throughout South …

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Serbia FA selects Genius Sports as data & integrity lead

The Football Association of Serbia (FSS) has selected Genius Sports and its official data and integrity partner. The FSS will utilise Genius Sports technologies to monitor, track and analyse play across its syndicated Superliga, First League and FSS Cup competitions. The agreement will allow Genius Sports the right to commercialise FSS match real-time data captured by its systems. Confirming the …

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Integrity the key as Football DataCo launches new partnerships

The official data rights holder of all the professional football leagues in England and Scotland, Football DataCo has announced an integrity agreement with Genius Sports and Perform Group.   The Genius Sports and Perform partnership marks the first time that two global leaders in sports data and technology have joined forces to protect the integrity of sport. The partnership will enable …

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Genius Sports announces partnership with The FAW

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Specialists in sports data technology, commercialisation and distribution services, Genius Sports  has formed a partnership with The Football Association of Wales (FAW) to maximise the commercial value of the governing body’s official data. Under the terms of the agreement, Genius Sports’ network of statisticians will collect real-time data from pitchside at a wide range of competitions including the JD Welsh …

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Genius Sports appoints ‘integrity expert’ Kevin Carpenter as Group Special Counsel

Updating the market, sports data systems and integrity services provider Genius Sports has informed that it has appointed renowned sports lawyer Kevin Carpenter to the role of Group Special Counsel for Sports Integrity. A sports law veteran, Carpenter joins Genius Sports’ executive team from private sports consultancy Captivate Legal & Sports Solutions. Focusing on sports integrity and match fixing disciplines, …

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‘Integrity First’…Basketball Australia selects Genius Sports as Official Data Partner

Seeking to boost its data controls and further safeguard the integrity of its syndicated competitions, Basketball Australia has formed a sport/betting monitoring partnership with Genius Sports. Basketball Australia, the governing body of Australia professional basketball, will have all its sanctioned matches/competitions monitored by Genius Sports systems. The partnership will see Genius Sports further become Basketball Australia’s ‘Official Data Partner’, controlling …

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EPFL confirms data partners for its first multi-league deal

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Sportradar, Perform Group and Genius Sports have been confirmed as official partners for the collection and supply of data across eight European football leagues. The first multi-league agreement signed under the umbrella of the Association of European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL) covers the Austrian Bundesliga, Belgium ProLeague, Danish Divisionsforeningen, Israeli Professional Football League, Dutch Eredivisie, Norwegian Toppfotball, Swedish Föreningen Elitfotboll and …

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BHA boosts integrity monitoring capabilities with Genius Sports

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has moved to strengthen its integrity monitoring provisions by utilising Genius Sports’ ‘Price Monitoring System’, which will help it analyse and investigate irregular betting patterns in real-time. Delivered by Genius Sports’ proprietary Sport Integrity Monitor (SportIM) platform, the Price Monitoring System will provide the BHA with provisions for reviewing live betting prices, industry averages and …

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