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NEW YORK: Luxury ecommerce platform Saks has appointed NBA All-Star James Harden as an independent member of its board. 

Harden, who has made a minority investment in the company, brings expertise in helping to grow high-potential consumer brands combined with a unique perspective as a notable fashion enthusiast. His appointment marks the latest milestone of Saks’ strategy to become the pre-eminent luxury ecommerce platform.

Jun 02, 2021 15:06
NEW YORK: The National Basketball Association announced Tuesday the unveiling of NBA Launchpad, the league’s latest initiative to source, evaluate, and pilot emerging technologies that advance the NBA’s top basketball priorities across all levels of the game.
May 05, 2021 15:05
CHICAGO: Stats Perform, the sports tech leader in data and AI, announced Tuesday the launch of PressBox – an AI-powered online platform that delivers data-driven insights, video clip discovery and data research.
Apr 09, 2021 15:04
GURUGRAM: JSW sports – an Indian sports management company that also co-owns Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Capitals, has recently partnered with India Accelerator – a business accelerator firm. The partnership aims to mentor start-ups working in the arena of sports, sports data, gaming and e-sports space and create a holistic ecosystem for them.
Mar 22, 2021 19:03
MADRID: LaLiga and the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar (RNA) have signed a framework collaboration agreement to share experience and knowledge and mutually reinforce the reputation of both brands nationally and internationally.  The alliance, which covers the next three years, will see the organisations offer two-way support and launch a series of joint projects and initiatives.
Mar 04, 2021 18:03
LONDON: Sports data and betting services company Sportradar has acquired Fresh Eight Ltd, the operator of a personalized messaging platform in the global betting and gaming market-place, through Sportradar Management Ltd. 
Nov 19, 2020 16:11
MUNICH: Deltatre and DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga have extended their Sportec Solutions collaboration and will now bring its offering to the international market.  As part of a renewed agreement, the sports and entertainment technology provider has also taken the majority shareholding in Sportec Solutions, the independent joint venture between Deltatre and the DFL.
Nov 17, 2020 13:11
LONDON: Two Circles Inc., a sports marketing firm owned by media and technology holding company Bruin Sports Capital, has acquired independent sports rights-sales business TRM Partners.  Since 2014, TRM has been responsible for $700m in deals for sports rights owners, including the NFL, UEFA, ICC, Chelsea FC and AC Milan.
Sep 17, 2020 17:09
ZURICH: World football's governing body FIFA estimates that the negative impact of the disruption wreaked by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 to be around $14 billion.     “The estimated impact of the disruption was around $14 billion,” Olli Rehn, who chairs the FIFA COVID-19 Relief Plan Steering Committee and who acts as FIFA Governance Committee deputy chairman, has stated. 
Sep 10, 2020 18:09
NOIDA: EbixCash, a fully owned subsidiary of Ebix, Inc., a leading international supplier of on-demand software and e-commerce services to the insurance, financial, healthcare and e-learning industries, Thursday announced that it is handling the travel needs for five of the eight franchises involved in the upcoming 82-day Indian Premier League in the UAE. 
Jul 28, 2020 19:07
LYON: Europe’s football governing body UEFA has issued a tender for a new anti-piracy service provider. The move comes in the wake of an investigation into Saudi-operated pirate operation BeoutQ from the World Trade Organisation.