Monday, June 17, 2019

Technology changing sport part II: Challenging on-field decisions based on video...

In recent years, the use of technology to assist the on-field decision-making of referees and umpires has increased dramatically. In recent weeks, contentious decisions...

Esports: how will an esports federation become the sole governing body...

Esports on an upwards trajectory in Hungary Hungary is no exception to the quickly spreading worldwide esports phenomenon. As an example, the Hungarian government substantially...

PASPA Repeal: What does it mean for the American sports betting...

Background On 14 May 2018 the United States Supreme Court paved the way for individual states to introduce legislation permitting sports betting if they so...

Esports Disputes: Choosing your battleground

Your web browser does not support iframes, which means that the video cannot play.   For further detail please see Jamie's article "Esports Disputes: Choosing your...

Esports: Exclusivity in an open ecosystem

The continued growth of esports is seeing rights holders, licensees and fans searching for a new equilibrium between maintaining an open and collaborative esports...

Wearable Tech in Elite Sport

What's special about wearable tech in elite sport? Wearable tech in the consumer market has traditionally seen wrist worn devices that can monitor performance, often...

What’s Trending in Media and Sport: esports

2018 is set to be a key year for esports as the industry continues to grow and mature. Such rapid expansion presents a number...

Australia bans gambling ads in live daytime sports broadcasts

In May last year, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull confirmed that he would ban gambling advertising on television during live sporting events taking place...

Mechanical doping: French amateur cyclist receives five year ban and a...

As discussed recently on MediaWrites, there is evidence that mechanical doping has been used in professional and amateur cycling to obtain an advantage in...

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