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Perform Spotlight: The impact of data at the 2018 FIFA World Cup

As the sports world reflects on the 2018 FIFA World Cup from Russia, we sat down with David Wall, Perform Group’s Managing Editor for Data Editorial to discuss how the team brings football coverage and content to life using Opta data.        Over the course of the World Cup, what type of content did the…



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Ronaldo and Messi don’t need to dominate the World Cup to dominate fan interest

Data from global football publisher Goal, proves that despite early exits, Ronaldo and Messi were the stars of the 2018 World Cup, with Neymar close behind. Over the course of the World Cup, more than 159m fans engaged with Goal through a combination of its websites, mobile apps and social accounts, 111m of which came…



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DAZN launches in U.S. with premium combat sports offering

DAZN kicks off stacked fall lineup of boxing and MMA with heavyweight title fight: Anthony Joshua vs. Alexander Povetkin DAZN, our live and on-demand sports streaming services launches in the U.S. with premium combat sports offering for $9.99 a month starting September with one-month free trial. DAZN, the world’s largest dedicated live and on-demand sports…



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Perform Group, Starlizard Integrity Services and TXODDS release Suspicious Betting Trends in Global Football 2018 Report

The Perform Group Integrity Unit in collaboration with Starlizard Integrity Services and TXODDS have released their Suspicious Betting Trends in Global Football 2018 Report. The report aims to provide fellow stakeholders in the sports integrity community, including governing organisations, public bodies, academia and the media, as well as the general public, with a meaningful and…



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DAZN becomes the new home of Serie B

After securing 114 exclusive matches for Serie A, DAZN strengthens its offering with all 472 Serie BKT matches, including 428 exclusively for the next 3 seasons. Milan, 29 June 2018 – DAZN, the live and on demand global sport streaming service, today announces the acquisition of multi-platform rights to all Serie BKT matches, with 10…



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Bellator & DAZN sign global multi-year MMA streaming partnership

DAZN, Perform’s unique live and on-demand sport streaming service is set to screen 22 Bellator MMA events per year in seven markets worldwide. Bellator, a leading global combat sports franchise owned by Viacom, and DAZN, the live and on demand sport streaming service, part of Perform Group, today announced a landmark multi-year global distribution agreement. The nine-figure global deal will see 22 Bellator fights streamed live…



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Perform and Kwese Sports further increase capacity for content distribution

  Perform Group, the digital leader in global sports media, has today announced that it will build on the existing Perform Sports Cloud infrastructure in partnership with pan-African broadcaster, Kwesé TV, to enhance and increase live content delivery, through the broadcaster, to millions of fans across Africa. Perform will also be responsible for the delivery…



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DAZN to launch in Italy with exclusive multi-platform Serie A broadcast rights

DAZN, the live and on demand sport streaming service, today announces its expansion into Italy following parent company Perform Group’s successful bid to secure exclusive multi-platform broadcast rights to 114 Serie A matches per season over the next three years. This is the first time a pure live and on demand streaming service has been…



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Opta launches World Cup Amazon Alexa Quizzes

Do you think you know everything there is to know about the World Cup? Do you think you’ve got what it takes to take on OptaJoe? Put yourself to the test with our new Amazon Alexa World Cup quiz. The OptaJoe World Cup Alexa Quiz: How it works  Utilising Opta’s market-leading database the Opta team…



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Infront and Perform Group seal long-term partnership with Nordic Entertainment Group for distribution of European handball events

New media rights agreement includes all EHF club and national team competitions involving Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland with special focus on free TV coverage. Zug, Switzerland, 12 June 2018– Infront and Perform Group have today unveiled a new agreement with Nordic Entertainment Group(NENT Group), for the distribution of all EHF club and national team…