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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…



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Twitter And Goal Launch First Sports Live Show in MENA, called #YallaGoal

Twitter And Goal Launch First Sports Live Show in MENA – #YallaGoal – During 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Rani, Unilever and Infiniti Commit as Show’s First Sponsors; The Show Premieres on June 11 DUBAI – 7 JUNE 2018 –Twitter and Goal today announced that they are kicking off the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ with the…



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A Vision for US Sport and Betting Integrity – Collaboration not Competition

The potential changes to the US sports betting landscape have led to significant debate as to the necessary characteristics of an efficient and effective integrity ecosystem to sit alongside a newly regulated environment. Jake Marsh, Head of Integrity Operations at Perform Group outlines a vision for how US sport and betting can collaborate rather than…



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Landmark half-billion-euro deal ushers in new era for European handball

The European Handball Federation and EHF Marketing GmbH have signed a major new deal with Infront and Perform Group signalling the start of a long-term partnership that is set to transform the sport. The European Handball Federation and its marketing arm, EHF Marketing GmbH, put pen to paper ahead of the final matches of the…



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DAZN Canada scores exclusive UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League rights

The three-year deal makes DAZN the new home of European Soccer across Canada. DAZN, Perform’s OTT broadcasting service announced today that it has won the exclusive rights to the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches in Canada for the next three years, effective August 2018. Renowned as one of the most prestigious European…



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US Supreme Court overturns federal sports betting ban

At Perform Group, we welcome the decision by the Supreme Court of the United States to overturn the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act 1992 and allow New Jersey and other states the opportunity to enact laws that will allow sports betting in the US. Perform Content CEO, Ross MacEacharn, has been following the process…