Bayern’s James Rodriguez joins Ares as an ambassador

Bayern Munich and Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez has joined esports organisation Ares Esport in an ambassadorial role. Rodriguez joins an impressive, if somewhat odd, host of names at the team which includes...
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Deutsche Fußball Liga tender esports rights

It was announced on Monday that the Deutsche Fußball Liga ("DFL") will tender for "interactive entertainment products" for both the Bundesliga and the Bundesliga 2.  The press release reads that the leagues will issue...

Ronnie Screwvala will invest $15 million in Indian esports

It has been announced that an Indian businessman and philanthropist, Ronnie Screwvala, has pledged to commit $15m (£12m) in order to launch a major Indian esports league.  USports, one of Screwvala's companies,...
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Riot Games targets supposed League of Legends knockoffs in lawsuit

Mobile game developer Shanghai Moonton Technology is in Riot Games' sights for allegedly reproducing copyrighted material from Riot's famous intellectual property, League of Legends. In the lawsuit filed in California on Thursday, Riot...

Turner Sports announces ELEAGUE showcase at CES 2017

For the second consecutive year, Turner Sports will present its Sports Business Innovation showcase at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, which'll be part of an overall Turner presence at this year’s...
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ESL UK Premiership Finals weekend

This weekend (28-30th October) sees the ESL UK Premiership in CS:GO, League of Legends and Overwatch finals take place. They're being held at MCM ComicCon London at the ExCel London by...

Cloud9 raise $19.7 of $25 million funding in latest financing round

Esports juggernaut Cloud9 has raised $19.7 million (£14.68m) of a potential $25 million (£18.6m) in equity financing in its latest financing round. The figures are revealed in an SEC filing from earlier...

Rick and Morty co-creator Dan Harmon has produced a new esports comedy that’s out...

Not heard too much about YouTube Red yet? You're not alone. That could be set to change in the near future however as the subscription service has a new Original Series...

LA Buzz Workshop announces speakers from Cloud9, Immortals and more

The full speaker list for the LA Intel Buzz Workshop taking place on November 9th has now been revealed and it features some big names from the world of esports.  Included as...
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Jens Hilgers – BITKRAFT – Don’t talk, do

In April 2017, BITKRAFT announced the 'first global venture fund for esports'. It promised sizable investment in start-ups related to esports, to the tune of €100,000 to €400,000 (£84,000 to £337,000) for...

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Gfinity announce Team Endpoint to the Elite Series

After the announcement of the first five teams in Gfinity's Elite Series, speculation has been rife as to who the next teams in the series...