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Esports’ punk evolution: The New Rose of popular culture?

Esports is like punk rock. The latter began popping up in a few major cities around the mid-seventies, with bands such as the Ramones in New York City and The Clash...
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Seven.One gains exclusive German CDL broadcast rights

Activision Blizzard Esports has granted Seven.One Sports, the sports business unit of Seven.One Entertainment Group, exclusive linear TV broadcast rights in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland for select German-language Call of Duty...
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Red Bull Campus Clutch partners with Loading to broadcast Brazilian finals

Brazilian TV channel Loading announced a partnership with Red Bull to broadcast the Brazilian finals of Red Bull Campus Clutch, the first global VALORANT college tournament.  RELATED: Banco do Brasil partners with...
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Three (types of) companies that might unshackle monetisation in esports

To see the myriad companies adapting to the digital world, one need only look. In the last few years, entrenched business models in sport have been challenged by fresh-faced newcomers with different...

Huya secures Chinese League of Legends deal, ECI launches | ESI Digest #40

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is...
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ES1 named French broadcaster of eLigue 1 2021

Professional football league Ligue 1 Uber Eats has named French esports channel ES1 as the official TV broadcaster for its 2021 eLigue 1 campaign. ES1 will broadcast the championships alongside commentary by...
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Huya agrees five-year, £224m broadcast deal for Chinese League of Legends

Chinese livestreaming platform Huya has signed an exclusive media rights deal worth ¥2,013m RMB (~£223.88m) for League of Legends esports in China. RELATED: Bilibili lands exclusive Chinese rights for League of Legends...

ESL extends DouYu media rights contract

Esports organiser and production company ESL and DreamHack have announced an extension of its media rights contract with Chinese streaming service DouYu for another year. As a result of the extension, DouYu...

State Farm becomes official Twitch Rivals North America partner

Insurance and financial company State Farm has partnered with the streaming platform Twitch to become an official marketing partner of Twitch Rivals North America. The multi-year deal will see State Farm collaborate...

Reported: Bilibili obtains exclusive Overwatch League broadcast rights in China

Bilibili Esports has reportedly signed an exclusive Chinese broadcast deal with Activision Blizzard for the Overwatch League (OWL). Per reports from The Esports Observer and Pandaily, Bilibili confirmed that it was granted exclusive broadcasting...