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Hope Lights our Way
The Olympic Torch Relay for Tokyo 2020 began with the kindling of the Olympic flame by the rays of the sun in Olympia, Greece, on 12 March 2020, before it was transported by a special “Tokyo 2020 Go” jet to Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Watch every minute of the Olympic Torch Relay live on the Tokyo 2020 website, starting Thursday 25 March 2021.
BLACKMAGIC DESIGN POWERS PGL’S INTERNATIONAL GAMING TOURNAMENTS
Blackmagic Design today announced that live esports specialist, PGL, has invested in four custom flyaway kits, built around URSA Mini Pro G2 4.6K cameras and ATEM Constellation 8K, to support its global gaming events schedule. PGL delivers big screen, livestream and broadcast content for its range of international esports tournaments, including the 2021 Singapore Major, the first offline Data 2 Major since Covid-19 restrictions came into effect.
CP Communications Support HOKA Product Launch with Live Racing Event Production
To celebrate the release of the Carbon X 2, its new high-end running shoe, HOKA invited some of the world’s top long-distance ultrarunners to try a pair – while trying to break the world record for a 100K run. CP Communications, a leader in innovative solutions and services for live event productions, provided live streaming for Project Carbon X 2, held January 23 at Wild Horse Pass Motorpark and Casino in Chandler, Ariz.
Swiss star Rebeaud takes eFMX to new heights
Former Red Bull X-Fighters champion and five-time X Games medallist Mat Rebeaud has taken eFMX to new heights as he tackled a set of unique hand-built obstacles around the world famous Laax snowpark for the SnoMX project. Here is all you need to know:- Rebeaud has been riding since the age of four, inspired by a long family lineage of MX riders, with one of his first exhibition sessions at the resort of Laax in the Surselva Region way back in 1999.
IOC and IPC respect and accept Japanese decision on overseas spectators
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) were today informed by the Japanese parties in the five-parties meeting about their conclusion regarding overseas spectators at the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 this summer. For the reason of the safety of every Games participant and the Japanese people, their conclusion is fully respected and accepted by the IOC and the IPC.
Hego Names Diego Martínez del Campo Head of Performance Analysis for Latin America
Hego, a ChyronHego brand specializing in live production services, has expanded its operations with the appointment of Diego Martínez del Campo as head of performance analysis for Latin America. Leveraging his experience as an elite athlete and his expertise in tactical analysis and data science, Martínez del Campo is heading up his own Americas-based, Spanish-speaking team to take on new projects in the region.
OneSoccer to broadcast live coverage of Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Teams in FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying
OneSoccer, the dedicated soccer channel operated by MEDIAPRO Canada, will air exclusive live coverage of the five Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Teams Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying and Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifiers taking place this month. First up is Canada Soccer’s Mens U-23 National Team’s opening match in the Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifyiing tournament in Guadalajara, Mexico. The squad takes will take on El Salvador, Haiti and Honduras in Group B in their quest for a spot in the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, with the Men’s Tournament scheduled for July 22nd to August 7th. The young team, led by Coach Mauro Biello, will be aiming to qualify for their first Olympics since the 1984 Games in Los Angeles.
World Championship Air Race is set to commence in Q1 2022
Following last month’s announcement that WCAR has agreed a 15-year deal with the World Air Sports Federation to stage an international series of air race festivals, this is the latest step towards its start date in 2022. WCAR looks to build on the popular Red Bull Air Race brand, which came to an end in 2019. The first season plans to have eight races, growing to 10 the campaign after, and 12 after that. Teams will win World Championship points in each contest, in addition to prize money.
Infront Productions applies Lawo IP solutions for winter sports production
In the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2021, held from February 8-21, 2021 in Cortina d'Ampezzo (Italy), the medal table shows Austria, Switzerland and France as the most successful nations of the competition. Behind the scenes of this major skiing event, the championship was won by a setup of prime technical equipment, installed and looked after by a technical team of experts. For IBC/MCR operations and feed distribution, Infront Productions, the broadcast partner of the FIS Championships, relied on the Lawo IP broadcast infrastructure with V__matrix, Lawo’s Software defined IP Core routing, Processing & Multi-viewing Platform, and the V__matrix vm_dmv Distributed 4K IP Multiviewer as major pillars. For overall broadcast control, Infront Productions deployed Lawo’s Virtual Studio Manager (VSM) as IP Broadcast Control and Workflow Solution.
A first in France: the connection of two OB vans for an exceptional set-up for the PSG-Barcelona Champions League match
For the first time AMP VISUAL TV exploits in operational conditions the functionality of interconnection of two Millenium OB vans: these two OBvans are designed to be assembled with each other to form a single large unit with exceptional capacities. A first in France!360 ° cameras for the channel's VR application, as well as our new “Pelicam's” solution: a mini arm equipped with 'a slowmotion micro camera installed behind each goal.
Bandit Lites Illuminates Country Radio Seminar Virtual Experience
The Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. did not let a pandemic stall their annual event, choosing instead to hold the Country Radio Seminar (CRS) 2021: The Virtual Experience. Held Tuesday, February 16, through Friday, February 19, the digital summit featured ten live performances blended into two shows, including the legendary New Faces of Country Music® concert, the industry’s rite of passage for virtually every artist to achieve superstardom. Alumni of the CRS New Faces include Reba McEntire, Eric Church, Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift and George Strait, and joining their ranks this year were Hardy, Matt Stell, Tenille Arts, Travis Denning and Ashley McBride.
Jupiter Pro League now also on "MyCujoo", "OneFootball" and LIVENow thanks to international agreement with Eleven and MEDIAPRO
The Jupiler Pro League has secured new international exposure with leading streaming platforms MyCujoo, OneFootball and LIVENow. As a result of the MEDIAPRO brokered deals, Belgian club football will now be available in major European markets including France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. Since the start of their Belgian football collaboration in summer 2020, Eleven Sports and the Pro League have been committed to driving innovation across their partnership, including in their approach to international distribution. They have partnered with Mediapro, an expert player on the global stage in sports rights management, to lead this distribution effort. Mediapro last week secured an agreement with ESPN to bring the Belgian league to fans throughout the Americas and the Oceania region.
Mediapro appointed Host Broadcaster for the Copa Conmebol Libertadores Femenina
Buenos Aires will play host to the 2020 Copa Conmebol Libertadores Femenina between this coming March 5th to March 21st. The event was cancelled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. In what is scheduled to be a unique sporting event, the tournament consists of 32 matches to be played at the Vélez Sarsfield and Deportivo Morón stadiums.
PGA TOUR Selects AWS as Its Official Cloud Provider
Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that the PGA TOUR (TOUR) has selected AWS as the Official Cloud Provider of the TOUR. AWS and the TOUR are partnering to transform the way golf content is created, distributed, and experienced, bringing fans closer to the action on the course while also helping the TOUR streamline its media operations. With this agreement, AWS becomes the Official Cloud Provider, Artificial Intelligence Cloud Provider, Deep Learning Cloud Provider, and Machine Learning Cloud Provider of the TOUR.
Olympic surfing at Tokyo 2020: Top five things to know
On 3 August 2016, the International Olympic Committee voted to include surfing as one of the five new sports that would be included at Tokyo 2020. This will be surfing’s first appearance at the Olympics. However, the art of riding waves on a surfboard has existed for hundreds of years. The Polynesians who lived on the Pacific island chains of Hawaii and Tahiti have had surfing at the core of their cultural identity for as long as it has been recorded, and recently archaeological records show that ancient pre-Incan cultures along the Peruvian coastline have used wave-riding crafts as early as 200 CE.