Featured Story

Hudl Acquires Fellow Video Analysis Software Brand Sportstec

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 28 / 15

Hudl, a Nebraska-based software developer of video analysis tools for players and coaches, has entered into an agreement to acquire Sportstec, a similar company headquartered in Australia. The deal, coming on the heels of a $72.5M Series C round of venture funding announced in April, is designed to ...

Read More

Tags: Media, Australia, North America

More Stories

06/13/14
IRB Pushes For Japan In Super Rugby

The Int'l Rugby Board "has urged SANZAR to select Japan as the 18th team in the expanded Super Rugby competition to create momentum for the 2019 World Cup, which will be held in the country," according to Bret Harris of NEWS LIMITED. Super Rugby "will become an 18-team competition" in '16. A sixth S ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

06/13/14
AFL Anti-Doping Saga Takes New Twist

Australian Football League players who are being investigated by the anti-doping authority "could already be secretly serving voluntary suspensions; even before cases are formally launched against them, resolved, or aired publicly," according to Samantha Lane of THE AGE. An anti-doping officer worki ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

06/13/14
Australia Considers WC Legal Action

Australia's government "will consider legal action" to recoup more than A$40M ($37M) "wasted on Australia's futile bid to host the 2022 football World Cup, won by oil-rich Qatar on the back of alleged systematic bribery," according to Proszenko & Aston of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Minister for ...

Tags: International Football, Australia, Middle East

06/12/14
Origin II To Set Record Attendance

Sydney’s Origin II blockbuster’s on Wednesday night "will be the highest grossing Origin match in history," worth an estimated A$30M ($28M) to the National Rugby League, ANZ Stadium and the state of New South Wales, according to David Riccio. Unlike in Queensland, where officials "were f ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Australia

06/11/14
ARU Appoints Concussion Specialist

The Australian Rugby Union "has become the first code to appoint a full-time 'Concussion Specialist' on its staff, and will post a doctor on the sideline of all Test matches to specifically watch for head knocks," according to Iain Payten of the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. Former Stormers and Brumbies p ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

06/11/14
NRL Opens Door To Junior Development

National Rugby League CEO David Smith "has given the best indication yet" that junior development concessions will be introduced, admitting the issue ''has been a loose end'' he wants to address by the end of the year, according to Jon Tuxworth of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. The Canberra Raiders and ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Australia

06/10/14
Huawei Re-Signs With Canberra Raiders

National Rugby League club Canberra Raiders has re-signed "major sponsor" Huawei for next season, according to Jon Tuxworth of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. The club is "hopeful it will receive its hopes of playing a premiership match against Manly" in the company's home of China as soon as next year. ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Australia

06/10/14
NRL To Take Control Of Newcastle Knights

The uncertainty surrounding the future of National Rugby League side Newcastle Knights "will become clearer on Tuesday with the NRL poised to announce it will take over the running of the club following the departure of former owner Nathan Tinkler," according to Barry Toohey of the Sydney DAILY TELE ...

Tags: Franchises, Australia

06/09/14
Melbourne Boss Unveils Club Vision

Australian Football League club Melbourne Chair Glen Bartlett "has unveiled his long-term vision" to transform the club into the MLB N.Y. Yankees of the AFL "to have the Demons become a team of choice for Melburnians and a key attraction for visitors and newcomers to football's home base," accordi ...

Tags: Franchises, Australia

06/09/14
Four Venues Named For America's Cup '17

San Francisco, San Diego, Chicago or Bermuda "are all vying to stage the America's Cup finals in 2017," according to the BBC. A final decision "is due by the end of the year." Four-time Olympic champion Ben Ainslie "hopes to challenge for the America's Cup with his own British team." Oracle Team USA ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Australia, North America

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug