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Football Federation Of Belarus Signs Five-Year Deal With Data Provider Sportradar

04 / 25 / 14

Sports data provider Sportradar has signed a five-year deal with the Football Federation of Belarus (BFF) "to become the official data partner of the governing body," according to GAMING INTELLIGENCE. Sportradar signed the deal with the BFF’s commercial rights holder, Sports Tube LLC, and "has...

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ARD Scores High Ratings With DFB Pokal

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