IOC, Samsung extend partnership to 2028

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Samsung have announced an extension to their global Olympic partnership through to 2028. The announcement was made in Seoul, Korea, at a signing ceremony with IOC President Thomas Bach and Jay Lee, vice-chairman of...

Data-driven sports management with SAP Sports One

South African and African sports teams gained access to the same technology used by the German football team in their successful bid for the 2014 FIFA World Cup at the launch of SAP Sports One in Johannesburg. The launch was attended by delegates from many of South...

World rugby secures .rugby domain

World Rugby has made history by launching the .rugby internet domain name, kicking-off a digital revolution that could deliver multiple promotional benefits to the global rugby community. World Rugby's website has become www.world.rugby and all of the international...

Tech drives increase in Tour de France second screen audience

Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO), the organiser of the Tour de France, has partnered with Dimension Data since 2015 to help engage a new generation of young fans. Aged between 18 and 35, they now make up 73% of the Tour de France's 6,5-million-strong social media...

Ducati partners with NetApp

NetApp has teamed up with Ducati (part of Volkswagen Group) to drive the digital transformation of motorcycle racing as the official sponsor of the Ducati Team in the 2018 MotoGP World Championship, which started on 18 March at the Losail International Circuit in...

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SA cycling platform launches

Cycling enthusiasts and service providers will finally be able to connect with one another thanks to the hubtiger (www.hubtiger.co.za) platform and app launching soon. Developed for cyclists who love their bikes, hubtiger enhances their experience by connecting them...

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Reward for Vodacom Red fans

Another season of Vodacom Super Rugby is about to kick off, and Vodacom Red customers can look forward to bigger rewards. Throughout the season, Vodacom Red customers will score with weekly rewards and stand the chance to win one of several unbelievable rugby and...

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