FC Barcelona Joins Facebook’s Fan Subscription Service

Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 — A roundup of the key sports technology news you need to know, including SportTechie’s own content and stories from around the web. FC Barcelona was announced as the first sports team to join Facebook’s new Fan Subscription service. The service operates on a monthly subscription basis and offers subscribers access…

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Athletes on Success, Entrepreneurship, and the World Outside Sports

Launched a year ago, our Athletes Voice series gives athletes a forum to talk about how technology has impacted their careers and their lives away from sports. Over the last 12 months we have spoken to 55 sports stars across the sports ecosystem, from baseball to cricket, rowing to surfing, and football to esports. To mark…

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Changes for the 2020 Olympics

It’s less than a year until the Tokyo Olympics open and a number of changes and additions will be featured for 2020. There will be new sporting events, different variations of old favorites, more inclusion of women and some extreme sports competitions. Some sports are totally new while others will return to the line-up after an absence…

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USPTA, USTA Foundation Partner to Establish ‘USPTA Fund’

The USPTA and the USTA Foundation are excited to announce the establishment of the USPTA Fund under the auspices of the USTA Foundation. As part of this partnership between the USPTA and the USTA Foundation, the USPTA is replacing its auction at the 2019 USPTA World Conference with a new online auction and we’re asking…

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USTA Names Recipients of Grassroots Tennis Awards

The USTA announced its 2019 awards recipients honored for their dedication and contributions to growing the sport of tennis both locally and nationwide. The eight awards were bestowed at the USTA Semiannual Meeting and Conference at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on Sept. 2.

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Tennis Channel to Cover Third Annual Laver Cup Sept. 20-22

Tennis Channel’s third year of exclusive Laver Cup television coverage begins on Friday, Sept. 20, at 7 a.m. ET. In its third year, Laver Cup again features six of the top European stars facing off against six of the best players from the rest of the world. The network will offer complete live coverage of…

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