Tag: sports

Sep 23 2022

4 Ways and 8 Projects for You to Benefit from 2022 World Cup with Crypto

If you ask what is the most exciting upcoming event this winter, the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar is definitely the top one on the list. As one of the most anticipated global sport events, if not the most anticipated, this world cup would potentially attract more than 5 billion viewers, according to history data.

New England Patriots Secure Official Blockchain Partner, Chain

Sep 23 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoins chain football kraft nft

The New England Patriots are in their post-Brady era, and as the NFL season gets into full swing, so too does the Patriots' partnerships team. The club has locked in a new deal with NFT software firm Chain this week. Let's look at the details of the deal, and what we can expect to see as the partnership comes to life in the...

Sep 12 2022

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Easily the biggest headline in sports and crypto this week? The biggest league in basketball adding another crypto partner to the rolodex with Sorare. Sorare completes the league's 'triple threat,' with Dapper Labs serving as the league's NFT distributor, and Coinbase the league's official crypto exchange. Each weekend, we cover all of the biggest stories from the past week in crypto and sports....

Sep 05 2022

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Sep 05 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  algousd altcoin news altcoins sport sports

Bear market, beware? Or is the market's tenacity enough to keep sports engagement alive? Thus far into a middling 2022, it's been more of the latter than the former. Crypto firms remain at the heart of many of the biggest sport sponsorship conversations, athlete engagement in the space continues to build, and there's new NFT endeavors from sports properties across the globe. This...

Sep 03 2022

FIFA To Launch New NFT Platform In Partnership With Algorand

FIFA, the global governing body of soccer, is launching a new NFT collectibles platform with the highly anticipated World Cup just around the corner. The new platform will be launched on Algorand, continuing an existing partnership between the two parties. Let's take a look at what we know from initial announcements that have been released this week. FIFA+ Collect: The Organization's First Real...

Aug 29 2022

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

It's been a long stretch without a major talent signing in the crypto sponsorship space. We've finally seen some movement in that territory this past week, while Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles is slated for some renovations, and Australia is mulling over crypto betting regulations. We look to get your week started on a good foot - with our weekly review, The Sports...

Aug 22 2022

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

After Dapper Labs partnership with the NFL's Los Angeles Rams last week, the leading digital sports memorabilia platform headed into this week with the official launch of it's NFL All Day product, which was in a limited-open beta before this week. Meanwhile, a once-dominant football club is looking down the barrel of disappointment, while another is teaming up with a "walk to earn"...

Aug 15 2022

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Dapper Labs is taking sports NFTs up a notch with a new NFL team partnership, a Premier League football club is back under the radar from advertising regulators, and well-recognized Dallas Mavs owner Mark Cuban has his fair share of crypto controversy this week. Each weekend, we review sports and crypto crossover news from the past week with The Sports Slice. Let's take...

Aug 10 2022

UK’s ASA uphold ruling against Arsenal over fan token ads

Aug 10 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  arsenal sports

U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority has upheld its decision against Arsenal football club over its fan token advertisement for not mentioning the risks in such investments. The advertising regulator had earlier decided that two adverts published on the Arsenal website on August 6 and the club's Facebook page...

Aug 02 2022

Socios.com invests $100M to accelerate Web3 innovations for FC Barcelona

Aug 02 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  partnerships sports uncategorized web3

Socios.com is investing $100 million in Barca Studio for a 24.5% stake and aims to accelerate blockchain, non-fungible token (NFT), and digital assets innovation for FC Barcelona. Barca Studios was launched in 2019 as the club's platform for...

Jul 17 2022

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

After last week's Slice covered the expansion of the existing sports deal between crypto exchange OKX and powerhouse footy club Manchester City, we've got more in our weekly dose of action with major football clubs and blockchain businesses. Let's dive into all of the major headlines in the sports and crypto landscape from last week. The Sports Slice WhaleFin Shells Out $42M For...

Jul 11 2022

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Jul 11 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoin news altcoins bitcoin sport sports

Sports and crypto continue to see major crossover, and while some deals come to an impending close, other doors have opened this past week as well. Bear markets will shake out unstable or unsustainable players, and push effective and efficient players to their brink. CeFi platforms have been falling, and with that comes question marks over sports deals, but that hasn't stopped interest...

Jul 02 2022

Just As The Harlem Globetrotters Changed Basketball Forever, The Perth Heat Can Change Sports Forever With Bitcoin

An Australian baseball team, the first to fully adopt a bitcoin standard, is well-positioned to be a bitcoin advocate in the sports world.Almost 100 years since the Globetrotters were formed in 1926, the Perth Heat, Bitcoin’s baseball team from Australia, is set to change sports forever, but in a different way.Originally, the Globetrotters played a huge role in the desegregation of...

Jun 29 2022

Perth Heat Baseball Adopts A Bitcoin Standard

The Australian baseball team announced plans to fully adopt bitcoin, including ticket sales, paying players in bitcoin and making a bitcoin-related jersey.This is a recording of a recent Twitter Spaces conversation about the Australian baseball team, Perth Heat, moving to a bitcoin standard.Listen To This Twitter Spaces:...

Jun 25 2022

NHL enters the NFT space partnering with Marketplace Sweet

Jun 25 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  nfts partnerships sports

The National Hockey League on Thursday announced its partnership with NFT Marketplace Sweet. This partnership will be the league's first dive into digital collectibles. The partnership, of which the NHL's players and Alumni's association are part, will go live in October to mark the start of the 2022-2033 NHL season. The NHL Marketplace...

Jun 23 2022

Binance Taps Cristiano Ronaldo For New NFT Deal

Jun 23 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  binance football nft ronaldo soccer

While many major firms in the crypto atmosphere have been facing a various bear market challenges, Binance is seemingly taking an aggressive stance and signing a new talent deal with soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo centered around NFTs. The news follows Binance With Their Eyes On The...

Jun 21 2022

In The Bear Market Madness, Crypto Sports Sponsorships Stall

Jun 21 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoin news sports

With good times, good results are often dealt. With tough times, the road can get bumpier. Look no further than crypto sports sponsorships as a prime example; after a year of new sports sponsorship entrants through one of the fastest-growing categories in major league sponsorship deals, this year has seen the market dry up with new players. That could prove to be unfortunately...

Crypto companies pull out of sponsorship deals amid market downturn

New York Post reveals that cryptocurrency companies are cutting costs by pulling out of sponsorship and marketing deals as the crypto market crashed to its lowest in almost two years. FTX pulls out of sports deal Leading crypto exchange FTX, one of the biggest ad spenders in the industry,...

Jun 10 2022

VeChain, UFC enter multi-year marketing collaboration

Jun 10 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption partnerships sports

Sustainability-focused blockchain foundation VeChain (VET) has inked a multi- year deal with UFC, the world's leading mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. The deal makes VeChain the first 'Official Layer 1 Blockchain Partner,' which will receive marketing visibility on UFC assets and events, according to a June 9...

Jun 03 2022

BitcoinRacing — The Only Race Team In The World To Be Supported By The Nation Of El Salvador

Bitcoiners can reach the entire world through this fast-paced, adrenaline- fueled sport, as a team champions the cause of Bitcoin.This is an opinion editorial by Charles MacKenzie, head of business development at BitcoinRacing.Have you ever seen an articulated lorry drive past you with a huge glossy Bitcoin logo, and the flag of El Salvador plastered down its side as you travel the...

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