Many more are keeping up to date with sporting events via Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and to appeal to these audiences, sports tournaments will have to keep an eye on esports and continue to diversify and innovate in their use of these channels. The recent Fifa Women’s World Cup was a good example, with several teams and star players running busy social media feeds throughout the competition, sharing video and interacting with fans. Megan Rapinoe drew huge global attention to the event with her personality and media presence. She is a truly modern sports star: an outspoken digital native with something to say other than: “I’m over the moon, the lads have done great.” … [Read more...] about What can traditional sports learn from the Fortnite World Cup?
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"Erdemovic, and the Krstic case, had a huge impact", says Harmon. "This was at a time of total Srebrenica denial by the Serbs. And there was Erdemovic, saying he couldn't kill any more, sitting in a café having a cup of coffee while over the road – closer than the wall of this café here – 500 people were being killed. We would never have known if Erdemovic hadn't told us. As it is, Jean Rene Ruez went to the Pilica Cultural Centre and discovered a grisly massacre scene. Blood smeared the walls, and under the stage of the cultural centre, there were stalactites of coagulated blood". At the same time, Harmon and the investigating teams began to trace the mass graves where the 8,000 executed around Srebrenica were buried, after US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright made the apposite satellite images available. "We were able to see the freshly dug holes – and trace how the Serbs had moved body parts from one mass grave to another to try and conceal the … [Read more...] about Face to face with Radovan Karadzic
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Owen Farrell will miss Saracens’ European Champions Cup quarter-final against Leinster in Dublin next week after receiving a five-game ban for the high tackle that flattened Wasps’ teenage fly-half Charlie Atkinson on Saturday. The double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya appears to have lost her long-running legal battle against regulations requiring women with high testosterone to take medication to compete internationally between 400m and a mile. England were given brief hope by Adil Rashid before Australia eased home by five wickets in the last T20 of the three-match series. The double world medallist gymnast Ellie Downie has expressed her frustration after her complaint about being weight-shamed when she was a teenager was not upheld. And Charley Hull has been forced to withdraw from the ANA Inspiration, the second major of this year, after testing positive for Covid-19. … [Read more...] about Wednesday briefing: England under rule of six
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