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Sportradar to Monitor FIBA 3×3 Basketball Competitions Through its Universal Fraud Detection System

Sportradar to Monitor FIBA 3×3 Basketball Competitions Through its Universal Fraud Detection System

GENEVA and ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, Nov. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — FIBA 3×3, the successful discipline that celebrated its Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020 this summer, has become the latest sport to sign up for Sportradar Integrity Services’ Universal Fraud Detection System (UFDS). Sportradar Integrity Services is a unit of Sportradar (NASDAQ: SRAD) (“Sportradar” or “the Company”), a leading global sports technology company.   [...]

Men’s Basketball League Bucks Trend, Holds In-person Draft

Men’s Basketball League Bucks Trend, Holds In-person Draft

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Unlike other professional sports, the Korean Basketball League (KBL) held its draft ceremony earlier this week with both players and team managers in attendance. The 2020 KBL draft took place at Jamsil Students’ Gymnasium in Seoul on Monday. KBL teams took turns selecting players in the afternoon following tryouts [...]

Under Eased Social Distancing Rules, Baseball League to Reopen Stadiums on Tuesday

Under Eased Social Distancing Rules, Baseball League to Reopen Stadiums on Tuesday

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — With social distancing rules during the coronavirus pandemic eased across the nation, the top baseball league here will reopen stadium gates on Tuesday. The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) made the announcement on Sunday, hours after the government decided to lower the level of social distancing restrictions from Level 2 [...]

Survey Reveals S. Korean Preferences for Different Sporting Events

Survey Reveals S. Korean Preferences for Different Sporting Events

SEOUL, May 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Football and women’s basketball have a high percentage of family spectators, while men’s basketball and baseball are particularly popular among couples. According to a survey of 34,978 spectators of five professional sports and nine leagues by the Korean Professional Sports Association, the number of family visitors to football matches [...]

2 Foreign Basketball Players Leave S. Korean League over Coronavirus Fears

2 Foreign Basketball Players Leave S. Korean League over Coronavirus Fears

SEOUL, Feb. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Two foreign-born basketball players said Thursday they’ll leave the South Korean league over fears of the fast-spreading novel coronavirus in the country, joining an American player who made the decision the previous day. The Goyang Orion of the Korean Basketball League (KBL) said Thursday that their center Boris Savovic [...]