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New Meltwater Report Reveals What Sports Enthusiasts are Talking About on Twitter

New Meltwater Report Reveals What Sports Enthusiasts are Talking About on Twitter

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Meltwater, a global leader in media and social intelligence, has released a new report based on Twitter data that highlights the key trends in the sports industry that marketers and advertisers should care about in 2022. The report, released in partnership with Twitter, explores the conversation drivers around [...]

Local Online Streamers Bring Sports to New Platform

Local Online Streamers Bring Sports to New Platform

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — With an increasing presence in distributing films and TV series, online streaming service providers are now expanding their horizons in broadcasting live sporting events. Tving, the online streaming affiliate of entertainment giant CJ ENM, said earlier it has secured online broadcasting rights of the ongoing final Asian qualification round [...]

Survey Shows Football is Most Popular Olympic Sport Among S. Korean Viewers

Survey Shows Football is Most Popular Olympic Sport Among S. Korean Viewers

SEOUL, Aug. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Football was the most-watched sport midway through the Tokyo Olympics among South Korean TV viewers, data showed Monday. The group round match of the South Korean men’s football team against Romania on July 25 marked a combined 33 percent in viewership, according to Nielson Korea. It was aired simultaneously [...]

Crowd Capacity at Sports Games Set to Increase Monday

Crowd Capacity at Sports Games Set to Increase Monday

SEOUL, June 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Crowd capacity at outdoor sporting events across South Korea will increase beginning Monday, with the national health authorities lifting coronavirus-related restrictions before introducing revamped social distancing guidelines. The Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters announced Friday that regions under Level 1.5 distancing in the five-level scheme will be allowed [...]

Baseball, Football Leagues Prepared to Reopen Stadiums on Short Notice

Baseball, Football Leagues Prepared to Reopen Stadiums on Short Notice

SEOUL, July 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean baseball and football leagues welcomed the government’s green light on Friday to open stadiums to fans during the coronavirus pandemic, saying their teams are prepared to execute their plan as early as the weekend. The Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters led by Prime Minister Chung [...]

Sports Leagues Welcome Reopening of Stadiums, Prepared for Safe Fan Experience

Sports Leagues Welcome Reopening of Stadiums, Prepared for Safe Fan Experience

SEOUL, June 28 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean professional sports leagues on Sunday welcomed the government decision to reopen stadiums to fans, albeit on a limited basis, and vowed to ensure safe experience for their fans. Baseball, football and golf have been in action since May during the coronavirus pandemic, but fans haven’t been able [...]