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Match of the Day celebrates first half-century

Match of the Day, the BBC’s flagship football programme, made its debut on 22 August 1964 on BBC Two, when highlights of the match between Liverpool v Arsenal were shown. Kenneth Wolstenholme, who was to be the voice of MoTD (as the programme became known) for many years, opened the first programme with the words: […]

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NOS, Broadcast Rentals, United Broadcast put final touches on World Rowing Championships coverage

The 2014 World Rowing Championships will be held in Amsterdam beginning on Sunday and, for the following seven days, will test not only the athletes but also the production professionals from Netherlands national broadcaster NOS, Broadcast Rentals and United Broadcast Facilities.

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EPC and France Télévisions saddle up for host broadcast of World Equestrian Games 2014

Riders, drivers, and vaulters representing 74 nations are competing in the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy, the FEI’s flagship event which gets underway on Saturday (August 23). The number is an all-time high and represents a 25% increase compared to the nominated entries for any of the previous editions of the FEI […]

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Sports Production Summit: John Hunt to moderate World Cup 4K production session

SVG Europe has confirmed that John Hunt, UK executive director OBStv, will helm the ‘Ultra HD live 4K production at FIFA World Cup 2014’ session at the Sports Production Summit on September 11 in the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolosky Amsterdam. OBStv is the UK arm of Observe, a Dublin-based outside broadcast provider covering a range […]

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ContentAgent delivers conversion and transcoding for BBC Sport World Cup coverage

BBC Sport deployed ContentAgent, the file-based workflow management tool from ROOT6 Technology, to automate a number of frame rate conversion and transcoding tasks at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Based in BBC Sport’s production facility in the International Broadcasting Centre in Rio, five ContentAgent systems were used to process additional workflows including camera […]

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