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Winners 2022

2022 was a year that has pushed the industry forward and delivered amazing innovations.

Congratulations to all the winners and a huge thank you to all the excellent submissions we received this year. With a record-breaking amount of entries, the judges did a brilliant job in awarding the winners of each category.

And the 2022 winners are…

Platform of the Year - D2C

UFC FIGHT PASS

Gold:

UFC FIGHT PASS

Silver:

Tennis Channel International with Sportradar

Bronze:

URC TV: Official Streaming Platform of the United Rugby Championship

Shortlist:

FIFA+

Tennis Channel International with Sportradar

Two Circles/FIBA: Courtside 1891

UFC FIGHT PASS

URC TV: Official Streaming Platform of the United Rugby Championship

WWE Network

Platform of the Year - Network

discovery+: every unmissable moment of two Olympics & live sport all-year-round

Gold:

discovery+: every unmissable moment of two Olympics & live sport all-year-round

Silver:

ESPN+ | ESPN App

Bronze:

Ease Live: The YES App – Stats. Watch. Play.

Shortlist:

BT Sport App

Ease Live: The YES App – Stats. Watch. Play.

ESPN+ | ESPN App

TOD TV – A Game changing OTT platform for MENA

discovery+: every unmissable moment of two Olympics & live sport all-year-round

OneFootball

deltatre

Best Tech Company

Deltatre

Gold:

Deltatre

Silver:

Blackbird – enabling fast, efficient, sustainable video production for the sports industry

Bronze:

Wildmoka Cloud-native Digital Media Factory

Shortlist:

Blackbird – enabling fast, efficient, sustainable video production for the sports industry

Deltatre

JW Player Helps Broadcasters Deliver Compelling Video Experiences Across all Screens and at Scale

Quality Media Producciones S.L

Sportradar – Best Tech Company

Wildmoka Cloud-native Digital Media Factory

Innovation of the Year

MEDIAPRO: First vertical LaLiga match on TikTok

Gold:

MEDIAPRO: First vertical LaLiga match on TikTok

Silver:

SuperSport Schools

Bronze:

Warner Bros. Discovery: Evolving the Cube for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, Grand Slam tennis, the Tour de France and Tour de France Femmes

Shortlist:

EE, BT and partners UNVEIL NEW SPORTS EXPERIENCES BASED ON 5G AND EXTENDED REALITY

MEDIAPRO: First vertical LaLiga match on TikTok

Sky Sports Boxing Vertical

SPORT TV OTT by Magycal

SuperSport Schools

VersusGame

MediaTrack: Revealing The True Value of Video Distribution With Fans Across Social Media

Warner Bros. Discovery: Evolving the Cube for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, Grand Slam tennis, the Tour de France and Tour de France Femmes

Tech Solution of the Year

DAZN: Building an Addressable & Programmatic TV Sales House of the Future

Gold:

DAZN: Building an Addressable & Programmatic TV Sales House of the Future

Silver:

PGA TOUR: Changing the Way Fans Consume Golf Content With AI Highlights From WSC Sports

Bronze:

Spiideo – Automatic Production at Scale

Shortlist:

TennisONE App

Buzzer

DAZN: Building an Addressable & Programmatic TV Sales House of the Future

Bundesliga 2: cloud-based remote production and OTT live stream distribution increased international reach by 189%

Spiideo – Automatic Production at Scale

Breaking the Walls between Publishers and their Own Content Utilization by Broadcasters

Vindcia Retain Solution crushes subscriber churn, Create seamless subscription payment processes and retain more customers

PGA TOUR: Changing the Way Fans Consume Golf Content With AI Highlights From WSC Sports

Best User Experience

Ease Live: The YES App - Stats. Watch. Play.

Gold:

Ease Live: The YES App – Stats. Watch. Play.

Silver:

SPORT TV OTT by Magycal

Bronze:

The R&A: ShotView – a data-driven fan experience for The 150th Open

Shortlist:

BT Sport app – timeline feature

Ease Live: The YES App – Stats. Watch. Play.

AIK+

SPORT TV OTT by Magycal

The R&A: ShotView – a data-driven fan experience for The 150th Open

PGA TOUR: Changing the Way Fans Consume Golf Content With AI Highlights From WSC Sports

Best in Anti-Piracy

LaLiga Content Protection's rise to €9 billion

Gold:

LaLiga Content Protection’s rise to €9 billion

Silver:

Videocites: Next-Gen Technology for Anti-Piracy – The Only Way to Defeat The Massive Piracy on Social Media

Bronze:

DAZN Attacks Anti-Piracy With An Industry Leading Strategy

Shortlist:

DAZN Attacks Anti-Piracy With An Industry Leading Strategy

ASiD Watermarking and Global Content Monitoring

GeoGuard: keeping one step ahead of sports piracy by stopping viewers who spoof their location

LaLiga Content Protection’s rise to €9 billion

Viaccess-Orca’s Anti-Piracy Services: A Revolutionary New Approach to Fighting Piracy During Live Sports Events

Videocites: Next-Gen Technology for Anti-Piracy – The Only Way to Defeat The Massive Piracy on Social Media

Best in Fan Engagement

Ease Live: The YES App - Stats. Watch. Play.

Gold:

Ease Live: The YES App – Stats. Watch. Play.

Silver:

#AlwaysWithYou – 2021/22 AC Milan Scudetto Celebration Campaign

Bronze:

ELEVEN SPORTS BELGIUM – THE ELEVEN ULTIMATE SHIRT

Shortlist:

#AlwaysWithYou – 2021/22 AC Milan Scudetto Celebration Campaign

TennisONE App

DAZN Fan Engagement – We All Rise With (Millions of) More Eyes

ELEVEN SPORTS BELGIUM – THE ELEVEN ULTIMATE SHIRT

Kayo Sports – Driving Fan Engagement with F1

Ease Live: The YES App – Stats. Watch. Play.

Optus Sport | OneLove Fan Engagement

Delivering the ultimate Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 experience on discovery+

Best Original Content

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team - 2021 Grand PriXviews

Gold:

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team – 2021 Grand PriXviews

Silver:

Cut Media: World’s Best FPV Drone Shot?

Bronze:

Whistle’s ‘No Days Off’

Shortlist:

Cut Media: World’s Best FPV Drone Shot?

FIFA+

Who’s Next: Submission Fighter Challenge Presented By Tezos

Bordo Mavi – The inside tale of Trabzonspor

Whistle’s ‘No Days Off’

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team – 2021 Grand PriXviews

Best Social Media Strategy

Driving record social media engagement for Eurosport during Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022

Gold:

Driving record social media engagement for Eurosport during Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022

Silver:

BT Sport / Between The Lines

Bronze:

Kayo Sports – NRL Campaign

Shortlist:

BT Sport / Between The Lines

Kayo Sports – NRL Campaign

Optus Sport gives football fans a voice with ​LIVE Fan Roulette on TikTok

FIH – Watch.Hockey

Driving record social media engagement for Eurosport during Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022

WWE

Best New Platform

Ease Live: The YES App - Stats. Watch. Play.

Gold:

Ease Live: The YES App – Stats. Watch. Play.

Silver:

Two Circles/FIBA: Courtside 1891

Bronze:

Sportsnet SN NOW Relaunch on Industry-First Cloud-Native Platform

Shortlist:

Ease Live: The YES App – Stats. Watch. Play.

FIFA+

Sportsnet SN NOW Relaunch on Industry-First Cloud-Native Platform

TOD TV – A Game changing OTT platform for MENA

Two Circles/FIBA: Courtside 1891

World Padel Tour TV

Best Digital First Production

Every unmissable moment of Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 on discovery+

Gold:

Every unmissable moment of Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 on discovery+

Silver:

Optus Sport creates digital-first daily Women’s Football Show​ on Snapchat & Optus Sport OTT for UEFA Women’s Euro 2022

Bronze:

Sticks and Glass: CBS Golazo Pre-Match Experience Champions League Coverage on TikTok

Shortlist:

Dalet Flex Digital First Media Logistics Workflow for Sports

NBA Beat

Optus Sport creates digital-first daily Women’s Football Show​ on Snapchat & Optus Sport OTT for UEFA Women’s Euro 2022

Sticks and Glass: CBS Golazo Pre-Match Experience Champions League Coverage on TikTok

DACH Production and FAST Distribution

Every unmissable moment of Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 on discovery+

Best Marketing Strategy

UFC Fight Pass x WePlay

Gold:

UFC Fight Pass x WePlay

Silver:

The Rugby Network x Fifty-Three Six

Shortlist:

Never Miss League Pass campaign

Optus Sport | OneLove

The Rugby Network x Fifty-Three Six

UFC Fight Pass x WePlay

Best Emerging Tech Company

Magnifi - changing the game of sports content with unique AI-powered solutions

Gold:

Magnifi – changing the game of sports content with unique AI-powered solutions

Silver:

Cleeng: Churn Prediction Algorithm for OTT Services

Bronze:

Spiideo

Shortlist:

Bleachr LLC

Spiideo

Cleeng: Churn Prediction Algorithm for OTT Services

Magnifi – changing the game of sports content with unique AI-powered solutions

Videocites – Technology Unlocking New Monetization Streams for the Entire Social Ecosystem

Viewlift

Best Start Up Tech Company

RAMP by Griiip

Gold:

RAMP by Griiip

Silver:

YBVR: Immersive Sports in the Metaverse

Bronze:

HiWay Media S.r.l: Paving the way for our clients through innovative and scalable technology

Shortlist:

Ceeblue Cloud

RAMP by Griiip

HiWay Media S.r.l: Paving the way for our clients through innovative and scalable technology

‘Seyu – Together for victory!’

SpoLive – Sports Data Management & Fan Communication Platform

YBVR: Immersive Sports in the Metaverse