Amateur High School

Second-biggest city in Massachusetts postpones fall high school sports season

One of the largest cities in Massachusetts has decided to postpone its fall high school sports season because of the community’s high COVID-19 transmission rate. Worcester officials said on Thursday that fall high school sports including football, soccer and field hockey could now be played an abbreviated season known as “Fall II” scheduled to begin […]

Amateur High School

Arizona parents debate hiding COVID test results to keep fall sports season going

Parents in Arizona debated hiding their kids’ COVID-19 test results last week after at least two Phoenix-area high schools canceled football games because of positive tests according to the Arizona Republic. At least 100 students from Cactus Shadows High School in the Cave Creek Unified School District were in quarantine this week after students began […]

ESports Professional

IBM enters esports, Team Vitality opens facility in Stade de France | ESI Digest #13

Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed on YouTube, ESI Digest is available on all major podcast platforms and is also available in written form below. This week on ESI Digest, we cover Team Vitality’s new facility in Stade de […]

ESports Professional

Astrails Group enters commercial partnership with Cavea

Danish organisation Astralis Group has entered a commercial partnership with sponsorship and analytics firm Cavea for an undisclosed term. The deal will see Cavea provide social media analytics across all of Astralis’ media channels. Credit: Astralis Group RELATED: Fnatic enters commercial partnership with Cavea Astralis joins the likes of Swedish organisation Ninjas in Pyjamas, British organisations Fnatic and Excel […]

ESports Professional

Team Vitality and Renault unveil performance facility in Stade de France

French organisation Team Vitality, working alongside the Renault Group, has strengthened its F1 Esports team ahead of the new season. A new performance development centre located in the heart of the Stade de France is entirely dedicated to the training of Team Vitality athletes. Credit: Team Vitality RELATED: Team Vitality enters multi-year partnership with CORSAIR Earlier this […]

ESports Professional

The NUEL enters health-focused partnership with Gscience

UK-focused university esports organiser The NUEL has established a strategic, health-based partnership with Gscience. The alliance is described as long-term but the length of the deal has not been disclosed at the time of writing. Credit: The NUEL RELATED: The NUEL establishes partnership with Levi’s Aiming to develop “healthy gaming strategies” to promote both physical and […]