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One of the most popular soccer clubs in the world is launching a crypto token that it says will boost fan numbers by allowing them to “be heard.” For the effort, Italy’s Juventus Football Club, which boasts Cristiano Ronaldo as a current team member, is teaming up with Socios.com to launch the “Juventus Official Fan Token.” The token will be …

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Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), a major French soccer team in the country’s top league, is planning to issue its own cryptocurrency as a way to incentivize participation from its fans around the world. PSG, which boasts prominent players including Brazil star Neymar, announced a multi-year partnership on Tuesday with a Malta-based blockchain startup called Socios that …

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The Union of European Football Associations, or UEFA as it’s more commonly known, has just announced the completion of a “successful” trial of a mobile ticketing app built with blockchain. Aimed to make ticket sales for soccer matches “more simple and safe,” the effort saw the organization test the app at this week’s UEFA Super Cup …

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A union from a major U.S. football league is partnering with a blockchain startup to help its athletes license products on a decentralized network. Announced Tuesday, the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) plans to encourage its members to provide commentary, livestreams and other content for the FanChain platform, thereby earning revenue for themselves outside …

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Global karate organization BoutsPro aims to bring together an estimated 190-mln strong karate community by using Blockchain. As there are so many different styles of karate, there are many different governing organizations (Such as ITKF, WKF and WFF) overseeing tournaments and rankings. The BoutsPro white paper outlines how bringing all elements together needs a strong …

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The 2018 Winter Olympic Games will be a big talking point for the next two weeks and there’s a team that the wider cryptocurrency community can get behind in South Korea. Just like Cool Runnings made Jamaica’s first ever bobsled team famous, the latest edition of the Winter Olympics will see the USA luge team …

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In modern sport, it is often the financial side that draws equal attention to the action itself. Sponsorship, advertising and complicated contracts are just as important as the action on the field. As the stakes continue to rise, it can be difficult for young athletes to break through without exceptionally high levels of financial backing. …

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Mark Cuban, billionaire tech investor and owner of the NBA team The Dallas Mavericks tweeted on Tuesday, Jan. 16 that starting next season, it will be possible to buy tickets to the team’s games with Bitcoin. The Dallas Mavericks won’t be the first basketball team to start accepting Bitcoin as payment for tickets. The Sacramento …

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The development and expansion of Blockchain technology has triggered new opportunities in the betting on the sports industry. A new company founded by Baikov Artyom, a developer of several B2C web applications for consumer services & platforms, aims to streamline the process. By leveraging smart contracts on the Ethereum Blockchain, it allows avid players to …

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