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German TV Station Cancels eSports Broadcast Amidst Violence

German television company ProSieben has cancelled all of its eSports broadcasts following the string of violent acts occurring in Germany last week. A now-cancelled major broadcast was TBS’ ELEAGUE Counter-Strike: Global Offensive matches, which will still be available to watch on the 99Damage Twitch channel. 99Damage is a major news and fixture source for the German eSports community. Their commentators have […]

Riot Games Bans Two Top Teams From LCS

In a ruling issued by Riot Games on May 9th this year, the teams Renegades and The Dragon Knights (TDK) have been banned from competition within Riot-sanctioned tournaments. In the ruling, Renegades were found to have knowingly violated a ruling against former manager Chris Badawi despite his banned status after having previously broken the official rules of the […]

ESPN Extends Reach To Esports

Great news for Esports enthusiasts! Sports media giant ESPN is officially launching a dedicated esports section on their website, headlined by some of the best and biggest names in esport reporting. This may not come to a surprise to many, as ESPN have previously made deals with companies like Valve and Blizzard to broadcast Dota 2 […]

Riot Games Announces UK/Ireland "4 Nations Tournament"

League of Legends developer Riot Games have taken further steps to solidify themselves as top dogs in the European eSports community by announcing the “4 Nations Tournament”. A UK and Ireland exclusive tournament Riot are aiming to bring officially licensed tournaments to smaller scenes with the aim of growing them. The tournament will consist of […]
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