Kiran Thakare

Kiran Thakare is a contributor for Sporticos, who also has the experience of managing the Fansided website Bayern Strikes. He has also written articles for Red Devil Armada and the Manchester United section of Vavel. Along with being a Chemical Engineer and New Media Journalism Graduate, Kiran has a keen interest in cricket and tennis. In terms of football, Kiran keenly follows Manchester United and Bayern Munich.

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Thousands of Juventus fans boycott Sky and DAZN

The protest comes in the wake of the Turin giants being docked 15 points following an investigation into club financesBroadcasters Sky and DAZN face huge losses as thousands of Juventus fans cancel their memberships. This action comes after their beloved club was docked 15 points in the Italian Serie A and dropped to 10th in the table.Just one point from the two games which followed, a 3-3 draw with Atalanta at home and a 2-0 loss to now fellow mid-table side Monza also at home, has seen them drop to 13th in the Italian top flight, 15 points adrift of...

DAZN is now the biggest sports streaming service in Europe

OTT platform annual review shows an increase in streaming time and connected devices in 2022London-based, global sports streaming platform DAZN has become the largest online sports broadcaster in Europe and the highest grossing app in sports during 2022, according to figures released in its 2022 annual review.The review credits DAZN with having achieved 1.2bn hours of global streaming time across 130m devices last year. These numbers were up from 1bn hours and 100m devices in 2021.These results now make DAZN the biggest digital sports broadcaster in all of Europe.Alongside very positive streaming statistics, DAZN can now boast a total of...

FOX wins US rights to Coupe de France

Huge American broadcaster will air majority of French Cup games across various different channelsUS based TV network FOX has successfully picked up the rights to the Coupe de France, the Premier knockout cup competition in France.While the Coupe de France may not be the oldest club competition in the world - that distinction goes to the English FA Cup, it is without doubt the biggest, with more than 8000 teams entering in the preliminary stages.Teams from all over France and its overseas territories and former colonies take part, making it one of the most fascinating knockout football tournaments on the...

Amazon said to be planning to launch a live sports streaming app

The new platform could feature Premier League football alongsode a host of other sporting eventsAmazon is reportedly planning to develop a dedicated live streaming app specifically geared towards sports. It is believed that this new OTT platform would feature live sporting events, as well as other sports-based content.Present on the app would likely be live coverage of the Premier League, to which Amazon holds limited rights, as well as several other high profile sporting properties like Ligue 1 football, NFL football, Formula One motor racing and various baseball and cricket competitions.Embed from Getty ImagesCEO of Amazon, Andy Jassy, recently referred...

FuboTV claims to have suffered cyber attack during World Cup coverage

Live streams of US networks FOX and FS1 inaccessible on live streaming platform during semi finalAmerican streaming platform FuboTV has blamed disruption of its World Cup coverage on a cyber attack. Some subscribers had difficulty logging into their accounts during last week's World Cup semi final between France and Morocco, with the platform now stating that these technical difficulties were caused by a cyber attack.The game was being aired on traditional TV networks FOX and FS1, which are available to watch via live streaming on the FuboTV platform. FOX doesn't have its own streaming platform, meaning FuboTV was one of...