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Sports Round-Up | Liverpool, Tokyo Olympics, La Liga

A round-up of today's breaking sports business news stories including, Liverpool's title winning documentary for European fans, Olympic officials' warning against chanting during the Games, La Liga's new deal with LiveScore and more...

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Liverpool documentary airs on Discovery+


Discovery+ will stream a documentary on Liverpool's title winning season last year, called 'The End of the Storm' for fans across Europe and Asia including Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Italy, Spain, The Netherlands, Poland and India.


The documentary will look at the unprecedented season through the eyes of manager Jurgen Klopp as well as star players including club captain Jordan Henderson, Alisson, Sadio Mane and Virgil Van Dijk.


Tokyo Olympics 'playbook' advises against chanting


The first Tokyo Olympics 'playbook' has discouraged singing and chanting as part of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) bid to combat COVID-19 throughout the Games this summer.


The publication asks that visitors and spectators 'support athletes by clapping and not singing or chanting'.


“We each have our part to play. That’s why these playbooks have been created – with the rules that will make each and every one of us a sound, safe and active contributor to the Games."


La Liga announce deal with LiveScore


The Spanish La Liga has announced a new deal with LiveScore to stream matches from the second division in the UK and Ireland.


Three specially selected LaLiga SmartBank matches per round will be exclusively streamed through LiveScore, for at least the remainder of this season.


SweetSpot recruits River Media for broadcast distribution


Tour of Britain organiser SweetSpot Group has appointed River Media as their official broadcast agents for the UK & Ireland.


“We are excited to work with the experienced and innovative SweetSpot team, who, through the Tour of Britain and Women’s Tour, have continually raised the bar for international pro cycling events staged in the UK,” said Nick Chesworth, Director, River Media.


NBA planning on staging All-Star game in Atlanta on March 7