2019 Yahoo Sports Technology Awards Shortlist

Judged by a panel of global industry experts, the shortlist is a showcase of the leading innovations from the sector’s most dynamic brands.

Click on each category for insight into the technology behind each shortlist!

Agency of the Year

  • Fanview Media
  • InCrowd
  • Lagardère Sports and Entertainment for the Total Africa Cup of Nations
  • Project11 Sports
  • The Goat Agency
  • Winners FDD for the UEFA GROW IT Maturity Matrix

Best App

  • Fishbrain
  • GameOn for Sky Sports Jeff Bot
  • Lagardère Sports and Entertainment for the West Ham United Official App
  • Major League Soccer Mobile App
  • MatchPint
  • SportsCastr

Best Digital Technology

  • ATP Media Portal
  • FieldTurf for Intelligent Play
  • IBM Watson and ESPN Fantasy Insights
  • iRewind for Migros iMpuls
  • StreamAMG Cloud Matrix
  • WSC Sports

Best Innovation of the Year

  • BT Sport and EE deliver 5G
  • European Tour for ShotClock Masters
  • Hawk-Eye Inspection System for NASCAR
  • Hawk-Eye Live Ball Tracking in Tennis
  • SciSports for Insight Global Football Recruitment Platform
  • Vald Performance for the GroinBar Hip Strength Testing System

Best Sports Broadcast (Single or Series)

  • Discovery and Eurosport
  • FIFA TV for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™
  • LiveLike VR, Fox Sports and BBC Sport for the FIFA World Cup
  • Pixellot Automatic Production
  • Sky Sports for the Premier League Augmented Reality Studio

Best Sports Equipment, Apparel or Wearable Technology

  • Guided Knowledge
  • LID Helmets
  • Solos Smart Wearable Technology
  • Sports Performance Tracking for SPT2
  • STATSports Apex Pro
  • The Occlusion Cuff Elite

Best Technology for Athlete Welfare

  • Catapult Movement Module
  • Hawk-Eye Medical System for Premiership Rugby
  • HP 1T and Charles Owen Helmet ICS
  • K-Laser Therapeutic Laser
  • Pitch-Ready Post Injury Knee Assessment System
  • Return2Play

Best Technology for Elite Performance

  • 15th Club for the Ryder Cup
  • Kinetic Performance Technology for GymAware
  • SBG Sports Software for RaceWatch Race Strategy
  • SIS Pitches for SISGrass Hybrid Pitch Technology
  • SPORTLOGiQ Performance Analytics Platform

Best Technology for Fan Engagement

  • BBC Sport 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ VR App
  • CTP for Your Call Football
  • Dimension Data for the Tour de France 2018
  • Formula 1 and Goodform for F1 Fan Voice
  • Formula 1 and Meshh for Project Fanzone
  • Xperiel for The Real World Web

Best Technology for Participation

  • CAP2 for CoursePro
  • Cricket Australia Coach App
  • Motitech for Motiview
  • MyLocalPitch
  • Sports Engineers and Tennis Australia Competition Management Software
  • ASB GlassFloor

Best Technology for Sports Betting

  • Betradar Managed Trading Services
  • Fresh8 Gaming
  • Genius Sports Group
  • Incentive Games
  • Scientific Games for OpenBet
  • Trustly Group for Trustly Pay N Play®

Best Technology for Sports Commerce

  • AtletasNOW
  • mycujoo
  • Minute.ly
  • Nielsen Sports for Sports Connect
  • SeatServe: In-Seat Delivery
  • Ascot and Worldpay for My Business Mobile

Most Innovative Sports Partnership

  • Avid for the European Championships Glasgow 2018
  • Genius Sports and the PGA Tour
  • Harlequins and Adidas for the Flash Charity Jersey
  • IBM Aspera and Fox Sports for the World Cup 2018
  • Intel and LaLiga
  • Mitel and Major League Baseball

Rights Holder / Governing Body/ Team / Sponsor of the Year

  • Mitel and Major League Baseball
  • Powerboat P1 for the Panther Race Boat Upgrade
  • The R&A for Modernising the Rules of Golf
  • The Ocean Race for Southern Ocean RAW
  • Winners FDD for the UEFA GROW IT Maturity Matrix


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