World Bowling signs Digital Media Partnership with Dailymotion ahead of 2019 World Bowling Women’s Championships

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World Bowling signs Digital Media Partnership with Dailymotion ahead of 2019 World Bowling Women’s Championships

LAUSANNE, August 19 – Ahead of next week’s World Bowling Women’s Championships, World Bowling has chosen Dailymotion’s video player as the platform for all live content from the World Championship qualifying rounds as well as all remaining 2019 events of its owned and operated properties.

Through this partnership, World Bowling will make all live, highlights, athlete interviews and extra features available through the official World Bowling channel on Dailymotion (dailymotion.com/World_Bowling) as well as through the Dailymotion video player directly on the worldbowling.sport website.

Dailymotion was selected by World Bowling to distribute its digital content due to the platform’s accessibility and commercial structure. In a new strategy aimed to provide increasing opportunities to directly link the consumer to World Bowling products, World Bowling is excited to provide more bowling content to its global following than ever before.

Through the partnership with Dailymotion, World Bowling will provide the same solution to all its Member Federations to showcase their domestic events through the Dailymotion player for any territories for where broadcast rights have not been secured. This initiative aims to bring greater exposure to events hosted and organized by its member federations through the power of the bowling community.

World Bowling President HRH Sheikh Talal Mohammed Al-Sabah says “We are excited to engage with Dailymotion on this project. We envision that worldbowling.sport can become a major destination for global consumers seeking original bowling content. We are further pleased that we can extend this offer to our member federations and provide enhanced viewing opportunities and a source of extra income to their home events.”

Rémi Leclancher, Director, Sports & News Partnerships for Dailymotion says “Sports is one of our main verticals and our goal is to bring to our audience the best video content from leading sports publishers and event-organizers. Our ambition as a video platform and distribution technology, is to facilitate access to premium content for fans across the globe and we’re very honored that World Bowling will use our technology services exclusively.”

World Bowling events that will appear on the worldbowling.sport platform in 2019:

22-30 AUGUST WORLD BOWLING WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIPS LAS VEGAS

2-10 SEPTEMBER WORLD BOWLING SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS LAS VEGAS

22-28 SEPTEMBER WORLD BOWLING TOUR THAILAND OPEN BANGKOK

20-30 OCTOBER 25TH ASIAN BOWLING CHAMPIONSHIPS KUWAIT

31 OCT – 6 NOV WORLD BOWLING TOUR KUWAIT OPEN KUWAIT

7 NOVEMBER WOLRD BOWLING TOUR FINALS KUWAIT

About Dailymotion: The Dailymotion video discovery platform empowers a global community of entertainment-seekers to explore the web’s best video content from premium creators and publishers across four key categories: sports, news, music, and entertainment.

About World Bowling: World Bowling is the governing body for the sport of tenpin bowling and heads 114 national federations from five confederations. Bowling is played in the Asian Games, the Pan American Games and The World Games.

For more information on World Bowling, visit WorldBowling.sport or please contact: Megan Tidbury, PR & Marketing Director, Telephone: +41 78 830 3651; Email: megan@worldbowling.org

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