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Wimbledon courts the young with video games and fashion brand
Home of championship targets younger audience with volley of themed games, apps and clothing lines

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

09, Jul, 2023 @7:00 AM

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NRL seeking to cash in on ‘absolute revolution’ in online sports gambling in US
League executives will travel to Las Vegas to negotiate city hosting a pair of round one games and tap into booming betting market

Henry Belot

27, Apr, 2023 @5:41 AM

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Pushing Buttons: Is the Olympics getting video games all wrong?
What should be a victory for esports has brought criticism from competitive gamers, as the genre’s biggest names are left out of competition

Keza MacDonald

08, Mar, 2023 @11:58 AM

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So what first attracted you to the multi-billion dollar esports industry?
Inaugural Esports Championships come to the Commonwealth Games but it’s hard to think past the oodles of cash

Andy Bull at the International Convention Centre

06, Aug, 2022 @9:06 PM

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Commonwealth Games 2022: 10 things to watch out for in Birmingham | Tumaini Carayol
Elite Jamaican sprinters, a swimming sensation returns and a chance to make cricket history as the Games begins this week

Tumaini Carayol in Birmingham

26, Jul, 2022 @4:47 PM

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Saudi Arabia expands its sportswashing ambitions to the world of gaming
By zeroing in on the burgeoning eSports market, the kingdom has added a new layer to its soft power strategy in an attempt to polish its public image

Karim Zidan

21, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Why do female pro gamers earn millions less than men?
The best esports competitors make millions, and the industry prides itself on meritocracy. So why are there so few women among the top earners?

Jay Castello

02, Dec, 2021 @10:39 AM

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Get me that golden joystick! The miraculous return of GamesMaster
It was a cult classic in the 90s. Now, GamesMaster has been revived with three new presenters and Trevor McDonald as the sadistic cyborg. It’s as smart and silly as the original – if suspiciously like Top Gear

Stuart Heritage

24, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Cash for kills: why are people paying for coaches to get better at video games?
A thriving new industry, matching people with pro gamers who advise and counsel, has exploded during the pandemic

Keith Stuart

24, Aug, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Tencent curbs on gaming time will shock markets but please many parents
China’s regulators are on the march again but moves to restrict children’s access may be welcomed by many

Alex Hern

04, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Win a gold medal from your front room? IOC launches Olympic Virtual Series
The IOC has announced a move into esports and virtual sports with an inaugural five-sport series

Sean Ingle

22, Apr, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Tell us about your experience of esports during lockdown
We would like to hear from those who have watched or played esports during the pandemic

Guardian community team

16, Mar, 2021 @3:00 PM

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