Tag Archives: E-Sports

IOC, E-Sports Seek Closer Ties at ‘Historic’ Summit

The Olympic movement may be dedicated to celebrating world-class athleticism but some say its growth can be helped by something that requires hardly any movement at all: gaming. At a first-of-its-kind summit in Lausanne on Saturday,¬†e-sports¬†leaders will meet International Olympic Committee executives to explore how the enormous popularity of gaming can draw more young fans towards the Games. “The goal ... Read More »

Yahoo Launches E-Sports Arena to Win Video Game Fans

Yahoo launched an online arena for eSports Wednesday in a challenge to venues hosted by YouTube and Amazon-owned Twitch. Yahoo Esports will feature live tournaments, commentary, features, interviews and more tailored for the booming trend of video games as spectator sports. “We’re approaching our coverage of eSports with the same tenacity and professionalism we always have with Yahoo Sports, News ... Read More »