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Growth of Esports raises legal questions

Two Toronto-based lawyers have started Canada’s first law firm dedicated to Esports. Esports are one of the world’s fastest growing industries and it presents several challenges, from streaming rights to contract management.

Turkmenistan enters brave new world of eSports

Ashgabat - Reclusive, gas-rich Turkmenistan is dipping its toe into the world of eSports having got a taste for gaming at a showcase sporting event it held last year.

Video gamers may earn more than professional athletes in eSports

eSports players have enjoyed a spike in payments. This would mean that video gamers would potentially earn more money than professional athletes.

No violent eSports at Olympics, says IOC chief

New Delhi - IOC chief Thomas Bach insisted Thursday that violent computer games would never be part of the Olympics as he faces growing pressure to allow eSports into the Olympic movement.

Amazon unveils cross-platform competitive gaming platform

Amazon has announced a new competitive gaming platform that connects players to cloud-based tournaments. Called GameOn, the service provides an API for developers to add to their competitive esports titles. It's Amazon's latest foray into gaming.

Gaming lovers square off in Riyadh eSports tournament

Apo - Hundreds of Saudi men and women squared off in a video game tournament in Riyadh at the weekend, organisers said, in the conservative kingdom's biggest ever eSports contest.

Will drone racing become the next big thing in sports?

Either reflecting the pace of technological development, or perhaps reflective of the need to find content for the mass of television channels, drone racing looks set to become a new sport with the establishment of a televised league.

Technology leads the way forward at Toronto Fan Expo 2016

Technology continues to drive pop culture and fandom, allowing enthusiasts and hobbyists to engage with their idols and obsessions — and that was clearly on display at this year's Toronto Fan Expo.

The winner of the first Forza Championship will get a free car

Microsoft has announced it will be giving away a high performance car to the winner of the inaugural Forza Racing Championship, commencing at the end of the week. The competitive event is designed to involve every Forza racer, from novice to pro drivers.

There's an Adderall doping scandal professional gaming world

Performance-enhancing drugs aren't just for regular sports anymore. In the world of eSports, however, it's not about bulking up physically. In the world of eSports, performance is about mental acuity and concentration.

White House pitches health insurance to e-sports gamers

A new White House campaign is looking to explain the appeal of health insurance to a younger demographic by reaching out to those into e-sports, or professional video gaming.

$1 million prize offered at 2014 'Call of Duty' Championship

From March 28 - 30, the top 32 'Call of Duty' teams will gather in Los Angeles to compete in the 2014 'Call of Duty' Championship for a $1 million prize.

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