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FIH and Sportradar team up through 2030

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) and Sportradar, a global sports technology company that creates immersive experiences for sports fans, this week announced a global partnership which makes Sportradar the exclusive betting and gaming data rights partner of hockey’s world governing body through to the end of the 2029/30 season.

As part of the agreement, Sportradar will collect and distribute betting data globally from all FIH competitions for the next nine years. This includes approximately 300 matches each season including the FIH Hockey World Cups, FIH Hockey World Cup Qualifiers, FIH Indoor Hockey World Cups, FIH Hockey Pro League and FIH Hockey5s World Cups, as well as the Olympic Qualifiers.

Sportradar will also provide FIH with a bespoke Competition Management platform to manage their tournaments and data more effectively. Intuitive and easy-to-use, the platform is tailor-made to fit FIH’s rules and regulations and will help manage competitions, match results, player statistics, rankings and much more. The Competition Management platform will also be made available to all FIH member associations including continental and national associations. Through a dedicated and focused effort to collect a deeper level of data, FIH will be able to harness the data to provide more insights to engage hockey fans around the world.

As part of the agreement, Sportradar will also provide Integrity Services. Sportradar’s Universal Fraud Detection Service (UFDS), a proven bet monitoring system, will help maintain the integrity of FIH competitions and protect them from match-fixing and other risks. Education and prevention workshops will also be provided to officials.

Click here to read the full FIH press release.