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The latest happenings from around the world of sports

Cingular 3G phones put video sports on the go
Cingular Wireless announced March 7 the availability of Cingular Video on-demand streaming video service with a large selection of content, including video clips of sports, news and weather, entertainment, and premium content.

Using high-speed Cingular Wireless 3G-capable phones, consumers will have access to ESPN, FOX Sports, SPEED, and other sports networks and programming.

SPEED selects Quicksilver Agility workstation for VOD content
SPEED — home of NASCAR TV and many of the premiere racing series in the world, including Formula One, the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, Supercross, ARCA, IHRA, American Le Mans Series and Grand American Road Racing — has deployed the Anystream’s Quicksilver Agility VOD workstation to simplify and accelerate production of VOD content.

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ESPN wins polo rights
The Triple Crown of Polo (TCP) and ESPN have reached an exclusive agreement for coverage of the sport's first multi-market tournament across multiple ESPN outlets.

ESPN has acquired the rights to place TCP programming across numerous outlets, including ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, ESPN International, Mobile ESPN, ESPN Interactive, ESPN360,, ESPN Pay-Per-View, ESPN Video-on-Demand, ESPN HD and ESPN2 HD.

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ARCTEK signs Chet Burks Productions
ARCTEK Satellite Productions has entered into a three-year agreement with Chet Burks Productions to provide mobile satellite transmission facilities for live productions of AMA SuperBike, ARCA and GrandAm Racing. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

STATS and NASCAR are working together on new statistical data to complement and enhance existing NASCAR statistics. NASCAR's new data and analysis from STATS will be used with the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series, NASCAR Busch Series and NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series.

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