SportRadar is the world's leading sports related data supplier and continues to grow their offerings, as they have now signed a data partnership with the international basketball federation. The deal will make SportRadar become "Data Partner of FIBA" and allow them to collect, distribute and archive sports data of all competitions under FIBA.
Furthermore FIBA itself can also benefit from the data collected by SportRadar, as the agreement states that during the course of the contract, FIBA have access to the data collected by SportRadar. This will benefit the organization tremendously, as they will no longer need to use many hours on keeping track of all the data from games, cups and similar.
FIBA is the world governing body for basketball and is an independent association that was formed by 213 federations of basketball throughout the globe. FIBA has the exclusive rights and organizes many major international basketball events, such as FIBA EuroBasket and FIBA Basketball World Cup.
FIBA partnered up with SportRadar due to their experience as the leading company in the data collecting area as well as a service provider. SportRadar understands what it is that federations wants and needs out of a partnership and SportRadar can deliver that to them.
“We are very pleased to cooperate with FIBA as the world governing body for basketball. Our market leading betting and sports data services will engage basketball fans worldwide in new ways and across all platforms.”Carsten Koerl, CEO of SportRadar said in a press release.