Melbourne Cup to be live-streamed on TWITTER - the first time ever for a sports event in Australia
Twitter is to live-stream the Melbourne Cup next month in what will be the first time ever the social media giant has signed a sports rights deal outside of the U.S.
On Thursday Twitter and the Victoria Racing Club announced a partnership to stream the race at Flemington on November 1 to an Australian and global audience, Racing.com reports.
Twitter's live stream will start at 2.30pm. The hour-long race broadcast produced for the VRC by the Seven Network will also include 30 minutes of build-up before the race, followed by post-race commentary and analysis.
The deal will also include... read more
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