FanCode introduces a new sports celebrity chat show – Unlock Sports
The candid chat show will feature top sports personalities across the globe
MUMBAI, June 26, 2020 – FanCode, a multisport aggregator platform by Dream Sports, has announced the launch of ‘Unlock Sports’ a fun, candid, new-age chat show featuring sports personalities across the globe.
Amidst almost no sporting action on-field, FanCode had launched ‘Lockdown But Not Out’, a series featuring iconic Indian cricketers – right from Suresh Raina, Kuldeep Yadav, Jhulan Goswami to India’s ex-chief selector MSK Prasad, and members of Team India’s support staff – Bharat Arun and R Sridhar. Post the show’s success and the nation announcing Unlock 1.0, Unlock Sports will be a new season and format: talking about changing times in sports, rapid-fire on career and banters, and a lot more revelations and insights about the resumption of sports.
The show goes live today, 26 June, at 05:00 PM with the introductory episode featuring veteran South African cricketer turned commentator – Shaun Pollock. Catch him getting in a candid chat with sports journalism veteran Boria Majumdar.
Murali Kartik, Siddarth Kaul, Tymal Mills, WV Raman, and many more are slated to be a part of this show which can be exclusively viewed on FanCode’s app and website.
Watch the show launch teaser here.
FanCode is India’s first multi-sport aggregator platform for every sports fan, focusing on long-tail sports content and contextual commerce. Founded by sports industry veterans Yannick Colaco and Prasana Krishnan in March 2019, FanCode offers a personalised, curated sports experience across live streaming, news, live match scores, in-depth match analysis, research-based insights, fantasy sports statistics, expert fantasy tips.
A fragmented market exists wherein fans seeking multi-sports content and commerce have to access different single-sport platforms. FanCode aims to cater to the underserved avid sports fans by partnering with long-tail sports leagues across cricket, football, kabaddi, basketball, hockey, and many more.
FanCode has partnered with multiple leagues and associations including The Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB), West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Bangladesh Cricket Board for showcasing the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), National Football League (NFL) including the world’s biggest annual sporting event – the Super Bowl, and I-League. FanCode also became the NBA’s (National Basketball Association) first live streaming partner in India. FanCode also collaborates with leading mainstream sports broadcasters and OTT platforms to supplement their core audience reach, helping them monetise their long-tail sports content and broad-base their overall sports coverage.
Dream Sports, India’s leading Sports Tech company, is the parent company of FanCode and also has brands such as Dream11 and DreamX in its portfolio. FanCode has already amassed over 1.5 crore+ app installs and won the “Best Sports Startup” award at FICCI India Sports Awards 2019.