eSports becomes medal event at 2022 Asian Games

eSports has been named as a full medal event for the 2022 Asian Games, in a major step towards the mainstream for a sport that has long harboured Olympic ambitions. eSports and breakdancing were both included on the programme for the Games in Hangzhou, China, at the Olympic Council of Asia’s general assembly in Muscat this week. “I hope that electronic sports will add value to the Asian Games —and I am sure it will in the future, during the Asian Games 2022 and even beyond that,” the OCA’s Asian…

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Raven secures merchandise license for Call of Duty League

Esports apparel brand Raven has received the license to design, manufacture, and sell apparel using Call of Duty League’s official logo and those of the franchised teams. This deal was announced the same day as the first two matches of Call of Duty League’s playoffs; Raven’s first apparel will be a limited run of merchandise focused around Call of Duty Championship Weekend. Sam Wells, Managing Director of Raven, spoke on the agreement in a release: “We are delighted to announce Raven as an official merchandise licensee of the Call of Duty League. The Call…

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