More than just JPEGs: It’s time to separate NFTs from digital art

    Not every digital artwork needs to be an NFT. After all, NFTs can already do so much more, notes Abigail Carlson on Decrypt. I had a realization recently while wandering through the Musée Matisse in Nice, France, where I went to see a temporary exhibit on David Hockney. If you’re not familiar, Hockney is considered…

    Crypto.com pulls out of a $495 million UEFA Champions League sponsorship deal

    Crypto exchange Crypto.com has pulled out of a $495-million sponsorship deal with the Union of European Football Association (UEFA) Champions League, citing legal issues it’s facing in some EU countries. Although, Crypto.com lasts a sponsorship for the FIFA 2022 Qatar World Cup, which runs in Qatar from November 21 to December 18. According to SportBusiness,…

    Ticketmaster chooses Flow blockchain for NFT tickets

    Event ticketing giant Ticketmaster announced that it will adopt the Flow blockchain for minting tickets as NFTs for select events. Five million Ticketmaster NFTs were already minted in a pilot program over the past six months. Ticketmaster NFTs will function primarily as collectible digital memorabilia, but also as a shareable “proof of attendance.” Over the…

    Atletico Madrid and WhaleFin partner with STEPN to launch NFT boots collection

    Spanish football club “Atlético de Madrid” has partnered with crypto exchange platform WhaleFin to launch its first NFT collection of football boots on the STEPN mobile application. These NFTs will allow users to enter the draw for an exclusive experience that will include a trip and hotel nights, as well as tickets to see a…

    Cristiano Ronaldo and Binance partner to make NFT collection

    Portuguese professional footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and crypto exchange Binance have signed a multi-year joint marketing agreement. As a part of the deal, multiple Ronaldo NFT collections will be produced each year of the deal and released exclusively on the Binance NFT marketplace. “Together, we’ll give you the opportunity to own an iconic piece of sports…

    Abu Dhabi’s Dhahab Sports announces IDO of its utility tokens

    Dhahab Sports Management, a sports agency headquartered in Rio de Janeiro and Abu Dhabi, UAE and focused on career management of high-performance soccer talents, announced an IDO to distribute its fan tokens Dhahab Sports (DHS). The project also appointed Marcus Assunção, a former professional soccer player, as the brand ambassador and has plans to issue…