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Sky to stream midweek English Football League games after new £600m TV deal

Sky to stream midweek English Football League games after new £600m TV deal

Sports
Sky will be able to stream midweek Championship matches after agreeing a new £600m five-year domestic rights deal with the English Football League.All EFL clubs will be able to stream midweek league games via their websites if Sky are not broadcasting it live.The contract will run from 2019-2024, with the value of the rights increasing by 36% from the present agreement.Sky will also continue to broadcast the Carabao Cup, Checkatrade Trophy and play-offs until May 2024.Matches played between 14:45 BST and 17:15 BST will continue to be blocked from live streaming.From next season, Sky will be able to offer an interactive service for all midweek Championship fixtures."These negotiations came at what was an incredibly challenging period in the sale and acquisition of sports rights in the UK,"
Girl's sight loss inspires dad's video games

Girl's sight loss inspires dad's video games

Technology
A developer whose daughter became blind set up his own games studio to specialise in titles that are more accessible for people with sight loss.Eighteen-year-old Daisy Lloyd lost her sight completely when she was four due to the eye cancer retinoblastoma, but thanks to her dad, she's able to play video games.Image:JumpInSauceRS is a tablet and smartphone-based space shooter for blind gamersSelwyn Lloyd set up Audazzle with the aim of making games more accessible for blind and visually impaired people."As an art school graduate and being obsessed with how things look, when Daisy became blind I had to rethink what inspired me," said Mr Selwyn."I shut my eyes and started to listen to the world."It was obviously very upsetting when Daisy became blind, but in that moment I realised there was mo...