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Tech Meets Soccer: Could VAR Change the Game Forever?

Tech Meets Soccer: Could VAR Change the Game Forever?

IFAB (International Football Association Board) approved a new type of referee to feature in soccer matches to work in tandem with the on-field referee.

Within the last year, IFAB (International Football Association Board) have approved a new type of referee to feature in soccer matches to work in tandem with the on-field referee, a move which could potentially change the game forever. The Sports Techie community blog is in agreement with this game-changing decision towards the inclusion of more technologies to help get calls right...

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It’s about Time we Let Technology Tell the Truth in Football

I can still remember that gloomy afternoon when England lost to Germany in the 2010 World Cup, I had just launched the Sports Techie community blog. Surely that Lampard shot was over the line!  There’s plenty more stories where that comes from, though that Geoff Hurst shot in the 1966 World Cup Final was miles over the line, wasn’t it?

It took the world of football until 2012 to finally agree on introducing goal-line technology and not a moment too soon. Finally we do have the goal-line technology that answers the question of whether a goal is indeed a goal or not.  About time too I hear you screaming “and why has it taken so long?”

Hawk-Eye goal-line technology uses cameras

Changing History

We may well jest about ...

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Ohio University Online Master in Coaching Education infographic: The Evolving Modern Professional Athlete.

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.

With the Rio 2016 Olympics at a close and the Paralympics underway, there were many exciting stories to come out of this year’s events including those with a sports technology focus, yet none received as much media attention as 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte and his three USA Swimming teammates involvement in the gas station fiasco down in Brazil which came to light after a video was revealed catching them all in a cover up lie. Hope Solo was suspended by US Soccer from the women’s national team after critical remarks she made after a semifinals soccer loss to team Sweden in Rio...

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Rio 2016 Olympic Sports Trends Content

Infographic: Explore 2016 Olympic Sports Trends, Via Shutterstock.

Find out what sports and words before the summer Olympics were trending around the world for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Shutterstock Infographic: Explore 2016 Olympic Sports Trends. I was on vacation in Banff, Canada last week enjoying the CBC real-time broadcast and did not have the time to publish this sport tech infused data because I was whitewater rafting on the Bow River exactly where some of “The Revenant,”movie was filmed, and canoeing on glacier fed Lake Louise with Jessica, my sweetheart. The #Rio2106 Olympics held their closing ceremony and past on the Olympic Torch to Tokyo 2020, Japan...

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CBC Using Deltatre Sports Tech Solutions For 2015 Pan American Games Coverage

CBC's digital platform for the Pan American Games developed by deltatre , including the website, video platform and mobile apps.

CBC’s digital platform for the Pan American Games developed by deltatre , including the website, video platform and mobile apps.

CBC Using Deltatre Sports Tech Solutions For 2015 Pan American Games Coverage

CBC will implement deltatre powered digital coverage of the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada for the first time. The Pan Am Games runs July 10 through 26, then the Parapan Am Games are held Aug 7 to 15. CBC and Radio Canada plan to mobilize the Canadian fan experience with an engaging and interactive website, video player and mobile apps integrated into 2015 Pan Am highlights of 36 sports played by 7,500 athletes representing 41 different countries...

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Commit Swimming Analytics Application Launches to Evolve Swimming For Coaches

Commit Swimming Analytics Application Launches to Evolve Swimming For Coaches - Sports Techie blog.

Commit Swimming Analytics Application Launches to Evolve Swimming For Coaches – Sports Techie blog.

Commit Swimming Analytics Application Launches to Evolve Swimming For Coaches

Commit Swimming launched a new analytics swim program web application that is a first of its kind platform for swim coaches to write and analyze swimmer training. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with co-founder, Dan Dingman, about their influential sports technology interactive tools for coaches being offered on a 30 day free trial basis with no credit card required for those interested in improved training...

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Under Armour Activates Sponsor Partnership With NFHS Network, PlayOn Sports

The NFHS Network captures the passion, pride, and energy of the high school experience by delivering live high school sports and events to family members and fans whenever they want, wherever they are.

The NFHS Network captures the passion, pride, and energy of the high school experience by delivering live high school sports and events to family members and fans whenever they want, wherever they are.

Under Armour Activates Sponsor Partnership With NFHS Network, PlayOn Sports

Under Armour continues to support the sports business that has a technology driven core, this time they have partnered with the NFHS Network, the nation’s groundbreaking high school multimedia corporation. The deal spans multiple years and allows Under Armour to become the first anchor partner of the company. The NFHS Network is a joint endeavor between the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), its member state associations and PlayOn! Sports, based here in Atlanta...

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ACC Digital Network Content Now Available Via Fancred App - Sports Techie blog

ACC Digital Network Content Now Available Via Fancred App – Sports Techie blog

ACC Digital Network Content Now Available Via Fancred App

Let’s give the ACC Digital Network in Charlotte, known as the ACCDN, full credit; they are very aggressive with creating a new image for the dynamic conference that is what I call, sports technology driven. Their latest proactive business development move is to join Fancred so their community of followers and readers can have access to official content from the ACCDN.com such as game and rivalry highlights, mixed in with what they label, Must See Moments, of the Atlantic Coast Conference in the NCAA. The Sports Techie community blog has followed the sports tech progression of the ACCDN so our members will enjoy knowing they can use the Fancred app and ...

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Digital Scout Added To PlayOn! Sports Company Portfolio

Digital Scout content will be fully integrated with PlayOn! Sports products by the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year

Digital Scout content will be fully integrated with PlayOn! Sports products by the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year

Digital Scout was purchased by PlayOn! Sports on Friday February 14th. PlayOn! Sports is the nation’s premier high school sports media company located in Atlanta, Georgia. They are the largest rights holder, producer, and aggregator of high school sports events distributed across television, the Internet, and mobile devices in the United States. It is an honor for the Sports Techie community blog to share this historical sports technology news about how the nation’s leader in high school statistical software and apps is now a part of the nation’s leading high school sports media companies.

PlayOn! Sports

The PlayOn! Sports Network (www.playonsports.com) provides compr...

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