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The Rise Of Soccer By Women And Girls

The Women’s Football BOOM!

The Women’s Football BOOM!

Football around the globe has never been more popular and much on the rise in soccer participation numbers can be attributed to women. The amount of female players registering to play football here in the United States coincides with the US Soccer National Team and their success as World Cup and Olympic tournament champions. Clubline Football put together an infographic that breaks down the some of the reasons behind this phenomenal growth worldwide for the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers. The downside to the booming increase in popularity for ladies is the lingering story about inequality in pay compared to men...

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National Girls & Women in Sports Day And The Rise Of Women In The NFL

NGWSD And The NFL Intro

National Girls & Women in Sports Day is February 1 and has never been more significant to Americans coming on the coattails of the Women’s March on January 21 held in many cities across the nation and world. NGWSD 2017 is the chosen day meant to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of women and girls in sports. The 31st anniversary of the annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day, marks a national observance for females in sport. Our family was blessed to have a Mom and now Grandma that played international basketball at the highest levels for her country of Ecuador...

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Pyramid of Success By Coach John Wooden Digital Learning Course

Coach John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success

Coach John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success book and his life teachings are now available in a 10-module course. The family of the former UCLA basketball coaching legend did their due diligence and decided to partner with SUCCESS Academy to make it so. The launch in November, 2016 of the digital learning course allows college hoops fans all over the world to learn from this adored and respected sports figure responsible for a record 10 NCAA men’s championships...

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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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Sports More Accessible Than Ever Before

You can watch almost any sport at any time on any device and access scores and data more quickly than ever thought possible.

You can watch almost any sport at any time on any device and access scores and data more quickly than ever thought possible.

Sports More Accessible Than Ever Before

You don’t have to even 30 years old to remember a time when finding out the sports scores was entirely dependent on reading the back page of your dad’s newspaper over breakfast, catching the last few minutes of the news, watching match of the day or hearing the gossip at school.

Sport has moved on a lot from those days and is now more accessible than ever before thank goodness. You can watch almost any sport at any time on all devices and access scores and data more quickly than ever thought possible. The Sports Techie community blog enjoys being at the center of this universe.

Sports More Accessible Than Ever Before - Sports Techie blog.

Sports More Accessible Than Ever Before – Spor...

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Adidas Selling New Juventus FC Kits And FIFA Women's World Cup Official Soccer Ball - #SportsTechie blog.

Adidas Selling New Juventus FC Kits And FIFA Women’s World Cup Official Soccer Ball – #SportsTechie blog.

Adidas Selling New Juventus FC Kits And FIFA Women’s World Cup Official Soccer Ball

Adidas soccer is busy trying to spread their international love for the world’s most popular sport with a new Juventus Football Club kit and the FIFA Women’s World Cup official match ball. Juventus FC, defending Serie A league champions from Italy attempting to win a fifth straight title next season, released part of their adidas tech enhanced team kit. One of the world’s largest fandoms can represent their affinity for Juventus by wearing the team badge on adizero technology enhanced apparel and climacool® ventilation fabric for sale at adidas.com. Any fan of the 2015 WWC can also purchase the FIF...

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SportsBlog Debuts Pros March Madness Coverage

SportsBlog Launches “Pros Marching In Madness” Platform For The NCAA Tournament Current & Former Pros Such as Sam Perkins, Spencer Haywood, Tamika Catchings, Stefanie Dolson, Justin Forsett & Charlie Villanueva To Weigh In On Anything & Everything Related To The Big Dance.

SportsBlog Launches “Pros Marching In Madness” Platform For The NCAA Tournament
Current & Former Pros Such as Sam Perkins, Spencer Haywood, Tamika Catchings, Stefanie Dolson, Justin Forsett & Charlie Villanueva To Weigh In On Anything & Everything Related To The Big Dance.

SportsBlog Debuts Pros March Madness Coverage

SportsBlogs announced their new “Pros Marching In Madness” hub made up of blogs written by professional athlete bloggers focused on created original social content about the one billion dollar NCAA March Madness Division I men’s basketball tournament. This innovative sports technology concept was launched to showcase current and former pro player’s real-time opinions, performance insights and breakdown of coaching strategies regarding all things Big Dance...

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Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him

The Burn, Booming Power + Spin Built For Baseliners.

The Burn, Booming Power + Spin Built For Baseliners.

Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him

Wilson Tennis and Japanese superstar, Kei Nishikori, the 2014 U.S. Open winner, have partnered up on “The Burn” racket. Because of his baseline dominance, this new performance racket was launched together with a funny YouTube video on the Wilson Tennis channel. The Sports Techie blog loves to cover tennis sports technology products and stories for our readers and followers who love the game as players, coaches and fans like we do.

Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him - Sports Techie blog.

Kei Nishikori Play Tests Wilson’s “The Burn” Racket And The Court Can’t Contain Him – Sports Techie blog.

Wilson Burn Racket Test, with Kei Nishikori
As you view the video advert, notice Kei play testing the ...

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To be a Dad, Toyota Big Game Advert Honors NFL Fathers And Every Day Dads

To be a Dad, is a Big Game advertisement created by Toyota that delivers a poignant look into the world of being a caring father.

To be a Dad, is a Big Game advertisement created by Toyota that delivers a poignant look into the world of being a caring father.

To be a Dad, Toyota Big Game Advert Honors NFL Fathers And Every Day Dads

To be a Dad, is a Big Game advertisement created by Toyota that delivers a poignant look into the world of being a caring father. Professional football stars, retired NFL all-pro players and everyday Dads are interviewed about being a Daddy and share what their Dad’s meant to them. NFL stars DeMarcus Ware, Fred Jackson, Kurt Warner and LaVar Arrington, in addition to every day dads are honored as heroes by Toyota in this compelling advert published in time for the enormous Super Bowl 49 digital audience and the Sports Techie community blog readers to learn from and adore...

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Ladies European Tour And ISPS HANDA Partner For Power Of Sport And Paralympic Golf Push

ISPS Chairman Dr Haruhisa Handa (left) and LET CEO Ivan Khodabakhsh (right).

ISPS Chairman Dr Haruhisa Handa (left) and LET CEO Ivan Khodabakhsh (right).

Ladies European Tour And ISPS HANDA Partner For Power Of Sport And Paralympic Golf Push

If you golf, imagine performing blind or with a disability because the International Sports Promotion Society (ISPS HANDA) and the Ladies European Tour (LET) have already been doing so and will continue to empathize with this cause by partnering up again for the promotion of the tour, charity events and hopeful inclusion as a Paralympic sport. I love to write about adaptive sports for the Sports Techie community blog, even if technology is not the primary focus of the content. This thrilling news out of London is sure to inspire the blind and disabled in England and around the globe, as it does me...

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