Golf Channel and NBCUniversal announced two new business today deals in Japan as the buildup for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo continues. Arnold Palmer, co-founder of Golf Channel over two decades ago would be proud of this innovative NBCU International Distribution of the game he helped pioneer as a top PGA golfer. The strategic agreements are aimed at the younger Japanese demographics in the 18-34 year old range through an OTT digital platform on AbemaTV, Inc., and a partnership with linear TV platform WOWOW featuring LPGA and European Tour coverage...Read More
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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...Read More
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.
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...Read More
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...Read More
The SD Chargers franchise appears poised to request a transfer to Los Angeles after this season. The main reason for this is the need for a new stadium – and the unwillingness of San Diego taxpayers to foot part of the bill. The Sports Techie community blog does a deep dive look at what this means to loyal San Diego Chargers fans, the city of Los Angeles and the use of cities as stadium pawns by the NFL.
Why Is a New Stadium Necessary?
The original Chargers stadium was built in 1967, and it has not been upgraded since 1997,...
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...Read More