Monthly Archives June 2019

Favored USWNT and France To Set Digital, Social and Ticketing FIFA WWC Records While Fox Sports Simulcasts on Mega-Zilla

Fox Sports Set Digital and Social High Marks For FIFA WWC in France during USA match

The USWNT and France face each other today in a FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 quarterfinal match that is sure to break the digital, social and maybe even ticketing records for the tournament. Tournament broadcaster Fox Sports is streaming and will also simulcast the highly anticipated showdown to Times Square on the Mega-Zilla 4K screen for the ultimate soccer fan experience. Call in sick to work because this game at Parc des Princes stadium in Paris will surely break the existing record of 618,000 streamers set by the Team USA round-of-16 win over Spain on June 24...

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FIFA Women’s World Cup VAR Room Media Briefing Review

PARIS, FRANCE – JUNE 12: A view inside the VAR at the main IBC on June 12, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marianna Massey – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

The FIFA TV media briefing today regarding refereeing and VAR was enlightening both as a fan of football and a sports tech expert. I especially enjoyed listening to Pierluigi Collina, Chairman of FIFA’s referee committee, he hails from Italy and speaks English with a very strong Italian accent. He was joined by Head of FIFA Referring Massimo Busacca, and Kari Seitz, FIFA Senior Refereeing Manager and head of the refereeing project for the Women’s World Cup in France. The sports tech event lasted about a hour and a half and was streamed worldwide...

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Catapult Sports Wearable Tech Pioneers Live Women Rugby League Stats on Channel Nine

CATAPULT SPORTS, NRL AND CHANNEL NINE COLLABORATE TO BROADCAST LIVE PLAYER STATS, A FIRST FOR WOMEN

Catapult Sports wearable sports tech, the NRL in Australia and Channel Nine entered into historical broadcasting territory with their live data-driven broadcast of the Holden Women’s State of Origin last Friday.  You won’t see this kind of performance technology during the FIFA Women’s World Cup going on in France right now on Fox Sports or Telemundo broadcasts here in America. Rugby League began play back in 1908. Fast forward to 2019 and the ladies event received the same GPS player statistics as the Holden Men’s State of Origin which began broadcasting the same sports technology data three years ago to delighted fans Downunder...

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TeamGenius Integrates Player Evaluation Tools Into TeamSnap Sports Management Platform

Player Evaluation Software Combined With Sports Management Platform

TeamSnap now features evaluation tools via TeamGenius, used for tryouts, mid-season and post-season evaluations, player identification, and much more, as their official player evaluation software provider. Player development and better roster management are at the core of this sports technology database partnership. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Chris Bowen, Account Executive, originally hailing from the UK, about the deal as he worked for TeamSnap in Boulder just four months ago before being hired by TeamGenius located in Minneapolis, giving him insights about both sports tech companies...

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Belmont Stakes: Betting Odds 2019

Sir Winston, A Long Shot Delivered The Win At The Belmont Stakes

The last leg of the Triple Crown races, the Belmont Stakes, celebrated its 151st run in the ever-changing but at the same time highly traditional horse racing industry last June 8, 2019. The competition was over a long distance of 12 furlongs or 1 ½ miles. Various racehorses and tracks took part in the most awaited of events. Individuals from different locations in the world also take part in this sporting game. The Sports Techie community blog has deep concerns however about the Santa Anita racetrack where 29 horses have died or been put down since Christmas, 2018. California and other states are trying to ensure the safety of the horses and jockeys with independent reviews...

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How to get more YouTube views for your sports videos

YouTube Mania

Sport videos rank up there with cat videos when it comes to popularity. We love to watch our favorite teams and players doing well – or opponents embarrassing themselves. However, if you’re a budding sports channel making  your own videos or a team/individual building their brand online, or just someone making compilation videos, then you need to know how to make YouTube work for you. The Sports Techie community blog YouTube channel requests your subscription on our drive to 1,000 subscribers from the 114 currently subscribed at http://www.youtube.com/user/sportstechie. We have had 94,885 views and 655 subscribers in ten years, thank you all...

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Why You Need Sleep After Playing Sports or Working Out

Sleep Aids Recovery After Playing Sports

Whether you’re looking to increase your bench press max or up your free throw percentage, you need sleep just like Steph Curry does. It isn’t a luxury. It’s a crucial part of your body’s process of building, strengthening, and healing itself. And, science has shown that sleep is crucial for muscle recovery and improved athletic performance. The Sports Techie community blog wants to help you sleep better, feel more rested and perform at peak levels.

Muscle Recovery Requires Sleep

Strenuous exercise causes tiny micro-tears in the muscle tissue. Any good training regimen includes rest periods that are fundamental to working with your body’s natural recovery system...

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