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Brazil, Germany and Argentina Highest Ranking FIFA World Cup Teams By Bloomberg Sports Analytics

Brazil Tops First-Ever Bloomberg Sports World Cup Analytics Ratings

Brazil Tops First-Ever Bloomberg Sports World Cup Analytics Ratings

Brazil, Germany and Argentina Highest Ranking FIFA World Cup Teams By Bloomberg Sports Analytics

Brazil was the clear winner of the first-ever Bloomberg Sports 2014 FIFA World Cup analytics ratings followed by Germany, Argentina and defending 2010 FIFA South Africa Champion Spain. Bloomberg Sports (BSports), the world leaders in sports analytic technology, today revealed scientifically-calculated ratings for every nation in this summer’s World Cup. The Sports Techie community blog thanks BSports for sharing this Big Data analytical look at every national team who qualified for World Cup Brazil with our global readers. Colombia and Belgium earned the numbers to be nations to watch as championship match game contenders.

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Deltatre Acquires German Company IMPIRE AG For Data, Media Services And Sports Tech Products

deltatre acquires German company IMPIRE AG

deltatre acquires German company IMPIRE AG

Industry leading sports media and technology firm deltatre announced on Tuesday the acquisition of IMPIRE AG, a leading provider of premium sports data and digital media services, as well as TV graphics and performance analysis technologies in German-speaking markets. The Sports Techie community blog has documented the steady track record of growth of deltatre, and the acquisition of IMPIRE represents a significant step forward in deltatre’s strategic expansion and constitutes the first corporate acquisition in the Italian firm’s 28-year history.

IMPIRE AG has developed into one of the leading independent media service providers in Germany

IMPIRE AG has developed into one of the leading independent media service providers in Germany

deltatre and IMPIRE AG

“This union will give us the important opportunity to be closer to our customers an...

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SPURS VAR-Y GRATEFUL OF TECHNOLOGY

Turkish official Cuneyt Cakir and VAR decide Champions League Quarter final match

It’s long been stated that referees in soccer need technology to help them get decisions right; it’s a topic that always rears it’s head after a high profile error – Frank Lampard’s strike against Germany in the last 16 tie of the 2010 World Cup is one that stands out as a goal that never was. Goal-line technology (GLT) was adopted and what a glowing success it has been. Unfortunately, it’s not only goal line decisions that cause debate and the hunger for more technology to follow gathered momentum and gradually different soccer authorities have gone live with Video Assistant Referees (VAR for short). The Sports Techie community blog is a strong supporter of VAR sports tech...

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Social Soccer: The Top 20

Here’s a fascinating soccer league table that might surprise you. The biggest clubs in the world are revealed and ranked in this infographic that reveals how many social media followers each has right now.  And it’s yet another El Clásico at the top with Barcelona and Real Madrid neck-and-neck.  Six teams from the Premier League (EPL) unsurprisingly feature in the top 20 and it’s Manchester United who is the biggest of these by some stretch.  The marketing of top soccer clubs is so important to their income and sustainability and, in particular, the sales of merchandise to a global fan base. The Sports Techie community blog loves football social media!

Check this social league table periodically and you will see that this is a new style “live” infographic that actually updates hourly...

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Tennis Channel And WTA Sign TV, Digital Media And OTT Agreement

TENNIS CHANNEL AND WOMEN’S TENNIS ASSOCIATION FORM U.S. TELEVISION AND DIGITAL MEDIA PARTNERSHIP

TENNIS CHANNEL AND WOMEN’S TENNIS ASSOCIATION FORM U.S. TELEVISION AND DIGITAL MEDIA PARTNERSHIP.

Tennis Channel will be the U.S. television and digital media hub for the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) beginning in January 2019 after signing a five-year contract. More than 2,000 matches will be available for viewing including the tour championship, Premier and International tournaments, as well as the WTA Finals, all running January through October.  The Sports Techie community blog represents female tennis players, coaches and fans, providers and sponsors worldwide.  Tennis is sports tech ready to compete for young viewers in the United States after this wide-ranging business agreement.

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A Brief History of Women in Motorsports

The first motorized tricycle race for women that we know of took place as early as 1897. Comparing these pioneering ladies to modern day racers shows one major similarity, courage. The Sports Techie community blog readers and followers represents thousands of women across the planet as equals to men. Yet, to this day motorsports are associated with dudes and are usually seen as a type of sport showing masculinity at its finest.

This discipline is one of the very few where men and women can compete against each other in big competitions, as well as there being ‘female’ clubs and associations to inspire, promote and protect sportswomen.  For this reason, in hope to motivate, we are presenting you with a brief history of women in motorsports.

The truth is: Women do have a place in motor...

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Is The English Premier League the Best Soccer League in the World? – Sports Techie blog.

Is The English Premier League the Best Soccer League in the World?

There is a regular argument in soccer or football as they call it in England, as to which league is the best. Now there are different factors to consider in this argument, so it is necessary to look at the debate for different angles. Does ‘the best’ mean most watched? Or highest revenue? Or best players? The Sports Techie community blog knows the answer is not an exact science, rather an opinion. Let’s take a deeper look and drill down into the different areas:

The signing fees of football players has rocketed in recent years and this year saw Neymar sign for PSG from Barcelona for an astronomical €222m.

Best players

The bigges...

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NFL National Anthem Protest Affecting Ticket Sales And TV Viewership

NFL ticket sales and TV viewership numbers are being affected by the Constitutional rights of their players to kneel or sit for the National Anthem in unity as a sign of protest towards racial inequality and police brutality but the data according to brokers indicate it is not much, if at all. Ticket revenue while significant is not the lifeblood of the $14 billion business rather it is the billions of dollars paid for television from ESPN, NBC, CBS, and Fox, and now you can throw in Amazon Prime video online streaming during Thursday Night Football. The Sports Techie community blog is a firm supporter of this issue...

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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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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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