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Woodbine Turf Cup Horse Racing Simulator Tracks Rider Position For Prizes

Toronto Ont.September 11, 2019.Woodbine Racetrack.Ricoh Woodbine Mile Post Position Draw Toronto Raptors Norm Powell.Woodbine/ michael burns photo

The new Woodbine Entertainment animated horse racing simulation is ready for operation at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto at the Ricoh Woodbine Mile this weekend. Fans act as a jockey during the major stakes race simulator developed by Catalyst VR out of Australia and designed as a racing specific activation that brings Canadians closer to racing than ever before at the largest race track in Canada. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Daniel Caufield, Head of Partnerships at Woodbine Entertainment, about the Turf Cup Challenge, the fan engagement experience and data capture opportunities this platform offers...

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NBCSN NASCAR America To Air iRacing eNASCAR Sim Racing On Live TV

NBC Sports, iRacing, NASCAR collaborate for first-ever eNASCAR telecasts

Sim racing by iRacing eNascar will air on NBC Sports Network for the first time on live television. NASCAR America will showcase sim races that are part of a partnership between NBC Sports, NASCAR and iRacing on Thursday’s at 5 PM ET on NBCSN. The best iRacing drivers will participate in a four-race series on TV allowing fans to watch the event in real-time on TVs, connected digital devices and computers. In case you are new to the concept, watching gamers play video games and game simulations is a fast-growing industry, something racing is not at the moment making this business endeavor a good idea in principle to enable established and new fans alike to learn more about the sport...

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Start Your UAV Engines: Getting Started in Drone Racing

DRL is the first professional race series for FPV drone racing.

When affordable drones first became available, it was only a matter of time before people began racing them. The Sports Techie community blog loves this new sport because it is truly the merger of sports and technology with a healthy dose of safe competition. It’s obvious why drone racing is taking the world by storm when the participants are both human pilots and fast flying machines. There is no other outlet so easily available to those who love the adrenaline of competitive racing sports. You always need access to cars, boats or horses.

Drones known as UAVs are the best, in my opinion...

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Spartan Race international obstacle racing series is a life changer

Spartan Race now introduces a level for everyone beginning with the entry level Spartan Sprint

Spartan Race now introduces a level for everyone beginning with the entry level Spartan Sprint

Spartan Race international obstacle racing series is a life changer

Voted the number one obstacle race by Outside Magazine, Spartan Race is the global leader in obstacle racing ever since 2005. The Sports Techie blog takes a look at how their events are all about changing today’s perception of normal. You can also enter the Sports Techie blog raffle and win a free entry ($150 value, in the continental US only) so you can have a Spartan Race sea of change experience like Brad Fredericks did.

Sports Techie Brad Fredericks

If you are looking for a new or ongoing event that will absolutely test your resolve and might even become a sea of change for you as it was for professional racer and Sports ...

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How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Sports Playing Field

The Sports Techie community blog looks at how recent advances in AI are already changing training and other aspects of sport as well as for casino bonus betting fans and what the future might hold.

AI Means Big Business In Sports

How AI is Changing Sports and the Online Bonus Betting Industry

Every professional sportsman is a fierce competitor, hungry for whatever edge they can get. Recently, this has come through advances in sports psychology and nutrition, but there’s a new game in town: artificial intelligence.

NFL Training With AI

AI in the NFL

Throughout history, whether for sport or combat, people have taken training very seriously...

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Frontier X Next-Gen Wearable Tech Launches At TCS NYC Marathon

Frontier X is wearable tech created by Fourth Frontier Technologies as a next-gen device used by endurance athletes to measure breathing rates and the effort used during a measured breathing rate. This first-of-its-kind wearable debuted in New York City today at a launch event at the Hilton in midtown Manhattan hosted by Paula Radcliffe, a former Marathon world record holder, and Tim Hutchings, 1984 UK Olympian and current broadcaster. The more than 50,000 runners and coaches participating in the TCS New York City Marathon on Nov 3 can check it out at the ongoing Expo before the race. Frontier X was designed by a team of biomedical engineers and doctors to detect breathing rate (effort) and cardiac strain (heart health)...

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MyBookie Sports Betting Site And Live Mobile Sport Bets

MyBookie Sportsbook & Casino 2019 is America’s most Trusted Sportsbook & Online Betting for players around the world

Sports betting is rapidly expanding across the United States at the pace of a burning vape pen as the big four professional sports leagues try to control the exploding online gaming industry through proprietary data and licensed distribution deals with legal sports books conducted via Sportradar while companies such as MyBookie run their legal offshore operation to the delight of gamblers worldwide without consent from the leagues. Just today, the NBA announced a new sports betting partnership with William Hill. The gambling world was also informed today that Flutter Entertainment, previously known as Paddy Power Betfair, joined forces with Sky Bet in a $10 billion dea...

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Let’s Do This Race Booking Platform Receives Serena Williams and Usain Bolt Investments

Let’s Do This

Let’s Do This is the world’s most active platform used to find then book one of more than 30,000 adventures, the kinds of which include endurance, running and cycling events, in addition to triathlonsswimming and obstacle courses, and more. Today, they announced investments by Serena Williams, Usain Bolt, and Paula Radcliffe. This $5 million seed round is backed by Peter Flint, Managing Partner of NFX, and the co-founder of Trulia. Athletes that want to try their first 5K race or those that want to crush an Ultra every weekend are now using this web site, app and it’s online services in droves when 18-months ago they had practically zero users...

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Amazing Technology Supporting Disabled People in Sport

Sports Technology Evens the Playing Field for Disabled Athletes

The Sports Techie community blog champions the use of sports tech for the disabled athlete worldwide. I am not keen on using the term ‘disability’ or ‘handicapped’ and neither are England Athletics. Instead, there are more respectful and understanding words and terms to use. Accessibility for disabled sports people has improved considerably thanks to the invention of several new technologies. For some people, technology is the only way that they are able to continue doing what they love or even find new passions. Take what a wheelchair or prosthetic leg can do for a runner, sprinter or walker, as an example. This is a real human triumph that should be both acknowledged and celebrated...

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FIBA Connected Stadium Announced By Atrium Sports At Basketball Congress and World Cup

Atrium Sports CEO, Ben Turner and Andreas Zagklis, Secretary General of FIBA

Atrium Sports is based in Belgium and will power the FIBA Connected Stadium live streaming and production as a way for National Federations and Leagues to enter into the digital future of basketball. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Atrium Sports CEO, Ben Turner, about this sports tech announcement made from Mies, Switzerland. He was attending the XXI FIBA Congress wrapping up today in Beijing, China and will be there tomorrow at the start of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 where FIBA Media will showcase augmented reality, referee-audio, and the broadcast SuperFeed to fans worldwide via TV, streaming and social media...

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