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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...

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Rio 2016 Olympic Sports Trends Content

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...

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CBC Using Deltatre Sports Tech Solutions For 2015 Pan American Games Coverage

CBC's digital platform for the Pan American Games developed by deltatre , including the website, video platform and mobile apps.

CBC’s digital platform for the Pan American Games developed by deltatre , including the website, video platform and mobile apps.

CBC Using Deltatre Sports Tech Solutions For 2015 Pan American Games Coverage

CBC will implement deltatre powered digital coverage of the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada for the first time. The Pan Am Games runs July 10 through 26, then the Parapan Am Games are held Aug 7 to 15. CBC and Radio Canada plan to mobilize the Canadian fan experience with an engaging and interactive website, video player and mobile apps integrated into 2015 Pan Am highlights of 36 sports played by 7,500 athletes representing 41 different countries...

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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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What would have happened if Wimbledon was decided by Twitter followers?

What would have happened if Wimbledon was decided by Twitter followers?

The Sports Techie community blog has happily blogged about tennis sports technology and history because we love any sport that can be influenced by tech for the better. So consider the following question. Who would win the biggest tennis tournament if matches between the best 32 players were decided by twitter followers? The social media powered Infographic below helps to understand some key trends happening in the tennis worldwide, especially on the female side and with the next generation of Millennial players supported by Nationalistic fans who are on social media networks via mobile devices and other tech.

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It is an easy answer for the men’s draw, Rafa Nadal and his 4.64 million followers are tops...

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Deltatre Supports C4 Broadcast Of First Ever UK Winter Paralympic Gold Medal

Steve Boulton, deltatre’s creative director, said, “Bringing the achievements of these great athletes to the country has been exceptionally rewarding for us and for the ParalympicGB team to win their first ever winter gold is fantastic.

Steve Boulton, deltatre’s creative director, said, “Bringing the achievements of these great athletes to the country has been exceptionally rewarding for us and for the ParalympicGB team to win their first ever winter gold is fantastic.

I sent deltatre  a tweet last week asking what was happening with their Sochi 2014 Paralympic coverage and they responded that visually impaired skier Kelly Gallagher and guide Charlotte Evans won the first ever winter Paralympic gold medal for Great Britain. Channel 4, with support from deltatre, was at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre in Russia to broadcast the history making Super-G event to TV and mobile device users. The Sports Techie community blog is privileged to once again provide our readers with the latest information about deltatre helping Cha...

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Three-time U.S. Paralympian Gold Medalist Alana Nichols is partnering with Team USA Paralympic Champions Fund to increase financial support for athletes pursuing their dream of participating in the Paralympics. So is the Sports Techie community by first clicking on the Citi® Every Step of the Way® page. After that, please share and comment about this inspiring Citi athlete and USOC program in our Sports Techie community Every Step of the Way® program blog. Your Twitter retweet or mention, Facebook like and share, Google + engagement, and generous LinkedIn support, is all deeply appreciated. As Nichols attempts to earn five more medals at the Sochi 2014 Paralympics in Russia from March 7th until the 16th, keep your virtual eye on the NBC Sports Network for unprecedented digital broad...

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Team Citi Athletes Team Up with U.S Olympic, Paralympic And Community Programs In Need

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are here and the Sports Techie community blog is now part of an exclusive group of bloggers who are using their influence to share stories of the Team Citi® athletes and the programs they are helping, while supporting Team USA.  These nine U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes represent nine winter sports programs in need. Each Team Citi athlete has teamed up with a U.S Olympic, Paralympic or community program in need. Citi donated $500,000 to the U.S. Olympic Committee to help these programs thrive Citi® Every Step of the Way®. You decide who should get the funds.

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Visit: https://everystep.citi.com/

$500,000 Citi Donation –You help decide where it goes with just a click

Olympic fans here in the United States and around the world to sup...

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Brain Injuries and Extreme Sports?

Brain Injuries and Extreme Sports?

Brain Injuries and Extreme Sports?

The appeal of extreme sports is in the adrenaline rush the athlete feels while engaged in the activity. The inherent danger involved, combined with the athlete’s requirement to push their body beyond its perceived limits, makes sports such as base jumping and free climbing a draw for millions of thrill seekers. Unfortunately, those who choose to participate in extreme sports often pay a higher price than other athletes. Injuries suffered by extreme sports athletes are often more severe and, as is the case with brain injuries, can sometimes lead to permanent disability.

In 2009, there were nearly 447,000 people treated in emergency rooms for sports-related head injuries, up 95,000 from the year prior...

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Ancient Games Evolves As “Pathway to Paralympics” – Infographic

Sports Technology and Big Data have evolved right alongside the Olympic Games since the Roman Empire banned it some 1600 years ago. The Sports Techie community blog breaks down the “Pathway to Paralympics” Infographic in order to appreciate its place in sport and sports tech history.

Paralympic History

The Games were reborn in 1896 in Olympia, Greece. Remember the name George Eyser because in 1904 he was the very first athlete to compete in able-bodied Olympics with an artificial leg that helped him earn six medals with three of them gold. After World War II, the UK hosted the very first Paralympic Games in 1948 during the summer games for soldiers with spinal injuries; it was called “The Wheelchair Games.”

In 1963, sports business took precedence when three different names were gi...

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