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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...

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Minnesota Gophers Football Virtual Reality App For Recruiting By FusionSports






University of Minnesota Golden Gophers Football and FusionSports Partner to Develop Virtual Reality Experiences

It’s Launching! – Minnesota Golden Gophers Virtual Reality (VR) Football Recruiting App.

The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers football program is about to launch a new virtual reality app for recruiting purposes ahead of the Holiday Bowl, designed and created by FusionSports. College players today have grown up intertwined with digital devices and most have likely spent half of their life owning a smartphone...

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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. 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...

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Sports Data Analytics Convention In London

New Sports Data Analytics London Website And Convention.

New Sports Data Analytics London Website And Convention.

Sports Data Analytics Convention In London

Sports data and analytics are now a major component of the sports business culture and are driven by advanced technology which is why my LinkedIn connection, Nicholas Longworth, decided to introduce a new convention set to launch in the UK during 2016 surrounding sport and Big Data analysis initially funded by a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign. His London Sports Analytics Convention seeks to rally small contributions from crowdfunding sources like the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers around the world and nation. I chatted with Longworth on Skype about the Beta, achieving market penetration, database building and sponsorship relationships through an online resource (eg...

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Jaguars Implementing Catapult And XOS Digital Thunder Radar NFL Athlete Tracking System

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS ADOPT THE LATEST PLAYER PERFORMANCE INNOVATION.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS ADOPT THE LATEST PLAYER PERFORMANCE INNOVATION.

Jaguars Implementing Catapult And XOS Digital Thunder Radar NFL Athlete Tracking System

Catapult USA in Chicago and XOS Digital out of Boston announced a new business partnership today centered on the XOS Thunder Radar athlete tracking system for the forward thinking Jacksonville Jaguars franchise. The NFL has prioritized the integration of next gen stats to enhance the fan experience and further elevate performance training and analysis to a new level, something Catapult and XOS lead the way with digital coaching technology and wearable tech solutions respectively. The Sports Techie blog is excited to share this breaking news with our readers and followers across the nation and around the world...

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IMG Academy launches Track & Field and Cross Country program

State-Of-The-Art IMG Stadium

State-Of-The-Art IMG Stadium

The IMG Academy recently launched a new Track & Field and Cross Country program directed by coaching pioneer Loren Seagrave that will operate within their new, cutting edge multi-sport complex. Loren spoke to the Sports Techie community blog about how IMG is doing, “High-level training with scientific principles for top coaches, done the right way in order to continue to the next level.” Sports Technology and Science are at the forefront of the inaugural Track & Field and Cross Country kickoff camp, December 29, 2013, to January 04, 2014.

IMG Academy – A Foundation for Future Success

Their mission is to help athletes of all ages and ability levels reach their true potential in sport and life...

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