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Legal Gambling In the United States Is Coming or Is It?

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Legal Gambling In the United States Is Coming or Is It?

When I think about gambling three topics come to mind, illegal March Madness pools, legalized marijuana and the crazy notion that the jury is still out on global warming facts. There are well-funded groups in the U.S. opposed to legal sports betting, weed rights and the facts surrounding the earth heating up at unprecedented levels. Although outside of the US Gambling is widely accepted online, just take a look at sites such as the one at this link.

Sportsbooks will soon be part of an American lifestyle as it is already in...

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Cisco Video Technology Delivers Throughout The Sports Year And At IBC 2014

Cisco Video Technology Delivers Throughout The Sports Year And At IBC 2014 - Sports Techie blog

Cisco Video Technology Delivers Throughout The Sports Year And At IBC 2014 – Sports Techie blog

Cisco Video Technology Delivers Throughout The Sports Year And At IBC 2014

IBC 2014 is going on this weekend and Cisco is there after a sporting year where their technology helped to power the World Cup Brazil, NBC Sochi Olympic Games and Commonwealth Games. Cisco and TV Globo, a Brazilian TV network and significant global content producer, together created a 4K/ultraHD (UHD) to showcase the proof-of-concept ‘Future of Video’ people witnessed during the World Cup event, allowing the executive team an exclusive opportunity to see the look and feel of the future of live sports inside the redefined home user experience...

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Post Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

Post-Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

Post-Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

The sports technology integrated into the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia was mind blowing as was the over $50 billion International event price tag. I was privileged to once again write for iQ by Intel about a trending topic wrapped in sports tech for the Sports Techie community blog.

Sports + Tech

By Robert Roble, iQ Contributor & Editor at SportsTechie

Russia spent over $50 billion on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics making it the most expensive Olympic Games of all-time...

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U.S. Olympic Sochi Alpine Ski Gold Medalist Ted Ligety is teaming up with Youth Enrichment Services Operation Snowsports to help pay for urban youth to get outdoors where they’ll learn how to ski and snowboard and, in turn, build self-confidence and gain invaluable life skills. At the XXII Winter Olympics hosted by Sochi, Russia, Ted skied low and produced near 90-degree angle turns that helped him win a gold medal in the men’s giant slalom, the first American to win this event twice. Team USA is racing on NBC Sports Network today and Ted will attempt to win more medals for Team USA in the slalom event...

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Our second Every Step of the Way influencer program Sports Techie community blog is about the Olympic sport of Nordic Combined and Team USA athlete Billy Demong’s work with Citi to help future generations. U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Demong has teamed up with Team for Tomorrow to help spread the Olympic value of respect, excellence and friendship through inspirational talks and volunteering at community organizations.

See: http://citi.us/1ek5E7S

Why Choose Billy?

I was all set to do some blogging about the U.S. ski team and Ted Ligety’s program for urban kids when through the power of social media, the former U.S. flag bearer for the Closing Ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games retweeted one of my Sochi 2014 Sports Techie tweets in support of EveryStep.

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Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Fan Safety Infographic

It’s a high stakes game of life and death. Terrorists have vowed to disrupt the winter Olympic games; while Russia has more than 200,000 military, police and secret service agents at the ready to safeguard the athletes and visitors. The Sports Techie community blog thanks Zelda Robbins for sharing a new sports management degree hub Infographic that adds value to your Sochi Olympics fan experience. Whether you are attending the estimated cost of $50 billion dollar mega event hosted in Russia as a spectator, or watching the NBCOlympics live broadcasts on your digital devices beginning this Thursday, Feb. 6 with the new slopestyle ski event, heightened security is in in every spectator’s best interest.

If you’re planning to attend, here’s what you should know thanks to the Infographic at...

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America Movil Chooses Deltatre For 2014 Sochi Olympic Digital Broadcast Services To Latin America

America Movil Chooses Deltatre For 2014 Sochi Olympic Digital Broadcast Services To Latin America - Sports Techie blog

America Movil Chooses Deltatre For 2014 Sochi Olympic Digital Broadcast Services To Latin America – Sports Techie blog

América Móvil selected Deltatre to provide digital broadcast services for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games to 17 Latin American countries. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this news with fans throughout the region. This comes after the International Olympic Committee awarded the right to América Móvil to broadcast the Olympic Winter Games in 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016 back in March.

América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V. (“América Móvil”) has selected deltatre to provide multiplatform digital solutions for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V. (“América Móvil”) has selected deltatre to provide multiplatform digital solutions for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

América Móvil y deltatre

América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V. (“América Móvil”) has selected de...

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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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