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Do You Know The Rules Of The Races?

The Cheltenham Festival in the UK is upon us again. Horse racing enthusiasts worldwide will be watching one of 28 events over four days. But the real question is, ‘Do you know the rules of the races?’ With this article, you will get to know and understand the types of horse racing as well as the general and specific rules that govern equestrian racing. Overall this guide acts as a crash course to know the rules of the races to get your knowledge up to scratch for all the big races and know what to look out for with the runners in the Grand National and other events.

Grand National

Before we get to the rules, here is a brief synapses of the world’s most prestigious horse race, the Grand National...

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NFL Competition Committee Pass Interference Instant Replay Resistance Was Futile

NFL Instant Replay Pass Interference Rule

The NFL Competition Committee unanimously approved and officially finalized the new review rule for instant replay on pass interference for the upcoming 2019 season, only. By recommending the rule, booth reviews will occur inside two minutes and Coaches Challenges outside of two minutes, according to the league. This final ruling came one week after teams had the opportunity to give the Competition Committee feedback before the final vote occurred. The Sports Techie community blog is an advocate for using instant replay technologies to assist officials with getting calls right in all sport...

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England VAR World Cup Destiny Should Influence Premier League

What Changed To Make England More Successful In This World Cup?

What Changed To Make England More Successful In This World Cup?

The pride surrounding the England team is unmissable. It’s been since 1966 when the Three Lions last roared as one for the football loving country when the men’s national soccer team won the World Cup final which so happens to be the year I was born. Give the hungry English lads credit getting through to the semi-finals through a combination of strong players that mostly play in the Premier League, inspirational and youthful management and… the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) sports tech ensuring accuracy in decisions and fair rulings? Only now in 2018 has VAR been in place at the World Cup in Russia to the credit of FIFA but long, long overdue...

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Matthew Berry Game Changer Awarded To World Championship Of Fantasy Football

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF FANTASY FOOTBALL NAMED FIRST-EVER “MATTHEW BERRY GAME CHANGER” AWARD WINNER

Winning the inaugural Matthew Berry Game Changer Award earned the World Championship of Fantasy Football (WCOFF) a check for $200,000, the Crystal Trophy and a piece of sports tech history. With the NFL 2018 season and training camp less than a month away, the 2018 Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) Conference was hosted in Minneapolis by U.S. Bank Stadium, home of last season’s Super Bowl LII won by the Philadelphia Eagles. If you play or want to play fantasy football, either traditional or daily, Berry is the ESPN go-to guy for expert insight as their Senior Fantasy Analyst...

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Should Replay Decisions Be Ended In The NFL?

After a review that lasted almost five minutes – the NFL’s head of officiating Al Riveron deemed that the evidence proved that James had failed to survive the ground and the pass was incomplete. Source: AKjoshgray via Twitter

The New England Patriots have benefited again from the NFL’s review system to secure the number one seed in the AFC Conference for the post-season. Their fortune has drawn the ire and the whisper of ‘conspiracy theory’ by fans and the teams chasing them alike in the battle to reach the Super Bowl. The question has been posed whether the usage of replays, especially slow-motion, is taking the moment out of the sport. The Sports Techie community blog is firm in our support to continue the use of instant replay in sports...

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FIRST YEAR OF CENTRALIZED REPLAY A SUCCESS, SAYS ACC

The ACC’s Football Replay Center is a Winner.

For the moment, ACC league Coordinator of Football Officiating, Dennis Hennigan, seems happy with the way Collaborative Instant replay has been used in its first two seasons; of course, not everyone will agree with his assessment. The Sports Techie community blog sure does and believes using video to assist referees must become a standard across sports when appropriate rather than entirely relying on the human eye . In fact, if all you care about is analyzing football betting line on popular sportsbooks, the use of this technology by the ACC might not interest you.

FIRST YEAR OF CENTRALIZED REPLAY A SUCCESS, SAYS ACC – Sports Techie blog.

ACC Sports Tech Assistants

Then again, Collaborative Instant Replay was supposed to change the game of foo...

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SF Giants First MLB Users Of Halo Sports Wearable Neuro Tech Headset

San Francisco Giants and Halo Neuroscience Announce New Partnership

SF Giants First MLB Users Of Halo Sports Wearable Neuro Tech Headset

Halo Neuroscience and the San Francisco Giants are the newest wearable tech partnership as Major League Baseball pioneers into the wearbles sports tech industry. The Giants join the Golden State Warriors in the NBA as the first professional sports teams in their respective leagues to officially use the Halo Sport headset product as a neurotechnology competitive edge...

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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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How Robotics Affects the Sports Industry

How Robotics Affects the Sports Industry

How Robotics Affects the Sports Industry – Sports Techie blog.

The sports world as we know it is evolving at an Internet fast pace and so are robotics. Athletes and referees can now access advanced techniques and equipment to train, enabling their training and performance to step up to a whole new level. It’s not just about athletes or refs being the strongest or fastest, having the most talent, or utilizing years of experiences anymore. To be the best of the best, each athlete or ref must train intelligently, using the most advanced technique and tech to master the sport...

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Is American golf in decline?

Is American golf in decline?

America is the world’s biggest market for golf by a big margin and about half of the golf players and courses are in the country.

America is the world’s biggest market for golf by a big margin and about half of the golf players and courses are in the country. According to the Economist, about 30 million Americans were golfers in 2006, unfortunately, golfing has been seeing a decline in public interest since them. The Sports Techie community blog loves golf and the integration of technology such as range finders, GPS tech and apps to make the game more appealing for everyone no matter skill level or dedication to the game.

In 2013, 160 of 14,600 golf facilities closed, which also marked an 8th consecutive year of net closures and a player base of 25 million.

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