Data Analytics Reporting : Case Study (Fox Sports)

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Helping teams across Fox Sports understand what data they have and using it to not only solve business problems, but find business opportunities, has led the broadcaster to invest in Domo’s reporting analytics platform. Fox Sports Australia manager of data platforms, optimisation and analytics, Ahmed Saeed, told attendees at the Domo City Tour in Sydney […]

Drone racing lights up motorsport

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If ever a technology has emerged ready-made for the world of sport, the drone is surely it. Remote-control quadcopters have, in recent years, been used for everything from industrial inspection to filming scenes in Hollywood blockbusters. It was only ever going to be a matter of time before we started racing them. At the vanguard of […]

The Future Of Match Preparation Lies In Artificial Intelligence

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The best offense has always been a good defense. Until now. Thanks to a team of researchers at Disney Research, California Institute of Technology and STATS, we may soon find ourselves saying something more along the lines of, “The best offense is a defense informed by advanced machine learning technologies.” In a paper titled, “Data […]

Analytics Are Good, But Psychometrics Can Make Them Great

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This is not about a relief pitcher resting horizontally on a comfy couch as he spills his deepest darkest secrets to a furrowed, bearded psychologist, nor is this about prescribing medication to a team’s severely depressed kicker who just missed the game-winner. We’re talking about sports psychology, but not the kind of stereotypical psychology you’re […]

Lucid Dreaming and the Future of Sports Training

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A recently published study in the Journal of Sports Sciences adds new evidence to the idea that physical skills in waking life can be improved by practicing those skills in lucid dreaming. Although the study was small and needs to be replicated, the implications of its findings are potentially enormous for a new mind/body approach […]

BASKETBALL : Boston Celtics Using Analytics To Invest In Students With ‘Step Your Game Up’ Program

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BOSTON (CBS) – Like many sports franchises across the country, the Boston Celtics are firmly engaged in supporting the New England community. Team ownership and members of the organization are constantly contributing their time and resources in hospitals, community centers, schools and fundraising efforts for important causes, such as at-risk youth.   Recently, the Celtics […]

EON Sports VR Partners With Japan’s Yokohama DeNA Baystars For Virtual Reality Training

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The startup virtual reality production and training company EON Sports VR announced Wednesday it has expanded its baseball category overseas to the Yokohama DeNA Baystars, a member of the Japanese Central League. The organization will begin incorporating EON Sports’ interactive software and baseball virtual reality simulator into its training for this season. It is the […]