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bbc.co.uk - Sexist comments 'do not reflect' FIA boss's beliefs - BBC Sport
Sexist comments 'do not reflect' FIA boss's beliefs - BBC Sport
BBC

Motorsport's governing body the FIA says sexist remarks attributed to its president 'do not reflect his beliefs'. Mohammed Ben Sulayem is quoted on an archived version of his old website saying he does 'not like women who think they are smarter…

theglobeandmail.com - Boxing ringing up renewed interest as the sport re-establishes a niche in Ontario
Boxing ringing up renewed interest as the sport re-establishes a niche in Ontario
The Globe and Mail

Images are unavailable offline. Tyler Buxton is used to selling out boxing shows. The last tickets to the boxing events his company, United Promotions, stages in suburban Toronto typically disappear a few days before the opening bell. But demand…

theguardian.com - Sam Wollaston - The pickleball revolution: how a game for all ages became one of the world's fastest-growing sports
The pickleball revolution: how a game for all ages became one of the world's fastest-growing sports
The Guardian

The sports hall of a school in New Malden, south-west London, may seem an unlikely venue for a revolution. But here, on an icy Thursday night, a revolution of sorts is taking place. Comrades are facing off, honing their skills and sharpening their…

medium.com - James Kent - 'Revolutionizing Sports with AI: How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Game'
'Revolutionizing Sports with AI: How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Game'
Medium

Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming increasingly popular in the sports industry. From analyzing game footage to predicting player performance, AI is being used in a variety of ways to improve the overall experience for players, coaches, and…

ksat.com - Texas Tribune - Wanna bet? Texas Legislature to reconsider legalizing casinos and sports betting
Wanna bet? Texas Legislature to reconsider legalizing casinos and sports betting
KSAT

Sign up for The Brief, The Texas Tribune's daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. Gambling legalization advocates in Texas are going all in again this legislative session, confident that they have built…

cbsnews.com - Weird World of Sports
Weird World of Sports
CBS News

If you don't really care about sports (and market research for this show has shown you don't!), here's a...different...kind of sports report. John's here with the Weird World of Sports!

bbc.co.uk - Meet the 16-year-old jockey taking flat racing by storm - BBC Sport
Meet the 16-year-old jockey taking flat racing by storm - BBC Sport
BBC

'This year my main goal is to be champion apprentice. But look, for the future, champion jockey, I know it's a long way off. If the right horse comes along to win a Derby as well would be amazing. But it's going to take a lot of hard work, and a…

entrepreneur.com - Robert Tuchman - How WSC Sports Changed the Game
How WSC Sports Changed the Game
Entrepreneur

If you have ever watched a highlight of LeBron James dunking, Harry Kane scoring a goal or Tiger Woods sinking a putt, there's a good chance WSC Sports powered the technology to create the highlight. It all started as a way to combine Daniel…

deadspin.com - Lauren Smith - Women's sports get 6 minutes of coverage on ESPN and a conservative journo says there's a feminist agenda
Women's sports get 6 minutes of coverage on ESPN and a conservative journo says there's a feminist agenda
Deadspin

Here we go. Again. Women's sports are given media coverage, and men feel the need to make sure we all know no one cares about women's sports. “Women's sports aren't interesting.” “Men's sports are better.” “Women…

bbc.co.uk - London City eye FA Cup upset despite losing boss - BBC Sport
London City eye FA Cup upset despite losing boss - BBC Sport
BBC

Women's FA Cup fourth round: Tottenham Hotspur v London City Lionesses Date: Sunday, 29 January Venue: Brisbane Road Kick-off: 12:00 GMT Coverage: Live on the Red Button, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport app; follow live text on BBC Sport website. When…

espn.com - Kyle Bonagura - What's next for USMNT without sporting director, GM or coach?
What's next for USMNT without sporting director, GM or coach?
ESPN

In one fell swoop Thursday morning, U.S. Soccer announced a reset for its men's national team program. That's what Earnie Stewart's departure as sporting director represents. Stewart, a former U.S. international, accepted a similar role to return…

bbc.co.uk - When Hollywood notices your announcement video... - BBC Sport
When Hollywood notices your announcement video... - BBC Sport
BBC

The bar continues to rise when it comes to player transfer announcement videos, with Burnley's latest catapulted on to the Hollywood stage. Shrek provided the inspiration to announce South African striker Lyle Foster's arrival at Turf Moor on…

nypost.com - Ryan Glasspiegel - Michele Tafoya: Lisa Guerrero wasn't 'tough enough' to last in sports pinnacle
Michele Tafoya: Lisa Guerrero wasn't 'tough enough' to last in sports pinnacle
New York Post

Michele Tafoya fired back at Lisa Guerrero's experience on “Monday Night Football.” In 2004, Tafoya succeeded Guerrero on the MNF sidelines after the latter was let go only one year in. Guerrero recently gave an interview to People…

straitstimes.com - Night sport takes off at the Sports Hub
Night sport takes off at the Sports Hub
The Straits Times

SINGAPORE – The Singapore Sports Hub is seeing a rise in interest in sport at night as fitness enthusiasts, runners, longboarders, and even Singapore's first alpine skier, have embraced the sports and recreation venue in Kallang after dark…

espncricinfo.com - ESPNcricinfo staff - Sky Sports to broadcast all World Cups in UK from 2024-2031
Sky Sports to broadcast all World Cups in UK from 2024-2031
ESPN Digital Media Pvt Ltd

Sky Sports will broadcast all World Cups in the UK and Ireland under an exclusive eight-year deal struck with the ICC for an undisclosed sum. The arrangement marks the first time the two organisations have shared a direct contractual relationship…

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