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Fans watch Katie Ledecky win a gold medal in her final race at the 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo on a Cosm video board during a special Olympic viewing party at the University of Utah’s Research Park. Photo Courtesy of Cosm.

Immersive Experience Brings Fans to Front-Row Seat in Tokyo

With spectators not being allowed to experience the action of the Olympic Summer Games first-hand in Tokyo, a company that bills itself as providing “immersive experiences” saw an opportunity. The Cosm Experience Center, an event technology service based in Salt Lake City, served as an immersive viewing party for previous Olympians as well as friends […]

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Tokyo 2020 Unveils 5G Spectator Viewing Experiences

The Tokyo Organizing Committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games is partnering with Intel to showcase 5G technology with enhanced sports viewing experiences at three separate competition venues during the Games, which start on July 23 with the Opening Ceremony. The new viewing experiences will allow spectators to enjoy events with ultra-high resolution […]

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Visit Fort Worth Partnering with ITS TripEvents

Visit Fort Worth has announced a partnership with ITS, a travel technology company, that will help travelers reconnect with events. The partnership makes Visit Fort Worth the first destination marketing organization to feature the TripEvents product in promotions for events that include the PGA Tour’s Charles Schwab Challenge, USA Gymnastics events and the Bassmaster Classic. Visit […]

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Company Brings New Ticket and Souvenir Options to Event Organizers

While the age of contactless ticketing for entry to an event, amateur to professional, is needed now for obvious reasons, there is still something romantic about having a ticket to keep as a souvenir and hang on a wall or protect in a frame on your desk. A physical keepsake serves as a constant reminder […]

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Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel skates during the second period of a hockey game against the New York Rangers on February 15, 2021, in Buffalo, New York. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Sabres Star Selling NFT in Collaboration with USA Hockey

Buffalo Sabres star Jack Eichel is launching a series of non-funigble tokens (NFT) in collaboration with USA Hockey. Hosted on OpenSea, the Jack Eichel x Fox Ellis NFT Collection Auction features 25 NFTs and runs through May 4. There will be 15 Super Rookie NFTs, nine Captain Jack NFTs and one Jack Eichel x USA […]

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How Sports Betting is Changing the
Game for Destinations and Venues

The U.S. Supreme Court has had more than a passing influence in the world of sports. Whether it was the 1972 Curt Flood case that upheld Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption, a 1984 antitrust case involving the NCAA that allowed conferences to sell their own TV rights and paved the way for gigantic media rights […]

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Clear2Play offers organizers a way to track COVID-19 symptoms among participants and store any waivers that need to be signed.

Clear2Play Offers Way to Track COVID-19 Compliance

Bill Kerig seems to have a knack for easing the pain points of sports organizations. In 2012, he founded RallyMe, a crowdsourcing company that aimed to help youth and amateur sports organizations as well as national governing bodies address one of their biggest needs — fundraising. Now through his new company, Clear2Play, he is addressing […]

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Sparta Science Focusing on Injury Prevention Through Technology

Injuries have been a prevelant topic for any sports league during the coronavirus pandemic. Between shortened offseasons in the NBA and teams at all levels having to start and stop because of contact tracing issues, many teams have seen a spate of muscle injuries and assorted other issues that come with not having a regular […]

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Poised for Pandemic, SloCoach Makes Move in United States

On the surface, it would appear that SloCoach would be one of those companies that must have formed as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. An online coaching tool where athletes can upload videos of themselves practicing their sports—with professional or Olympic-level athletes or coaches returning a video critique—seems to be tailor-made for the new […]

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Milking It in Indianapolis

Typically, a car hurtling along the roadway without a driver at 200 miles per hour would be terrifying—a horrendous accident in the making. But what if such a car could help prevent accidents and ensure highway safety for all? That’s what more than 20 researchers from prestigious institutions set out to answer when they gathered at […]

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