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IOC Member Suggests That The 2020 Tokyo Olympics Might Have Been Postponed
Earlier this year, as the spread of the coronavirus started to worsen, it was suggested that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could be cancelled. This would be quite a shame as many athletes have no doubt spent years practicing and training everyday to get to where they are, and to compete in the largest global sporting event.

Canada And Australia Pull Out Of The 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Due to the outbreak of the coronavirus around the world, many events scheduled to take place this year have been cancelled. While not officially cancelled yet, it was reported earlier this year that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could be on the chopping block. Like we said, an official decision has yet to be made, but at least two countries will no longer be participating in it.

Fujitsu Develops AI System That Can Help Judges Score Gymnastic Events
When it comes to judging sports, there have been numerous systems developed over the years to help humans come to certain decisions. For example, slow-motion/instant replay camera systems have been created so that certain moments can be viewed again to determine if a play was a foul or if it was legit, and so on.

NFL Quarterback Hit With $5,000 Fine For Wearing Apple Watch On The Sidelines
Thanks to technology, it has become increasingly easier to communicate with each other than before. This has led to some pretty hi-tech ways of cheating during exams, which is why it is not surprising that the NFL has banned electronic devices that can transmit messaging while on the field.

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Intel To Host An Olympics-Sanctioned eSports Tournament In 2020
The Olympic games is typically home to more traditional sporting events. However, in recent times, it seems that the people behind the Olympic games have slowly started to change their minds, where a few years ago, they have acknowledged that eSports is considered as a sporting activity.

Garmin Venu, GPS smartwatch with AMOLED Display
Garmin unveiled Venu, its GPS smartwatch featuring an AMOLED screen that delivers up to 5 days of battery life. Since AMOLED technology uses less energy when the display background is black, it made sense for the smartwatch maker to create such a product.

PUMA Smartwatch, Powered by Wear OS
Back in April 2018, the Fossil Group announced a 10-year partnership with PUMA to design, develop and distribute PUMA smartwatch. PUMA had to catch up to rivals in sportswear Nike and Adidas which partnered with Apple and Fitbit, respectively.

You Can Watch Team USA’s Basketball Games on Twitch
Do you enjoy watching basketball? Sure, the games themselves might be pretty exciting, but sometimes a little of the behind-the-scenes can add a whole lot of context to the game and can also increase your viewing experience. If you are in agreement, then you might want to keep an eye on Twitch.

Form Swim Goggles With AR Display Review
As a casual swimmer, I was excited when trying the Form Swim Goggles with AR display for the first time – out of the water- during a meeting with Form’s founder Dan Eisenhardt and Olympian swimmer Scott Dickens, who is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at Form. It is the first wearable device that allows users to track their key swimming stats in real-time, without stopping to look at their […]

These Are The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Medals Made From Recycled Electronics
We use metals in a lot of things, such as the medals given out to athlete at sporting events. However, huge and major events like the Olympics also means that a lot of metal will be required to make the variety of medals handed out to the winners at the games, but as you might have heard, the 2020 games at Toyko, Japan will be making a change.

Paris Might Offer Flying Taxis For The 2024 Olympics
Major events like the Olympics can boost a country and city’s tourism considerably. However, it can also create problems such as traffic congestion due to the fact that there are now more people in an area than normal. However, the good news for those planning to go to the 2024 Olympic games in Paris, how does the idea of a flying taxi sound?

London Marathon Will Replace Wasteful Plastic Bottles With Seaweed Pouches
If you’ve ever been in a marathon or seen one, you might be familiar with how throughout points during the marathon, runners will be handed bottles of water to drink and rehydrate themselves. Unfortunately, these bottles are a huge environmental waste since they take hundreds of years before they actually break down.

Smart NBA Jerseys Lets You Switch Allegiances On The Fly
Sport jerseys are a good way for you to advertise the team and the player that you support. However, there are times when you might be wishing you weren’t wearing your jersey, such as when walking into a sports bar filled with the other team, or when your team just lost and you’re feeling a bit disillusioned.

The NFL Launches Its First Skill For Alexa
Like pretty much all types of sports around the world, football has its own set of rules, slang, and lingo that a newbie might not be familiar with. This is why it can be a bit intimidating to watch games that are new to you, especially when you watch it with people who are very into it and know it very well.