Researchers found what might be the oldest known balls in Eurasia
It’s not clear how the game was played but it was likely part of exercise and military training
The ball game possibly arose around the same time as horseback riding
Researchers found what may just be the oldest ancient balls in Eurasia. The find provides evidence that ball games were already around in Europe and Asia earlier than previously thought.
In a new study, a team of German and Chinese researchers report the discovery of three ancient balls that were recovered from the graves in the prehistoric Yanghai cemetery in northeast China. They are made of leather and measure somewhere between 7.4 and 9.2 centimeters.
Radiocarbon dating of the balls reveals that they are likely from 2,900 to 3,200 years ago, making them the oldest balls in the region.
“This makes these balls about five centuries older
Technavio has been monitoring the global activewear apparel market size and it is poised to grow by USD 157.1 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 11% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
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The market is fragmented, and the degree of fragmentation will accelerate during the forecast period. adidas AG, ASICS Corp., Columbia Sportswear Co., Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc., G-III Apparel Group Ltd., Gildan Activewear Inc., Hanesbrands Inc., Nike
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90+ Proprietary In-Stadium Cameras Drive the “FOX Sports 5G View Powered by SAMSUNG Galaxy” App for NLCS Presented by Camping World and World Series
LOS ANGELES – During the NLCS presented by Camping World and World Series, FOX Sports’ 25th season of MLB Postseason coverage features the FOX Sports 5G View Powered by Samsung, a brand-new bonus app experience exclusively for 5G-enabled smartphones. This innovative collaboration between the two brands, in the heart of the massive October sports calendar, delivers a custom design experience for Android users, including:
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ATHENS — Georgia’s football game with Georgia Tech in 2021 will remain as scheduled to be held in Atlanta even with the teams not playing in Athens this year, Bulldogs athletic director Greg McGarity said.
The in-state rivals will not go up against each other this season for the first time since 1924 after the SEC decided to play a conference-only schedule due to the pandemic. The ACC allowed for one nonconference game played in the school’s home state.
“I think if the shoe were on the other foot, it’s not that you push the game back a year, but it would take both schools to agree to do that and obviously Tech has no interest in doing that,” McGarity said. “We’ll just basically be in Atlanta in 2021. It’s unfortunate but it’s just where things stand.”
The Georgia men’s basketball game at Georgia Tech for this season may not
Lahore Qalandars have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Science and Technology in a bid to revolutionise “to promote and proliferate the use of the latest technologies in sports”.
The MoU was signed in Islamabad between Fawad Chaudhry, the federal minister of science and technology, and Atif Rana – the CEO of Lahore Qalandars.
According to the MoU, both parties will work to introduce latest technologies to improve the fitness and performance of players.
Among the technologies mentioned in the MoU are the introduction of smart ball technology, smart cricket bat technology, advanced data analysis program, wearable devices for illegal bowling action and scientifically prepared bowling shoes in Pakistan.
Lahore Qalandars, the MoU document says, will introduce the technologies at its High-Performance Center.
Scientific Games fueling sport betting growth for FanDuel, Betfair, Paddy Power, Sky Betting and Gaming and Sportsbet
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) secured a five-year contract renewal with long-term customer Flutter Entertainment plc to continue providing its OpenSports™ technology to the operators’ portfolio of global brands.
Flutter Entertainment is the world’s leading sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider serving over 13 million customers worldwide through its innovative, diverse and distinctive brands including FanDuel in the U.S., Paddy Power, Betfair and Sky Bet in the U.K. and Europe and SportsBet in Australia.
The five-year renewal comes on the back of FanDuel selecting Scientific Games to power their sportsbook offering across all current and future regulated markets in the U.S.
Flutter Entertainment and Scientific Games first partnered with Paddy Power in 2000 making
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“The global Running Apps market is projected to register a CAGR of 14.7% during the period of the forecast Period.”
Alessa Somer of Dos Pueblos High School will have the distinction of being the first winner of the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table’s Scholar Athlete of the Year Award during the COVID-19 pandemic-impacted 2020-21 school year.
Somer is the No. 1 singles player on the Chargers girls tennis team and a star in the classroom.
The senior has a 4.94 grade point average while carrying a class load that includes Advanced Placement courses in biology, environmental science, English literature, psychology and Spanish.
She is a member of the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy and the National Honors Society.
Somer was presented her award in a virtual ceremony by award sponsor Marc Gamberdella. Her coach, Laura Housinger, also participated of the video conference.
In normal times, Somer would be honored at the SBART weekly press luncheons at Harry’s Plaza Cafe. The pandemic has prevented the luncheons from being held, but the all-volunteer