Kolkmann to Present Court Builder Seminars

Fred Kolkmann Tennis & Sports Surfaces is providing a series of seminars that deal with court construction and maintenance issues, the latest technology in court construction and renovation, the life cycle cost analysis for court construction, long-term court reconstruction/renovation, and other topics.

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Li Na, Mary Pierce, Yevgeny Kafelnikov to Enter Hall of Fame

Chinese tennis great Li Na, France’s Mary Pierce, and Yevgeny Kafelnikov of Russia, each a two-time Grand Slam singles champion among their many career accolades, have been elected to receive tennis’ ultimate honor in 2019 – induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

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Clippers Partner With Vertebrae to Create AR Pop-A-Shot Mobile Game

The Los Angeles Clippers have launched a new augmented reality Pop-A-Shot basketball game for fans. The mobile game was developed in partnership with Vertebrae, is firm that creates web-based AR experiences for brands. Fans can play the “Clippers AR Moneyball Challenge” on smartphones or tablets via the game’s mobile browsing page—no app is required. It…

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SyncThink Hopes to Boost Brain Performance With Magic Leap

Eye-tracking company SyncThink is entering the world of athletic cognitive training as part of a new partnership with mixed-reality headset maker Magic Leap. The neuroscience company has long been in the business of helping athletes who have suffered head trauma, such as concussions, recuperate. Its virtual reality training platform on Samsung Gear VR has fed…

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PointsBet Launches In U.S. With Online Sportsbook in New Jersey

Sportsbook operator PointsBet announced the launch of its online and mobile New Jersey sports betting platform on Thursday. Wagers can currently only be placed in New Jersey, but the digital platform marks PointsBet’s first product launch in the U.S. PointsBet has operated in Australia since 2017, where the company was founded. This past November, it…

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Taranis Uses Aerial Scouting, AI to Help Maintain Golf Courses

Country club groundskeepers have long performed golf course reconnaissance on foot or cart, but now agriculture intelligence company Taranis is seeking to apply its three-layered aerial imaging and AI technology to maintaining crisp fairways and nattily trimmed greens. Taranis uses satellite, plane, and drone imagery to monitor growing conditions and report problem areas before they…

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Lizette Salas’s Father Made the Seven Iron That Led to an LPGA Career

SportTechie’s Athletes Voice series features the views and opinions of the athletes who use and are powered by technology. SportTechie talked to LPGA player Lizette Salas about how she got started in golf, and how the technology she has access to has changed through her career.  To be the first to hear each athlete’s insights, subscribe…

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APT Welcomes Randy Futty as General Manager of Laykold

APT is proud to welcome Randy Futty to its staff as General Manager of Laykold. Futty brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Laykold team. In addition to his day-to-day responsibilities as the General Manager of Laykold Sports Surfaces, Futty manages domestic relationships with the USTA, USPTA and PTR, USAPA, ITA, ASBA, NRPA…

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What You Need To Know About Cannabidiol

Athletes involve themselves in physical strength, speed or endurance when competing in sports. They perform various activities such as horse riding and driving which can cause joints pain. They often have hip pain that is caused by direct impacts. Also, the groin pulls, and strains can lead to pain. If you are an athlete, this…

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