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Team Canada’s social media strategy for the Rio de Janeiro games

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is gearing up for the Rio de Janiero Olympic games, and medal count won't be the only indicator of success for the organization. Over the past few years, the

Published on: May 19th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Sport Chek opens hi-tech flagship store in Vancouver

Sport Chek has opened a new flagship store on Robson street in Vancouver, B.C. designed to engage athletes and entice customers with a high-tech approach to retail. The Vancouver opening marks the fifth Canadian

Published on: May 13th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Are giant fighting robots the next big spectator sport?

There's a startup in Oakland, Calif. that is making every sci-fi nerd's dreams come true. MegaBots Inc. is literally bringing giant robot fighting to the real world after raising $2.4 million in seed

Published on: May 13th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Netatmo gears Weather Station towards outdoor athletes

Would you ever consider buying a weather station for your own backyard? Netatmo makes that a reality for smartphone owners who really care about a specific location's weather details. The company is also hoping that athletes

Published on: May 10th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

What can you advertise in 3 seconds? Ask Under Armour and Stephen Curry

With the NBA playoffs in full swing, Under Armour is looking to capitalize on Stephen Curry’s uncanny ability to shoot from the three-point line. Every time the Golden State Warrior's point guard shoots

Published on: May 9th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

With ‘The Rock Clock’ it doesn’t matter if you don’t want to get up in the morning

If you enjoyed Shaq’s voiceover stint with Waze, then you’ll be delighted with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson’s latest tech venture. Johnson has released a motivational alarm clock app called "The Rock Clock," and it

Published on: May 4th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Watch Jose Bautista’s bat flip – and every other baseball moment from 2015 – with new MLB app

LAS VEGAS - Jose Bautista’s epic bat flip after hitting the go-ahead homer in Game 5 of the American League Division Series final last year was one of the great moments in Major

Published on: May 4th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

The 6 ‘smartest’ stadiums in sport

   

Published on: April 29th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Parking Panda gives Toronto sports fans a reason to relax

While fans might still be on edge from the Raptors' nail-biter of a victory last night, they can breathe a sigh of relief when it comes to parking at the next home game. Parking

Published on: April 27th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Clock technology played a big part in Raptors thrilling win last night

TORONTO – In last night’s thrilling come from behind victory by the Toronto Raptors over Indiana Pacers in Game 5 of the opening round NBA playoffs the official game clock played an integral

Published on: April 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Give the NHL Draft Lottery Simulator a spin

Canadian hockey fans this weekend will be on pins and needles hoping their favourite team wins the draft lottery and have a shot at choosing Auston Matthews, a generational talent that will no

Published on: April 26th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Wearable tech maker Mio hopes to make exercising easier with this new metric

A manufacturer of wearables for elite athletes is hoping to appeal to the masses with a single new metric that simplifies what you need to know when you're working out, according to the

Published on: April 26th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Technology and dance fuse together in Steer

William Yong is exploring the relationship between human movement and technology in a 60-minute solo contemporary dance piece called Steer. Yong is the founder and director of Zata Omm dance company, and has

Published on: April 22nd, 2016 Jackie Atkins

Canadian Olympic skier launches social networking app for athletes

Jan Hudec, Canadian alpine ski racer and Olympic medallist, is now the driving force behind PandaHaus, a new social networking and crowdfunding app designed for athletes, starting with the competitive ski community. It

Published on: April 22nd, 2016 Jackie Atkins

The U.S. Olympic team’s 3 guidelines for making a product that changes the world

Three years after the term was first introduced, wearable technology is already changing the face of sports, according to the U.S. Olympic Committee's senior technologist - but if the developers behind this still-nascent

Published on: April 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood