FIFA tackles concussions at 2018 World Cup – Tech in Sports Ep. 33

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including how Amazon is helping the potential new Seattle NHL team, FIFA’s 2018 World Cup concussion plan, winter sport tracking on the Apple Watch 3, and more! Plus, we chat with Alex Rice, managing director of rights and strategic development at DAZN, about the future of sports streaming.

Stories of the week:

  • CBS’ new 24-hour sports streaming network
  • Amazon signs a deal with UFC for pay-per-view fights
  • Amazon helps the potential new Seattle NHL team infuse its arena with the latest technology
  • San Jose Sharks jump on board with augmented reality
  • A recap of the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference at MIT
  • Apple Watch 3 can support winter sports tracking and opens its API to third party developers
  • Fitbit partners with Adidas
  • A highlight of some of the cool sports technologies coming out of the Sports Business Expo event in Tokyo

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Mandy Kovacshttp://www.itwc.ca
Mandy is a lineup editor at CTV News. A former staffer at IT World Canada, she's now contributing as a part-time podcast host on Hashtag Trending. She is a Carleton University journalism graduate with extensive experience in the B2B market. When not writing about tech, you can find her active on Twitter following political news and sports, and preparing for her future as a cat lady.

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