Monday, 9th July 2012
Want to know what’s going on behind the scenes, in real time, during the baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday? Check out Twitter, where Major League Baseball has told players to tweet away during the game. But will the players be allowed to say anything interesting?
Tuesday, 3rd July 2012
Wednesday, 27th June 2012
Dead Heat in Olympic Trial Reveals Limitations in Finish-Line Tech
In Olympic trials, tight races are decided by a photo finish. But on Saturday, June 23, runners Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh defeated the cameras to tie for third place in the Women’s 100 Meter Dash, calling the finish-line system into question. Is the technology used to judge Olympic competitions fast and precise enough to rank the top…
Tuesday, 26th June 2012
Olympic Social Media Guidelines Muzzle Athletes
Media outlets are billing the upcoming London Summer Olympic Games as "the first social media Olympics." That means athletes and coaches will be posting, tweeting, Facebooking and generally bringing fans closer to the action more than ever before. So why is the International Olympic Committee trying to censor participants?
Friday, 22nd June 2012
4 iPhone & iPad Apps for Summer Olympics
Only 35 days remain until the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games, and apps for the iPhone and iPad that help you follow the fun are coming thick and fast. The heavyweights – NBC’s smartphone and tablet apps, which will offer streams of every event, aren't yet available. However, other apps also have plenty to offer…