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Doping athletes remains a problem throughout all levels of sports. Hoping to better enforce its rules, the World Anti-Doping Agency is turning to artificial intelligence to keep closer tabs on suspected cheaters.
The Minnesota Twins became the latest MLB to adopt Blast Motion technology throughout its organization. Using a sensor and app, Blast Motion brings real-time swing analytics to in-game data capture for postgame analysis.
If you had to prepare yourself for world-class competition, how would you? MLB All-Star Francisco Lindor and some Dutch short track speed skaters take very different approaches to their winter training.
Hitting a baseball or softball is one of the hardest things to do in sports, shattering the confidence of would-be sluggers every year. Garmin hopes to help you learn from your failures with its Impact sensor.
While the FDA has yet to approve the device for medical use in the U.S., the Q-Collar is aimed at preventing brain injuries across all occupations by reducing brain movement in the skull when it sustains impact.