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As Soccer Rolls into the Spotlight, So do Supply Chains

As Soccer Rolls into the Spotlight, So do Supply Chains

Soccer

I started playing my first real sport, soccer (or football, for anyone outside of the U.S.), when I was five. To be competitive, you need to be aggressive, agile, and seize every chance to engage with the ball. And since I was not very aggressive and wanted to avoid contact with the ball at all costs, I left soccer behind in favor of gymnastics at age seven. Read More…

Technology Scores a Goal but Humans Still Control the Game

Technology Scores a Goal but Humans Still Control the Game

Soccer Tech

The FIFA World Cup tournament takes place every four years, but the 2014 event, which kicks off on June 12 in Brazil, has something that makes it unique: tracking technology.

This year, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), soccer’s international governing body, is introducing goal-line technology to the World Cup that helps referees decide whether or not a goal has been scored. This technology worked without a glitch at last year’s FIFA Confederation Cup. Read More…

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