News tagged with football

UK study: Fans in the boardroom good for football

(PhysOrg.com) -- A study by University of Manchester economists has backed calls from supporters groups who argue that their representation in the boardroom is generally good for football.

Jun 23, 2010
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Football penalties: science is on the spot

Few moments in football are as extraordinary as the penalty, the moment when a dream can crumble or glory is made - and a player is either cursed as a choker or enters the pantheon of legends.

May 10, 2010
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Bone-hard biomaterial

Screws used in surgical operations are often made of titanium. They usually have to be removed after a while or replaced by new ones. A new biomaterial makes this unnecessary. It promotes bone growth and is ...

Mar 22, 2010
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Yahoo! buys Citizen Sports

Yahoo! made a play for more sports fans on Wednesday with the purchase of Citizen Sports, a startup that makes sports-related applications for Facebook and Apple's iPhone.

Mar 17, 2010
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Robot footballers wow crowd in Germany

Forget Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney or Lionel Messi. With less than 100 days to the World Cup, it was four pint-sized robots that wowed crowds in Germany Tuesday with their footballing skills.

Mar 02, 2010
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Simple test may help judge concussion in athletes

A simple test of reaction time may help determine whether athletes have sustained a concussion (also known as mild traumatic brain injury) and when they are ready to play again, according to a study released today that will ...

Feb 15, 2010
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All clear? Head injuries get attention from states

(AP) -- At least a half-dozen states are considering measures that would toughen restrictions on young athletes returning to play after head injuries, inspired by individual cases and the attention the issue has received ...

Jan 28, 2010
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