News tagged with sports industry

Sony buys Hawk-Eye sports ball tracking firm

Japanese technology and entertainment giant Sony has bought Hawk-Eye, the British-based firm whose computer systems assist umpires and track the path of balls in sports such as tennis and cricket.

Mar 08, 2011
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Sports stars are no role models, say scientists

The loutish and drunken behaviour of some of our sporting heroes - routinely reported in the media - has little or no effect on the drinking habits of young people, new research has found.

Apr 21, 2010
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Fishermen contest plans for Calif. ocean reserves

(AP) -- There's nothing pacific about the ocean off Southern California these days. A battle over how to establish marine reserves along the coast has roiled the waters with the competing interests of environmentalists, ...

Oct 22, 2009
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