CSU lab team custom-build helmet liner for Brazil event (w/ video)
Physicists test aerodynamics of soccer ball types prior to World Cup (w/ Video)
Paraplegic in 'Iron Man' bodysuit to open World Cup
The first kick at the World Cup opening ceremony will be made by a paraplegic wearing an Iron Man-like robotic bodysuit controlled by signals from the brain.
'All systems go' for a paralyzed person to kick off the World Cup
According to researchers in the Walk Again Project, all systems are go for a bold demonstration of neuroscience and cognitive technology in action: On June 12, during the opening of the FIFA 2014 World Cup ...
World Cup debut for 'unhackable' goal technology
Goalline technology will be used at a World Cup for the first time in Brazil with its backers insisting it is 100 percent accurate and cannot be hacked.
How will the 2014 World Cup ball swerve?
There are now only a few months to go until the biggest sporting event of 2014 – the FIFA World Cup in Brazil – and questions are being asked. Will the stadiums be ready? Are the airports ready for the crowds? ...
World Cup robo-suit team dismiss underwhelmed critics
The team behind the brain-controlled suit that helped a paraplegic kick a football at the World Cup opening ceremony defended itself Saturday against critics who said the demonstration was underwhelming.
2014 World Cup ball has better aerodynamics: NASA
The official 2014 World Cup game ball should make players happy, NASA said after its own aerodynamics testing showed the new design avoided the pitfalls of the unpopular 2010 version.
Explained: How does a soccer ball swerve?
It happens every four years: The World Cup begins and some of the world's most skilled players carefully line up free kicks, take aim—and shoot way over the goal. The players are all trying to bend the ...
Japanese TV makers bet on super-HD as World Cup looms
With a hopeful eye on the approaching World Cup, Japan's embattled TV makers are hoping the key to their rescue can be found on the second floor of Bic Camera's downtown Tokyo outlet.
Sports teams may lose out from having 'too much talent'
As the FIFA World Cup kicks off and the NBA finals "heat" up, new research suggests that there is such a thing as having too much talent on a sports team. The research indicates that, after a certain point, ...
World Cup fans are the latest to be targeted by cyber criminals
As rival football teams have been battling it out in this year's World Cup, cyber criminals have had their eye on a different goal – to cash in on this global distraction at any opportunity.
4-4-2 becomes 0101: Inside the competitive world of robot football
The whistle has just been blown on one of the most thrilling events on the international sporting calendar. It took place in Brazil and pitted teams from all over the world against each other, each hoping ...
What's the sound of a hundred thousand soccer fans?
Mention vuvuzela to soccer fans, and they may cringe. The plastic horn rose to prominence during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, where tens of thousands of those instruments blared in packed stadiums. The loud, buzzing ...