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Fan XP

Fan XP

MetLife Stadium, where the Jets are using technology to enhance the fan experience (Getty Images)
Article
7 Nov 2017

In the third and final part of our series, Barry Wilner summarises some of the ways in which teams in the US are using technology to enhance the game-day experience for fans.

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A wireless charging table-top (Chargifi)
Article
6 Nov 2017

An increasing number of sports stadia are installing wireless charging in hospitality suites and communal areas to cater for the latest generation of mobile phones. Ben Cronin asks Dan Bladen, chief executive of wireless charging company Chargifi, about the technology.

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Empty seats on show as Los Angeles Chargers host the Miami Dolphins at StubHub Center in September (Getty Images)
Article
1 Nov 2017

The number of people watching NFL games in stadiums and on television has fallen significantly over the last few years. Richard Clarke assesses whether empty seats and poor ratings are signs of a permanent decline.

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The inaugural Urban Cycling World Championships will take place from November 8-12 (Getty Images)
Article
13 Oct 2017

The UCI is debuting a new annual event in China that brings BMX Freestyle and Mountain Bike Eliminator trials to urban settings. Rob Ridley examines the potential of two events that bring inner-city architecture into play.

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