Showing posts with category "doping"

Boxing Could Face Future Olympics Knockout Blow

The Olympic Games have long been regarded as the highest standard in the sport of amateur boxing, with fighters from all over the world battling through years of hard work to just make it to the to...

February 16, 2022
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olympics

Olympic Distance Running -- Dominated Strategies?

In Thursday's 800m final, David Rudisha set the track on fire with a new world record -- the first ever under 1:41.   He led from start to finish and pulled

February 16, 2022
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game theory

Spring Training

The Sports Business Journal recently published "Clubs give winter homes a branding boost" about the partnership between MLB franchises and their spring

February 16, 2022
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doping

College Football Doping Scandal

College football is a big business these days.  Teams generate tens of millions of dollars of revenue every season, and for top players, a lucrative professional football contract worth millions of...

February 16, 2022
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canada

Enhanced Human Performance

There has been quite a bit of discussion about drug taking, gene doping and what we mean by 'artificial' enhancements to human performance at The Sports

February 16, 2022
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doping

"Technological Doping"? - The Speedo LZR

Swimming has its version of the aluminum bat, an improvement in capital design that makes "labor" very productive, at least in an absolute sense. Maybe too

February 16, 2022
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doping

The Eyes Have It

A recent Los Angeles Times has an article on exercises and technology which are helping baseball players see the ball better. A sample:

February 16, 2022
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invariance hypothesis

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

The Room for Debate blog at the New York Times runs a series of short opinion pieces today about the lack of snow in Vancouver at the opening of the Winter

February 15, 2022
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2010 winter olympics

Doping in NASCAR - Why is Testosterone Banned?

Perhaps you haven't heard, but there is a doping scandal in NASCAR:

February 15, 2022
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doping

Gene Doping - The New Frontier of Doping

This morning's Kansas City Star has an interesting piece on the new frontier of doping: gene doping. The whole article is worth a read, but here are the

February 15, 2022
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doping

Economics and tournaments

Last weekend Charles Knoeber, Theofanis Tsoulouhas and Tomislav Vukina of North Carolina State organized an excellent conference on the economics of

February 15, 2022
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tournament theory

Why Hire Google AdWords Management Services

How to hire a Google AdWords Management Service is tricky but not impossible. With the right PPC service, you'll see CTR, CPC, and conversions improve. See how.

February 13, 2022
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technology