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An engineers guide to predicting the 2018 FIFA World Cup winner

As a civil engineer I’m fascinated by predictions of who will win the FIFA World Cup finals in Russia, seeing that we use predictions on a regular basis in engineering. For the finals, there’s a wide variety of forecasts. In addition to armchair fans’ predictions, there are those

Afrikans should welcome video assistant referees at the 2018 FIFA World Cup

African fans have always seen match officiating at the World Cup as one reason why their teams fail to do better than they have done so far. Now technology is set to come to the aid of African teams and their fans during the World Cup in Russia. Earlier this

SportsPodium's global golf challenge

SportsPodium, a new platform that will allow any sports people and enthusiasts to record their sports data and earn rewards, has announced what is possibly the world’s biggest golf challenge. The SportsPodium Golf Challenge will take place from 21 to 28 June 2018 and golfers from around the world

Natalie du Toit behind a new blockchain based sports platform

South Africa's SportsPodium is planning to use it's Ethereum ECR2 platform to build the largest decentralised database of mainly amateur sports data. As part of a campaign to spread the word about SportsPodium, the startup will be holding a challenge for golfers globally from June 21 to 28, 2018. Jaco

Malawi's football association set to introduce e-ticketing

In a bid to eliminate fraud at football matches, the Football Association of Malawi (FAM) is set to introduce e-ticketing next season. The introduction of e-ticketing will not only help combat fraud which robs the league of ticketing revenue, but it is also likely to help with accurate ticketing and