Tech In Sport
Feb 18, 2020
UEFA To Distribute 1 Million Tickets Via Blockchain This Year
UEFA has announced that tickets for this year’s EURO 2020 tournament will be distributed via a blockchain-based mobile application to improve and enhance the security and efficiency of the match experience for fans attending the games. The reason they are taking such an approach is that they believe they can stomp out duplicate tickets by […]
Dec 17, 2019
Which Teams In The Local PSL Have The Best Internet/Social Media Presence?
[Image Source: PSL Facebook] I’m sure we’ve all heard about how football is the most-watched sport in the world and we’ve seen its impact in our societies. Global brands like Manchester United, Real Madrid, Barcelona and any top team use the internet and social media to further cultivate the relationship between club and supporter and […]
Feb 12, 2019
Bulawayo Chiefs FC’s App Is Quite Brilliant & Other Teams Should Follow Suit
I don’t follow Zimbabwean football closely, and this is something I’m working on, but when it comes to club football I have two favourites. Highlanders are and have been my main team since childhood (no I’m not Ndebele, neither have I stayed in Bulawayo) and it so happens that my second favourite team is Bulawayo […]
Aug 7, 2018
DStv Takes Swipe At Kwese For Lack Of Content; Will The EPL Continue To Fuel DStv’s Supremacy?
With the football season right around the corner, DStv is taking the chance to brag about its more varied content line-up with both hands. The satellite broadcaster has put up ads on the popular English Premier League (EPL) and they also took the opportunity to remind you of the fact that their local competitor, Kwese […]
Jul 11, 2018
With Facebook Securing Broadcasting Rights For Popular Soccer Leagues, Should Kwese And DStv Be Worried
Facebook is making a splash in the broadcasting space and they’ve reportedly snapped up the exclusive rights to broadcast La Liga in India. If these reports are true, Facebook will replace the Sony Pictures Networks India media group as the home of La Liga in India after the company was not prepared to match the […]
May 13, 2018
There’s A Drone Racing Community In Zim!
Drone Racing is emerging as a world-wide sport and I’m not sure exactly when drone racing started but around 2014 it began to gain steam in Australia. You’ll be surprised to learn that there’s a drone racing community in Zimbabwe (at least, I was) and they’ve been operating for several months now. Let’s talk about […]
Apr 27, 2018
National Rugby Team Going Digital: To Stream On Facebook And YouTube
The Zimbabwe Rugby Union will be launching a YouTube channel for the national rugby team, AKA, the sables. Sables TV is being launched just in time for supporters to follow the Rugby World Cup qualifying campaign that’s starting in June. What exactly will they be streaming? The channels will be showcasing rugby related things including: […]
Mar 23, 2018
Sports, Cryptocurrencies and Smart Watches. There Is A Deep Connection In This Crazy Week
If you’re reading this on Techzim, there is a very good chance you are not really into sports. We can all agree that there is some truth in the stereotype that the technologically inclined (geeks and nerds) do not really get why sports are a thing. If you indeed are one of those indifferent to […]
Aug 10, 2017
Tech in sport: Can it stop the alleged favouritism of Manchester United by referees?
Who doesn’t enjoy a game of football on a lazy Sunday afternoon? Nobody, that’s who. A decoder and TV being the minimum requirements to join the action 30km away at Rufaro Stadium, as Bosso perennially lose to DeMbare, or even 12,000km away in Manchester. A lot of nerds hard at work to make sure you […]
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