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2012-07-12 23:00:47

Young soccer players can now get a handle on their ball handling skills with the new SoccerGrip from SoccerEdge. SoccerGrip helps them hold onto the ball. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 Boston based SoccerEdge Inc. has added the new SoccerGrip handheld soccer trainer to its SoccerEdge bungee soccer trainer product. Customers now get two soccer trainers with their purchase of SoccerEdge. “Hold onto the ball!” It´s a common cry heard from the sidelines of youth soccer...

2012-07-06 02:21:22

GLOSTRUP, Denmark, July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, FIFA published a preliminary decision to end the ongoing debate about how referees will one day evaluate whether the ball has crossed the goal line during games. FIFA has approved a system based on the Select iBall, the world's first intelligent soccer ball due to its ability to communicate that it has crossed the goal line. Select's iBall is the ball in the GoalRef system which has been tested by FIFA over the past few months and...

2012-05-31 06:21:12

DETROIT, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- One World Futbol Project provides 'virtually indestructible' footballs to impoverished regions worldwide Chevrolet pledges 1.5 million footballs as part of three-year partnership Chevrolet announced today a three-year partnership with the One World Futbol Project, an award-winning B-Corporation and creators of the One World Futbol that will result in 1.5 million virtually indestructible footballs being donated to youth in war-stricken zones, refugee...

2011-10-04 11:00:00

Progressive Company, Sensational Football, Brings Safer and Faster Game to Female Players Worldwide. Copenhagen, Denmark (PRWEB) October 04, 2011 The debate over equal rights in sports may be heating up again. With female athletes two to eight times more likely to suffer a sports injury, coaches around the world have criticized the focus in youth sports on performance rather than injury prevention. Sensational Football, a progressive company now going worldwide with Sensational 1, a new...

2011-09-03 10:00:00

Included with Almost Daily Commentary -- Ball Yall Proposes Sports Questions and Americans Who Love Sports Are Invited to Write with Style Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 03, 2011 Ball yâall? Play ball? Watch sports like crazy? Yo dig! Ball Yall found at http://www.BallYall.com kicks off college and pro football commentary this week â“ as the real pigskin flies off the tee. http://www.BallYall.com is the place for enthusiastic comments and concerns for the...

2011-08-20 07:00:00

Sport Court joins Nestle and the U.S. Soccer Foundation as part of the "Echale Agua a Tu Vida" initiative to inspire families to live healthier lifestyles through staying active. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2011 The kids at the Watts-Willowbrook Boys and Girls Club here are playing futsal on a colorful new Sport Court®, a gift from Connor Sport Court International, the U.S. Soccer Foundation and Nestle® Pure Life's® program to expand futsal and healthy lifestyle...

2011-07-12 22:25:57

In the quarterfinal of the 2006 Soccer World Cup, England and Portugal played for 90 tense minutes and 30 minutes extra time without a single goal being scored. This led them to a penalty shoot-out; as one by one, players went against the opposing team's goalie. After four shots by each team, Portugal was ahead 2-1. Portugal's star Cristiano Ronaldo shot to English goalkeeper Paul Robinson's left, but Robinson dove right. Portugal scored, won the game, and went on to the semifinal. When...

2011-06-26 00:02:05

Sport Court has been the Asian Football Confederation's Futsal Flooring Choice Since 2004 and Is The Only Surface the AFC Has Ever Approved for Futsal. Doha, Qatar (PRWEB) June 25, 2011 The 2011 Asian Futsal Club Championships get underway here June 22 through July 1, and they'll be playing on a futsal court provided by Sport Court, the official surface partner of the Asian Football Confederation. "As the official flooring surface of our futsal championships since 2004, Sport Court has...

2010-11-20 00:00:48

Football's governing bodies are acting against the wishes of fans by not introducing video technology into the game, a new survey from Staffordshire University has revealed. The latest online survey, which has prompted over 1000 responses in the first week, found that nine out of 10 fans feel technology would help referees to make key decisions about goals, red cards, penalties, offside decisions, diving and foul tackles. (PRWeb UK) November 19, 2010 Football's governing bodies are acting...

2010-09-02 11:30:34

Roberto Carlos' free kick goal against France in 1997's Tournoi de France is thought by many to have been the most skilful free kick goal - from 35m with a powerful curling banana trajectory - ever scored; but by others to have been an incredible fluke. Taken in 1997, a year before the French won the World Cup, Brazilian Carlos's goal held France to a frustrating draw but, now, a group of French physicists "“ perhaps with a nostalgic eye to a happier time for French football "“...