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FIFA announces partnership with blockchain innovator Algorand

The collaboration is a clear indication of FIFA’s commitment to continually seeking innovative channels for sustainable revenue growth for further reinvestment back into football

World football’s governing body confirms collaboration with green blockchain technology company Algorand; Algorand will become the official blockchain platform of FIFA (www.FIFA.com); Partnership announced by FIFA President Gianni Infantino and Algorand Founder Silvio Micali in Los Angeles, USA. FIFA has teamed up with blockchain technology company Algorand to agree a…

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FIFA launches FIFA+ to bring free football entertainment to fans everywhere

A world-class digital platform created to connect football fans across the globe more deeply with the game they love

FIFA+ delivers live domestic league games from around the globe, match stats, the greatest archive in international football, premium original content, immersive global storytelling, and much more. Over 29,000 men’s matches and over 11,000 women’s matches will be streamed on FIFA+ in 2022, totalling over 40,000 matches. The first slate…

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Semi-automated offside tech aids referees and spectators at FIFA Club World Cup™

The SAOT is an extension of the VAR system already employed in 47 countries across the world and in more than 100 competitions, including all FIFA tournaments

Semi-automated offside being tested at FIFA (www. FIFA.com) Club World Cup™ in UAE; Limb-tracking technology gives accurate data to referees in seconds; 3-D animations show offside decision on big screens in stadium FIFA have held further successful tests of semi-automated offside technology (SAOT) during the FIFA Club World Cup™ 2021 in Abu…

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Limb-tracking technology offers new array of possibilities

This emerging technology in football is one of the core elements of the semi-automated offside system that was tested during the FIFA Arab Cup in Doha

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) tests limb-tracking technology at FIFA Arab Cup 2021™; Technology delivers new data source for innovative applications; Potential to provide new insights for coaches, medical staff, and fans Tests run by FIFA at the FIFA Arab Cup 2021™ at the end of 2021 indicate that limb-tracking data could provide…

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The future is now: FIFA bringing performance analytics to a whole new level

For each match of the FIFA Arab Cup 2021, one member of a team of analysts, based in Newport, Wales, is assigned to one player on the field to monitor, track and code their individual performance

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) specialists analysing real-time data from FIFA Arab Cup 2021™; Analysis obtains greater detail, new metrics and ground-breaking insight; New FIFA Football Language launched to aid global technical development; Similar analytical approach planned for FIFA World Cup 2022™. A team of experts are analysing every player for every second…

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Semi-automated offside technology explained ahead of FIFA Arab Cup

Pierluigi Collina and Johannes Holzmüller explain the advancement of the tests to date

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) publishes tomorrow a documentation about the latest tests of semi-automated offside technology ; Pierluigi Collina and Johannes Holzmüller explain the advancement of the tests to date; Further tests at FIFA Arab Cup outlined at Leaders MEET in Doha. FIFA Chief Refereeing Officer Pierluigi Collina has described how the…

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African qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup 2022™ live on FIFA.com and YouTube

Live stream will be available on FIFA.com and FIFA’s YouTube channel

FIFA invests in TV production to give fans all over the world a chance to watch the first round of qualifiers; First round of CAF qualifiers for Qatar 2022 start this week; Live stream will be available on FIFA.com and FIFA’s YouTube channel. The first round of CAF qualifiers for…