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August 21, 2019

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Source: https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/49415758 The proposed stadium site for David Beckham’s Inter Miami MLS franchise, Melreese Golf Course, has been ‘contaminated’ with arsenic  levels more than twice the legal limit. An environmental report has disclosed that barium and lead levels also exceeded legal limits. The site was previously used as a waste site for incinerator ash. The...
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Source: https://technode.com/2019/08/05/netease-rmb-5-billion-e-sports-park-shanghai/ NetEase has announced its plans to invest over RMB 5 billion (around $ 725 million) in building an Esports park in Shanghai. The news was made on Saturday 3 August during the 2019 China Digital Entertainment Congress (CDEC). NetEase has officially started the planning and construction of the first stage of the Esports...
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Source: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/athletics/2019/08/20/exclusive-electronic-pill-protects-against-heat-exhaustion-trialled/ The world Athletics Championships in Doha next month will be the first time that athletes are given an electronic pill, designed to combat heat exhaustion. The capsule tracks body temperate and was developed to combat fears over the effects of extreme heat in endurance events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Competitors will be...
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Source: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/08/190820101527.htm   An Australian and New Zealand study examining childhood head injuries has found that children who do recreational sports like horse riding, skate boarding and bike riding are more likely to suffer serious head injuries  than children who play contact sport like AFL or rugby. The research was conducted by Murdoch Children’s Research...
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Source: https://www.smartcompany.com.au/startupsmart/analysis/melbourne-sportstech-accelerator-techstars/ US accelerator giant Techstars is bringing a sportstech accelerator to Melbourne.  The new accelerator is TechStars’ second sports-focused program, and will be partnering with Australia’s governing body for tennis, Tennis Australia, government-backed Victoria startup agency, LaunchVic, and leading sports science Australian University, Victoria University. The mentorship-driven accelerator will run for 13 weeks and accept 10...
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