Monthly Archives: February 2021

Club World Cup: 100 days before kick off, but Al Ain cannot wait to compete with likes of Real Madrid

Al Ain manager Zoran Mamic has described his team’s participation in this year’s Fifa Club World Cup as a “great honour”, as Monday marks 100 days until the tournament gets under way in the UAE. The Emirati champions, who opened their Arabian Gulf League title defence on Friday with a 3-1 victory at Emirates club, […]

Jill Ellis wants FIFA to use video assistant referee system in ’19 World Cup

Jill Ellis wants FIFA to use video assistant referee system in ’19 World Cup Sep 6, 2018Associated Press The coach of the U.S. women’s national team is calling on FIFA to use video review for officiating at the Women’s World Cup next year in France. Coach Jill Ellis wants the video assistant referee, also known […]

Information Circulation in times of Ebola: Twitter and the Sexual Transmission of Ebola by Survivors – World

AUTHORS Celine Morin, Ida Bost, Arnaud Mercier, Jean-Pierre Dozon, Laetitia Atlani-Duault ABSTRACT Introduction: The 2013-2015 outbreak of Ebola was by far the largest to date, affecting Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and secondarily, Nigeria, Senegal and the United States. Such an event raises questions about the circulation of health information across social networks. This article presents […]

Fifa World Cup: Stuff football writers predict the winners in the quarterfinals

Fifa World Cup: Stuff football writers predict the winners in the quarterfinals Last updated 14:04, July 4 2018 CAMERON BURNELL/STUFF. Phillip Rollo and Ben Strang predict the World Cup quarterfinals Stuff’s footballing experts try and predict the outcomes of the four quarterfinal matches at the World Cup. Being kind, the so called experts got 5.5 out […]

Many fear Artificial Intelligence as the road to robots taking over the world — are they right?

3d rendering humanoid robot working with headset and monitor  (This content is subject to copyright.) Disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and encryption hold the promise of solving some of the world’s most pressing issues. Future innovations relying on their use are endless: creating remote health care for the elderly and people with disabilities, […]

Why football’s World Cup needs rugby’s citing system to stamp out diving and cheating

Why football’s World Cup needs rugby’s citing system to stamp out diving and cheating TONY SMITH Last updated 13:09, July 17 2018 OPINION: Thank heavens the World Cup’s over. Not because of the footballing fare – that’s been fabulous – but because of the griping by casual Kiwi cup watchers about the swooning dives by Neymar and […]

Fifa World Cup: The 11 of the best players from the group stage

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia – After an entertaining World Cup group stage crammed with late deciding goals and a host of unexpected results, not least holders Germany crashing out, we’ve picked a combined starting 11 of the best performing players so far. Cho Hyun-woo (South Korea) – The goalkeeper made a jaw-dropping save in all three of […]