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FACEIT MAJOR 2018 PREVIEW

The International 8 concluded and the next premier event to look out for with great enthusiasm is FACEIT MAJOR 2018. This 13th Valve-sponsored Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major Championship and the first Major held by FACEIT would be the greatest events being the second Major out of two in this year. 1. Series: FACEIT Major 2. Commencing date: September 5, 2018 3. Venue: Twickenham Stadium, London (The New Challengers Stage &…

ESPORTS & ITS PLAY ON MENTAL HEALTH

The pressure upon you while clutching on to the gamepad during your battle to success is inescapable. So are the side effects of pressure on your mental health. How good a gamer can you be with no control over your brain and mind? The growth graph of esports industry is skyrocketing showing rise in competitive gaming and its popularity. With such growth comes greater responsibility and strain in maintaining the…

Soccer headers to leave ground with possibilities of brain damage

Heading in sports is now in hot water as more and more research and studies prove it to be linked with possible brain damage, concussion and dementia especially in high contact sporting activities like football, boxing and rugby where players are at a high risk of injury. What is a concussion? A head injury that temporarily affects the functioning of the brain caused by a hard blow or a strong…

Gianluigi Buffon – the myth and the man

  The small Central Italian town of Carrara in Tuscany is famous for two things – Carrara marbles popularly used in sculpture & decor works and Gianluigi Buffon, a fitting sculpture in the world of football. Italy, famous for its vintage beauty and romance has given the world a perfect footballer in the form of Buffon. Born into a family of athletes – his mom was a discus thrower and…

EPL GameWeek 38 preview

The most popular football league in the world is finishing up its 26th season on Sunday, May 13. There is no huge talk about a photo finish as Manchester City has already been crowned champions convincingly. Two relegation spots are confirmed and it might take a huge miracle from Swansea to change their fate on the final day. As for places in the European competition, an indirect battle between Chelsea…

The Significant Rise of Sports Data

The vast pool of data available on the internet has helped many businesses and industries in ways once unheard of. The sports industry has significantly gained from the tremendous distribution of online data whether related to relevant historical information or real-time statistics. The advances in technology have helped data collection to become more in-depth and can be conducted with ease & flexibility. However, the standout feature for sports data is…

Top sports websites for your entertainment

Sports is one of the grandest defined global passions. The best of sporting events has always mesmerized the senses of true sports fans and the iconic memories are set to stay forever. All the advances made in the other fields & trades known to man have contributed to the cause of sports in some distinguished way. The advent of websites is no exception. Internet and website content has integrated very…

PUBG vs Fortnite Battle Royal: Last game standing?

Since the second half of last year, the most trending genre in gaming is ‘the battle royale’. There are many game developers & studios cashing in on the battle royale bandwagon, but none has been able to generate attraction and popular talk like the two tycoons in the category – Player Unknown’s Battleground (better known as PUBG) published by Bluehole & Fortnite Battle Royale by Epic Games Inc. THE GAMES…

Athlete driven media – the new wave of sports media

Media and journalism have always gone hand in hand with sports for a long time now. Both domains did undergo tremendous changes over the years but still kept the close-growing relation intact. These are two of the niches that have been guaranteed a projected growth in billion dollars of revenue. Due to the massive scope of their value proposition, sports and media have characterised directly proportional changes in their relative…

Power Ranking performances of all 32 teams at the international break

  Fifa World Cup 2018 is just 78 days away. The event in Russia is supposed to highlight footballing attitudes from all around the globe. The recently concluded series of friendlies are the final international break before the club season campaign comes to an end. All 32 teams who qualified for the WC edition were active during the 7 day span & played two matches each. Based on their performances…

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