Wednesday July 18, 2012
Following Mark Boucher’s horrific injury AB de Villiers will probably assume wicket-keeping responsibilities for SA. This blog evaluates the statistical merits of that move.
Tuesday July 17, 2012
Simon Kuper is an acclaimed author, and winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year in 1994 for his book Football Against the Enemy. He currently writes for the Financial Times, and co-authored Soccernomics with Stefan Szymanski, a book that examines established opinions on football and challenges them using data.
Friday July 13, 2012
Opta are delighted to announce that they have taken a minority stake in the new Scout7- acquired Xeatre.tv platform.
Tuesday July 10, 2012
The All Blacks, current Rugby Union World Champions, have signed an agreement to use OptaPro data and analysis software to power their player performance and opposition scouting.
Thursday July 5, 2012
The hectic schedule of football competitions implies that player turnover is a hot topic in the professional game. This paper compares strategies followed by big-5 league clubs according to their last season’s results and allows us to highlight best practices in this area.