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Andy Miah

Andy Miah (@andymiah) is Professor and Chair of Science Communication and Future Media in the School of Environment and Life Sciences at the University of Salford, Manchester. He is the coauthor of The Medicalization of Cyberspace and The Olympics and the author of Genetically Modified Athletes.

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Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Digital technology is changing everything about modern sports. Athletes and coaches rely on digital data to monitor and enhance performance. Officials use tracking systems to augment their judgment in what is an increasingly superhuman field of play. Spectators tune in to live sports through social media, or even through virtual reality. Audiences now act as citizen journalists whose collective shared data expands the places in which we consume sports news.