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On SAGE Insight: Comparing soccer ball designs in anticipation of the 2018 World Cup in Russia

Article title: Aerodynamic and surface comparisons between Telstar 18 and Brazuca From Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology Adidas has provided the match ball for the World Cup since 1970. It has … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Does skin tone influence playing position within English football leagues?

Article title: Bottom of Form It is not Black and White: A comparison of skin tone by playing position in the Premier League and English football  From International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching This study explores the role of … Continue reading

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The technical evolution of the soccer ball: Using wind-tunnel experiments to compare the World Cup 2014 ball with the one used in 2010

A comparison of Jabulani and Brazuca non-spin aerodynamics From Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology                                   … Continue reading

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