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As part of a campaign known as “The RE100” Nike is furthering its history of supporting sustainability, by becoming one of 36 major businesses that have pledged to use 100%renewable energy for electrical demands, the group The Climate Group announced Tuesday as part of Climate Week New-York City.YC. The RE100 was originally founded a year a go with just 13 commercial partners including IKEA Group, Swiss Re, BT Group, Formula E, H&M, KPN, Nestlé, Philips, RELX Group, J. Safra Sarasin, Continue Reading »

With the quadrennial UEFA European Championship just around the corning (France 10 June – 10 July), football fans are always interested to know which presenters and pundits to expect from major TV channels. For the BBC, Lineker, Alan Shearer, Rio Ferdinand and Thierry Henry make the starting lineup. The ITV pundits include Ian wright and Peter Crouch. See full details below. BBC Euro 2016 Coverage Presenter: Gary Lineker. Pundits: Alan Shearer, Rio Ferdinand, Thierry Henry, Gianluca Vialli, Jens Lehmann, Frank Continue Reading »

Like everyone who loves football, we’re addicted to football-related data. There’s plenty of websites publishing team and match stats out there, but not many publishing social media data. Therefore, we decided to roll up our sleeves and perform an analysis of 24 hours of Twitter data for the two hashtags ‘#bpl’ and ‘#premierleague’. Premier League Matches & standings So it’s Monday 27th September now, and for context here’s the weekend’s Barclays Premier League fixtures and standings after matches were played: Continue Reading »

Looking for a Twitter hashtag for a particular football team? Look no further, We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of football team hashtags: TEAM Twitter Hashtag Accrington Stanley  #asfc Afc Bournemouth  #afcb Afc Wimbledon  #afcwimbledon Aldershot  #shots Arsenal #arsenal Aston Villa #avfc Barnet #BarnetFC Barnsley  #barnsleyfc Blackburn Rovers #brfc Bolton Wandererss #bwfc Bradford City  #bcafc Brentford  #brentfordfc Brighton  #bhafc Bristol City  #BristolCity Bristol Rovers  #BristolRovers Burnley  #clarets Burton Albion  #bafc Bury  #BuryFC Cardiff City  #cardiffcity Carlisle Utd  #carlisleutd Celtic FC #celtic Continue Reading »

To win at football you have to score goals. Here are the top marksmen in FIFA 16 to get the job done. (Data via Electronic Arts). Shooting Cristiano Ronaldo – Real Madrid CF (Spain)  Zlatan Ibrahimović – Paris Saint Germain (France) Lionel Messi – FC Barcelona (Spain)  Carlos Tevez – Boca Juniors (Argentina)  Luis Suárez – FC Barcelona (Spain)  Sergio Agüero – Manchester City (England) Hulk – Football Club Zenit (Russia) Arjen Robben –  FC Bayern München (Germany)  James Rodríguez Continue Reading »