Soccer

Spanish soccer app caught using microphone and GPS to snoop

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering why an app is requesting microphone access when there doesn’t seem to be any logical reason why it should need to snoop on the sounds from your surr

Onefootball has quietly raised a Series C round and added Adidas as an investor

Onefootball founder and CEO Lucas von Cranach, whose popular football app now has 25 million fans in 200 countries around the world, confirmed on stage today at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin 2017 that his

LiveLike will now let you watch sports with your Facebook friends in VR

LiveLike, the service that partners with sports broadcasters to create and host their VR viewing experiences, is going social. LiveLike's VR experience is a "virtual suite" overlooking the field, wher

Facebook scores a deal to live stream Major League Soccer matches

Facebook has scored a significant deal that will allow it to stream at least 22 live Major League Soccer matches on its social network. Through a collaboration with both MLS and Univision Deportes, Fa

Soccer fans can watch the MLS Cup live in VR tonight

Sure, it’s sometimes tough being a soccer fan in America. For instance, the MLS Cup (the championship game for the major soccer league in America) hasn’t even been broadcast live on an Eng

A Chinese streaming service will reportedly pay $700M to broadcast the English Premier League

Chinese money is set to pour into the English Premiership football league after PPTV, an online streaming platform in China, agreed to a three-year deal to broadcast matches between 2019-2022.

Zepp’s newest sensor (slide) tackles soccer

Slowly but surely, the Zepp Labs is taking on every sport known to humankind. And the latest is a biggie. The company is set to start shipping Zepp Play Soccer tomorrow here in the States (hence the n

There’s an online soccer game used to fight gender based violence

The online game BREAKAWAY culminates with a girl being abducted, forced into a locker and left there after continual bullying and abuse. But the game is not glamorizing gangs, instead it's trying to t

West Ham becomes first English Premiership football club to sign an e-sports player

West Ham United has become the first football team in the U.K. to embrace e-sports after the club signed pro gamer and World Cup runner-up Sean Allen, aka Dragonn.

Videos: Teen-Size Humanoid Hajime Is Playing Soccer

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/hajime-Robot.jpg" /> The <a href="http://www.it-chiba.ac.jp/english/">Chiba Institute of Technology</a> in Japan has developed a humanoi

#REDALLOVER: Nike Leans On Twitter To Design New USA Men's Soccer Kit

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/redallover.jpg" />Team USA play Argentina tomorrow at the New Meadowlands Stadium in New Jersey, and while we're all excited to see Messi

Soccer Still Dragging Its Feet Over Goal-Line Technology (But Snoods Have Been Banned)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/snood.jpg" />We'll be waiting at least one more year for goal-line technology to show up in soccer. The sport's law-making body, the Inte

Xavi Hernandez: To Be As Good As Barcelona You Have To Think 'Like PlayStation'

What’s the secret to FC Barcelona and Spain’s Xavi Hernández’s success? Simple: think “like PlayStation.” If only it were that easy, Xavi. (El Mundo Deportivo’d)

Sports Streaming Sites, Including Roja Directa & Atdhe, Being Taken Down En Masse

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/chelseasnumbernine.jpg" />It would appear that several popular streaming sites are being taken down as we speak. One that I’m familiar

More Athletes (Namely Ryan Babel) Show Us Exactly How Not To Use Twitter

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/howardwebbunited.jpg" />Another day, another irresponsible use of social networks getting people in trouble. There's actually two things

‘Air Conditioned’ 2022 World Cup In Jeopardy As Players' Union Calls For Winter Tournament

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/qatar2022w.jpg" />We're still a hot 11+ years away from <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/12/02/qatars-world-cup-2022-win-is-a-win-

Our Favorite Things: The World Football Daily Podcast

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/wfd.jpg" />As part of our <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/gift-guide-2010/">gift guide</a> stuff this year we're also doing someth

EA Sports To Be ‘Official Video Game Partner’ Of Vancouver Whitecaps MLS Team

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/sounders.jpg" />Unfortunately, I've exhausted all of my Clásico references <a HREF="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/2010/11/30/%e2%80%98mass

How To Watch Barcelona vs. Real Madrid Clasico Online Today

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/rmfcb.jpg" />The single biggest game in European soccer takes place in a few hours (3pm ET). It's Barcelona vs. Real Madrid, and I can th

Nice Boots: Cristiano Ronaldo’s CR Mercurial Vapor SuperFly II Have Dynamically Adjusting Studs

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/cr7.jpg" />Real Madrid's <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/cristiano-ronaldo/">Cristiano Ronaldo</a>, the current top scorer in Spai
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