By Atul Soneja
Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing sports and elevating it to a whole new level. While it is true that statistics and quantitative analysis have played a central role in sports for a long time, AI is significantly impacting the way games are strategized, played, and engaging the audience. We see this trend pervading across baseball, tennis, soccer, football, basketball, and many others.
AI has penetrated the locker room discussions with better insights about the competition, the coach’s advice with better trends, and your TV screens with faster highlights. That’s not all. AI is paving a smarter path to victory in sports for everyone from sportspersons to broadcasters, with real-time game statistics for players and fans, game tactics prediction to enable the player to choose the right strategy and even alert the player in case of a potential decline in performance or injury. Technology has become pervasive in sports and a key contributor to its evolution both inside the stadium and outside, enabling each player and team to be the best of themselves.
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