47 Brands signs slew of commercial deals with football clubs

47 Brand, a private premium sports lifestyle brand, is reportedly teaming up with the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) and Major League Soccer (MLS) to create branded headwear, apparel and accessories. The new partnerships hail from the growing popularity of soccer and strong consumer demand for premium product offerings that support soccer fans’ love and fanaticism for their favorite

Iran threatens its own players with action for taking “selfies” with female fans

Once again the massive influence of Iran’s religious lobby has managed to belittle the morale of their own citizen. And this time the scrape goat is their football team players and this is because of “selfies”. The enthusiastic Iranian national football club players were seen taking pictures with female fans and many of them cropped

African Cup begins in Guinea

Perhaps the most colorful of international soccer tournaments, the African Cup of Nations began on Saturday in Bata, Equatorial Guinea. On the pitch, a new champion is guaranteed after Nigeria was knocked out in the qualifiers and millions will be tuning in to find out who it will be—many for the first time. Africa’s premier soccer event’s global popularity has

The unexpected “cheese” ban in Bainbridge

A small city near Seattle has issued an executive order to ban cheese, cheese-flavored products and perhaps most importantly, cheese-shaped hats, from city hall. Douglas Schulze, city manager of Bainbridge Island, a ferry ride across the Puget Sound from Seattle, orchestrated the ban in advance of a highly anticipated football game between the Seattle Seahawks and Green

Nano-Enabled Packaging Market for food and Beverages to be Led by Growing Demand for Shelf-Stable Packaging

The rapid use of nano-enabled packaging is laid out to have a big impact on food and beverages market. At present, the nano-enabled packaging market is in its emerging state, but the expectation from this industry is very high as the requirement for shelf-stable packaging is getting higher day after day. Nano-enabled packaging focuses more

Rising Awareness about Diabetes Care to Propel Insulin Delivery Devices Market

The insulin delivery devices market is experiencing a significant development owing to the increasing frequency of diabetes. There are many diabetes treatments prevalent in the healthcare industry. Amongst them, insulin is the most important treatment, especially for type1diabetes patients, as it helps in drawing glucose from the bloodstream into the fat cells and muscles, where

Highly Increasing Geriatric Population to Boost the Growth of Medical Sensors Market

Albany, New York, Jan 20, 2015: A new report, issued by Transparency Market Research (TMR), explores the global medical sensors market, which was valued US$9,550 million in 2011 and is likely to register significant growth in near future. The research report is titled Medical Sensors Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and

Ghana receives FIFA warning

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has asked Ghana to show prove why they cannot give Uganda player Joseph Ochaya an International Transfer Certificate as he wants to leave giants Asante Kotoko on a free transfer. The World governing body wrote to the Uganda FA on Wednesday indicating that they have given the Ghana

Cardiac Prosthetic Devices Market to Grow at a Moderate CAGR of 8.7% between 2013 and 2019 : Transparency Market Research

Albany, New York, Jan 19, 2015: In its new research report on the global market of cardiac prosthetic devices, Transparency Market Research states that the market will grow at a CAGR of nearly 8.7% between 2013 and 2019. The report, titled “Cardiac Prosthetic Devices Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast,

FIFA to continue on artificial turf for Women’s World Cup 2015

Top female players have taken a protest against artificial turf at the World Cup in Canada to FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke, though with little hope of success. American forward Abby Wambach and Germany midfielder Nadine Kessler met a FIFA delegation Monday ahead of the women’s top player award announcement at the Ballon d’Or ceremony.

New hiccups for Ginola’s FIFA bid

David Ginola’s unlikely bid for the FIFA presidency suffered two major hitches on day one. The 47-year-old former Tottenham and Newcastle forward revealed he was being paid £250,000 to stand by bookmaker Paddy Power and was unable to name a single member of the world governing body’s executive committee when pressed by journalists at a

Intravenous Access Devices Market to be Worth US$46.5 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research

Albany, New York, Jan 13, 2015: A new research report published by Transparency Market Research titled ‘Intravenous Access Devices Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019’ discusses the global intravenous access devices market in terms of USD million. The report shows the market size and forecast for the

Increasing Geriatric Population in Asia Pacific to Drive Global Dental Implants Market

Dental implants are utilized in cases of dental damage, where teeth or tooth roots are surgically embedded into the jaw. The implants help preserve the cosmetic appeal of the patient, especially in the case of the incisors or canines, and also support the remaining teeth and the natural arrangement of the jaws. Technological advancement in

Healthcare IT Players to Invest in Computerized Physician Order Entry Systems, Triggering Market

A computerized physician order entry system is medical and healthcare information system that captures, manages, stores, and broadcasts medical professionals’ instructions electronically, for the treatment of patients. These instructions by doctors and physicians are filled by other medical and healthcare practitioners such as radiologists, pharmacists, nurses, and pathologists, who correspond via a computer network. The computerized physician

Top 7 Influential Trends in the Paints and Coatings Industry till 2020

The paints and coatings industry touches several aspects of our daily lives, right from something as small as the metal coating on soda cans to the exterior paint on buildings. The growth in terms of revenue of the paints and coating industry is forecasted by a U.S.-based market firm, Persistence Market Research (PMR) to be

Rising Demand in Asia Pacific to Drive Global Umbilical Cord Blood Banking Market

Umbilical cord blood or UCB is collected from a fetus’ umbilical cord right after a live birth. This type of blood is rich in adult stem cells, which are increasingly being used to treat chronic diseases of various kinds. UCB particularly contains large quantities of hematopoietic stem cells, which can morph into any type of

Major League Soccer invites additional nine college seniors

The list of names for the MLS which earlier stood at 55, has now been moved up by 9 new players, now taking the total to 64. Anticipation exist on further extensions on numbers. That’s the number of college seniors invited by Major League Soccer to the annual adidas MLS Player Combine after the nine

Ronaldo wins best player award in a row

Cristiano Ronaldo capped off a memorable year by winning the best player of 2014 accolade at the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai on Monday, for the third time.   The 29-year-old, who is tipped to follow up this success by claiming his third FIFA Ballon d’Or early next month and second in successive years –

Football club owner fined and suspended for racist comments

The English Football Association fined the soccer club owner nearly $80,000 and banned him from all soccer and soccer-related activities for six weeks over offensive comments he made to The Guardian newspaper in November. Whelan’s comments breached FA rules that govern offensive and insulting language about race and ethnicity, the investigation found. Of particular concern

A Snapshot of the Growth of the Mineral Supplements Market

A balanced and varied diet is the best way to imbibe all the nutrients and minerals that one needs. With people leading hectic lifestyles nowadays and the pressing need for on-the-go health solutions, simply popping a pill containing all the mineral supplements one needs seems like a convenient option. Most consumers are now aware that