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Australian Dropbears win the Quidditch World Cup

The fictional game invented by JK Rowling has turned into a global competition between 21 teams, and this year Australia has taken home the gold.

By 26 July 2016

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Robots shoot, score, advance AI then fall over at the robot world cup 2016

CNET takes you inside RoboCup 2016. See all the goals, fouls and cutting-edge robotics at this festival of mechanised soccer.

By 18 July 2016

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Watch a drone nearly hit skier during World Cup race

Technically Incorrect: Marcel Hirscher had just started his slalom when a TV camera drone crashed within feet of him.

By 23 December 2015

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Wearables meet the Rugby World Cup with these sports outfits of the future

From a GPS-chipped ball to sensor-packed gumshields and shirts, check out these near-future sporting innovations.

By 6 October 2015

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Watch adorable humanoids battle for the robot soccer world cup

The annual RoboCup competition features humanoid robots trying, and sometimes failing, to play the beautiful game in a series of soccer tournaments.

By 22 July 2015

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World Cup wonder goal is 2014's 4G highlight as 5.7M sign up to EE

The UK's first LTE network now has 7.7 million 4G customers -- and their peak for downloading last year was Tim Cahill's sensational strike against the Netherlands.

By 9 January 2015

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Huawei hopes to score with 5G at World Cup 2018

The partnership with Russian carrier MegaFon for a prototype network timed for the soccer competition should help pave the way to faster mobile networking than today's fourth-generation tech.

By 19 November 2014

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No guts, all glory at Robot Soccer World Cup

​Forget FIFA -- the real World Cup has just finished in Brazil and a team of robots from Australia has taken out the top prize.

By 25 July 2014

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Electronic Arts beats estimates after World Cup, but still cautious

Company's first-quarter profit blew past Wall Street's expectations, due in part to FIFA titles. But it's delaying two highly-anticipated games to ensure success.

By 22 July 2014

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Samsung's World Cup ends late (and badly)

Samsung releases the second half of its World vs. Aliens soccer match after the World Cup is over. Did the aliens win? Did the world end?

By 16 July 2014