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Are there any open datasets for soccer statistics?

I'm mainly interested in soccer related statistics. There are quite a few different API's relating to soccer, but most of them are commercial and far, far out of my price range. I've looked at DBpedia,...
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Any Open Data Sets for the (Football) World Cup (in Brazil 2014)?

Are there any public data sets for the World Cup in Brazil 2014? Didn't find anything for download on the official FIFA site (besides a single-page PDF booklet for the match schedule). Ideally the ...
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Any open public data sets for the English Premier League (EPL)?

The new 2014/15 season kicks off on Aug/16. Wondering what's the state of open data for the English Premier League. Any open data sets available (incl. teams, players, squads, stadiums, old seasons, ...
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How to get soccer players Wikipedia URL?

I'd like to grab as many soccer players names and their Wikipedia URL. For example: "David Beckham": 'David_Beckham', "Wayne Rooney": 'Wayne_Rooney' The first portion is their name and the second is ...
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Soccer leagues/teams/players API

I wanted to know if anyone knows of a website that provides free information related to various soccer leagues. I am creating a C# application. I'm interested in the following: table each league ...
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Football (Soccer) Player x,y,t data

I am looking for something that has the (x,y) coordinates of all players on the pitch over time. I found this: https://heim.ifi.uio.no/paalh/publications/files/mmsys2014-dataset.pdf however, they ...
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Is there an API or global database for sports events that is used by famous sports websites?

I'm trying to know whether websites like this one Example for sports website connect to a global database or use an API to get each transaction that happens in sports events like goals, fouls, .. etc ...
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Looking for geo localization data of golf courses

I'm looking for free geo localization data of world wide golf courses. I can easily parse and store this information from several specialized websites... But I would like to find another way to get it ...
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Looking for soccer player data

I'm looking for dataset for England clubs' players. No need for the statistics of clubs' win/lose. I'm looking for players' specific statistics. Like number of shoots or goals or position. Preferably ...
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FIFA 2014 tweets dataset for academic project

I am looking to run a Map Reduce framework and do some analysis on a Twitter dataset for the FIFA 2014 World Cup event. I couldn't find a place to get these datasets for free. Can someone suggest a ...
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Dataset of football (soccer) penalties

I'm looking for a soccer penalty dataset containing as many following fields as possible: name of the player who shot the penalty name of the goalkeeper penalty outcome (success/fail) ball position, ...
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Fitness Exercise Database / API

Im looking for a online database / API where i can pull information about some fitness exercises with basic information like difficulty, name, how to do it, etc. I hope you get my point. I saw one ...
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Get season statistics for NFL players

So as the title suggests I'm trying to retrieve NFL stats for players. I've found that Wikipedia has a quite extensive statistics panel for a lot of players (i.e Tom Brady https://en.wikipedia.org/...
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Where can I find data for Formula 1 races and race cars

I am looking for dataset on the outcomes of Formula 1 races, what cars partook in the race, and the specifications of these cars (such as type of tire used; type of engine; width, length and other ...
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Open sports data

Today you can find all sorts of data in an open format. Most financial data, polling and government databases, just about every baseball play ever played. However this open data paradigm hasn't ...
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Are there any open datasets for Wrestling statistics

I'm looking for freestyle, greco, and folkstyle statistics. At the "professional" and college level. To expand on my question (and in response to the comment below), for example, I'm looking for ...
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Open datasets of lottery winning numbers

I saw only paid feeds for lotteries games. Also would be great to get dataset of virtual betting games
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Where can I find open data about sport's competitions?

I have been looking for formula one racing open data, but I haven't found anything... I'd need open data about any sports or about topics like health, university etc... to build up a project of ...
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Dataset of bodybuilding exercises

I am looking for a dataset of bodybuilding exercises that list which muscles are activated for each exercise in a machine readable way.
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U.S. Sports Scheduling Data at a League level

I am looking for a database or API or something to poll from that will give me current and future (a bonus would be past as well) data for Major League sports (Basketball, Hockey, Football, Baseball) ...
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Where can I get decibel level data for NBA games?

I am trying to find data that reports the decibel level at NBA games. I prefer as granular as possible - minute-by-minute would be fantastic.
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Any open public data sets for the Rugby World Cup (in England 2015)?

The Ruby World Cup 2015 kicked off in England on Sep/18 and runs until Oct/31. Wondering what's the state of open data for Rugby. Any open data sets available (incl. teams, players, squads, stadiums, ...
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Rugby Union data

Does anyone know of any open rugby union datasets? Looking to doing some data visualisations and I'm a rugby fan. I know that there has been a big increase of the use of rugby data metrics within ...
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Open replacement for cfbstats.com NCAA football CSV's

http://www.cfbstats.com/ used to publish awesome, comprehensive statistics for college football as CSV's. It looks like all their links (including from the blog post announcing opening their data) now ...
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Sports results datasets

Where can I find statistics for sport competitions, like Olympics and international championships? I'm looking for actual results, like timing in 100m races or rates given to figure skaters. Sources ...
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Results of past NCAA games

Are they any openly available lists of the scores of NCAA games in football or basketball? The information exists in pieces on sites like wikipedia, and Stanford Graph Base has the entire 1990 NCAA ...
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Dataset of soccer betting odds and game results

There is already a question about soccer statistics, which summarises many data sources for team listings, game results, and many more fields for national and international teams. What I am now ...
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Open database for ski resorts/stations

I'm looking for an open database which contains information about Ski Resorts (called too as Ski Stations or Winter Stations), in Europe preferably.
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NBA game timeseries data

ESPN provides NBA "game flow" data, which show the score for each team over the course of the game. It's just a timeseries - score per team per timestep (assuming minute) of the game. Other posts ...
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High School Football Stats [closed]

I am in a application development course (CSC 400), required for my Computer Science major, and have been asked to create a "web scrapper" utility that harvests data of high school football statistics....
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A free API for rock climbing locations?

Is there a free API for rock climbing locations in the UK? What I'm thinking of is an API which gets information along the lines of ukclimbing.com, e.g. https://www.ukclimbing.com/logbook/crag.php?id=...
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Historical Summer Olympics Medal Counts?

Anyone have a file/group of files containing medal counts by country over time? The past few aren't hard to get, but before that I'm not sure.
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MLB Ball/Strike data

Particularly interested in ball/strike calls for each at-bat along with the batter, pitcher, and umpire name. Any time frame would work. Data on the outcome of the at-bat would also be valuable.
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Where can I find the training logs of (as many as possible) athletes?

Where can I find the training logs of (as many as possible) athletes? I would like to have that first-hand data, to be able to do some statistical research. Training logs of real athletes, from which ...
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National Women's Soccer League API

I am looking to build an iOS application for the NWSL that displays live sports scores and schedules as well as other data you would expect to find in any sports app. I have found plenty of sources ...
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Running Data / Race Data

I'm interested in measuring my performance (as a runner) against a large pool of statistics to grade myself overtime and understand how I am improving. I'm familiar with the WMA tables and how to ...
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Common but out-of-the-ordinary file formats

I am wondering what some file formats are that are out of the scope of "normal" file formats you typically find on the web. The "normal" file formats I'm not considering in this post are: Image ...
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Soccer league and team hierarchical metadata

I'm looking for hierarchical metadata for soccer leagues and teams. I'm looking for any region or country (although Switzerland would be the first choice). There are many league or association website,...
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Available open data on Portuguese Soccer League

Is anyone aware of open data involving the Portuguese soccer league (Primeira Liga)?
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Sports Clubs & Facilities

I want to create a website with which people can easily find sports clubs or facilities in their area. I basically need a list/database of all sports clubs and facilities in the world. If there is ...
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Historical NCAA football poll rankings by week?

Is there a source for historical weekly poll rankings for NCAA football? Ideally something like the AP poll, but any of them would do, I would just like to look at yearly rankings in the beginning of ...
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Team-sport play data, in particular ball passes

I am looking for game-play data of any team sport which include ball passes between players and who passed the ball to whom. Ideal games include (with order of importance) basketball, handball, ...
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Exercise Muscle Group Database / API

Im looking for a database or API where I can pull the affected muscle groups for a given exercise, preferably with a score for each group indicating how much its impacted by the exercise. Any help or ...
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NCAA Football Coach Salary Data

Is there anywhere I can find historical data‚ say over the last 30 years, on NCAA football coach salaries? Charles Clotfelter seems to have this, at least for some schools: https://twitter.com/...
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Any Open Data Sets for the (Football) Euro Cup (in France 2016)?

Are there any public data sets for the European Championship "Euro" Cup in France 2016? Didn't find anything for download on the official UEFA site (besides a single-page PDF booklet for the match ...
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Any Open Data Sets for the (Football) Women's World Cup (in Canada 2015)? [duplicate]

Are there any open public datasets for the Women's World Cup in Canada 2015? Didn't find anything for download on the official FIFA site (besides a single-page PDF booklet for the match schedule that,...
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Live results API for Tokyo Olympics 2020

It is in a few years, but I am already creating an app for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. I would like my app to show game results for every competition/etc. Is there an API that has pledged to deliver ...
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Nationwide NFL-Team Sports Bar Data?

i'm building an nfl-themed app and want to add as many NFL team sports bar locations as possible. does anyone know of such or list, or even a data-mining strategy for compiling one?
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Searching for a dataset about chess ELO rating distribution broken down by gender

A friend and I had a friendly argument recently about the origin of the apparent gender gap in chess ratings, wherein the grandmaster list is dominated by males, and the best male player today is far ...
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Any open data sets for the (Football) World Cup in Russia 2018? Any open data for the World's Biggest (Sport) Event?

Are there any public data sets for the World Cup in Russia 2018? Didn't find anything for download on the official FIFA site (besides a single-page PDF booklet for the match schedule). Ideally the ...