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Any open public data sets for the English Premier League (EPL)?

There is a list of soccer datasets and APIs here from this related SO question. Hope that helps. EDIT: Quoted text from the article linked above, as requested: openfootball has started a free (...
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Any Open Data Sets for the (Football) World Cup (in Brazil 2014)?

Edit: A new initiative on the web open_data_world_cup Edit 2: Gerald also started collecting a list of other football projects on GitHub. Edit 3: Here is a list of the football players ages in a ...
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Any Open Data Sets for the (Football) World Cup (in Brazil 2014)?

I found one more free, open database you can use. http://openfootball.github.io/ What’s football.db? A free open public domain football (soccer) database & schema for use in any (programming) ...
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Rugby Union data

Statsguru is the rugby statistics database behind ESPN's scrum.com's.Statsguru looks to be the most detailed (matches from 1871), however I'm not sure if they offer bulk download, or if you'll have to ...
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Are there any open datasets for soccer statistics?

In Kaggle there is an "European Soccer Database" dataset. 25k+ matches and players stats for European Professional Football https://www.kaggle.com/hugomathien/soccer (download requires ...
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Looking for geo localization data of golf courses

You could start with the 25000+ objects tagged with leisure=golf_course on OpenStreetMap. To do this, you could extract the geolocations with GIS tools, or create a custom map like they did with ...
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Is there an API or global database for sports events that is used by famous sports websites?

You will find that most sports data is collected by commercial concerns who control licensing rather carefully, especially for current data. (See, for example, this from Sports-Reference.com about why ...
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Are there any open datasets for Wrestling statistics

FILA keeps an online database of all matches for Amateur/Professional wrestling tournaments worldwide. These are "Olympic" class wrestlers (not WWE). It does not though contain collegiate events. It ...
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Open replacement for cfbstats.com NCAA football CSV's

the wayback machine is your friend http://web.archive.org/web/20140128204311/http://www.cfbstats.com/blog/college-football-data/ EDIT: this data is now hosted on open data se's datahub.io account: ...
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Soccer leagues/teams/players API

Football data is a page with free statistics in .csv with a large data about matches, beats, results, players and other interesting facts. Another very common used by journalists (a friend who is in ...
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How to get soccer players Wikipedia URL?

First of all, if you want the page content, the best way to do this isn't by scraping, but by processing one of the database dumps - you can do this locally, and it'll allow you to get the raw page ...
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Open datasets of lottery winning numbers

About Italian lotto you can download data from 1939 to today. On this page: https://www.lottomatica.it/lotterie/lotto It is in Italian, but, if you click on "Estrazioni" on the top left and then you ...
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Open sports data

Open Sports Data has been around for awhile, as sports have some extremely involved fans. Here is some data, references, and resources: General Sports Sports Data Query Language (SDQL) ...
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Any Open Data Sets for the (Football) World Cup (in Brazil 2014)?

Mashape has an API listed for the World Cup 2014 which would return in Json some of the info you're looking for - https://www.mashape.com/leolima77/copa-do-mundo-2014-world-cup-brazil#!documentation ...
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Sports results datasets

the olympics site seems to have all of the data you seek: http://www.olympic.org/athletics but it looks like the opposite of open... the guardian's data store has some of what you seek: http://www....
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Any Open Data Sets for the (Football) World Cup (in Brazil 2014)?

You can find here an excel file with the schedule of the tournament and the groups. Inside the folder, you will find a license txt file containing the following: LICENSE. The Software may be freely ...
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Any Open Data Sets for the (Football) World Cup (in Brazil 2014)?

I've made a database of 736 players by scraping and refining. The database (in French) is available here: http://mondial-de-football.com/WorldCupData It contains many data fields: age, number of ...
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Soccer leagues/teams/players API

Football-data API provide football data of all major european leagues in a machine-readable way like fixtures, teams, players, results and more. All this information is provided via an easy-to-use ...
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Looking for soccer player data

UPD 2017-11-28. There is an amazing collection of soccer data published openly at Kaggle -- European Soccer Database. Make sure you check the diverse examples of analysis of this dataset -- the so ...
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Are there any open datasets for Wrestling statistics

Trackwrestling gets that information from a number of sources. Primarily, it's the software preferred for the NCAA, so all reporting of dual meets is required to be entered within 24 hours of a dual ...
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Results of past NCAA games

I created a git repo with the data I have collected from the past few seasons for the NCAA mens basketball division I. Check it out here: https://github.com/mgoldwasser/ncaa-basketball-historical-...
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Are there any open datasets for soccer statistics?

football.db free open public domain football data http://openfootball.github.io/ here's a python tool for fun https://github.com/soccermetrics/soccermetrics-client-py
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FIFA 2014 tweets dataset for academic project

Getting access to historical Twitter data may end up coming with a price. Here are some options: I've had great luck using Topsy in looking at a wide variety of tweets ranging from disease vectors ...
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How to get soccer players Wikipedia URL?

By using WikidataQuery API you can get all items which have occupation (P106) soccer player (Q937857) and link to English Wikipedia: enwiki http://wdq.wmflabs.org/api?q=claim[106:937857] AND link[...
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Football (Soccer) Player x,y,t data

In the paper you link there is Reference 1 http://home.ifi.uio.no/paalh/dataset/alfheim/ which links to a nice page with full data exports for 3 games, including csv and videos (as you said, only ...
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Get season statistics for NFL players

Since the 2016 season is about to start I figure I'll update this to hopefully help some others that stumble upon this page. The best resource for getting free and comprehensive nfl statistics is the ...
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Where can I find open data about sport's competitions?

Formula One racing open data (outdated) here: https://github.com/opensport/formula1.db In general, Gerald Bauer has been compiling and releasing lots of sports open data. You can read about some of ...
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Where can I find data for Formula 1 races and race cars

This is not a direct answer for your question, but you might find these links useful. Haven't tested it personally, but free for non-commercial use Ergast API seems appropriate for building such a ...
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Open datasets of lottery winning numbers

Here are a few datasets from New York State with a list of winning numbers: Lottery Daily Numbers/Win-4 Winning Numbers: Beginning 1980 - https://data.ny.gov/Government-Finance/Lottery-Daily-Numbers-...
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Dataset of soccer betting odds and game results

This might be exactly what you need: oddsportal historical odds It gives you the odds and result for each game for multiple leagues ... multiple years ... and odds from multiple betting agencies. ...
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