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Behind the Scenes of a Live World Cup – NYTimes.com

Fascinating details about how the NYTimes interactive team built 3 online features for the 2010 World Cup and how they solved some of the challenges faced.  The live match tracker is an interesting exercise in ingesting data real-time from multiple sources and also re-distributing it to thousands (millions?) of clients.

As the Sports department planned its live-blogging strategy, staff in Graphics and Interactive News started thinking about what sorts of interactive features would best complement live game coverage.

Behind the Scenes of a Live World Cup – NYTimes.com