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Some say every picture tells a story... and that a picture is worth a thousand words...
Below are some graphs, charts and diagrams created by sports statisticians, trainers or competitors to help them to analyse performance, inform training programmes or improve motivation.
For each diagram, consider the following questions:
Scatter plot showing Federer's first serve landing points
League positions of teams in a football league during a season
Average speed and altitude of the terrain for a runner's 14 minute workout
"Worm Graph" showing runs scored by two sides in a game of cricket
"Wagon-wheel" chart showing where runs were scored in the first part
of a cricket game
Send us examples of particularly good (or bad) representations of sports data, together with your explanation of what makes them good (or bad).