The application of technology in the changing nature of sports can be classified broadly in two areas:
Sport specific application mainly in the arena of sport equipments
The use of path breaking technological advancement in sports
It is absolutely safe to say that in the modern era sports, technology has played an important role in training and competition. This has been possible through various ways and means like creation of new sports, the modern equipments, modern facilities used for conducting those sports, the equipment used by the sportsman and the safety quotient of those equipments, the training support, computers and so on.
However the use and application of technology in sports is also an expensive affair to deal with. And because of such high expenses the benefit of such technology is limited to the elite end of the hierarchy. But as more and more sportsman seeks out better facilities the trickle down effect can be felt among the sports arena in general.