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English Fan’s Safety at World Cup Remains a Concern

English Fan’s Safety at World Cup Remains a Concern

Concerns remain over the safety of fans attending the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, especially England’s fans.  Tuesday senior police officer for soccer, Mark Roberts, spoke before a parliament’s foreign affairs committee assuring lawmakers Russia was prepared to handle security for the multi-day, multi-venue event.  As Russia provides assurances it is prepared to ensure […]

The Importance of Information Sharing

The Importance of Information Sharing

Following 9/11, many agencies began to recognize the importance of information sharing. The 9/11 Commission Report stated that agencies should share information amongst themselves, instead of feeling like they own the information they found, creating a “unity of effort.”[1] In addition, several agencies created initiatives to improve their information sharing efforts. For example, the Department […]

WADA Anti-Doping Infractions

Violations involved athletes and support staff from 117 nationalities across 112 sports.

WADA Anti-Doping Infractions

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) released a report April 26th indicating nearly 1600 anti-doping rules violations (ADRV) occurred in 2016.  The violations involved athletes and support staff from 117 nationalities across 112 sports. The report analyzed a total of 229, 514 samples from WADA accredited laboratories accounting for 1,595 ADRVs. The majority of the violations, […]

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