“Hack and Hype:” How Old Tradecraft has been Weaponized in Cyberspace by c-Watch Intern 2020-002

“Hack and Hype:” How Old Tradecraft has been Weaponized in Cyberspace by c-Watch Intern 2020-002

Sports-ISAO sponsors c-Watch, which trains and deploys cyber threat analysts. A c-Watch intern offers this review of “Hack and Hype” as it evolved from its initial sports application to its Covid-19 incarnation. As the global leader in correlating cyberattacks in athletic events, Sports-ISAO is uniquely positioned to observe various hacking strategies employed by governments the […]

NASCAR and IMG ARENA announce global sports betting initiatives

NASCAR and IMG ARENA announce global sports betting initiatives

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 20, 2020) – NASCAR® and IMG ARENA, a leading sports betting service and content hub, announced today that IMG ARENA has licensed official assets to create a virtual sports betting game that replicates some of NASCAR’s most iconic tracks, including Daytona International Speedway, Talladega Superspeedway and Watkins Glen International. The virtual product, created […]

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Twitter Hacked

Two weeks ago on May 7th, the reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo’s twitter was hacked by a 16 year-old from the U.K. Some of the inappropriate tweets included the coronavirus and other NBA superstars, such as LeBron James and Steph Curry. One of the first to announce the account was hacked was Giannis’s brother Kostas […]

Sports and tax law intersect during pandemic

Sports and tax law intersect during pandemic

During these trying times, especially with stay-at-home orders still in effect in most states, it is difficult not to over-focus on the uncertainty that lies ahead. Hopefully, we can find healthy distractions to refocus our attention.

IOC and WHO strengthen ties to advocate healthy lifestyles

IOC and WHO strengthen ties to advocate healthy lifestyles

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic that continues to affect people’s lives around the world, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) are strengthening their efforts to promote healthy lifestyles, including physical activity, sport and active recreation, as a tool for health across the globe. Through the new Cooperation Agreement […]

International Athletics Season Announced

International Athletics Season Announced

An international athletics season of one-day meetings is taking shape between August and October this year following the commitment of most Continental Tour Gold and Wanda Diamond League meeting directors to organise their events on rescheduled dates in 2020. A small number of countries will be able to stage meetings through June and July (Oslo’s […]

In response to COVID-19, FIFA gives financial support to associations

In response to COVID-19, FIFA gives financial support to associations

FIFA will release all operational funding due to member associations for the years 2019 and 2020 in the coming days as the first step of a relief plan to assist the football community impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This measure will mean that a total of around USD 150 million will be distributed among the […]

WADA updates its COVID-19 guidance for Anti-Doping Organizations

WADA updates its COVID-19 guidance for Anti-Doping Organizations

Following on from its COVID-19 guidance of 20 March, today the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) issued updated guidance for Anti-Doping Organizations (ADOs) focused on the resumption of athlete testing as deconfinement leads to the restart or return to normal of doping control programs in a number of countries around the world. WADA developed the guidance following consultation with […]