NFL setting a path to reopen facilities

NFL setting a path to reopen facilities

A memo this Wednesday, from Commissioner Roger Goodell of the NFL, laid the foundation on how team facilities should reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. Goodell sought the counsel of government officials concerning the planning of safety measures such as an infection response team and measures that include social distancing for the planning of reopening of […]

Could the Olympics be Postponed or Cancelled Again

Could the Olympics be Postponed or Cancelled Again

The President of Toyo 2020, Yoshiro Mori, announced on the 29th of April that the Olympic and Paralympic Games could be cancelled if they are not held in 2021. Previously, the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics were both cancelled due to the COVID-19. Many are still concerned that it will still be a concern next year. […]

Turkish Athlete is Sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee

Turkish Athlete is Sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee

The protection of clean athletes and the fight against doping are top priorities for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as outlined in Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC’s strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement. The IOC is currently conducting additional analyses on the samples collected from the Olympic Games London 2012. This programme, […]

Olympic Javelin Champion Dies

The world has lost Janis Luis from Lativa who died on Wednesday 29, 2020 at the age of 80. Luis is regarded as one of the best Javelin throwers of all time. His record includes winning gold, silver and bronze medals in the Olympics. Also winning four European titles and setting two world records in […]

WADA set to launch next phase of 2021 Code Implementation Support Program via eLearning platform ADeL

WADA set to launch next phase of 2021 Code Implementation Support Program via eLearning platform ADeL

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to announce the early May launch of the next phase of its 2021 Code Implementation Support Program (CISP) for World Anti-Doping Code (Code) Signatories. CISP, which will be delivered via the Agency’s Anti-Doping eLearning platform (ADeL) and via a series of live webinars, will help Signatories prepare for the implementation of the 2021 […]

Olympic qualification period suspended until 1 December 2020

Olympic qualification period suspended until 1 December 2020

World Athletics announces today the qualification period for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is suspended effective from 6 April 2020 until 30 November 2020 included, following consultation with its Athletes’ Commission, Area Presidents and Council. During this period, results achieved at any competition will not be considered for Tokyo 2020 entry standards or world rankings, […]

Revised Calendar for Golf Events in 2020

Revised Calendar for Golf Events in 2020

United by what may still be possible this year for the world of professional golf, and with a goal to serve all who love and play the game,Augusta National Golf Club, European Tour, LPGA, PGA of America, PGA TOUR, The R&A and USGA have issued the following joint statement: “This is a difficult and challenging […]

​NFL, PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCE 2010s ALL-DECADE TEAM

​NFL, PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCE 2010s ALL-DECADE TEAM

Eight unanimous selections highlight the 2010-19 All-Decade Team, announced today by the National Football League and the Pro Football Hall of Fame.​ OFFENSE DEFENSE Wide Receiver Antonio Brown End Calais Campbell Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald End Cameron Jordan Wide Receiver Calvin Johnson End Julius Peppers Wide Receiver Julio Jones End *J.J. Watt Tight End Rob […]

FIFA COVID-19 Working Group

FIFA COVID-19 Working Group

The FIFA-Confederations working group which was recently established by the Bureau of the FIFA Council to address the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, and which includes the FIFA administration and secretary generals and top executives from all confederations, has unanimously approved a series of recommendations following its first meeting, which was organised via conference call […]

COVID-19 Data Breach

COVID-19 Data Breach

The British company Hammersmith Medicines Research (HMR) was attacked by the group behind the Maze ransomware attacks. Hammersmith was a standby facility that would perform medical trials on COVID-19 vaccines that have been created. According to Hammersmith’s website, since 1993, they have conducted over 650 early-phase trials. With an average of 30-40 trials per year, […]