A call to action

A call to action

The Cyber Resilience Institute (CRI), through the Sports-ISAO Program Office, will be focusing its efforts this summer on monitoring online threats to health-related critical infrastructure. Not only has the coronavirus pandemic disrupted ordinary life, but malicious entities are engaged in unconscionable attacks on the very system so critically needed right now. CRI, as a nonprofit […]

IOC, 2022 and Beijing

IOC, 2022 and Beijing

The Commission, which was joined by International Federations and World Para Sport representatives, met with the leadership of the Beijing 2022 Organising Committee via video-conference for an update on the work accomplished since the previous Commission meeting last July. Acknowledging the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in China in recent months, members of the […]

Paul Rochester, who won Super Bowl with Jets, dies at 81

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Paul “Rocky” Rochester, a defensive lineman on the New York Jets’ Super Bowl-winning team in 1969, has died. He was 81. The team announced Rochester’s death on its website Tuesday, saying it happened last weekend but did not provide additional details. Rochester began his pro football career with the Dallas Texans in […]

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 […]

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 […]