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 […]

Women more cyber secure than Men

Women  more cyber secure than Men

In a study published on April 29th by online password manager NordPass, they study found that men fall victim to cybercrime more than women. The research found that women used were more likely than men to create very unique passwords. This seemed to be a surprise by Nord Pass researchers who used a survey of […]

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, […]