The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Government of Japan today agreed new dates for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, in 2021. The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be celebrated from 23 July to 8 August 2021. They also agreed […]
Olympic athletes are facing their most difficult test: planning for the future!
The world has been in a frenzy since learning about the Coronavirus/COVID-19 during the past few months. The initial outbreak started in the city of Wuhan in China on December 2019. The topic has received plenty of news coverage from 24-hour news channels to mainstream Internet news websites. It is the topic of government meetings […]
On the road to Tokyo for the 2020 Summer Olympics!
A graph database is a database designed to treat the relationships between data as equally important to the data itself. It is intended to hold data without constricting it to a pre-defined model. Instead, the data is stored like we first draw it out – showing how each individual entity connects with or is related […]
Editors Note: This article was contributed as a human interest story to illustrate the importance of sports as an outreach and communications framework that should be protected from cyber attack. By R. Stein Colorado School of Mines On July 29, twenty-seven women soccer players from Colorado School of Mines, along with the coaching staff, left […]
Extra medal ceremonies took place during the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London this past week. Five teams and eleven athletes whose results have been upgraded from past world championships received redistributed medals. The reallocation and updated results stem from doping violations related to the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). […]
While nineteen Russians are participating at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London as neutral athletes, the IAAF voted overwhelmingly against allowing Russian athletes from participating in the World Championships this week. The Russian Federation was suspended by the IAAF from participating in international world events due to the World Anti-Doping […]
Contributed by: Yomphana Adams Admist jeers not cheers, Justin Gatlin won his preliminary heat in 10.05 seconds yesterday. But it was his performance in the 100 meter final today against Usain Bolt that got the crowd riled up. Gatlin beat Usain Bolt in his last race before retiring at the Council of the International […]
On the cusp of the IAAF world championships London games next month, the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) may reinstate the All-Russia Athletics Federation (ARAF) in early August. ARAF membership was severely impacted by the 2015 report from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) that exposed systematic state-sponsored doping in Russia. The issue was so […]
IAAF Therapeutic Exemption database breached by Fancy Bear
Reprinted from: https://www.iaaf.org/news/press-release/iaaf-cyber-attack The IAAF has been a victim of a cyber attack which it believes has compromised athletes’ Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) applications stored on IAAF servers. The attack by FANCY BEAR, also known as APT28, was detected during a proactive investigation carried out by cyber incident response (CIR) firm Context Information Security, who were […]