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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

New Olympic Dates

New Olympic Dates

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 […]

COVID-19 Impacts on Sports

Olympic athletes are facing their most difficult test: planning for the future!

COVID-19 Impacts on Sports

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 […]

Graph-Based Sports Data Discovery

Graph-Based Sports Data Discovery

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 […]

Pura Vida for the Orediggers

Pura Vida for the Orediggers

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 […]

Olympic Medals Reallocation

Olympic Medals Reallocation

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).  […]

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