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. […]

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 […]

Enrollment Open: c-Watch Training – 2020 Summer Intensive

Enrollment Open: c-Watch Training – 2020 Summer Intensive

The Sports-ISAO will be conducting our 6th online training for cyber threat hunters and social media threat analysts beginning June 22, 2020.  We accept applicants from undergraduate and graduate programs throughout the United States for three integrated tracks: Cyber observable threat hunting (COTH) and social media threat hunting (SMTH), Tools training and workflow integration, and […]

Athletes and COVID-19

Athletes and COVID-19

On March 24, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) along with the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee in a joint statement told the world that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be postponed to 2021 due to the Coronavirus or COVID-19. The Olympics just like industry events around the world, made the decision due to safety of the […]

Tokyo 2020 postponed

Tokyo 2020 postponed

The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, and the Prime Minister of Japan, Abe Shinzo, held a conference call this morning to discuss the constantly changing environment with regard to COVID-19 and the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. They were joined by Mori Yoshiro, the President of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee; the […]

List of world sports events cancelled by COVID-19 (Update)

List of world sports events cancelled by COVID-19 (Update)

Sports-ISAO posted a week ago concerning basketball cancellations happening around the world. As the outbreak of COVID-19 becomes more severe, sporting bodies are cancelling events for safety reasons. Reuters.com recently compiled a list of cancelled events which are categorized by the sport or event. Another complete list is from TalkSport and they include events like […]

Borislav Stankovic passes away at 94

Borislav Stankovic passes away at 94

Throughout his life, Stankovic was instrumental in the development of basketball, as a player, a coach and an administrator, culminating with his roles as Secretary General (1976-2002) and Secretary General Emeritus (since 2002) of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). He also made significant contributions to the Olympic Movement in his positions as a member of […]

Basketball Cancellations

Basketball Cancellations

The NBA just announced yesterday that they will suspend the season due to the outbreak of Coronavirus until further notice. Two Utah Jazz players have been tested positive for the virus which were All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert, the center from France. Teams and media staff that interacted with Gobert and Mitchell will […]

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 […]