Tag: Olympics

Russia Banned from Participating in International Sporting Events for Four Years

For the past few weeks, there have been many controversies about the latest Russian ban to participate in major international sports events.  Russia was banned for four years after its athletes were found to have used banned drugs.  This means that Russia will not be allowed to participate in the 2020 summer Olympics in Japan, and the 2022 Football World Cup, which will be held in Qatar. The Russian state-owned …
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Russian Hacking Group, Fancy Bears Releases more Olympian’s Medical Records

According to the World Anti-Doping Agency the Russian hacking group, Fancy Bears, leaked another set of athletes’ information database. This is the second leak reported by the WADA in two days. Tuesday they had to announce that the first database had been leaked to the public, and on Wednesday, they announced that yet again, another database was leaked to the public. The information of 25 athletes, from eight countries was …
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Will Bitcoin Ever Make It To The Olympics?

The 2016 Rio Olympics present a compelling platform to promote Bitcoin in Brazil, as well as on an international scale. Even though most people would look no further than using Bitcoin for gambling purposes, there are plenty of opportunities waiting to be explored. The Olympics will leave a financial crater behind once the event is over, that much is certain.   Discovering New Potential Future Use Cases For Bitcoin Looking …
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