Israel and Pakistan Competing for A Spot in The World Baseball Classic

Israel and Pakistan Competing for A Spot in The World Baseball Classic

The Pakistani national baseball team had it’s first workout in the United States on Tuesday. They’re here for the final qualifying round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic, and they’re currently competing for a spot alongside Brazil, Great Britain and Israel. The winners in this round will make it to the official tournament in Tokyo […]

Hackers Target More Athletes, Highlight Tensions Between NATO and Russia

Hackers Target More Athletes, Highlight Tensions Between NATO and Russia

The “Fancy Bears” hacking group, also known as “Tsar Team” or “APT28”, have targeted even more Olympic athletes this week. Previously, the hackers  leaked medical records belonging to several US Olympians, including Simone Biles, Elena Delle Donne, and both of the Williams sisters. In the follow-up release, they’ve begun to target international athletes as well, including Mo Farah and […]

Russian Hackers Target US Olympic Team

Russian Hackers Target US Olympic Team

  It appears that Russian hackers have leaked the medical records of several US Olympians, including Simone Biles, Elena Delle Donne, and both of the Williams sisters, Venus and Serena. The hackers claim that each of the athletes they  targeted, all of whom were taking prescribed medications, were technically doping. As the BBC noted: “The hack appears to be an act […]

Lochte Suspended, Fined And Summoned to Appear In Court

Lochte Suspended, Fined And Summoned to Appear In Court

Following a highly publicized incident in Brazil, the US Olympic Committee (USOC) have suspended swimmer Ryan Lochte. On Thursday, the USOC announced the Lochte has been issued a 10-month suspension from domestic and international competitions and will also forfeit the $100,000 bonus that came with his gold medal. The other three swimmers involved in the incident –  Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger […]