Engadget: Sports teams are using Signal to duck deflategate-like scandals

Engadget: Sports teams are using Signal to duck deflategate-like scandals. “Facebook isn’t the only company struggling over the prospect of end-to-end encryption in messaging apps, as a report from Yahoo Sports cites examples from ‘every level of sport’ turning to encrypted messaging. While Whatsapp and iMessage provide encrypted communications, increasingly the app of choice is turning out to be Signal, which not only protects their message from MITM spying, but can also auto-delete them based on rules.”

Houston Chronicle: FIFA database opens legal cases to more scrutiny

Houston Chronicle: FIFA database opens legal cases to more scrutiny. “FIFA has opened its legal work to scrutiny by starting to publish detailed verdicts in most ethics and disciplinary cases — including documents showing how Chelsea’s transfer ban was the result of 150 rule violations. FIFA launched a website Thursday that will show evidence and legal arguments in cases including bribe-taking by soccer officials, match-fixing and racial abuse by fans.”

Engadget: Google wants to be your guide to Champions League soccer

Engadget: Google wants to be your guide to Champions League soccer. “Search for ‘Champions League’ on Google and you now get a whole suite of tools to follow the competition, including the usual scores, schedules and standings as well as video recaps and detailed news like club lineups and trade rumors. A new wheel makes it easy to see who’s facing who.”

UK Web Archive Blog: The Magic of Wimbledon in the UK Web Archive

UK Web Archive Blog: The Magic of Wimbledon in the UK Web Archive. “From the very first Lawn Tennis Championships in 1877, to the introduction of Open tennis in 1968, to the building of roofs on Centre and No.1 Courts. Wimbledon is both the past and the future of tennis. It’s in this same spirit that the Kenneth Ritchie Wimbledon Library has teamed up with the British Library to curate a collection of tennis websites for the UK web archive.”

Yachts and Yachting: International Six Metre Class launches ground-breaking online archive

Yachts and Yachting: International Six Metre Class launches ground-breaking online archive. “The Six Metre Class has a long and illustrious history dating back to the introduction of the International Rule in 1907. That history encompasses inclusion in nine Olympic Games from 1908 to 1952, the heyday of the class in the 1920s and 30s when it was perhaps the largest and strongest class in the world and acting as a trial platform for 12 Metre America’s Cup developments from the late 1950s until the late 1980s. Even the very latest Six Metres continue to push the technical development envelope, and a review of Six Metre designs gives a fascinating insight into some of yacht racing’s most radical and important developments.”

The Next Web: Facebook scores big, gets rights to air highlights from major cricket tournaments

The Next Web: Facebook scores big, gets rights to air highlights from major cricket tournaments. “The International Cricket Council (ICC), the governing body for the sport, announced today it’s partnering with Facebook to show exclusive digital content for ICC tournaments hosted in the Indian sub-continent until 2023. The social network will also show post-match recaps for ICC events hosted elsewhere in the world.”