BLOCKFACTORY TEAMS UP WITH ITA TO FIGHT DOPING WITH BLOCKCHAIN

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BlockFactory is collaborating with the International Testing Agency in Lausanne on a blockchain prototype to combat doping. The Zug-based blockchain firm walks us through how it works and what happens when a tampered document is discovered. “I think there is a lot of potential for using blockchain in sports,” says Antoine Verdon, a partner at BlockFactory. “Another field I would see, for example, is when you are testing samples….I would also see a lot of potential by digitizing the identities of the athletes.”

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