Case Studies of Sports Leagues Security Priorities


To identify the top security priorities and budget of large national and international sports organizations such as NFL, NBA, FIBA, Olympics, Champions League, and Premier League.

Early Findings

  • The UEFA stadium and security committee's mandate is to offer advice and raise awareness on threats such as pyrotechnics and potential terrorist attacks.
  • For Arsenal, for additional security incidences, one of its major priorities is the security of its players and families.
  • Planners of the Tokyo Olympics are prioritizing cybersecurity threats and associated actors. They see this as important in ensuring that the games are safe and secure.
  • The Italian government has plans to spend €415 million (US$465 million) on security for the 2026 winter Olympic games.

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