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Team New Zealand declines offer to host America’s Cup defence in Auckland

A joint bid by the New Zealand Government and Auckland Council to host the nation’s defence of the America’s Cup has been declined by the Board of Team New Zealand. As a…

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Jun 16, 2021 Events / Finance / Sport /

 
 

27 officials punished over Chinese cross-country marathon event at which 21 people died

China authorities have reportedly punished 27 government officials deemed responsible for the deaths of 21 people during a mountain marathon cross-country race last month. The deaths…

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Jun 15, 2021 Events / Legal / Safety / Sport /

 
 

HKECIA welcomes appointment of two successive UFI presidents from Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Industry Association (HKECIA,) has welcomed the UFI’s appointment of two successive presidents from Hong Kong. UFI is the global association of…

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Jun 14, 2021 Attractions / Events /

 
 

Saudi Arabian Government bans foreigners from annual Hajj pilgrimage

The ongoing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic has seen the Saudi Arabian Government announce that this year's Hajj pilgrimage will be limited to no more than 60,000 people, all of them…

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Jun 13, 2021 Culture / Events / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

IHRSA appoints its first female Chief Executive

The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association has appointed Elizabeth Clark as their next president and Chief Executive. Clark, a seasoned association executive, joins…

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Jun 12, 2021 Education / Events / Fitness / Wellness /

 
 

IOC board unanimously backs Brisbane’s 2032 Olympics hosting bid

The prospects of Brisbane hosting the 2032 Olympics have taken another significant step forward with the executive board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) unanimously backing the…

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Jun 11, 2021 Events / Sport / Venues /

 
 

FIFA forms panel to elevate fan experience at tournaments and events

World football governing body FIFA has formed a 25-member panel to work with its technology and innovation team with the aim of enhancing the fan experience at tournaments and events.…

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Jun 11, 2021 Events / Marketing / Sport /

 
 

ChinaFit and IHRSA reveal strategic partnership

Following an effective and mutually beneficial 11-year partnership, the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA), and ChinaFit have announced a Strategic…

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Jun 8, 2021 Education / Events / Fitness / Wellness /

 
 

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