News: Government

ExerciseNZ’s Richard Beddie to chair IHRSA world exercise event in San Diego

Richard Beddie, Chief Executive of ExerciseNZ, will chair a meeting of the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) at their 2023 Convention in the USA city of San…

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Mar 17, 2023 Events / Fitness / Government / Wellness /


Government Minister Erick Thohir named new Chairman of the Football Association of Indonesia 

Erick Thohir, Indonesia's Minister of State Owned Enterprises and a former Chairman of Inter Milan, has been named new Chairman of the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI). With…

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Mar 7, 2023 ByNigel Benton Government / Sport /


OCA to invite Russia’s gymnastics and wrestling federations invited to Asian Games

Russia’s gymnastics and wrestling federations have advised that they had been invited to take part in this year’s Asian Games, a move that could potentially pave the way for…

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Feb 20, 2023 Events / Government / Sport / Venues /


Peloton to pay US$19 million to settle case involving recalled treadmill that caused death of child

Interactive fitness platform Peloton has agreed to pay a $19 million fine to resolve a charge by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) over a failure to immediately report…

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Jan 11, 2023 Fitness / Government / Legal / Safety /


Chinese Government’s announcement of easing of pandemic border measures prompts rush of overseas travel bookings

An announcement by the Chinese Government that the nation’s borders will reopen next month has prompted a rush of people to book overseas travel. Despite ongoing mass Coronavirus…

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Dec 28, 2022 Government / Legal / Safety / Tourism /


Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix to remain in Melbourne until at least 2037

The Victoria Government has announced that the Australian Grand Prix will be staged in Melbourne until at least 2037 after securing a two year extension to a 10-year deal agreed earlier…

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Dec 15, 2022 Events / Government / Sport /


Sport Singapore completes takeover of nation’s Sports Hub

Government agency Sport Singapore (SportSG) has officially taken over the Singapore Sports Hub from SportsHub Pte Ltd (SHPL), managers of the 35-hectare sports and lifestyle precinct that…

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Dec 12, 2022 ByNigel Benton Entertainment / Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


China’s ongoing Coronavirus restrictions set to see cancellation of 2023 Formula 1 Shanghai Grand Prix

Formula 1 will not return to China in 2023 with the Shanghai Grand Prix to be removed from the global race calendar as a result of ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. BBC Sport has reported the…

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Nov 22, 2022 Events / Government / Safety / Sport /



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