News: Safety

Japan’s Fuji-Q Highland to retire rollercoaster Do-Dodonpa after guest injuries

Fuji-Q Highland, an amusement park in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan, owned and operated by the Fuji Kyuko Co. has announced the retirement of its Do-Dodonpa rollercoaster after a number of…

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Mar 15, 2024 Attractions / Safety /


Beijing selected as host for 2027 World Athletics Championships

The World Athletics Council has announced that the Chinese capital of Beijing has been selected as the selected host city for the 2027 World Athletics Championships. 12 years on from the…

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Feb 29, 2024 ByNigel Benton Events / Safety / Sport / Venues /


MENALAC prepares for its ‘Leisure Entertainment & Attractions CEO Conclave’

Middle East and North Africa Leisure & Attractions Council (MENALAC) is gearing up for the 7th Edition of its Leisure Entertainment & Attractions (LEA) Conferences with a focus on…

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Feb 29, 2024 Aquatics / Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Safety /


‘Terrorist threat’ causes temporary closure of Tokyo’s Hello Kitty theme park

Hello Kitty Land Tokyo, also known as Sanrio Puroland, was forced to temporarily close on Saturday 24th February after receiving what it labelled a ‘terrorist threat’. Since…

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Feb 27, 2024 Attractions / Entertainment / Safety / Security /


adidas reveals ambition to help athletes overcome high pressure moments in sport

adidas has unveiled an initiative that it hopes will help disarm negative pressure in sport by working with elite and grassroots athletes to reveal the impact it can have on performance.…

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Feb 24, 2024 Retail / Safety / Sport /


Recreational water safety best practice among topics to be discussed at MENALAC networking event

Registrations are now open for Middle East and North Africa Leisure & Attractions Council (MENALAC) Health, Safety and Sustainability Day to be held at Dubai World Trade Centre on 5th…

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Feb 15, 2024 Aquatics / Attractions / Entertainment / Environment / Safety /


South Korean Court convicts police officers over Halloween 2022 crowd crush cover-up

A South Korean court has convicted three former police officers of destroying internal files and other evidence in an attempted cover-up after a Halloween crowd crush that killed nearly 160…

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Feb 15, 2024 Events / Legal / Safety / Security /


CyberCX report indicates growing cyber risks to global sport

A new cyber insights report from CyberCX has found that the global sporting sector faces an increasingly hazardous cyber threat landscape as a broad range of threat actors demonstrate…

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Feb 9, 2024 Safety / Security / Sport / Technology /



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