News: Safety

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 /


International Swim Schools Association wraps up successful Dubai event

The International Swim Schools Association (ISSA) has reported on the staging of its third International Swim Schools Spectacular in Dubai which hosted over 200 delegates from 27…

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Feb 2, 2024 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


Human Rights Watch spotlights possible deportation of rock band from Thailand to Russia

Human Rights Watch has advised that members of the exiled Russian-Belarusian rock band Bi-2 face persecution for their public criticism of the Russian government if Thailand deports them to…

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Jan 30, 2024 ByKaren Sweaney Arts / Entertainment / Safety /


Wibit adds new product line to enhance safety at its modular water parks

Leading provider of floating modular aquatic play installations, Wibit Sports, has added a new product line to its catalogue, Wibit WatchLine, a haven for lifeguards offering a…

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Jan 22, 2024 ByKaren Sweaney Aquatics / Attractions / Design / Safety / Waterparks /


International Theme Park Services enhances its training techniques

International Theme Park Services Inc. (ITPS), a global leader in theme park and attractions industry consulting for over 40 years, has announced innovative enhancements to its renowned…

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Jan 16, 2024 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


Dubai Events Security Committee announces comprehensive plan for New Year’s Eve

Along with the spectacle of 38,000 tonnes of fireworks, Dubai’s Events Security Committee has revealed its grand plans for New Year’s Eve 2023. Dubai Municipality plans…

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Dec 31, 2023 Events / Safety /


Surf scientist Professor Rob Brander advises of what to do when caught in an ocean rip current

With summer being the peak period for drownings in Australia, Professor Rob Brander - known as ‘Dr Rip’ - a surf scientist with UNSW Sydney's School of Biological, Earth and…

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Dec 30, 2023 Aquatics / Education / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


Chinese Court imposes jail sentences on organisers of ultramarathon in which 21 competitors died

Seven people involved in the organisation of mountain marathon cross-country race in north-west China in 2021 during which 21 runners died in extreme weather conditions have been…

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Dec 17, 2023 Events / Legal / Safety / Sport /



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