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International Tennis Federation unveils historic rebrand of Fed Cup

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has today announced that Fed Cup, the global women's tennis team tournament, has been renamed the Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas. It is…

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Sep 18, 2020 Events / Marketing / Sport /


Alibaba Cloud announces new technology to revolutionise sport

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing division of Chinese technology giant Alibaba, has today revealed details of technologies that it expects to transform the way sports events are organised…

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Sep 17, 2020 Entertainment / Sport / Technology / Ticketing / Venues /


Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron attracts triple the expected attendance at inaugural online AGM

Due to the COVID-19 lockdown, for the first time in its 144-year history, St Kilda-based Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron (RYMS) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) via video conference…

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Sep 17, 2020 Events / Sport /


FFA partners with Greater Shepparton City Council with goal to secure more AFC youth women’s qualifiers

With a view to hosting a round one qualification group for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC)  U-20 Women’s Asian Cup 2022, Football Federation Australia (FFA) today…

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Sep 16, 2020 Events / Sport /


New Shanghai football stadium ready for match action

The new Shanghai Pudong Football Stadium - set to be home of Chinese Super League club Shanghai SIPG and a venue for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup, will be put into service as of today. According…

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Sep 15, 2020 Sport / Venues /


Shooting Australia announces 2024 World Junior Championship to be held in Sydney

Shooting Australia has announced that the 2024 Junior World Championships for Pistol, Rifle and Shotgun disciplines will be held at the Sydney International Shooting Centre (SISC) at Cecil…

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Sep 9, 2020 Events / Sport / Venues /


Hong Kong secures Asia Sports Technology Conference during COVID-19 challenges

Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has announced that Hong Kong has recently been chosen to host the Asia Sports Technology Conference as one of four international MICE events, including the…

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Sep 9, 2020 Events / Sport / Technology / Venues /


IOC’s Coates pledges that Tokyo Olympics will go ahead ‘with or without COVID’

With next year's Tokyo Olympics identified as the most expensive Summer Games on record, International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice-President, John Coates has said that the Games will…

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Sep 8, 2020 ByNigel Benton Events / Finance / Sport / Venues /



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