News: Sport

Wavegarden continues global expansion with agreement to develop seven surf parks in Japan

Artificial surf wave technology group Wavegarden has announced an agreement to develop seven surf parks in Japan. The agreement with Japanese promoter JPF - which has extensive experience…

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Oct 8, 2021 Aquatics / Attractions / Sport / Tourism /

 
 

Second edition of United Through Sports World Virtual Youth Festival hosted by Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will host the second edition of the UTS World Virtual Youth Festival in 2021 following last year’s successful inaugural hosting of the event by Bangkok,…

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Oct 8, 2021 Events / Sport /

 
 

UAE venues to operate at 70% capacity for Twenty20 World Cup

The organisers of the Twenty20 World Cup have advised that host venues in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will operate at 70% capacity during the tournament. The UAE is co-hosting the…

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Oct 4, 2021 Sport / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

Formula 1 adds Qatar race to 2021 schedule with 10-year deal to begin in 2023

Formula 1 has announced that a Grand Prix race in Qatar has been added to its 2021 calendar. Completing the sport’s 22 race schedule for 2021, including the rescheduled Turkey,…

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Oct 1, 2021 Events / Sport / Venues /

 
 

China to restrict Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics tickets to residents

Organisers of the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics have informed the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that overseas visitors will not be allowed to attend the 2022 Games with…

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Sep 30, 2021 Events / Safety / Sport / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

Singapore announced as host country for upcoming AFF Suzuki Cup

The ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) has appointed Singapore as the host country for the upcoming biennial football competition - the AFF Suzuki Cup - scheduled to take place from 5th Dec…

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Sep 29, 2021 Events / Safety / Sport / Venues /

 
 

rebel partners with global leader in licensed sports merchandise, Fanatics

rebel, Australia’s leading retailer of sporting equipment, clothing, and footwear, has officially launched a 10-year partnership with powerhouse sports fan brand Fanatics which means…

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Sep 29, 2021 Marketing / Retail / Sport /

 
 

Successful rescue mission sees seven female Afghan Taekwondo athletes arrive in Melbourne

A successful rescue mission lead by Australian Taekwondo, the Australian Government and Oceania Taekwondo has resulted in seven female taekwondo athletes who fled Taliban controlled…

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Sep 23, 2021 Government / Safety / Sport /

 
 

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