News: Sport

World Athletics’ Mondo partnership drives release of new equipment designs

World Athletics and its official equipment supplier Mondo have announced the release of a new range of equipment designs that it says will “revolutionise elite competition…

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May 7, 2021 Sport / Technology / Venues /

 
 

Ground-breaking ceremony for Solomons Islands’ new national stadium the first step in Sports City plan

Solomons Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has highlighted that the eastern precinct of the city will be transformed into a ‘sports city’ for the nation’s hosting…

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May 7, 2021 Events / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Player Coronavirus infections sees suspension of Indian Premier League

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has been suspended after an increase in COVID-19 cases among players. In a statement, the IPL said it had "unanimously decided" to postpone the…

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May 4, 2021 Safety / Sport / Venues /

 
 

IOC launches into esports and gaming

The International Olympic Committee is launching into the world of esports and gaming with their inaugural Olympic Virtual Series which includes International Federations and Game…

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May 4, 2021 Entertainment / Events / Sport / Technology /

 
 

SportAccord’s virtual IF Forum 2021 to focus on lessons emerging from a crisis

SportAccord has announced that this year’s fully virtual International Federation (IF) Forum on 25th May 2021 will focus on ‘Lessons We Are Learning from a Global Crisis and How…

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May 3, 2021 Education / Events / Sport /

 
 

Hong Kong Rugby Union ‘confident’ that 2021 World Rugby Sevens Series will run with capacity crowds

Hong Kong Rugby Union Chief Executive Robbie McRobbie is confident that the Hong Kong edition of 2021 World Rugby Sevens Series tournament will go ahead with full-capacity crowds, despite…

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May 1, 2021 Events / Safety / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Indian Premier League continues despite massive rise in COVID deaths

The Indian Premier League, usually the most-attended cricket league in the world, is continuing to be played in empty stadia despite the massive surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths across…

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Apr 30, 2021 ByNigel Benton Safety / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Tokyo Olympic Games organisers’ latest playbook shows athletes will be tested daily for COVID-19

Athletes taking part in the upcoming Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games will be tested daily for COVID-19, but the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Games organisers have put…

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

 
 

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