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First Australian Taekwondo representative elected to World Taekwondo Executive Council

In a landmark moment for Australian Taekwondo - Hassan Iskandar, President of Australian Taekwondo - has been elected to the World Taekwondo Executive Council marking the first time…

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Oct 13, 2021 Sport /


World swimming body FINA to establish integrity unit

World swimming governing body FINA has announced a series of operational reforms plans including creating a new integrity unit, enhanced management of events and better promotion of…

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Oct 12, 2021 Aquatics / Finance / Legal / Sport /


Therabody welcomes snowboarder Scotty James as latest ambassador

Global tech wellness brand, Therabody has welcomed Melbourne snowboarding champion and Olympic athlete Scotty James as their newest ambassador. Therabody’s family of elite athletes…

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Oct 12, 2021 Sport / Technology / Wellness /


Officials acknowledge COVID challenges facing Beijing Winter Olympics

Ramping up preparations with a series of test events in advance of the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics 2022, Games organisers have acknowledged they "face great pressure"…

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Oct 9, 2021 Events / Safety / Sport / Venues /


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 /



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