News: Sport

Ticketek integrates mobile tickets with COVID check-in and vaccination status apps

In a global world-first for the live entertainment and sport industry, Ticketek’s dynamic digital ticket technology will allow fans to verify their vaccination status in just a few…

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Nov 2, 2021 Entertainment / Safety / Sport / Technology / Ticketing /


International Cricket Council calls for investigation over crowd trouble at Afghanistan vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Game

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has called on the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) to "undertake a thorough investigation" following into crowd trouble at last Friday’s…

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Nov 2, 2021 Safety / Security / Sport / Ticketing / Venues /


Sport Group and BASF partner to deliver sustainable sports flooring

Sport Group, of which Polytan is a subsidiary, is partnering with German multinational chemical company, BASF for the distribution and installation of a new, sustainable flooring system…

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Nov 1, 2021 Environment / Sport / Surfaces / Venues /


Collective Shout welcomes revised women’s uniforms for beach handball competitions

Following a global campaign, the International Handball Federation has changed its rules governing women’s uniforms, now allowing tank tops and shorts instead of bikini bottoms and…

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Oct 31, 2021 Events / Sport /


Alibaba Sports secures 15-year operation and management contract for Hangzhou Asian Games venues

The Alibaba Sports division of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba has secured a 15-year contract to operate and manage the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Centre/Hangzhou Sports Park. Set to be the…

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Oct 29, 2021 Events / Sport / Venues /


Populous designs world first net zero carbon arena

Brisbane-based global architecture and design firm, Populous is setting new venue standards for sustainability, innovation and fan experience with the design of recently opened Climate…

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Oct 29, 2021 Design / Entertainment / Environment / Sport / Venues /


ASICS invites 2021 Noosa Triathlon competitors to trial facial scanning technology for wellness data

Global sports brand, ASICS, is this week inviting all competitors at the 2021 Noosa Triathlon Festival to take part in a live study which will use the Mind Uplifter™ to measure the…

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Oct 29, 2021 Events / Fitness / Sport / Technology / Wellness /


MKTG announces series of key leadership appointments

MKTG Sports + Entertainment APAC's Managing Director Matt Connell has today announced several key leadership appointments, including Michael da Costa-Alves as the General Manager,…

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Oct 28, 2021 Entertainment / Events / Finance / Marketing / Sport /



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