News: Legal

Singapore Police warn of resurgence of concert ticket scams

The return of live entertainment to Singapore’s has been accompanied by a return of ticketing scams for popular concert events. Singapore Police last week warned ticket buyers should…

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May 9, 2022 Entertainment / Legal / Security / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

Citing ‘prolonged challenges’ of COVID, Evolution Wellness liquidates Fitness First’s Hong Kong operations

Fitness First is to close its eight clubs in Hong Kong, with liquidators appointed to wind up the business. With gyms in the administrative region having been closed since January…

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Mar 17, 2022 ByNigel Benton Billing / Finance / Fitness / Legal / Retail /

 
 

Paralympics Australia endorses IPC decision to ban Russian and Belarusian athletes from Beijing Paralympics

The Beijing Winter Paralympic Games will begin today without 83 athletes from the Russian and Belarusian delegations after a backlash from members of the International Paralympic…

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Mar 4, 2022 ByKaren Sweaney Events / Legal / Security / Sport /

 
 

Australian widow entitled to compensation for husband’s death in Chinese hotel gym

A South Australian employment tribunal has ruled the family of a mining executive who suffered a fatal heart attack while exercising in the gym of a Chinese hotel during a business trip…

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Feb 21, 2022 Fitness / Legal / Wellness /

 
 

Singapore Anytime Fitness gym ordered to close after link to potential Omicron cluster

The Anytime Fitness gym at Singapore’s Bukit Timah Shopping Centre linked to a potential Omicron cluster has been ordered to close for 10 days after authorities found that it did not…

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Dec 24, 2021 Fitness / Government / Legal / Safety /

 
 

FIFA and the United Nations to launch network to tackle sexual abuse in sport

World football governing body FIFA and the United Nations are to create a global investigative network intended to tackle sexual abuse across all sports. As reported by UK newspaper The…

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Dec 9, 2021 Legal / Safety / Security / Sport /

 
 

World Athletics publishes study into online abuse of athletes at the Tokyo Olympics

In line with its commitment to making athletics a safe and welcoming environment for participation, World Athletics has published the findings of a study conducted during the Tokyo 2020…

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Nov 29, 2021 Legal / Safety / Sport /

 
 

Ongoing need for better governance of national sports federations

A new study of governance in national sports federations across 15 countries on four continents show that the organisations fail on a number of governance criteria particularly those that…

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Nov 26, 2021 Education / Finance / Legal / Sport /

 
 

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