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Indonesian Police on trial over fan deaths at East Java’s Kanjuruhan Stadium

An Indonesian court has commenced a trial of police and match officials charged with negligence over their alleged roles in the deaths of more than 130 people during incidents at Kanjuruhan…

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Jan 17, 2023 Legal / Safety / Security / Sport / Venues /


‘Fake’ sport and tourism conferences scheduled for Sydney and Melbourne

A series of academic and industry conferences on topics including sport science, analytics and tourism, scheduled to take place in Australia in the next few months, are likely to be fake…

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Jan 13, 2023 ByNigel Benton Education / Events / Legal /


Peloton to pay US$19 million to settle case involving recalled treadmill that caused death of child

Interactive fitness platform Peloton has agreed to pay a $19 million fine to resolve a charge by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) over a failure to immediately report…

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Jan 11, 2023 Fitness / Government / Legal / Safety /


Chinese Government’s announcement of easing of pandemic border measures prompts rush of overseas travel bookings

An announcement by the Chinese Government that the nation’s borders will reopen next month has prompted a rush of people to book overseas travel. Despite ongoing mass Coronavirus…

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Dec 28, 2022 Government / Legal / Safety / Tourism /


Peloton executives sued for alleged Insider Trading

Some of Peloton’s former and current executives are reportedly being sued by a Peloton shareholder - claiming they engaged in insider trading, stemming from the sale of stock in 2021…

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Dec 8, 2022 Fitness / Legal / Safety /


Indonesia’s new laws on extra-marital sex to impact incoming tourism?

Fears have been raised in relation to new laws passed by Indonesia's Parliament this week banning sex out of wedlock. The controversial laws, which also ban unmarried couples from…

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Dec 7, 2022 Legal / Tourism /


Reversal of visa ban means Novak Djokovic can play at 2023 Australian Open

Having banned international tennis star Novak Djokovic from entering the country for three years as of January 2022, the Australian Government has overturned its visa ban on the player…

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Nov 16, 2022 Events / Government / Legal / Safety / Sport /


Hong Kong Police arrest five over concert LED screen collapse

Hong Kong Police have made a series of arrests in connection with an incident in July where a large LED screen fell on to the stage at the Hong Kong Coliseum during a concert by local…

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Nov 16, 2022 ByNigel Benton Entertainment / Legal / Safety / Venues /



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