News: Recreation

Global survey will assess contribution of surfers in beach rescues

The UNSW Beach Safety Research Group has today launched The Global Surfer Survey, a project designed to find out more about surfers – their role in beach rescues as well as the…

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Nov 30, 2021 Education / Recreation / Safety / Sport /


Club Wyndham Denarau Island prepares for December reopening

The award-winning Club Wyndham Denarau Island resort, a vacation club brand of Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific, is counting down to re-opening on 1st December when it will introduce a…

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Nov 26, 2021 Entertainment / Hospitality / Recreation / Tourism /


IAKS releases project case studies from aquatic centres around the world

The Germany-based International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) has released a collection of case studies of exemplary aquatic facility projects from around the world.…

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Nov 14, 2021 Aquatics / Design / Recreation / Sport /


COP26 and its implications for sport

With world leaders currently meeting in the Scottish city of Glasgow to discuss the global response to climate change, sporting organisations are looking on with interest, with Paralympians…

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Nov 12, 2021 ByKunal Sawhney Environment / Government / Recreation / Sport /


Australian projects recognised at 2021 IOC, IPC and IAKS international sport architecture awards

Australian projects the Queensland Country Bank Stadium, Rod Laver Arena, Ken Rosewall Arena and Coogee Surf Life Saving Club have been recognised at the 2021 International Olympic…

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Nov 11, 2021 ByNigel Benton Design / Recreation / Sport / Venues /


Armah Sports launches new ‘smart’ fitness club concept for the Middle Eastern market

Saudi Arabian-based Armah Sports has launched its new B_fit health club brand, opening its technology-based, full-service, ‘smart club’ in the Red Sea city of Jeddah. Featuring…

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Nov 9, 2021 Aquatics / Fitness / Recreation /


Asian architects and projects get recognition in 2021 IOC, IPC and IAKS Architecture and Design Awards

Having been largely overlooked in past editions, Asian architects and projects have been recognised at the 2021 International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee…

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Nov 9, 2021 Design / Marketing / Recreation / Sport / Venues /


Japan promoted as an adventure travel destination

Japan National Tourism Organisation is promoting Japan as an adventure travel destination with Hokkaido having recently hosted the world’s leading conference on adventure travel.…

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Nov 1, 2021 Environment / Recreation / Tourism /



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