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Accredit Solutions secures $19 million investment from Gresham House Ventures

International software and accreditation experts, Accredit Solutions, has received a $19 million (£10 million) investment from Gresham House Ventures – a growth equity investor…

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Apr 29, 2024 Security / Sport / Technology / Venues /


‘Terrorist threat’ causes temporary closure of Tokyo’s Hello Kitty theme park

Hello Kitty Land Tokyo, also known as Sanrio Puroland, was forced to temporarily close on Saturday 24th February after receiving what it labelled a ‘terrorist threat’. Since…

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Feb 27, 2024 Attractions / Entertainment / Safety / Security /


Sports Toto Korea trials event gambling addiction prevention campaign at SPOEX 2024

Sports Toto Korea trial event gambling addiction prevention campaign at SPOEX 2024 Sports Toto Korea, the operator of the nation’s sports betting game Sportstoto, is using its…

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Feb 23, 2024 ByNigel Benton Events / Security / Sport /


South Korean Court convicts police officers over Halloween 2022 crowd crush cover-up

A South Korean court has convicted three former police officers of destroying internal files and other evidence in an attempted cover-up after a Halloween crowd crush that killed nearly 160…

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Feb 15, 2024 Events / Legal / Safety / Security /


CyberCX report indicates growing cyber risks to global sport

A new cyber insights report from CyberCX has found that the global sporting sector faces an increasingly hazardous cyber threat landscape as a broad range of threat actors demonstrate…

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Feb 9, 2024 Safety / Security / Sport / Technology /


IOC highlights its efforts undertaken towards sport integrity

As 2023 comes to an end, the International Olympic Committee is spotlighting the work it has undertaken towards protecting sport’s integrity and fighting corruption in sport, at all…

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Dec 11, 2023 Events / Safety / Security / Sport /


Religious festivals overtake sporting events as scenes of deadly crowd incidents

With crowd accidents on the rise globally, a recent study shows religious festivals are overtaking sporting events as scenes of deadly crowd incidents, with India and West Africa emerging…

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Dec 8, 2023 Events / Safety / Security / Venues /


Asia-Pacific nations back UNWTO tourism safety initiative

Cambodia, Indonesia and the Maldives have joined forces supporting the International Code for the Protection of Tourists, becoming the latest signatories to the United Nations World Tourism…

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Jun 20, 2023 Safety / Security / Tourism /



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