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World Rugby announces plans for ‘condensed’ Sevens Series

World Rugby has unveiled plans for a condensed edition of its World Sevens Series, with the first men’s events to take place after the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The schedule includes…

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Mar 5, 2021 Events / Sport / Venues /


World Rugby recommends 2021 Women’s World Cup be delayed for a year

The Women’s Rugby World Cup, scheduled to be hosted by New Zealand, has been postponed until 2022 because of the “insurmountable challenges” created by the Coronavirus…

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Mar 3, 2021 Events / Safety / Sport / Venues /


ASM Global announce general manager - commercial appointment for Hong Kong Kai Tak Sports Park project

ASM Global has announced the appointment of experienced venue professional James Irvine as General Manager - Commercial for the Kai Tak Sports Park development and joined the team in Hong…

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Mar 2, 2021 Sport / Venues /


Architects Populous open new Asia Pacific headquarters in Brisbane

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has officially opened the new Asia Pacific headquarters of global sport and entertainment design firm Populous in Brisbane. Premier Palaszczuk…

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Mar 2, 2021 Design / Entertainment / Sport / Venues /


Chinese Super League champions ceases operations in blow to nation’s football aspirations

Just three months after winning the Chinese Super League title for the first time, Jiangsu FC has announced it will “cease operations” with immediate effect, creating huge…

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Mar 2, 2021 Finance / Sport /


Cisco and WaitTime announce partnership to deliver crowd intelligence solution

Cisco, the global IT, networking, and cybersecurity solution business and crowd intelligence company WaitTime have announced a global partnership designed to support the reopening of…

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Mar 1, 2021 Entertainment / Safety / Sport / Technology / Venues /


OCA and AESF sign partnership agreement for 2022 Asian Games

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF) have revealed a combined ‘Road to Asian Games’ campaign for the OCA’s 19th Asian Games in…

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Mar 1, 2021 Entertainment / Events / Marketing / Sport / Technology /


Indian stadium confirmed as world’s largest capacity cricket venue

The new-look Motera Stadium in the Indian state of Gujarat has today been confirmed as the world’s largest cricket venue, while also revealing its renaming as the Narendra Modi…

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Feb 24, 2021 ByNigel Benton Marketing / Sport / Venues /



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