News: Sport

Netball Australia will not follow world governing body’s ban on elite transgender players

Australia’s governing body for netball has revealed that it will follow the lead of World Netball and ban transgender players from elite competition. The global governing body…

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Apr 10, 2024 Recreation / Sport /

 
 

World Athletics to become first international federation to award prize money at Olympic Games

World Athletics has announced it will become the first international federation to award prize money at the Olympic Games. The global governing body said a total prize pot of US$2.4…

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Apr 10, 2024 Events / Finance / Sport /

 
 

World Netball announces international competition ban for transgender players

World Netball has announced a ban on transgender players in international competition with immediate effect under a new participation and inclusion policy. As reported by the Reuters news…

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Apr 9, 2024 Sport /

 
 

IOC launches Olympism365 Innovation Hub

Ahead of today's International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has launched the Olympism365 Innovation Hub, an innovative use…

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Apr 6, 2024 Education / Sport / Technology /

 
 

Riyadh to host WTA Finals from 2024 to 2026

Following an agreement between the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) and the Saudi Tennis Federation (STF), the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh host the next three editions of the WTA…

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Apr 5, 2024 Events / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Formula 1 owner Liberty Media announces US$3.75 billion takeover of MotoGP

Formula One’s US-based owner Liberty Media Corporation has announced an agreement to acquire MotoGP’s parent company Dorna Sports S.L.. In a transaction reflecting an…

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Apr 2, 2024 Finance / Sport /

 
 

IAKS ANZ announces exclusive Speedo partnership for members

The International Association for Sport and Leisure Facilities Australia and New Zealand (IAKS ANZ) has announced a strategic partnership with leading swimwear and aquatic fitness brand…

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Mar 31, 2024 Aquatics / Recreation / Retail / Sport /

 
 

Visa ‘Future of Fandom’ report shows how sport fans engage with technology

Findings released by global payment company Visa show that 51% of fans check live statistics while watching a live event, 47% engage with other live content during an event and 64% of…

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Mar 30, 2024 Hospitality / Marketing / Sport / Technology / Venues /

 
 

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