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    Brisbane is the frontrunner to host the 2032 Olympics

    2021-03-01T10:12:15.890Z

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that it will start more detailed and exclusive discussions with the Brisbane 2032 Committee and the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) about their potential to host the Olympic Games in 2032. Australia previously held the Summer Olympics in Melbourne in 1956, ...

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    Performance Days and Reed launch global digital sourcing platform

    2021-02-26T10:59:00Z

    Design Development Textile Consult , the organizer of Performance Days in Munich, and its U.S. counterpart since 2018, Reed Exhibitions ’ Functional Fabric Fair powered by Performance Days , have announced the launch of the Performance Days Loop. The new digital platform provides access to a comprehensive, ...

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    FIBO 2021 postponed to November

    2021-02-24T16:15:00Z

    FIBO , the international fitness trade show originally scheduled for June 24-27, has been postponed to Nov. 4-7, taking place as usual in Cologne, Germany. The show will be covering member and customer acquisition and re-acquisition, digitalization, technology and e-commerce, market developments, trends and social changes. Like the previous one, ...

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    Outdoor Retailer Summer Market moves from June to August

    2021-02-24T16:10:00Z

    Emerald Expositions has announced that Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2021 has been moved from its original date of June 15-17 to Aug. 10-12 as a physical trade show at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, with a digital extension for exhibitors and attendees unable to attend in person. ...

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    Ski Force Pro will go ahead in a showroom format

    2021-02-22T17:02:00Z

    The January 2021 sessions of Ski Force Pro , a French B2B event offering testing days for brands and retailers, were canceled due to the shutting down of ski resorts in France, in connection with the coronavirus pandemic. A group of 19 ski equipment brands have therefore decided to open ...

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    TRADE SHOWS & OTHER EVENTS

    2021-02-18T18:13:00Z

    +++ The 30-year-old Euromoda Sport Fashion Center at Neuss near Düsseldorf, which hosts the showroooms of some 200 brands, is being modernized +++

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    ÖSFA fair in Salzburg is cancelled again

    2021-02-18T06:39:00Z

    The 108th winter sports edition of ÖSFA , the Austrian trade fair, which was planned as a physical fair in Salzburg’s Brandboxx from Feb. 23 to 25, has been cancelled by order of the local health authorities due to coronavirus restrictions. “We have fought like lions for the realization of ...

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    Messe München hails ISPO Munich Online as a success

    2021-02-09T18:22:00Z

    Messe München says that its first all-digital ISPO Munich Online trade show was a “success” shared with the industry, thanks to its commitment to the world’s leading event in the sporting goods sector. We’ll soon ask our readers for some comments. Anyhow, the show’s virtual Expo Area, which ...

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    Good numbers from the virtual PGA Merchandise Show

    2021-02-03T17:54:00Z

    The year’s PGA Merchandise Show – the 68th edition, held on Jan. 26-29 – ran as a virtual event but drew more than 11,000 people from 78 countries, among them 6,500 PGA professionals, and nearly 400 golf brands, among them Callaway Golf , FootJoy , Titleist , Cobra ...

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    Kilian Jornet receives the ISPO Cup 2021

    2021-02-02T10:21:00Z

    For the first time in the 50-year history of the ISPO Cup trophy, which is awarded annually by ISPO to an exceptional sports personality, including legendary stars such as Pelé , Reinhold Messner , Ole Einar Björndalen , Ingemar Stenmark , or most recently Tegla Loroupe , the ...

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    Budapest considers hosting the 2032 Olympics

    2021-02-01T16:04:00Z

    The Hungarian Olympic Committee has established a committee to assess the feasibility of staging the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games in the country’s capital city. Budapest previously bid in 1916, 1920, 1936, 1944 and 1960, but ultimately never hosted the Games. Budapest also ran for the 2024 Olympics but ...

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    ISPO Munich Online 2021: Overview and most important links

    2021-02-01T10:06:00Z

    Under the motto “ Sport is stronger ,” this week’s ISPO Munich Online (Jan. 1-5) will offer a great variety of new products, market trends and networking. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to discuss important social issues for the future from a sports perspective. Due to ...

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    Sport-Achat Winter 2021 has been cancelled

    2021-01-27T18:08:00Z

    Sport-Achat Winter , the French sporting goods trade show that was scheduled to take place on March 8-10 in Lyon, has been cancelled for the second consecutive year due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The French trade show, which is organized by Sportair Like That , brings together ...

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    Showroom format allows in-person trade shows for Austria and the Netherlands

    2021-01-27T17:20:00Z

    ÖSFA , the traditional sporting goods show for the Austrian sports market, is going to be split into two physical events to allow social distancing and to provide more flexibility in terms of orders. An ÖSFA Start fair will be held on Feb. 2 and 3, followed by the ...

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    Performance Days to debut in China

    2021-01-26T19:01:00Z

    Performance Days is expanding to Shanghai. Functional Textiles Shanghai by Performance Days is scheduled for Sept. 28-29 at the city’s Shanghaimart Exhibition Center. The Munich show’s founder, Design Development GmbH Textile Consult , will be organizing the event along with Tengda Exhibition , which handles trade ...

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    Switzerland’s Expo des Neiges 2021 is cancelled

    2021-01-26T11:15:00Z

    Due to the Swiss Federal Council’s directives and the ban on events, Expo des Neiges 2021, scheduled to take place in Aigle from March 30 to April 1, has been cancelled. The first edition of the new ski show has thus been postponed until March 2022. An exact date ...

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    IOC: No "Plan B" for the Tokyo Olympics

    2021-01-21T18:03:00Z

    Thomas Bach , president of the International Olympic Committee , told Kyodo News on Jan. 21 that there is “no plan B” for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, in spite of a spike in Covid-19 cases in Japan. He said he had no reason to believe that they ...

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    ISPO Munich Online will host more than 500 exhibitors

    2021-01-21T17:34:00Z

    As we reported more than once last year, the 2021 edition of world’s largest trade show will also be the first to go entirely digital. The reason is, of course, the Covid-19 pandemic and its attendant restrictions on travel and gatherings. ISPO Munich Online , as the event is ...

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    The UN should rule on the Tokyo Games, former IOC exec suggests

    2021-01-19T18:29:00Z

    Kevan Gosper , a former International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president, has suggested that the United Nations (UN) might be involved in deciding whether or not the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games should ultimately take place. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic and its recent resurgence in ...

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    Surf Expo was held physically in Florida

    2021-01-14T16:36:00Z

    Not all the industry’s trade shows are being held virtually these days. Without giving any attendance figures yet, Emerald Holding has reported on a successful in-person edition of its Surf Expo show, held from Jan. 6-8 as planned in Orlando, Florida. A total of 321 exhibitors registered for ...