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    IOC announces first Olympic Virtual Series


    The International Olympic Committee ( IOC ) will partner with five international sports federations and game publishers to produce the Olympic Virtual Series ( OVS ), the first Olympic-licensed event for physical and non-physical digital sports. The OVS, which is scheduled to be held from May 13 to June 23, ...

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    +++ According to a new poll by Kyodo News , 39.2% of Japanese citizens want the Tokyo 2020 Games to be cancelled while 32.8% would like another delay +++ The European Tour will return to Belgium next season with the staging of the Soudal Open at the ...

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    +++ A new sportech event focusing on innovations and digital in sports is being launched in Spain, called Galicia Sportech Congress , whose first edition is scheduled to take place on April 21-22 +++ The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC) has announced that the 2021 Wimbledon ...

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    The European Outdoor Summit will be integrated into OutDoor by ISPO


    The European Outdoor Group (EOG) has confirmed that this year’s European Outdoor Summit (EOS) will be combined with the Oct. 5-7 edition of the OutDoor by ISPO Global Summit trade show to create one major European outdoor industry event. This year’s EOS was originally going to be ...

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    IOC and IPC accept that Tokyo 2020 will have no foreign spectators


    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) were informed by their Japanese parties, in a meeting on March 20, about their conclusion regarding overseas spectators at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer. The IOC and the IPC have announced that ...

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    ISPO works on a B2B fitness show for Nov. 18-20


    The ISPO Group is organizing a new international B2B event for the fitness sector at its Munich fairgrounds, to be held on Nov. 18-20. While it will feature exhibition stands, limited to 250 square meters in size, it is shaping up more and more as a high-level international convention ...

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    Paris 2024 commits to be the first climate-positive Olympics


    The Paris 2024 board of directors, which met on March 16, approved a climate strategy that commits it to organize “the world’s first Olympic and Paralympic Games with a positive contribution to the climate.” In line with the Paris Climate Agreement, Paris 2024’s primary objective is to ...

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    AliExpress rewards consumers for Le Club Paris 2024 challenges


    Until the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Le Club Paris 2024 is offering its own members the opportunity to participate in fun challenges and to earn points that enable them to enter prize draws and enjoy exclusive rewards - such as participating in special experiences with Olympic ...

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    World Rugby announces a new global women’s competition


    World Rugby has announced the launch of WXV , a new global competition for female players that is set to begin in 2023. WXV will be supported by an initial investment of £6.4 million (€7.5m-$8.9m) by World Rugby for the first two years. It will be played annually, except ...

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    The Norspo fair in June is cancelled


    Sportsbransjen has decided to cancel the summer edition of its Norwegian sporting goods show, Norspo , which was supposed to be held in Oslo on June 13 and 14, due to strict limitations set by pubic authorities on large gatherings. The current guidelines may be relaxed, but Trond Evald ...

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    Annecy Days will have a summer edition


    Outdoor Sports Valley ( OSV ) announced that the Annecy Days , the French event for outdoor and snow sports products, will have a summer edition this year. The young trade show, whose first edition was held as a winter event in January, will run a summer show in ...

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    The Sportfish 2021 show goes virtual


    Sportfish , the annual B2C game and fly fishing show organized by the eponymous supplier in the U.K., will be held as a virtual event this year. Visitors will be able to join the show free of charge on April 17-18 via Sportfish’s Facebook and YouTube channels. The ...

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    Performance Days opt for another digital-only trade show in May


    Due to travel restrictions and the uncertain pandemic situation, Performance Days in Munich will not take place as a physical event on May 19-20, as previously announced. Instead, the digital sourcing platform “ Performance Days Loop ” will host the digital trade show for functional fabrics. The platform was ...

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    OutDoor by ISPO is postponed to Oct. 5-7


    The show’s website reveals that OutDoor by ISPO – most recently planned as a mixed digital and physical Global Summit to be held in Munich in July – has now been postponed to Oct. 5-7, 2021. According to The Outdoor Industry Compass , the postponement was coordinated ...

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    RiminiWellness to go ahead as a physical event in July, after four webinars


    Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) has announced that it is working on a physical show for the summer 2021 edition of RiminiWellness, the highly popular consumer-oriented fitness show on the Adriatic Coast. The event is now scheduled to take place on July 1-4, 2021. The 15th edition of the fair, ...

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    2021-03-12T16:09:00Z , the online arm of the Swiss sporting goods retailers’ association, ASMAS , plans to hold a new national trade show for the sporting goods sector in a virtual format, called , on June 21-22, showcasing products for the spring/summer 2022 season. The initiative follows the organization of ...

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    Prowinter 2021 goes digital


    After a virtual-only edition in 2020 because of the coronavirus, Prowinter , the Italian B2B event for mountain resort operators, is going digital once again this year for the same reason. Prowinter Digital 2021 , organized by Fiera Bolzano/Messe Bozen , will be held on April 12. Registration for the ...

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    Tokyo 2020 highlights gender-balanced Olympics


    On March 8, International Women’s Day, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) , the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) , the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee , the Government of Japan and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) reiterated their commitment to make the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer “a landmark ...

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    Women’s Rugby World Cup 2021 to be postponed to 2022


    World Rugby has recommended a postponement of the women’s Rugby World Cup 2021 until next year due to the uncertainty connected with the ongoing coronavirus crisis. In addition to health concerns, the major uncertainties are related to global travel restrictions and quarantine rules. The tournament was set ...

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    Boris Johnson backs British-Irish bid for the 2030 World Cup


    The U.K. Government has pledged £2.8 million (€3.2 million) to promote a potential joint bid by the U.K. and Ireland to hold the 2030 FIFA World Cup of football. In an interview with The Sun on March 2, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that his government is ...