Events

International Rugby League (IRL), the sport’s global governing body, has reiterated that its focus is on the successful delivery of this year’s Rugby League World Cup, which is scheduled to take place in …

The International Boxing Association (Aiba) has detailed plans for a new annual international tournament in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates

Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) and South Australian government have announced plans to host a further State of Origin series match at the Adelaide Oval in 2023.

Chinese streaming platform PP Sports is reported by Chinese media to have dropped rights for the Chinese Super League after failing to make rights fee payments

The women’s Rugby World Cup 2021 in New Zealand is to be shelved until next year due to the ongoing effects of the pandemic.

DeporTV, the free-to-air sports channel owned by the Argentinian government, has acquired broadcast rights to the 2020 Copa Libertadores Femenina, with the women’s club tournament to be held in Argentina t…

Postseason college basketball tournament to be 16-team event held in Texas

Golf’s European Tour is proposing to address a potential hole in its 2021 calendar by staging tournaments in the United States for the first time.

The Association of Tennis Professionals and Women’s Tennis Association have both announced the addition of new European events to their calendars for 2021. 

The International Ski Federation is confident that the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics will power growth in skiing in China, despite a lack of home-grown stars. Tom King reports.

It took the NHL just a matter of seconds before deciding that Lake Tahoe would be the ideal spot for an outdoor tentpole event. The logistical challenges, however, have been significant, explains NHL chief content officer Steve Mayer.

Hannah Robertson, senior group marketing manager at CSM Sport and Entertainment, looks at the NFL's decision to invite 7,500 vaccinated healthcare workers to Super Bowl LV and examines other sports organisations that have taken an altruistic stance during the Covid-19 pandemic

Due to the pandemic and the presence of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers playing in their home venue, the ticket resale market for Super Bowl LV is experiencing a series of unprecedented anomalies. US Editor Eric Fisher reports.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that the government has placed its full support behind a proposed UK and Ireland bid for the 2030 Fifa World Cup, adding that England would be prepared to…

The Asian Football Confederation has confirmed most of the hosts for the AFC Cup 2021 group stage, following a bidding process. Group A, in the West Zone, will be hosted in Manama, Bahrain

Having last year decamped from India to the UAE due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Indian Premier League will take place on home soil this year with six cities shortlisted as hosts

The start of sailing’s 36th America’s Cup has been postponed after host city Auckland went into a seven-day Covid-19 lockdown.

The World Marathon Majors (WMM) has announced that the Singapore Marathon has dropped out of contention for one of three new membership slots

Governing body sets provisions if teams must vacate due to Covid-19

New Zealand’s men's basketball team has pulled out of the Tokyo Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Serbia due to funding constraints caused by the pandemic.

The US has not made a final decision on whether it will take part in the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, a spokesperson for President Joe Biden said on Thursday, amid calls by some American politicians to…

Tokyo Olympics organisers said they would make clear their policy on allowing spectators to attend the Games around March 25, when the torch relay in Japan is set to begin

Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union consortium of free-to-air broadcasters, has reported a near seven-per-cent increase in hours viewed for the 2021 Biathlon World Championships

Rugby Australia has offered a minimum guarantee to cover the costs of the forthcoming British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa, and return a profit, in what is said to be a potentially decisive move…

Swedish Professional Football Leagues (SEF), the operating body of the top two divisions of domestic football, has agreed a new, long-term deal with esports company DreamHack Sports Games (DHSG) for i…

The International Olympic Committee is to begin talks with Brisbane about its bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympics, after selecting the Australian city as a non-binding 'preferred candidate' for the event

Thrill One Sports and Entertainment, the organiser behind action sports’ Nitro World Games, has opened the selection process for the hosts for the event in 2022 and 2023.

The new World Championship Air Race (WCAR) competition is set to debut in 2022 after an exclusive sanctioning agreement was signed with the World Air Sports Federation (FAI)

The innovative region-wide bid from the Australian state of Queensland is set to receive a major boost to its hopes of hosting the 2032 Olympic Games, after it emerged that the International Olympic Committee…

Indian technology firm Tech Mahindra has announced the launch of a franchise team-based Global Chess League

Australia and Qatar have pulled out of this summer's rescheduled Copa América as the tournament clashes with rescheduled AFC World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup 2023 qualifying dates, Conmebol has announced.

The Sportfive agency is looking to add golf events in Europe to its portfolio amid the relaunch of its international golf interests with a view to expanding its business in the sport outside of the US…

The UK Government has announced that up to 10,000 fans could be allowed back into English sports venues from May 17 as part of its roadmap to ease Covid-19 restrictions

Jonny Cowan, the European marketing manager at the International Table Tennis Federation, has been appointed to a role in Europe at World Table Tennis, the commercial arm of the international governing…

Craig Tiley, chief executive of Tennis Australia and tournament director of the Australian Open, has said that he expects the total losses from going ahead with the tournament to exceed A$99m (€64m/$78m) d…

Four Asian Football Confederation qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup are to go ahead next month, in spite of the majority of the qualifying matches having been postponed until June.

Cricket's Pakistan Super League got underway in Karachi on Saturday, with an opening ceremony at the National Stadium which was open at 20-per-cent capacity