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World Rugby is changing the way it awards the men’s and women’s Rugby World Cups in an attempt to make the process more transparent and bring it in line with host selection best-practice.

World Athletics has revealed its provisional calendar for the 2021 Diamond League, which will see the competition return to a full schedule of 14 meets and includes a brand new event in China

The Formula E electric racing series has announced it will stage its first night race in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, as part of its 2020-21 season

The UK Government has announced that supporters will be allowed back into English stadia and arenas in limited numbers from December 2, with the Premier League stating that work is continuing on a roadmap…

The three-round qualification tournament before the first round of the Australian Open could be axed to guarantee the grand slam will only be delayed one week – The Age S

The Ironman Group has announced it will not host any further events in the United States this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This move has resulted in the cancelation of the Ironman 70

Major League Baseball’s planned Field of Dreams game, celebrating the famed 1989 movie of the same name, in Dyersville, Iowa, has been rescheduled for August 12, 2021.

The European Handball Federation (EHF) has announced that Denmark will stage all of Women’s Euro 2020 under a new hosting strategy.

SailGP has announced an updated schedule for its interrupted second season, with the island of Bermuda and southern Italian city of Taranto set to host the first and second races of its 2021-22 calendar…

SportBusiness speaks with Asia-Pacific industry insiders about the increased urgency of sport adopting data-driven business practices in the Covid and post-Covid worlds. Tom King reports.

Barring another Covid-related disaster, EuroLeague's overall revenue will bounce back to about €70m in 2020-21.

Bradley Rial takes a look towards the future of event hosting in New York, one of the hardest-hit areas in the US during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The International Swimming League is still targeting profitability “within three or four years” despite being heavily impacted by the pandemic, its managing director and head of commercial operations, Hubert Montcoudiol, tells SportBusiness.

The next edition of the Suppercoppa Italiana will be staged at the Mapei Stadium in the Emilia-Romagna province of Italy, breaking a controversial sequence in which the fixture was staged overseas in Saudi…

The first Grand Slam of 2021 could be delayed by one or two weeks from the scheduled January 18 start, due to Covid-19

The International Cricket Council has pushed the 2022 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup back by three months.

Cristiano Ronaldo has signed an exclusive partnership with Chinese video-sharing app Kuaishou to provide short-form videos to his Chinese fans – Sportsmoney.c

The Hungry Jack’s National Basketball League has received a significant boost after former Next Stars player LaMelo Ball was selected No.

The England cricket team will make its first visit to Pakistan since 2005 when it plays two Twenty20 internationals in Karachi in October 2021

The Fifa U-17 Women's World Cup in India next year has been cancelled. India has been awarded hosting rights to the next edition of the event, in 2022

Major League Soccer teams who are unable to complete MLS Cup playoff fixtures due to Covid-19 outbreaks could be forced to forfeit their matches

The committee responsible for planning Salt Lake City’s proposed bid for a future Winter Olympic Games has said that the Covid-19 pandemic “hasn’t dampened our enthusiasm” for hosting the Games. Fra

The National Football League has announced that the 2021 Pro Bowl will now take place virtually, with players competing in Electronic Arts' Madden NFL 21 video game.

Sailing’s World Match Racing Tour has announced the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen will host the World Match Racing Tour Finals from 2021-2025.

There were contrasting fortunes in the last 24 hours for the reopening of two major Asia-Pacific sports markets, with Australia reported to be expecting the world's biggest crowd since the pandemic began…

The first Test cricket match in India's upcoming tour of Australia, set to begin at the Adelaide Oval on December 17, is under threat due to a fresh Covid-19 outbreak in the South Australian city

Athletes will not be forced to get Covid-19 vaccinations ahead of next year's Olympics, but they should do so as a "demonstration of solidarity" with the Japanese people, IOC president Thomas Bach said…

Poland has stepped in to host the 2021 European Athletics Team Championships Super League after the city of Minsk in Belarus withdrew from hosting the event for technical reasons

The 2020 edition of football’s Fifa Club World Cup in Qatar has been moved from December to the start of February next year.

The Norwegian Handball Federation (NHF) has been forced to withdraw its co-hosting rights to the European Handball Federation’s women’s Euro 2020, with plans now being worked on for Denmark to become the…

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has stated no IOC rules were broken by payments of more than $8m (€6.7

Australia’s Victoria state leader Daniel Andrews has cautioned Tennis Australia chiefs on their plans to host events in Melbourne in the lead-up to the Australian Open.

There are reports that the Chinese Basketball Association is considering using a break clause to bring an early end to its commercial rights deal with the Infront China agency

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has announced it is planning to stage its entire men’s basketball tournament at a single-city location in 2021 to mitigate the risks of the ongoing Covid-19 p…

The International Swimming League has been hit by the departures of two leading figures involved in the series and claims over a lack of payment

Golf's Solheim Cup will move to even years starting in 2024 to ensure it does not clash with the Ryder Cup, which recently moved to an odd-year schedule

The Swiss city of Bern has been assigned the hosting rights to the 2023 IFSC Climbing and Paraclimbing World Championships, defeating rival bids from Seoul in Korea and Chongqing in China