Surfing

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has cleared the way for both the International Surfing Association (ISA) and International Canoe Federation (ICF) to host Standup Paddle events, although the former…

The World Surf League has called off the 2020 season in the wake of the global Covid-19 pandemic and unveiled a new format for the 2021 campaign

The International Surfing Association has reached an agreement with the government of El Salvador to postpone the World Surfing Games until further notice

The International Surfing Association and the government of El Salvador have jointly agreed to postpone the World Surfing Games in light of the continuing Covid-19 pandemic

The World Surf League (WSL) has renewed and increased the scope of its sponsorship deal with insulated water bottle specialists Hydro Flask

Australian commercial broadcaster Seven has acquired exclusive free-to-air live and highlights rights to the 2020 edition of the World Surf League

Pay-television broadcaster Sky Sport New Zealand has signed a wide-ranging sponsorship and media-rights deal with the World Surf League

Former content chief Erik Logan to assume CEO role for surfing property

El Salvador has furthered its ‘Surf City’ strategy by landing hosting rights to the 2020 World Surfing Games.

Speaking on the Power of the Athlete panel at the Sports Decision Makers Summit, World Surf League's (WSL) Sophie Goldschmidt describes the unique structure and their star athletes.

International Surfing Association president Fernando Aguerre writes exclusively for SportBusiness International about the sport’s hopes of joining the programme for the Olympic Games.

Despite heavy investment into state-of-the-art wave gardens, surfing’s dreams of getting into The Greatest Show on Earth will depend on Mother Nature. Christian Radnedge reports.

International Surfing Association president Fernando Aguerre tells us why his sport can make the transition from lifestyle pursuit to a surprise package at the Tokyo 2020 Games.

World Surf League (WSL) has signed a two-year global partnership with Brazilian flip-flop and beach shoe brand Havaianas

Paris 2024 has today (Thursday) confirmed that the Polynesian island of Tahiti will host surfing events during its summer Olympic Games, subject to formal approval from the International Olympic Committee…

Five sports are set to be added to the programme for the 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Dakar, Senegal, after the International Olympic Committee Executive Board approved the inclusions of breakdancing, karate,…

The organising committee for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games is considering staging the event’s surfing competitions on the Pacific island of Tahiti.

The World Surf League is partnering with US television network ABC to create a reality competition series, which will give participants the chance to compete on the WSL World Tour

World Surf League (WSL) has added athletic apparel retailer Lululemon as title sponsor of the final event of its women’s championship tour season.

The World Surf League has entered into a sponsorship agreement with consumer cannabidiol (CBD) brand cbdMD and moved to clarify its stance on the use of CBD among athletes

French Polynesia is one of five destinations to have officially applied to host surfing events during the 2024 summer Olympic Games in Paris

The International Olympic Committee voted on Tuesday in support of adding breaking, popularly known as breakdancing, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing to the Paris 2024 Olympic programme

The local organising committee of the 2024 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games has confirmed that surfing events will be held on natural waves at a venue outside of Paris, as the International Olympic…

The World Surf League this week is rolling out a series of environmental initiatives to tie into the June 8 World Oceans Day, including a commitment to make its operations globally carbon neutral by the…

Breakdancing is poised to make its debut at the summer Olympic Games after Paris 2024 today (Thursday) named it as one of four proposed additional sports for its event

The World Surf League (WSL) has appointed former Disney executive Nick Franklin as president of its Kelly Slater Wave Company (KSWC) operation.

The International Surfing Association (ISA) and International Canoe Federation (ICF) have agreed to send their long-running battle over ownership of the StandUp Paddle (SUP) discipline to the Court of…

The International Surfing Association (ISA) has confirmed that the Chinese city of Wanning is to replace Buzios in Brazil as host of this year’s World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championship (WSUPPC).

The World Surf League (WSL) has moved into the experiential travel and leisure market through an innovative new partnership with home rental and travel company Airbnb.

The World Surf League (WSL) has formed a new team event to mark its first major competition at a facility utilising artificial wave technology.

Will Chignell has been appointed as chief marketing officer of the World Surf League (WSL).

Australian surf-wear brand Billabong has sealed a deal to be acquired by US rival Boardriders in a deal worth Aus$197.7m (€129m/$155m).

The International Surfing Association (ISA) has reached an agreement with the World Surf League (WSL) on how athlete participation will be devised for the sport’s summer Olympic Games debut in 2020.

The International Surfing Association has awarded the 2018 edition of its showpiece World Surfing Games to the Japanese city of Tahara.

The World Surf League (WSL) will visit the first facility utilising artificial wave technology for its 2018 season as part of a significant overhaul to the calendar for its World Championship Tour.

The International Surfing Association (ISA) has awarded hosting rights for the 2018 edition of its World Longboard Championship to the Chinese city of Wanning.

Joseph Carr, a former senior executive at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) mixed martial arts series, has been appointed as the World Surf League’s (WSL) chief strategy officer.