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.
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.
The World Surf League (WSL) has appointed experienced sports industry figure Sophie Goldschmidt as its new chief executive.
The International Surfing Association (ISA) has hailed a new era of cooperation with the World Surf League (WSL) after the latter body endorsed the participation of professional athletes in the 2017 World Surfing Games, which will take place in Biarritz, France on May 21-28.
The International Surfing Association (ISA) has announced that the French town of Biarritz will host the 2017 edition of its World Surfing Games, confirming the return of the event to Europe for the first time since 2008.
Denmark has been awarded hosting rights to the International Surfing Association’s (ISA) 2017 World Standup Paddle (SUP) and Paddleboard Championship.
WSL Holdings, parent company of the World Surf League (WSL), has agreed a deal to acquire a majority stake in the wave technology company formed by legend of the sport Kelly Slater, with the acquisition intended to boost the growth of high-performance surfing around the world.
The International Surfing Association (ISA) has announced that this years’ edition of its World Surfing Games will be staged in Costa Rica, whose national team won the competition in Nicaragua last year.
The World Surf League (WSL) has launched a new philanthropic venture to support research into the protection and preservation of oceans across the world.
The International Surfing Association (ISA) has awarded hosting rights to its World StandUp Paddle (SUP) and Paddleboard Championship to Fiji in its latest effort to enhance the sport’s global profile.
International Surfing Association (ISA) president Fernando Aguerre has welcomed the news that Tokyo 2020 has recommended to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that surfing take place on natural ocean waves if it is included on the sports programme for the Tokyo 2020 Games, but has maintained the federation is committed to developing wave pool technology.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed that surfing will be staged on the ocean waves at the 2020 Olympics, should it be approved as an additional sport for Tokyo’s Games.
The Pan American Sport Organisation (PASO) has confirmed surfing will feature at the 2019 edition of its Pan American Games multi-sport event, which will be held in the Peruvian capital of Lima.
The International Surfing Association (ISA) has declared its support for the introduction of new technology that could make it possible for surfing to be included at major multi-sport events.