No spectators to attend Paralympic Games

The Paralympic Games will go ahead with no spectators, following on from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games which were also carried out with limited...

Government announces £232m investment for UK Paris 2024 athletes

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and DCMS Secretary, Nigel Huddleston, have announced a £323 million investment for Team GB Olympic and Paralympics GB athletes...

Tokyo Olympics generates ‘record breaking’ interest on BBC

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games proved to be a huge success for sports broadcasters, as the BBC reported ‘record breaking’ viewing figures for the...

French lottery operator welcomes returning Olympic athletes

France’s national lottery operator, the Francaise des Jeux (FDJ), has praised the country’s returning Olympic athletes who placed eighth in the Tokyo 2020 medal...

Sportradar to provide Badminton Europe with ‘valuable insight’ on match-fixing

Badminton Europe has enlisted Sportradar Integrity Services to safeguard the sport against match-fixing, as the latter finds ‘growing evidence’ of integrity threats. Leveraging the 15-year...

IBIA: Football betting integrity alerts increase but cases across all sports...

Publishing its Q2 report, the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has reported an overall decline in the number of reported alerts, although the number...

NBC unveils plans for 7,000 hours of Tokyo coverage

NBC has announced plans to broadcast over 7,000 hours of coverage of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games across its various platforms. Of the 7,000 total...

Western Bulldogs embraces crypto in ‘groundbreaking’ first

The Western Bulldogs of the Australian Football League (AFL) has formed a ‘groundbreaking’ partnership with cryptocurrency exchange CoinSpot. The partnership marks the first time a...

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Committee denies cancellation plans

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has reiterated that no board members support the cancellation of the upcoming Olympic Games, as public opposition continues to...

NRI: Cancelling Tokyo Olympics would cost Japan $17bn

The Nomura Research Institute (NRI) has estimated that cancelling the upcoming Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics would cost Japan 1.81 trillion yen, the equivalent of...