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Preparations recommence for Hangzhou’s 2022 Asian Games hosting

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has said it is delighted to see that construction work on venues for the 2022 Asian Games in the Chinese city of Hangzhou has resumed. With work halted…

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Mar 18, 2020 Events / Sport / Venues / Wellness /


City of Greater Geelong closes facilities in Coronavirus response

The City of Greater Geelong has become the latest council in Victoria to announce that it will close many of its facilities as part of a proactive response to the evolving Coronavirus…

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Mar 18, 2020 Aquatics / Attractions / Recreation / Sport / Venues /


Brisbane Lions warn of $5 million loss if forced to play home matches with no crowds

The Brisbane Lions could lose $5 million if it plays its 2020 AFL season home matches in front of an empty Gabba, according to club Chief Executive, Greg Swann. As reported by Michael…

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Mar 18, 2020 Finance / Sport / Venues / Wellness /


IOC’s Coates refutes claims Olympic organisers are ‘underplaying the challenge’ posed by Coronavirus

Senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official John Coates has maintained that the body is not "underplaying the challenge" posed to the Tokyo 2020 Games. In an interview…

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Mar 17, 2020 Events / Sport / Venues / Wellness /


FFA suspends grassroots football

Football Federation Australia (FFA) has today announced that, after considered discussion with its nine State and Territory Member Federations and assessment of developments today,…

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Mar 17, 2020 Sport / Wellness /


Coronavirus fears sees AFL announce plan to cut season to 17 rounds

In the wake of the Coronavirus crisis, the AFL season will be shortened by five games, with the League considering whether round one of the 2020 competition will start on Thursday. In an…

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Mar 17, 2020 Sport / Venues / Wellness /


VMA cancels 2020 Venue Industry Congress

The Venue Management Association (VMA) has advised that its 2020 Asia Pacific Venue Industry Congress, scheduled to commence on 17th May 2020, has been cancelled. In a communication to…

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Mar 17, 2020 Entertainment / Events / Sport / Ticketing / Venues /


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