Olympics

LONDON: Data company YouGov has appointed Hideyuki (Andy) Hata as senior strategic advisor, YouGov Sport, based in Japan.

In the newly created role, Hata will establish the commercial operations of YouGov’s sports division in Tokyo and build the company’s presence in the wider region, following its affiliate partnership with the Nippon Research Center, Research Live reports.

Feb 25, 2021 12:02
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive board (EB) Wednesday decided to follow the recommendation of the Future Host Commission for the Games of the Olympiad to enter into a targeted dialogue for the Games of the XXXV Olympiad. 
Feb 23, 2021 17:02
NEW DELHI: The promoters of India's Olympic medalist Vijender Singh have announced that the undefeated star professional boxer will enter the ring again next month after a more than year-long gap due to COVID-19. announces the ace pugilist's upcoming fight in India.
Feb 22, 2021 15:02
LAUSANNE: The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has faulted the decision of the International Olympic Committee's Boxing Taskforce to cancel the world qualifying tournament and to postpone the European qualifiers, arguing that the plan to instead allocate quotas based on rankings was "fair and democratic only in theory".
Feb 18, 2021 19:02
LAUSANNE: The chair of the Olympic Refuge Foundation (ORF), Thomas Bach, and Roxana Maracineanu, the French Minister for Sport, signed an agreement here on Monday, 15 February, confirming France’s financial support for the work of the ORF.
Feb 18, 2021 18:02
TOKYO: The Tokyo 2020 executive board Thursday appointed seven-time Olympian Hashimoto Seiko as the new president of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee. 
Feb 16, 2021 15:02
MUMBAI: The Indian advertising industry is expected to see recovery in 2021 with ad investments estimated to reach Rs 80,123 crore (Rs 801.230 billion), which is a 23.2% growth over 2020 and 3.35% growth over 2019 ad expenditure of Rs 82,9040 crore (Rs 829.040 billion). These are the findings of the 2021 edition of the GroupM futures report ‘This Year, Next Year’ (TYNY).
Feb 15, 2021 16:02
LAUSANNE: The executive board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has proposed a new strategic roadmap, Olympic Agenda 2020+5, to the upcoming IOC Session. 
Feb 12, 2021 19:02
LONDON: Discovery Inc. and Snap Inc. have announced a new content and advertising partnership around the world’s greatest sporting event to bring the Olympic Games to a new generation of fans.  The collaboration will showcase the best of discovery+ and Eurosport’s Olympic Games content and coverage, shared through a new Eurosport Olympics daily Show on Snapchat’s Discover platform.
Feb 12, 2021 18:02
TOKYO: The president of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics organising committee, Yoshiro Mori, resigned Friday as a fallout of sexist remarks he had made early last week that sparked an outcry.
Feb 04, 2021 18:02
LAUSANNE: To mark one year to go until the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has put athletes at the heart of this milestone by featuring their preparation and commitment to getting to the Games during these unprecedented times.