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TORINO, Italy: The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC), in accordance with the Chinese Mountaineering Association and the Korean Alpine Federation, has postponed the two IFSC World Cup competitions scheduled for May in Wujiang, China and Seoul, South Korea to October.

Because of COVID-19 travel restrictions currently in place in both countries, the IFSC decided to move both competitions to the fall, while also rescheduling the IFSC World Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The updated schedule of the three World Cup stages is as follows:

Mar 05, 2021 14:03
BOSTON: DraftKings and UFCÒ, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, Thursday announced a groundbreaking five-year agreement with fantasy sports and sports betting giant DraftKings. While financial terms were not disclosed, other than UFC declaring the deal as one of the most significant partnerships in its history, US media reports have valued it at $350 million.  
Mar 03, 2021 18:03
LONDON: The 2021 women's Rugby World Cup, scheduled to be hosted in New Zealand between 18 September-16 October, is set to be postponed until next year following a recommendation from World Rugby. The recommendation will be considered by the Rugby World Cup board and World Rugby executive committee on 8 and 9 March respectively. 
Feb 26, 2021 16:02
JAMMU: Athletes from 27 states and Union Territories are competing in the second Khelo India Winter Games, which kicked off in Gulmarg on Friday.
Feb 26, 2021 13:02
PARIS: Mastercard renewed with World Rugby as a Worldwide Partner for Rugby World Cup 2023 in France, it was announced Thursday. 
Feb 25, 2021 18:02
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 23, 2021 16:02
CHICAGO, Illinois: French manufacturer TIME Sport International, has sold its bicycles and cycling equipment businesses in two separate transactions.  US bicycle derailleurs market leader SRAM has announced the acquisition of the entire range of road and mountain pedals, cleats, and all related patents of TIME Sport from its parent company Rossignol Group. 
Feb 22, 2021 17:02
NEW DELHI: Tech Mahindra Ltd., one of the fastest growing global IT companies and a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering services and solutions, Monday announced the launch of a phygital (physical and digital) Global Chess League. 
Feb 17, 2021 16:02
NEW DELHI: The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) on Friday announced a 57-member Indian team for the year's first combined International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun stage, scheduled in New Delhi's Dr. Karni Singh Shooting range between, March 18 to 29.
Feb 16, 2021 18:02
NEW DELHI: The newly elected office-bearers of the All India Chess Federation (AICF) have announced some big plans, including an Indian Chess League and a schools programme. The ‘vision document’ of the AICF was released following the Annual General Body Meeting attended by 33 state units.
Feb 15, 2021 17:02
NEW YORK: Major League Baseball announced on Friday a new plan for affiliated baseball, with 120 Minor League clubs officially agreeing to join the new Professional Development League (PDL).