Category Archives: Sports

22Nov/22

World Cup 2022: Fifa’s clampdown on rainbow armbands conflicts with its own guidance on human rights

Sophie King-Hill, University of Birmingham

The 2022 men’s World Cup host nation Qatar is known for its human rights abuses relating to women, migrant workers and those from the LGBTQ+ community. Same sex relationships in Qatar are illegal and punishable by up to seven years in prison. As Qatar is hosting one of the most popular global sporting events, these human rights abuses are now under scrutiny on the world stage.

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08Nov/22

Third Editon of ‘Women’s International Champions Cup Best XI Presented by Ally’ Team Announced

Relevent Sports Group (RSG) announced today the third class of winners of the Women’s International Champions Cup Best XI Presented by Ally, which is comprised of the athletes, executives, journalists, coaches, owners, and activists who are doing the most to advance women’s soccer. This initiative continues to expand RSG’s footprint in the women’s game globally and reinforces the organization’s commitment to the growth and development of women’s soccer with a focus on striving for a level playing field. Continue reading

07Nov/22

Billie Jean King Cup by Gainbridge Partners with Tory Burch as Official Outfitter and Reveals “Billie Blue” Winner’s Jacket


Tory Burch is now the official outfitter of the Billie Jean King Cup by Gainbridge, the women’s World Cup of Tennis and the largest annual international team event in women’s sports. In June, sports icon and equality champion Billie Jean King joined Burch on stage at the Tory Burch Foundation’s third Embrace Ambition summit to announce the partnership. Continue reading

14Oct/22

ABU DHABI CALENDAR IGNITES 180 DAYS OF EXCITEMENT, INSPIRATION AND GLOBAL FIRSTS

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced its line-up of events for the 2022/2023 winter season, which are set to create excitement and elevate the destination experience of the UAE capital. Continue reading

07Oct/22

Reform must be the legacy of the Qatar World Cup

Isobel Archer
Published: September 27, 2022 | Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Isobel Archer is the Gulf Programme Manager at the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre.

Today is International Tourism Day and David Beckham’s latest glossy video promo for Qatar Tourism, which is being heavily promoted by the forthcoming World Cup hosts, will likely make it into one of your social feeds.

In it, Doha appears shining and luxurious; endless glass skyscrapers, hotels, parks and plazas form the horizon as Beckham tours the souqs and riviera. Continue reading

06Oct/22

PEPSI MAX® TEASES FOOTBALL FILM STARRING ICONS LEO MESSI, PAUL POGBA AND RONALDINHO, IN CELEBRATION OF NEW INTERNATIONAL BRAND CAMPAIGN ‘THIRSTY FOR MORE’


#THIRSTYFORMORE – Today, Pepsi MAX® has announced the launch of ‘Thirsty For More’, a new international brand philosophy and campaign, with the release of an exciting trailer for their upcoming football film ‘Nutmeg Royale’ starring global football icons Leo Messi, Ronaldinho and Paul Pogba. The new creative campaign celebrates an everlasting thirst for fun, exciting and unexpected outcomes, and signifies a new creative north star for Pepsi MAX that will shape all future international programs. Continue reading

01Oct/22

The RLWC 2021 is Coming Soon, CoinEx Cheers for Athletes as the Exclusive Cryptocurrency Trading Platform Partner

The Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) 2021 is set to kick off with a match between England and Samoa men on 15 October at St James Park and conclude in Manchester with the wheelchair final on 18 November and the men’s and women’s finals in a spectacular double header at Old Trafford on 19 November. Continue reading

16Aug/22

PHANTASIA Consulting reveals radical Formula 1 concept for a new golden era

Amidst the ongoing discussions about the Formula 1 regulations for 2026, a radical concept could disrupt the future of the sport. PHANTASIA Consulting analysed the drivers behind the most exciting times in Formula 1 and decoded the key factor of a golden era: technological freedom. Based on their findings, the marketing strategists developed a new approach for Formula 1. Continue reading