Tag Archives: Tokyo 2020

Japanese government looks to put brakes on Tokyo 2020

The Japanese government has ‘privately concluded’ that it will be forced to cancel the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and bid to host the games in the next available slot in 2032, according to The Times. The UK newspaper has reported that a senior member of the ruling coalition said ‘the consensus is that it’s too difficult’ and doesn’t think the event …

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March to April 2020 in Review: Betting tackles its Covid trauma

March to April 2020 in Review: Betting tackles its Covid trauma

SBC recounts the traumatic months of March and April 2020, as the deadly coronavirus spread across Europe, leading to nationwide lockdowns and the cancellation of sports fixtures across the world. SBC – COVID-19 shocks signal that 2020 will be no ordinary year… As COVID-19 triggered what has been described as an ‘unprecedented’ situation, the betting industry was forced to enact …

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IOC emphasises stakeholder cooperation protecting sports integrity in critical 2020

Governance of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has reiterated its determination to protect the integrity of sports across all levels of competition as an underlining core commitment. The IOC states that it will continue to deepen its collaborative frameworks, which in 2019 saw the launch it’s United Against Corruption’ global campaign in partnership with the United Nations (UN). Noting the complexities …

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IOC enforces betting code for Tokyo 2020

Hosting its third ‘International Forum on Sports Integrity’ (IFSI), governance of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has launched a series of new cooperative measures strengthening global sports integrity. The IOC’s integrity forum sees more than 100 diverse stakeholders, representing all functions of sports, cooperate and share knowledge in strengthening integrity disciplines. Gearing up for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the …

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Sam Hill – Betgenius: Introducing 3×3, the Groundbreaker for Basketball Betting!

Sam Hill Head of Business Development at Betgenius, introduces 3×3 basketball, the latest addition to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games sport roster. An action-packed sport, Hill details what makes 3×3 a great game for betting stakeholders. ____________________________ 3×3 is Played on a half-court, with just one hoop and games that last for 10 minutes, or until one team scores 21 …

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Japan to set up special sports corruption unit ahead of Tokyo 2020

The Japanese government has announced plans to set up a special policing unit to monitor and investigate corruption threats to its nations sporting bodies. Government officials confirmed that multiple government agencies would co-operate with the special unit in order to fight sports corruption in Japan and potential threats from abroad ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Japan’s ruling party the …

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