Bicycle sales in Britain have continued to boom all the way through a noticeably wet, grey and locked-down winter.
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International Olympic Committee (IOC) sponsor Airbnb managed to restrict revenue reductions to 30 per cent in 2020 during what was a terrible year for the international travel business.
COVID-19 has dealt a severe blow to the Swiss hotel sector, which suffered a 40 per cent fall in overnight stays last year compared with 2019.
The longstanding International Olympic Committee (IOC) sponsor Samsung has been overtaken by Apple as the world’s largest smartphone maker, according to new research.
Allianz, the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) new insurance partner, has revealed that COVID-19 wiped €1.3 billion (£1.1 billion/$1.6 billion) off its 2020 operating profit.
France, the 2024 Summer Olympic host, has been asked to bring its anti-doping rules into line with the new World Anti-Doping Code by April, or face possible non-compliance proceedings.
Dentsu, the Tokyo 2020 marketing agency, has drawn a line under a difficult 2020 by reporting a net loss of JPY159.6 billion (£1.1 billion/$1.5 billion/€1.25 billion), almost double the loss of JPY80.9 billion (£550 million/$760 million/€630 million) for 2019.
The economy of Japan, the next Olympic host, shrank 4.8 per cent during a COVID-scarred 2020, according to new preliminary data from the country’s Cabinet Office.
COVID-19 continues to take some of the fizz out of the business of the Olympic Movement’s oldest sponsor.
Toyota has announced a significant upgrading of its profit guidance for the year to March, signalling a stronger-than-expected rebound of vehicle sales after the pandemic-linked disruption of early 2020.
The Olympic Athletes from Russia team is expected to surge up the Winter Olympic medals table, according to a new forecast released with one year to go before Beijing 2022.
Sale of Qatar 2022 hospitality tickets set to start, after agents defy pandemic to post strong demand
The sale of official hospitality packages for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar gets under way tomorrow (February 1), amid early signs that demand promises to be strong, in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic.
CNOSF Presidential election becomes three-cornered fight as Bonnet Oulaldj and Henriques line up against Martin
The marathon race to succeed Denis Masseglia as President of the French National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSF) has acquired two new candidates.
The French economy shrank by 8.3 per cent in 2020, according to new figures published today, as the full extent of the economic damage caused by COVID-19 in the country due to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games was brought into sharper focus.
Swatch Group, the watch-making holding company whose stable of brands includes the longstanding International Olympic Committee (IOC) sponsor Omega, as well as Longines and Tissot, has posted a net loss for what is reported to be the first time since its foundation.