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World Rugby confirms five World Cup hosts

World Rugby has confirmed the locations for the next three women’s and two men’s Rugby World Cups as it accelerates…

World Rugby and FIFA round robins explained

Field technicians of Labosport, Sports Labs and several other international testing institutes saw themselves being put to the test last…

STC rallies industry to oppose bill

The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) is rallying the industry to oppose a new bill that would require producers to be…

Richard Shaw to succeed Chris Trickey at SAPCA

The Sport and Play Construction Association (SAPCA) has appointed Richard Shaw as its new CEO. Shaw joins the association from…

The issue of recycling synthetic turf

Millions of square metres of synthetic turf will be removed and discarded in the northern hemisphere in the coming months.…

Biodegradable synthetic turf as the new standard

Soon, the European Commission will decide its approach towards microplastic pollution from synthetic turf pitches. It is anticipated that this…

GMA relaunches the Industry Awards

The Grounds Management Association relaunches the Grounds Management Association Industry Awards (previously IOG Awards). The ceremony will take place this…

Grass2Grass claims Dutch innovation award

The polyester artificial grass top layer RSI SPORTS has developed in the past two years, has been awarded the Dutch…

SAPCA strengthens board by appointing Professor David James

SAPCA has announced the appointment of Professor David James, the managing director of Labosport, to its board. Professor James has…

Guidelines for wildlife management methods requested

The Australian Sports Turf Managers Association (ASTMA) is seeking feedback and input into the development of guidelines for wildlife management…