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This week: Protect Our Winters Europe, Formula E, International Floorball Federation

March 14 2024 - News Release News Editorial

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This week: Protect Our Winters Europe, Formula E, International Floorball Federation

Protect Our Winters Europe has launched its manifesto ahead of the June 2024 EU Elections. The organisation has called on the next EU Parliament to support a green energy transition; improve and promote low-carbon mobility; accelerate biodiversity restoration and the protection of wild places; and end unsustainable business models and over-consumption.

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Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) has made a $2bn bid for tennis’ ATP Tour. According to a report from the Telegraph, there are two potential issues with a takeover. There is a stigma around Saudi Arabia thanks to its human rights record, as well as the deal’s broker – Andrea Gaudenzi, who has run ATP since 2020.

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England’s Women’s Super League (WSL) saw attendances rise by 43% last season. Playing at Premier League grounds that are traditionally home to the men’s clubs has seen the average crowd increase from 5,222 to 7,478. Leading the charge is Arsenal Women, which has featured a number of times at Emirates Stadium.

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Since becoming Extreme E’s official green hydrogen partner, ENOWA has continued to showcase its eco-friendly offering, most recently at the 2024 season opener in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia last month. The collaboration with the electric off-roading series has centred around highlighting green hydrogen as a transformative energy source.

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Machynys Peninsula in West Wales has become GEO Certified, a highly regarded and credible sustainability distinction in golf. The course embarked on a transformative process in collaboration with golf bodies The R&A and Wales Golf.

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Motorsport governing body the FIA and Formula E have come together to host the first sustainable innovation series event, called ‘Transport’s Net-Zero Transition’. The inaugural forum will be held at the University of Tokyo later this month as Formula E looks to race in Japan for the first time.

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Worcestershire County Cricket Club has celebrated a successful 2023 in its latest Annual Report, despite facing difficulties. The cricket club overcame and managed the impact of four floods, boosted staff morale and improved operational efficiency. Additionally, there was a focus on the local community and developing cricket at all levels. The year ultimately saw the club promoted to Division One.

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Tennis’ ATP Tour and technology giant Infosys have renewed their partnership through to 2026, building on innovations such as the ATP Carbon Tracker. This has helped to monitor and offset the carbon footprint of players. Over 200 ATP tennis players engaged with the platform last year, and more than 6.55 million kilometres of travel were tracked.

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The International Floorball Federation (IFF) has provided an update at the midway point of the 30-month GAMES (Green Approaches in Management for Enhancing Sport) decarbonising sport project. The project includes the International Biathlon Union, World Athletics, the IFF and the Swedish Floorball Federation, all working together to explore how sports can lessen their impact on the environment.

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The Autodromo do Algarve is set to implement 12 ecological measures during its hosting of MotoGP later this month. The move is to enhance the racetrack’s chances of securing the ISO 20121 standard.

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