A zero waste and carbon neutral FIFA World Cup has been promised by the bid committee hoping to bring the 2026 edition to North America, while competitor Morocco has revealed an innovative modular stadium strategy and eco-friendly transport plan. After bid documents were submitted in late-March, the two-horse race to...
Julia Pallé, Formula E’s senior sustainability consultant, has been named as the new president of Sport and Sustainability International (SandSI). Pallé was elected to the position at the SandSI General Assembly in Amsterdam, and laid out the organisation’s vision for 2019 to its members and other stakeholders in the sport...
Sports clubs and governing bodies all need to reduce carbon emissions and other environmental impacts. That is the key message from The Climate Coalition’s latest report, Game Changers, that lays bare the significant impact changing weather is having on sports in the UK, with a particular focus on golf, cricket...
Ten guidelines designed to help sports organisations improve their sustainability operations has been published by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Sustainability Essentials is the first of several guides being developed by the body in a bid to help National Olympic Committees, International Sports Federations, and other sport organisations comply with...
The architect working on the University of Portsmouth’s environmentally-friendly sport centre is using sustainable design to challenge the status quo around fitness centre comfort. While most sports centre and gyms manipulate temperature to facilitate sport and exercise, the new facility – which is on target to receive BREEAM Outstanding certification...
The next generation of electric Formula E cars will make their debut when the race comes to Saudi Arabia for the first time in December. Formula E has signed a 10-year agreement with the General Sports Authority and Saudi Arabian Motor Federation to host the electric race car series in...
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) – one of the most iconic venues in cricket – has implemented an innovative organic dehydrator system, which turns its food and garden waste into a soil additive for the surrounding Yarra Park. The Gaia machine, which is distributed locally by Australian company Eco Guardians, prevents...
Legendary ice hockey star Viacheslav Fetisov will take centre stage when the last ever match in the Arctic takes place in spring 2019. The match is being organised by United Nations Environment to highlight the damage being done to the Arctic, widely recognised as one of the Earth’s most fragile...
Finding cities capable of hosting the Winter Olympic Games is becoming increasingly challenging as a result of climate change, according to International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach. Bach said that while geographical obstacles limited the number of potential host cities anyway, the issue was being exacerbated by the changing...
The proposal put forward by Leicester City Football Club to build a new training ground has been accompanied by an ambitious plan to create a “net increase” in biodiversity across the area. More than 38,000 new trees will be planted on the plot of the former Park Hill Golf and...