Seven new events will be included in the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in an attempt to boost female participation.
Cold weather across the country and a sold-out Outdoor Retailer Australia show put smiles on many faces.
The 27th, sold-out Eurobike show scored approval from exhibitors and visitors.
Four themed exhibition areas were a highlight of the China Sports Show, held recently in Shanghai.
Around 30,000 visitors made their way from 88 countries around the world to attend the jubilee OutDoor 2018 show at Germany's Lake Constance.
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Outdoor apparel brand The North Face launches Renewed - a collection of refurbished products for consumers who want to reduce their environmental impact.
Running has always been a traditional part of the OutDoor trade show in Friedrichshafen, and next week, will be a major focus.
Tribal Clash, the beach fitness competition for teams taking Europe by storm, is landing in Australia in February.
Bold, colourful socks are in according to 2018 fashions, a trend on show at Germany's OutDoor show next month.
With the addition of many new brands to the display space this year, ORA is sold out, with no more space available with close to six weeks till opening day.
July will see a huge get-together of the international sports industry at Ispo Shanghai.
With the US facing a decline in participation in running events, the industry is looking about for answers.
Obstacle event series, Tough Mudder, is set to debut a new event - Toughest Mudder - and two new obstacles in Queensland this month.
Eurobike have-a-try days will be staged against the imposing backdrop of the Tyrolean Alps in the week before the show opens.
Join in on the Microadventure Camp at July's Outdoor trade show in Germany's Lake Constance valley.
ORA is the only business-to-business trade show for the outdoor, camping and leisure markets in Australia and New Zealand, say organisers who have a long list of brands exhibiting.
Registrations are now open for the 2018 Blackmores Sydney Running Festival with more than 33,000 entrants expected to run across the Harbour Bridge.
Launching a worldwide campaign, outdoor brand The North Face is celebrating female extreme athletes.
Owner of the 42-strong Anaconda store chain, the Spotlight Group has added Mountain Designs to its brand rollcall.
IWA OutdoorClassics, "the world's leading trade fair for hunting, shooting sports, outdoor activities and security," ended on a positive note after four days.
The OutDoor 2019 trade show will be held in Munich, rather than Friedrichshafen where it has flourished for 25 years.
Swedish outdoor brand Fjällräven is updating its popular Greenland collection of rugged jackets, trousers and accessories, distributed in Australia by Zen Imports.
Organisers of the ISPO Beijing 2018 expo in late January report the event "was a huge success", helped by the upcoming Winter Olympics.
Outdoor store chain Mountain Designs is closing 19 stores out of its Australian chain of 39, including many regional stores.