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Stay updated on competition rule and format changes that could impact your services

By: Alex Roberts

Thanks for your interest.

Please see two resources which we are currently maintaining for sports trading professionals. These resources give early visibility of competitions introducing new rules which may have a material impact on their trading.


⚠️ Use the filter / sort functionality to see new competitions implementing VAR


Updates from July 2021, you may have missed:

Updates from June 2021, you may have missed:

Updates from May 2021, you may have missed:

Updates from April 2021, you may have missed:

Updates from March 2021, you may have missed:

Updates from February 2021, you may have missed:

Updates from January 2021, you may have missed:

Updates from December 2020, you may have missed:

  • BNP Paribas Open to not be held March 8-21 2021 as originally scheduled. New tournament dates tbc.
  • CONCACAF to introduce VAR at 2021 Champions League and Gold Cup
  • ATP announces tour calendar up until April 4th 2021
  • WTA announces first seven weeks of 2021 tour
  • English League Cup final pushed back 2 months to April 25th. Final is due to take place at Wembley.
  • Inaugural NBL Cup to take place in Melbourne starting Febuary 20, 2021
  • NHL 2020-21 regular season schedule announced, starting January 13 2021 (56 games)
  • Billie Jean King Cup 2021 Finals and Playoffs moved to April 2021 (13-18 and 16-17 April respectively)
  • Amended tour dates: England to tour Sri Lanka and South Africa to tour Pakistan in January 2021
  • New competition: Indian Premier Handball League to launch December 24th
  • Tournament date change: Asean Football Federation moves Suzuki Cup National Team tournament to December 5, 2021 to January 1, 2022, cancelling the 2020 edition
  • Diamond League 2021 to return to 32 disciplines (had been 24 in the previous edition)
  • England and South Africa ODI Series abandoned due to COVID-19
  • Cyprus First Division to implement VAR from matchweek 14 / 11th December
  • England’s ODI Series versus the Netherlands rescheduled to 2022
  • Women’s Rugby World Cup to expand to 16 teams from 2025

Updates from November 2020:

  • EFL to increase the permitted number of substitutes to five in all EFL fixtures for the remainder of the 2021/21 season
  • Big Bash League implement three rule changes for upcoming competition