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January’s NHL (National Hockey League) All-Star game saw GoPro enter its first partnership with a mainstream sports property. Matthew Hochberg asked the mountable camera giant why now is the right time, and which other properties it has spoken to about similar agreements.

  • Date: 
    25 February 2015

    The idea that e-sports – organised multiplayer video game competitions – are moving from a niche proposition into the commercial mainstream is a difficult notion for most die-hard sports fans. But are e-sports becoming part of the commercial mainstream? 

  • Date: 
    1 March 2015

    Sir Craig Reedie, IOC (International Olympic Committee) Vice-President and President of WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency), writes exclusively for SportBusiness International about underwhelming Olympic bid races and the war on drugs in Russia

  • Oli Slipper, alongside Simon Denyer, built the Perform Group into a digital sports business that now boasts 1,500 employees in 26 countries. He told Matt Cutler why he has taken the decision to step down as co-CEO, how he went about masterminding the company's growth and where the opportunities and challenges are for the company going forward.

  • Date: 
    1 March 2015

    Matthew Hochberg looks at the best and worst of the 2015 Super Bowl advertising campaigns, and why there was a more solemn tone around this year’s spots.

  • Date: 
    1 March 2015

    The sponsorship alliance between football and foreign exchange (forex) trading companies is becoming a permanent fixture. Owen Evans looks at why. 

Daily news summaries

Date: 
3 March 2015

The Qatari government’s investment fund has been linked with a possible takeover bid for North American NBA franchise the Brooklyn Nets.