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Owen Evans speaks to Gian-Franco Kasper, newly-appointed interim chairman of SportAccord, about his plan to dismantle the union in order to get it back into the Olympic Family.

  • Gian-Franco Kasper is the man tasked with saving SportAccord from Olympic oblivion after ex-president Marius Vizer alienated the union of sports federations from the large parts of the sports industry.

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    1 July 2015

    Getting more women into sport’s major boardrooms: are quotas really the answer?

  • Date: 
    1 July 2015

    Eurosport CEO Peter Hutton has overseen dramatic change in just four months of stewardship of the Discovery-owned broadcaster. Matt Cutler travelled to Paris to ask him about the future ambitions of the company.

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    1 July 2015

    The US Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation into corruption in football is unprecedented and has presented the sports marketing industry with a number of complicated questions. We canvassed industry insiders to try to answer five of the most pressing questions.

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    1 July 2015

    Frank Dunne asks Riccardo Silva, sports media rights entrepreneur and co-founder of new NASL (North American Soccer League) franchise Miami FC, about his fight to take on Brand Beckham.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
29 July 2015

Uefa president Michel Platini today (Wednesday) confirmed his intention to stand for the presidency of Fifa, stating that he has been encouraged by the support he has received from the member associations of world football’s governing body.

  • Date: 
    29 July 2015

    International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has criticised Boston for not delivering on its promises in the wake of its failed bid for the 2024 Olympic Games, adding the US Olympic Committee (USOC) is “committed” to delivering a replacement candidate.

  • Date: 
    29 July 2015

    The Wisconsin State Assembly has voted in favour of an initiative that will see $250m (€226.5m) in public funds spent on the construction of a new multi-purpose arena that is crucial in ensuring that NBA basketball franchise the Milwaukee Bucks remain in the city.

  • Date: 
    29 July 2015

    Wigan Warriors has confirmed it is to become the first rugby league club from the English Super League to take a scheduled home game on the road to London.

  • Date: 
    29 July 2015

    Premiership Rugby, the organising body for the top division of club rugby union in England, has signed a new international rights deal with the RDA TV agency and multinational telco Altice.

  • Date: 
    29 July 2015

    European pay-television group Sky today (Wednesday) said it expects to perform strongly in its new financial year after posting better-than-expected profits for 2014-15.