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Former England captain Nigel Melville was advised rugby union would never be popular in the United States. However, the USA Rugby Chief Executive told Rob Ridley that the growth curve is now starting to defy all expectations.

  • Date: 
    1 February 2015

    Andrea Radrizzani, co-founder of MP & Silva, has witnessed his company grow to become the number-one agency in sports media-rights distribution in the space of a decade. But now he has taken a more hands-off role within the company, and is looking further afield at strategic projects in the sports media space. He spoke to Matt Cutler.

  • This week's SportBusiness International One-to-One podcast features Oliver Weingarten, General Secretary of Formula E Teams' Association.

  • Date: 
    16 January 2015

    Fantasy sports operators such as football platform Mondogoal are looking to create a culture of daily fantasy sport in Europe. Matt Cutler reports.

  • This week's SportBusiness International One-to-One podcast features MP & Silva co-founder Andrea Radrizzani.

  • Date: 
    1 December 2014

    The SportBusiness International Sports Innovator of the Year recognises the sports executives who have made the most original business decisions throughout the past 12 months.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
27 January 2015

Michael van Praag, the president of the KNVB, football’s administrative body in the Netherlands, has confirmed he will challenge incumbent Sepp Blatter for the presidency of Fifa, the sport’s global governing body.

  • Date: 
    27 January 2015

    US pay-television sports broadcaster Universal Sports Network has extended a rights deal with the International Cycling Union (UCI) for coverage of the governing body’s events.

  • Date: 
    27 January 2015

    Air Race 1, the international series for the sport of formula one air racing, has announced Tunisia, Spain and the USA will host events in its inaugural World Cup season.

  • Date: 
    27 January 2015

    Fresh food production and distribution company Del Monte has agreed a deal to become the title sponsor of the 2015 Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) Club Cup Championship club football tournament.

  • Date: 
    27 January 2015

    Russian UCI WorldTour cycling outfit Team Katusha has announced a deal to make Spanish caviar producer Caviar de Riofrio one of its main sponsors.

  • Date: 
    27 January 2015

    Global financial services company CMC Markets has upgraded its sponsorship deal with Australian rugby union club the New South Wales Waratahs.