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Hired for his regional expertise in the sports broadcast space, Asian Tour CEO Mike Kerr has brought a fresh perspective to an organisation he believes is perfectly placed to benefit from golf’s shift of influence eastwards. He spoke to Matt Cutler.

  • Date: 
    1 October 2014

    The value in broadcast rights is almost exclusively in live coverage, so is sport’s proposed crackdown against Vine over-the-top?

  • Date: 
    1 October 2014

    Match-fixing has overtaken doping as the biggest threat to the integrity of sport at the highest level, however many believe governing bodies have buried their heads in the sand for too long over the issue. Rory Squires spoke to several people who have been involved in match-fixing, both on the pitch and in the fight against it, to find out what sports authorities have to do to finally eradicate the cancer once and for all.

  • Date: 
    1 October 2014

    European club rugby union enters a new era this month with the launch of two competitions. But should organisers be concerned about their sparse sponsorship portfolios? Kevin Roberts reports.

  • Date: 
    1 October 2014

    The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF)’s newly-appointed CEO Chris Welton describes how he went from practising law to taking the reins of the IOC (International Olympic Committee)’s sponsorship programme.

  • Date: 
    1 September 2014
    On September 19, UEFA will decide which 13 cities across Europe host Euro 2020. SportBusiness International Deputy Editor Owen Evans met UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino to get his take on the opportunities and challenges for the new event set-up.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
30 September 2014

Japanese automotive company Suzuki has confirmed it will return to the MotoGP grid for the 2015 season of the motorcycling championship.

  • Date: 
    30 September 2014

    Formula E chief executive Alejandro Agag has said he hopes to attract “three or four” manufacturers next season with the aim of the new motor racing series becoming a full world championship.

  • Date: 
    30 September 2014

    Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), the company behind the proposed development of a new American football stadium in Los Angeles, has requested a six-month extension to its previous agreement with city authorities to allow for additional time to pursue an NFL franchise to move into the venue.

  • Date: 
    30 September 2014

    English Premier League team Manchester United could play midweek friendly matches overseas to fill the void left by the absence of Uefa Champions League football at Old Trafford this season.

  • Date: 
    30 September 2014

    UK pay-television operator Virgin Media has asked broadcast regulator Ofcom to open a formal investigation into how the Premier League, the top division of English football, sells its television rights.

  • Date: 
    30 September 2014

    UCI World Tour cycling squad Team Belkin has confirmed it will be renamed Team Lotto NL under its new sponsorship deals with the Dutch national lottery and retail company BrandLoyalty.