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Once a close confidante of Sepp Blatter, former diplomat Jérôme Champagne is now a challenger to his FIFA presidency. Matt Cutler travelled to Zurich to speak to him, and here’s a taster of what he said.

  • Date: 
    5 November 2014

    MLS (Major League Soccer) is undergoing an image makeover in an attempt to unite their fast-growing competition.  

  • Date: 
    1 November 2014

    The English Premier League looks set for another bumper increase when it sells its domestic broadcast rights next year. But what strategies are currently being discussed to try and replicate that kind of increase in the other big four European football leagues? Frank Dunne, Editor of TV Sports Markets, asked the decision-makers in Spanish, French, German and Dutch football at last month’s SPORTELMonaco.

  • Date: 
    1 November 2014

    Complementing Dubai Sports City is the Hamdan Sports Complex, another world-class and spectacularly flexible sports venue completed in 2010 at a cost of over $300 million.

  • Date: 
    1 November 2014

    The privately-financed Dubai Sports City development, which comprises an array of top-level sports facilities and a significant residential element, is the place where the two distinct, but inevitably linked, facets of sport in the emirate come together.

  • Date: 
    1 November 2014

    With bullish tourism numbers to be hit by the time the World Expo lands in six years’ time, major sports events are playing an integral role in the growth of the economy in Dubai. Kevin Roberts travelled to the UAE to meet the major players and asked them how they are making it happen.

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Date: 
21 November 2014

Bermuda has been selected to host the 2017 edition of sailing showpiece the America’s Cup, according to the Associated Press.