Exclusive features, interviews and more

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.

  • Date: 
    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.

  • Date: 
    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.

  • Date: 
    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.

  • Date: 
    30 June 2015

    UEFA has found a way to better understand its fanbase through a market segmentation campaign. Matt Cutler reports.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
1 July 2015

Nike chairman and co-founder Phil Knight has said he intends to step down next year, with the US sportswear giant’s president and chief executive Mark Parker lined up to succeed him.

  • Date: 
    1 July 2015

    Multi-territory commercial and pay-television broadcaster Modern Times Group (MTG) has agreed a deal to acquire a 74 per cent stake in Turtle Entertainment, a leading eSports company that operates under the ESL brand.

  • Date: 
    1 July 2015

    The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has appointed Peter Sowrey as its new chief executive with immediate effect.

  • Date: 
    1 July 2015

    Global IT solutions and services provider Dimension Data has announced the roll out of a landmark data platform for this year’s Tour de France, under its partnership with the event’s organiser Amaury Sports Organisation (ASO).

  • Date: 
    1 July 2015

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has hailed Tokyo’s preparations for the 2020 Olympic Games as “outstanding” but has said a careful eye will need to be maintained on the cost of venues for the event.

  • Date: 
    1 July 2015

    Payment services company MasterCard has renewed its long-standing sponsorship of the Uefa Champions League European club football competition.