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With a return to India imminent following a self-imposed four-year exile, Lalit Modi, the architect of the Indian Premier League (IPL), tells Matt Cutler his plans to shake up the business of cricket once again.

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    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.
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    1 September 2014

    Elisha Chauhan selected 10 of the most influential people in the New Zealand sports industry, and explains how they are each playing a significant role shaping the business.

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    1 September 2014

    Elisha Chauhan looks at four of New Zealand’s leading sports venues, their unique selling points and how scheduled improvements could affect their hosting future.

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    1 September 2014

    New Zealand is known on the international sporting scene as the king of rugby union, and the All Blacks have a portfolio of global sponsors to reflects that. But which other Kiwi properties provide opportunities for brands, and what is driving that?

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    1 September 2014

    New players in the domestic broadcast landscape during the last 18 months have created a vibrant sports rights market in New Zealand, and major rights-holders have taken advantage.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
15 September 2014

English Premier League football club Manchester United has entered into a partnership with the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA) and mobile telecommunications provider Bakcell as part of an effort to develop grassroots football in the country.

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    15 September 2014

    Wentworth golf club in Surrey, England, the home of the annual BMW PGA Championship on the European Tour, has been sold to Chinese investors for £135m (€169m/$219m).

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    15 September 2014

    Havas Sports & Entertainment (Havas SE), the global brand engagement network of the Havas agency, has announced a strategic partnership with Vincent Gaillard’s global sports consultancy SportCom Ventures.

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    15 September 2014

    Senior figures at the English Premiership are reported to be confident that plans to change the club rugby union competition’s salary cap to allow for larger wages will be agreed this week.

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    15 September 2014

    Italian Serie A football club Chievo has agreed a three-year deal to make electronic currency provider Jetcoin its main shirt sponsor.

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    15 September 2014

    English Premier League football club Chelsea has entered into a two-year sponsorship agreement with Scottish whisky brand William Lawson’s.