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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 August 2014

    NASCAR CEO Brian France opens up about heading the family-run motor series, and outlines the challenges and opportunities the billion-dollar business faces in the near future.

  • Date: 
    1 August 2014

    With free Wi-Fi now becoming an expectation for fans attending live sport, Elisha Chauhan asked leading Wi-Fi providers what venue operators should know before making their investment.

  • Creating a sports event portfolio that meets the needs of a city is one of the biggest challenges for host cities. To coincide with the publication by SportBusiness International Knowledge Centre of a series of reports on sports event hosting, we are hosted an interactive webinar on Building a Winning Major Events Portfolio.

     

  • Date: 
    1 August 2014

    Brazilian football player Neymar was cast in the lead role of this year’s World Cup before being cast in plaster following a back injury in the quarter-final. Owen Evans looks at whether the Barcelona superstar can now follow in David Beckham’s footsteps to commercial superstardom.

  • Date: 
    27 May 2014

    Some interesting facts and figures about the global cricket fan, in an infographical snippet from the upcoming Global Sports Media Consumption report.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
1 August 2014

Fiba Europe, the governing body for basketball in Europe, has received a record number of eight official bids from potential organisers of EuroBasket 2015, as it seeks to secure a replacement for Ukraine as host of its national team showpiece.

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    1 August 2014

    A Spanish court has halted Real Madrid's proposed construction work at its Santiago Bernabeu stadium due to an ongoing investigation into allegations that the Liga football club benefited unfairly from state support.

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    1 August 2014

    The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has confirmed that Hyères in France and Weymouth in the UK will host the two European rounds during the 2015 Sailing World Cup series.

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    1 August 2014

    The Superbike World Championship (WSBK) has been forced to remove another race from its 2014 calendar after the circuit for its South African event failed to meet the required standard for homologation by the International Motorcycling Federation (FIM).

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    1 August 2014

    Telecommunications company Telecom Italia has renewed its partnership with the MotoGP World Championship through 2016 to include title sponsorship of the motorcycling series’ San Marino race.

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    1 August 2014

    US financial institution Bank of America has enhanced its long-standing association with the Special Olympics multi-sport event ahead of its 2015 World Games in Los Angeles.