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Do major sports teams actually know how many fans they have globally?

  • Date: 
    1 April 2015

    Sean Cottrell is founder of LawInSport, one of the sector’s go-to websites featuring expert commentary and analysis on the latest legal developments in the world of sport. He looks at upcoming legal issues that could have a significant impact on the future direction of the sports industry.

  • Date: 
    1 April 2015

    Owen Evans spoke to leading lawyers to get a behind-the-scenes look at the sports law sector, find out what major issues have come across the desks of major firms in recent months, and identify what areas of the sports industry are changing so fast that the legal sector is struggling to keep abreast.

  • Date: 
    1 April 2015

    SportBusiness International looks at the recent deal that sees squash now broadcast on the Tennis Channel in the United States: two racquet sports with great synergies, or a square peg in a round hole?

  • Date: 
    1 April 2015

    Owen Evans looks at where rights-trading agency giant MP & Silva sees potential European media growth for the NFL (National Football League), following last month’s five-year distribution deal.

  • Date: 
    1 April 2015

    SportBusiness International spoke to sportswear manufacturer New Balance to find out its plans to become the number three player in football.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
1 April 2015

The US Olympic Committee (USOC) has rejected reports that it may drop Boston’s bid for the 2024 Olympic Games, stating such suggestions are “simply not true.”

  • Date: 
    1 April 2015

    The America’s Cup Event Authority (ACEA) has announced that the majority of teams have agreed to make changes aimed at significantly reducing costs for the 2017 edition of the sailing showpiece, along with concentrating all of the year’s racing in Bermuda.

  • Date: 
    1 April 2015

    Kazakhstan is considering submitting a bid to host the 2026 Fifa World Cup international football tournament, according to the head of the country’s football association, Yerlan Kozhagapanov.

  • Date: 
    1 April 2015

    Media and entertainment company Discovery Communications has increased its stake in the French division of pan-European sports broadcaster Eurosport to the 51-per-cent mark.

  • Date: 
    1 April 2015

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has awarded media rights to the country’s public-service broadcaster PTV and pay-television broadcaster Ten Sports.

  • Date: 
    1 April 2015

    The Australian Football League (AFL), the top division of Aussie rules in the country, has agreed partnerships with football producer Sherrin and taxi company 13CABS.