Exclusive features, interviews and more

New NBA (National Basketball Association) Commissioner Adam Silver spoke exclusively to Matt Cutler about succeeding David Stern, his approach to leadership and international opportunities for the league.

  • 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: 
    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.

  • Date: 
    1 July 2014

    Zayed Sports City in the United Arab Emirates is home to four major sporting facilities designed to host a wide range of sporting events and teams.

  • Date: 
    1 July 2014

    Ahead of this month’s Manila Masters, Rob Ridley looks at how 3x3 basketball could be set for a significant growth curve, helped by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA)’s new tie-up with IMG.

  • Date: 
    1 July 2014

    Plans are afoot for an NFL (National Football League) developmental league. Barry Wilner explains how it could work, and why it could be a watershed for a variety of stakeholders in north America’s sports industry.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
30 July 2014

Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe has defended his proposal to relocate competition venues for the Japanese city’s staging of the 2020 Olympic Games as part of a cost-cutting measure.

  • Date: 
    30 July 2014

    Cricket Australia (CA) has announced that the final of the 2014-15 edition of Twenty20 competition the Big Bash League (BBL) will be played at Canberra’s Manuka Oval in a change to the traditional hosting strategy for the showpiece game.

  • Date: 
    30 July 2014

    The Council of Southern African Football Associations has announced that its 2014 Cosafa Cup national team tournament will be relocated from Botswana due to “financial and logistical constraints” in the original host country.

  • Date: 
    30 July 2014

    France’s Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR) has been ordered to launch a tender process at the end of the 2014-15 season for the rights to the Top 14 after the Autorité de la Concurrence, the French competition authority, suspended the league’s five-year deal with pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus.

  • Date: 
    30 July 2014

    North American pay-television broadcaster One World Sports has agreed a three-year deal for the rights to new pan-European club ice hockey competition the Champions Hockey League.

  • Date: 
    30 July 2014

    Uefa, European football’s governing body, has agreed a host of rights deals for the European qualifying games for the Euro 2016 and 2018 Fifa World Cup national team tournaments.