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Rights-holders have looked closely at the successes of Manchester United’s selling of sector partnerships in different regions across the world. But what is the secret to that success, what are the strategies to selling and can it work for every organisation in sport? 

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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.

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    1 September 2014

    Ever-increasing government support, an evolving event strategy and the development of unique events is seeing New Zealand punch above its weight in the sports hosting space. David Walmsley explains why.

Daily news summaries

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1 September 2014

The German cities of Berlin and Hamburg have both unveiled their concepts for the Olympics ahead of the country’s decision over a possible bid for the 2024 or 2028 edition of the Games.

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    1 September 2014

    N. Srinivasan has failed in his latest bid for reinstatement as president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), with India’s Supreme Court granting the Justice Mudgal Committee an additional two months to complete and present its report into alleged corruption in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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    1 September 2014

    The North American IndyCar motor-racing series has announced that the Grand Prix of Houston has been dropped from its 2015 race schedule.

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    1 September 2014

    Digital sports media company Perform has urged its shareholders to reject an offer from Access Industries to acquire the whole of the issued share capital not currently owned by the privately-held investment group.

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    1 September 2014

    Turkish sports broadcaster NTV Spor has acquired rights for the inaugural European Games multi-sport event, which will take place next year in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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    1 September 2014

    Pay-television broadcaster Sky Deutschland has secured the exclusive live rights in Germany for the Formula E Championship, the new electric motor-racing series operated by the FIA, motorsport’s global governing body.