Exclusive features, interviews and more

Is it time to scrap the Youth Olympic Games and replace it with a more relevant, exciting and appropriate alternative? 

  • 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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    1 July 2014

    Alan Pascoe was among the first business leaders interviewed in depth by SportBusiness International 18 years ago. Now, as he steps back as president of CSM, he reflects on a pioneer career in international sports marketing. Kevin Roberts reports.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
24 July 2014

The Brazilian Olympic Committee has pledged to spend a record $600m (€441.1m) in a bid to nearly double the country’s medal count at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 summer Olympic Games.

  • Date: 
    24 July 2014

    India has been announced as the host of the 2014 Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20), with $6m (€4.4m) in prize money on offer for this year’s edition of the annual cricket tournament.

  • Date: 
    24 July 2014

    UK pay-television broadcaster BSkyB is set to confirm deals to acquire sister companies Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia in Germany and Italy from media company 21st Century Fox tomorrow (Friday) morning.

  • Date: 
    24 July 2014

    Argentinian wine brand Trivento, part of the Concha y Toro stable, has become an official supporter of rugby union’s English Premiership top division.

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    24 July 2014

    College sports organisation the Pac-12 Conference has signed a three-year partnership with energy company Chevron.

  • Date: 
    24 July 2014

    The German Athletics Federation (DLV) has extended its partnership with domestic health insurance provider Barmer GEK until the end of 2016.