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.

  • 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.

  • Date: 
    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: 
23 July 2014

Lew Wolff, owner of Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Oakland Athletics, has given his approval to a 10-year lease extension which keeps the team at the Coliseum ballpark until the end of 2024.

  • Date: 
    23 July 2014

    Shakhtar Donetsk, champion of football’s Ukrainian Premier League, will play its home games in Lviv, more than 600 miles to the west, due to the ongoing conflict in the country.

  • Date: 
    23 July 2014

    Pat Bowlen, owner of NFL American football outfit the Denver Broncos, is to resign control of the franchise, with the team maintaining that ownership of the club will remain in his family.

  • Date: 
    23 July 2014

    Kate Caithness is set to retain her role as president of the World Curling Federation (WCF) after being named as the only candidate for the next four-year term.

  • Date: 
    23 July 2014

    Dutch commercial broadcaster SBS has acquired rights to friendly matches played by the Netherlands national football team, along with highlights to the Eerste Divisie, the second tier of domestic club football, for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons.

  • Date: 
    23 July 2014

    UK pay-television broadcaster BSkyB has extended its wholesale agreement for its Sky Sports channels with telecommunications company TalkTalk, while its Sky Sports News channel will undergo a relaunch.