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A new digital platform allows sports fans to become editorsof their own highlights show. Owen Evans explains how.

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    1 August 2014

    Kevin Roberts spoke to Deloitte's Dan Jones and AC Milan director Umberto Gandini about commercial challenges and opportunities in a European football landscape where the gap between rich and poor grows greater and greater.

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    1 August 2014

    Should sponsors step out of the shadows and have more say over how major sports events are run?

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    1 August 2014

    Putting a value against retweets, mentions and likes has been a major conundrum for agents looking to capitalise on their sports stars’ prowess across social media. Dallas-based Stout Partners thinks it has the solution.

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    1 August 2014

    Elisha Chauhan went behind-the-scenes with telecoms giant Orange to find out how it works with the Tour de France, the world’s most illustrious cycling event, to secure communication channels at every stage.

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    1 August 2014

    The furore over the Washington Redskins’ name builds not only in the nation’s capital, but across the United States. However, the region has a precedent for name changes working out rather well.

Daily news summaries

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21 August 2014

The Association of Football Agents (AFA), which represents more than 300 agents in the UK, has appealed to the European Commission to block plans by football’s world governing body Fifa to reform the sector.

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    21 August 2014

    English Premier League (EPL) football club Aston Villa has appointed former Arsenal chief commercial officer Tom Fox as its new chief executive.

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    21 August 2014

    Indonesian mobile phone manufacturer Advan has agreed a sponsorship deal with Spanish Liga football club Barcelona.

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    21 August 2014

    Bernard Lapasset, the president of the International Rugby Board, the global governing body of rugby union, is now “much more confident” that organisers of the Rio 2016 summer Olympics will provide an ideal platform for rugby sevens’ debut at the Games.

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    21 August 2014

    Danish commercial and pay-television broadcaster TV2 has announced it is to launch a new sports channel early next year.

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    21 August 2014

    French digital-terrestrial television channel L’Equipe 21 has acquired rights for the Champions Hockey League, the new European ice hockey club tournament that gets underway today (Thursday) in Czech Republic.