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Owen Evans speaks to Gian-Franco Kasper, newly-appointed interim chairman of SportAccord, about his plan to dismantle the union in order to get it back into the Olympic Family.

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    30 July 2015

    Whether it is hosting cycling’s Grand Depart in the streets of Utrecht or the world’s best beach volleyball players on a floating court in The Hague, The Netherlands is marketing itself as one of the most nimble and creative sports industries on the European continent. Rachael Church, major events consultant at SportBusiness Intelligence, takes a closer look at the major events industry in the compact nation and finds out more about Brand Holland.

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    31 July 2015

    Has the Olympic Movement sold its own public short by signing up with Eurosport?

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    31 July 2015

    Elisha Chauhan speaks to the man driving Formula E, Alejandro Agag, to find out how he thought the inaugural season panned out and what’s in store for the future of the electric racing series.

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    31 July 2015

    When the electric Formula E racing series was first launched, it aimed to plug-in to a new generation of motor sport enthusiasts. Industry experts reveal how successful it was in engaging fans.

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    31 July 2015

    Formula E’s stakeholders analyse the successes and failures of its innaugural season.

Daily news summaries

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31 July 2015

Beijing will become the first city to host both the summer and winter Olympics after it was today (Friday) awarded the hosting rights to the 2022 winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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    31 July 2015

    UK marketing services group Chime Communications has revealed it has reached an agreement regarding its sale to US private equity investment firm Providence Equity and advertising and public relations giant WPP.

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    31 July 2015

    Beijing bid committee members today (Friday) reflected on creating Olympic history after being awarded hosting rights to the 2022 winter Games, as defeated Almaty pledged to maintain its efforts to turn the city into a major winter sports hub.

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    31 July 2015

    Lausanne, the Swiss city where the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is based, today (Friday) landed a convincing victory in being awarded the hosting rights to the 2020 winter Youth Olympic Games.

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    31 July 2015

    Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko is set to become president of the Russian Football Union (RFU) once again after his only rival opted to withdraw his candidacy ahead of September’s election.

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    31 July 2015

    Chinese electronics company Ledman Optoelectronic has said its owner, Man Tie Li, is set to become the latest investor from the country in the Infront Sports & Media agency.