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

Mexico is set to return to the Formula One calendar for the first time in 23 years after it was announced that a five-year deal has been agreed for a round of the motor-racing series to be staged in Mexico City from 2015.

  • 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

    Dutch commercial broadcaster SBS has acquired rights to friendly games 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.

  • Date: 
    23 July 2014

    German Bundeliga football club Schalke 04 has reached a two-year deal to make the Melia Hotel International group its official hotel partner.

  • Date: 
    23 July 2014

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill which will introduce a law banning advertising on pay-television broadcasters, a development which could have implications for the sports rights market in the country.