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Will the already-maligned world of football transfers turn even murkier when FIFA scraps the official football agent’s licence next spring?

  • Date: 
    1 November 2014

    Terry Byrne, David Beckham’s former personal manager and founder of UK-based sports agency 1966, is making a move back into talent management with new venture 10Ten. He spoke to Matt Cutler about working alongside some of world football’s biggest stars.

  • Date: 
    9 October 2014

    Christian Deuringer, director of global brand management at insurance company Allianz, said the brand had to be heavily persuaded into taking its flagship stadium naming rights deal in Munich but described the results as a “dream”.

  • Date: 
    9 October 2014

    Omar Johnson, executive vice-president for marketing at Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, has said the use of his company's products by athletes at the 2012 London Olympic Games wasn't 'ambush marketing'.

  • Date: 
    9 October 2014

    Mundane family photos, courtside experiences and getting the timing right were among the themes as the NBA and Facebook discussed how to create engaging social media content at the Leaders Sports Summit this afternoon.

  • Date: 
    9 October 2014

    CRM experts from some of the world’s biggest sports teams shared views on how best to use digital channels to generate revenue from fans at the Leaders Sport Business Summit today.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
30 October 2014

The Professional Squash Association (PSA) and the Women’s Squash Association (WSA), the global governing bodies for men’s and women’s squash, respectively, are to merge.

  • Date: 
    30 October 2014

    Major League Baseball franchise the Arizona Diamondbacks is close to extending its regional rights deal with Fox Sports Arizona, the local affiliate of Fox Sports Networks, according to the Azcentral.com news website.

  • Date: 
    30 October 2014

    Professional services firm EY has been appointed as the official business advisor of the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England.

  • Date: 
    30 October 2014

    The European Club Association (ECA), the independent representative body for European football clubs, will present a proposal to a Fifa task force on Monday regarding the potential staging of Qatar’s 2022 World Cup in an April-May window.

  • Date: 
    30 October 2014

    The European Commission (EC) has thrown out a complaint lodged by Daniel Striani, a Brussels-based player agent, against the Financial Fair Play (FFP) measures implemented by Uefa, European football’s governing body.

  • Date: 
    30 October 2014

    The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has taken another step in its process of overhauling the presentation of the sport by signing a three-year partnership with data and media company Infostrada Sports.