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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.

  • Gian-Franco Kasper is the man tasked with saving SportAccord from Olympic oblivion after ex-president Marius Vizer alienated the union of sports federations from the large parts of the sports industry.

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    1 July 2015

    Getting more women into sport’s major boardrooms: are quotas really the answer?

  • Date: 
    1 July 2015

    Eurosport CEO Peter Hutton has overseen dramatic change in just four months of stewardship of the Discovery-owned broadcaster. Matt Cutler travelled to Paris to ask him about the future ambitions of the company.

  • Date: 
    1 July 2015

    The US Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation into corruption in football is unprecedented and has presented the sports marketing industry with a number of complicated questions. We canvassed industry insiders to try to answer five of the most pressing questions.

  • Date: 
    1 July 2015

    Frank Dunne asks Riccardo Silva, sports media rights entrepreneur and co-founder of new NASL (North American Soccer League) franchise Miami FC, about his fight to take on Brand Beckham.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
29 July 2015

Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori has formally apologised to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the saga surrounding the development of the city’s new National Stadium.

  • Date: 
    29 July 2015

    Robert Sarver, the majority owner of NBA basketball franchise the Phoenix Suns, has failed in his latest efforts to acquire a European football club after his takeover bid for Spanish Liga team Levante was rejected.

  • Date: 
    29 July 2015

    National Hockey League (NHL) commissioner Gary Bettman has ruled out an extension of the application process for potential expansion franchises, amid speculation that such a move could be made to accommodate bids from Seattle.

  • Date: 
    29 July 2015

    Euroleague Basketball has announced its latest batch of games to take place in the United States and China as part of its World Tour.

  • Date: 
    29 July 2015

    The International Olympic Committee has extended its Asian broadcast rights partnership with the Dentsu agency to take in the four editions of the Olympic Games from 2018 to 2024.

  • Date: 
    29 July 2015

    The Fox International Channels broadcast division of media company 21st Century Fox has joined forces with South Korean media company JTBC to launch a new sports channel in the Asian country.