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.
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.
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.
UK pay-television broadcaster BSkyB has confirmed deals to acquire media company 21st Century Fox’s 100 per cent stake in Sky Italia and 57.4 per cent interest in Sky Deutschland, bringing together the leading pay-television businesses in three of Europe’s four biggest markets.
Azerbaijan’s government has completed a deal to host a new Formula One race in Baku from 2016, with the agreement set to address concerns over the expansion of the motor-racing series’ calendar following this week’s confirmation of a return to Mexico next year.
Leading French Ligue 1 football club Olympique de Marseille has stepped up its battle against the city council over rental payments at the new-look Stade Vélodrome by announcing it will play its opening game of the 2014-15 season at Montpellier’s Stade de la Mosson.
Pac-12 Networks, the content and multi-platform media company for the Pac-12 US college sports conference, is to distribute programming to international audiences through a subscription channel on video-sharing website YouTube.