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The Dallas Cowboys will move into a new headquarters in Frisco by 2016. Barry Wilner looks at how the set-up could be a best practice model for sports franchises looking to secure public funding for stadia and facilities.

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    1 August 2014

    Kevin Roberts spoke to Deloitte's Dan Jones and AC Milan director Umberto Gandini about commercial challenges and opportunities in a European football landscape where the gap between rich and poor grows greater and greater.

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    1 August 2014

    Should sponsors step out of the shadows and have more say over how major sports events are run?

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    1 August 2014

    Putting a value against retweets, mentions and likes has been a major conundrum for agents looking to capitalise on their sports stars’ prowess across social media. Dallas-based Stout Partners thinks it has the solution.

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    1 August 2014

    Elisha Chauhan went behind-the-scenes with telecoms giant Orange to find out how it works with the Tour de France, the world’s most illustrious cycling event, to secure communication channels at every stage.

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    1 August 2014

    The furore over the Washington Redskins’ name builds not only in the nation’s capital, but across the United States. However, the region has a precedent for name changes working out rather well.

Daily news summaries

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20 August 2014

US design, architecture, engineering and planning giant HOK is set to return to the sports facility market after announcing the acquisition of rival firm 360 Architecture.

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    20 August 2014

    Barcelona will go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after football’s global governing body Fifa today (Wednesday) rejected the Spanish Liga club’s appeal against a transfer ban beginning in January 2015.

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    20 August 2014

    The International Cycling Union (UCI) has ended uncertainty over the hosting rights for its 2015 Track World Championships after it announced that the French town of Saint Quentin en Yvelines will stage the event.

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    20 August 2014

    The FIA, motorsport’s global governing body, has announced that the new Sochi Autodrom in Russia is ready to host its first Formula One grand prix race in October.

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    20 August 2014

    Brazilian privately-owned bank Itau has agreed a five-year deal to become the presenting sponsor of the Miami Open tennis tournament.

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    20 August 2014

    The athletics division of US college Syracuse University has signed a new multi-year multimedia rights deal with IMG after last month electing to break its contract with the agency in favour of seeking a more lucrative agreement.